What if the human race was forced to live on another planet? Now let's say that planet was Mars. How will we colonize the "Red Panet"? How will we survive? How will we grow food, get water or even find shelter? What will our houses look like? How would we dress? What would our community look like? How would we survive the radiation or other dangers? Through a variety of engaging activities, fun games and super cool science research, teams of students in this exciting class will create a plan of survival for the human race. When humans live on Mars, it will be imperative that we are able to use as much of the resources available to us as possible, including gases in the atmosphere and perhaps the soil itself. Using NASA information, current exploration discoveries, cutting edge scientific information- and outside-the-box thinking, students will explore all of the what-ifs, discuss ideas, design all aspects of living, fashion together clothing, create dioramas of their future living quarters - inside and out, develop food-growing systems, create a thriving community- and make models for their inventions... inventions that just very well might assist humans while trying to sustain life on Mars!