Geologists investigate rocks and the natural processes associated with rocks.
VIRTUAL JOB SHADOW
Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of a geologist is like.
STEP 1: Check out these raw images of Mars captured by the Perseverance rover, especially the ones with rocks in them.
STEP 2: Based on these images and online research, create a Beginners Guide to the Geology of Mars. Your guide should explain
- What types of rocks exist on Mars
- How geologists study rocks on Mars
- How studying rocks (both on Earth and Mars) helps us understand about a planets’ past
Then share your Beginners Guide to the Geology of Mars in our Student Showcase to build your resume!