This app links to interesting articles, videos and data about Mars. Along with these materials are research-based questions giving feedback on your student's understanding of related math, reading, and science topics. This app captures the excitement and helps students better understand Mars and the challenges in exploring Mars. edMe apps use proven reading instruction to help your student get the most out of the books they choose to read. This app asks students questions that reinforce the main idea of each chapter as well as important details for understanding this topic. This lightweight companion helps students look for evidence and draw conclusions based on evidence - a skill critical across the educational spectrum. In addition, there are real-world problems involving science and mathematics that build from these materials. We think students that are engaged by space exploration will find this a valuable learning tool.