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Recommended for Grade 9


Combining Science and English, this set of six projects use the novel and film versions of The Martian to explore the difference between Science Fiction and Science IN Fiction, investigates space botany, and looks at the use of humor to cope with trying circumstances.



  • Science in Fiction VS Science Fiction (Science 9 connection)
  • Stranded Where? (Science 9 connection)
  • The Greatest Botanist on the Planet (Science 9 connection)
  • Humour in Dark Times
  • Film Foibles (both novel and film required)
  • Personal Response


Notes on writing a personal response and marking rubrics included.

Stranded on Mars

SKU: 284215376135191
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