you may have seen

Part 1: You may have seen headlines this week announcing the discovery of large amounts of water on the surface of Mars.  Please read the National Geographic article Huge Water Reserves Found All Over Mars (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and in approximately 250 words, address/comment on the following (in your own words):

Briefly summarize the details of the discovery.

Highlight the relevant chemical concepts/topics.

Comment on the social and philosophical implications of this discovery.

What problems/issues faced by citizens today are impacted by this discovery?

Part 2: Chose a recent article/video/podcast/etc that you have encountered that you believe fits the theme of the course (chemistry and society).  This really can be anything, as long as it fits the theme of the course.  In the context of the piece that you have chosen and in approximately 250 words, address/comment on the following (in your own words):

Provide a link to the article/video/podcast/etc.

Briefly summarize the details of the discovery/scientific achievement/etc described within.

Highlight the relevant chemical concepts/topics.

Comment on the social and philosophical implications of the discovery/scientific achievement/etc.

What problems/issues faced by citizens today are impacted by this discovery/scientific achievement/etc?

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