Mars Month

Mars Month: ‘Space 2069’ by David Whitehouse Book Review

'Space 2069' imagines where humanity may be in terms of space exploration by the time of the 100th anniversary of…

July 31, 2020

Mars Month: How NASA Picked the Perseverance Rover Landing Site

NASA had very clear mission objectives for Mars Perserverance. How did they find a site that fulfilled all of them?

July 31, 2020

Mars Month: Bake Some Mars Cookies for Launch Day/Where to Watch

Today I will be sharing a recipe for Mars cookies, offering suggestions for a full launch day menu, and sharing…

July 27, 2020

Mars Month: Signs of Possible Life at Mars Perseverance Site

Scientists have found possible signs of ancient life at the Mars Perseverance landing site! What does this mean? Read on!

July 26, 2020

Mars Month: ‘The Search for Life on Mars’ by E Howell and N Booth

'The Search for Life on Mars' is a detailed look at humanity's quest to discover conclusive evidence of life on…

July 24, 2020

Mars Month: Make Your Own Carl Sagan-Inspired Mars Jars for Under $5

While I don't have the resources to create my own Mars Jars in the same way Carl Sagan himself did,…

July 22, 2020

Mars Month: Build Your Own Cardboard Telescope Kit

Build Your Own Telescope is an eco-friendly kit that will allow you and your kids to put together your very…

July 20, 2020

Mars Month: ‘The Big Book of Mars’ by Marc Hartzman

'The Big Book of Mars' is an in-depth look at the history of our obsession with Mars, focusing on the…

July 17, 2020

Mars Month: Build a Rover with Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers

Remote Control Machines: Space Explorers is an engineering, robotics, & science kit that allows kids to build and control their…

July 15, 2020

Mars Month: Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars by Kate Greene

'Once Upon a Time I Lived on Mars' recounts the time author Kate Greene spent living inside a simulated Mars…

July 13, 2020

Mars Month: ‘Snoopy: A Beagle of Mars’ by Jason Cooper

In 'Snoopy: A Beagle of Mars,' Snoopy has awoken in a desolate red landscape and is convinced he has somehow…

July 10, 2020

Mars Month: Pepper Mint in The Magnificent Mars Expedition

The Magnificent Mars Expedition is a STEM kit that includes a story linking to experiments and activities you can do…

July 8, 2020

Mars Month: ‘The Sirens of Mars’ by Sarah Stewart Johnson

'The Sirens of Mars' is a part memoir, part historical narrative of the exploration of one of our nearest planetary…

July 6, 2020

Mars Month: ‘Mars’ First Friends’ by Susanna Leonard Hill

'Mars' First Friends' is an adorable picture book that depicts an anthropomorphized Mars as sad, bored, lonely, and longing for…

July 3, 2020

Mars Month: Welcome to Mars Month at GeekMom!

Welcome to Mars Month at GeekMom! We are celebrating the planned launch of Perseverance on July 20th with a month…

July 1, 2020

Pride Month 2020: ‘The Gravity of Us’ by Phil Stamper

'The Gravity of Us' is an LGBTQ YA novel set in the not-too-distant future when NASA is about to launch…

June 25, 2020