Students filled in on Mars mission The Ann Arbor News

Tia Jones peered at the flash cards spread across the stage as her partner, Alexa Jones, slid them back and forth.
The girls, both fourth-graders at Ann Arbor’s Dicken Elementary, were trying to match cards showing characteristics of Earth with cards showing characteristics of Mars.
The activity was part of a visit to Dicken by Doug Lombardi, the education and public outreach manager for Phoenix, NASA’s 2007 mission to Mars. Lombardi also visited King Elementary while in town.