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DREAMS-22 Mission, July 23rd, 2014


Join the group - Wiggio site


COVERAGE GOALS
Science Goals of the MAVEN mission
  • importance of understanding atmospheric loss
  • 6 major mechanisms: Hiding, Jean's escape, Hydrodynamic escape, Photo-chemical escape, Sputtering/Impact escape, Solar Wind pickup

Physics topics exploration: escape speed, rms speed of gasses, thermodynamics, magnetism

Making parallel comparisons with the Martian and Earth atmosphere


MATERIALS DISTRIBUTED
Online resources for classroom use on the Wiggio group site.
Data collected on the DREAMS-22 high altitude balloon flight
Activities developed for the workshop

Audience: 17 High School, 5 Middle School, 2 Elementary, 4 Other

MAVEN SPECIFIC AGENDA
Monday, July 21
  • 2:45 - 3:35 MAVEN Science & Earth vs Martian atmospheres
Tuesday, July 22
  • 9:45 - Noon Experiment Preparation - teachers prepare flight experiments using Vernier sensors, Honeywell OTS pressure and magnetic field sensors connected to Arduino data loggers.
Wednesday, July 23
  • 5am - 3pm Launch, Chase, and Recover DREAMS-22 scientific payload
Thursday, July 24
  • 10:45am - Noon Results of Science Analysis by teacher teams
  • 3pm-3:30pm Evaluations

MAVEN RELATED EXPERIMENTS