image




 

 

 



The Origins of the Mars Rover Scenario


The video on this topic will start after a short preview of the rover scenario

During this activity students learn about the solar system by participating in a problem solving scenario. your team to assist in the design of a spaceship.   After students have selected a planet or moon and completed research, they draw a design for a rover that will enable their team to explore the particular landscape your chosen planet or moon. Once the rover is built the students' rover is placed on an unknown solar body where students need to collect data using video and probeware to determine where their out of control spacecraft has landed. Once they have determined where they have landed they can send a message back to earth to retrieve their rover.

To view lesson plan in PDF
To download lesson plan in word

Click here for more photos of the activity





image
image