First, NASA hosts a series of resources to explore in order to get better acquainted with this amazing planet: NASA's Exploration Program. This includes up-and-coming events regarding the latest missions to our neighbor in the solar system, activities for students and kids (including packing for your own space mission), as well as resources for teachers to use with educational standards included.
Also, below you can click on the link to a complete teacher guide (which has 128 pages of cool projects and links to point you in the right direction) that NASA released to aid you in your homeschooling quest to the blood planet: NASA Adom Teaching Activities
Then, you can actually view Adom in Google Earth 5.0. This YouTube video will help you do it:
Enjoy this unit study. You could even watch a fun film (like Mars Needs Moms) to top off your educational experience to this red hot planet!