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Mars in a Minute: Is Mars Really Red?

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Mars definitely has a reddish tint, and even the ancient Egyptians called Mars “The Red One.” Where does the redness come from? The rocks on Mars are full of iron, and the dust from those rocks swirls around the atmosphere, which makes the planet appear red. Part of the “Mars in a Minute” series.

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Mars in a Minute
Episode 1
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 2
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
Mars in a Minute
Episode 2
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Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Episode 4
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Episode 5
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