Mars Resources

Explore this page for a curated collection of Martian resources, including activities that can be done at home, as well as videos, animations, printable graphics, and online interactives. This resource package is suitable for educators, students, and anyone interested in learning more about Mars!

A full globe view of reddish Mars with brown gashes, craters, and canyons.

Videos and Animations

Illustration of a planet against a colorful background.

How Solar Storms in 2024 Will Help Mars Astronauts in the Future

The Sun's activity will be at its peak in 2024, providing a rare opportunity to study how solar storms and radiation could affect future astronauts and robots on Mars.

A small helicopter sits on the surface of Mars

NASA Science Live: Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Tribute & Legacy

With 72 successful flights, NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter far surpassed its originally planned technology demonstration of up to five flights. Learn more about the legacy of this historic mission.

A grey textured surface is shown with 13 different location pins dropped throughout. The text "THE STORIES MARS ROCK SAMPLES COULD TELL" is overlain on the surface.

Mars Rock Samples: The Stories They Could Tell

Discover the secrets that we could unravel by studying Mars samples in state-of-the-art labs on Earth.

This selfie was taken by NASA's Curiosity Mars rover. Varying shades of red and brown rocks are visible below a dusty atmosphere.

What NASA's Curiosity Rover Has Learned in Over 10 Years of Exploring

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover set out to answer a big question when it landed on the Red Planet more than 10 years ago: Could Mars have supported ancient life?


drawing of a waveform emanating from planet Mars

Sounds of Mars

Ever wonder how you would sound on Mars? Grab your headsets, turn up the volume and listen for the subtle differences between the sounds on Earth versus how they would sound on Mars.

Four thin curved lines are shown at the left, changing in color from light blue to dark blue. The text "on a mission" is written at the bottom. The NASA logo is positioned at the upper right.

Digging In: When Rovers Get Dirt on Mars

Learn about rover drilling on Mars in this episode of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory's "On a Mission" podcast.

Wheel on Perseverance rover rotating in an animation

Audio from Perseverance

What does a Martian dirt devil sound like? Or a rover driving on Mars? Immerse yourself on Mars by listening to these sounds and more!