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46 resources with the concept mars rover

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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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Mission: Solar System

For Teachers 4th - 8th
NASA and Design Squad Nation aim to inspire a new generation of engineers with five hands-on challenges designed for grades four to eight. Young engineers design a landing device that protects a hard-boiled egg, create robotic arms like...
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Exploring Space Through Math: Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young mathematicians use their knowledge of geometry and precalculus to study the movement of the robotic arm on the International Space Station (ISS) and the flight pattern of NASA’s C-9 jet. In addition, they use spherical coordinates...
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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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The Next Mission to Mars: Mars 2020

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In July of 2020, NASA plans to launch a new Mars rover. An out-of-this-world video explores this exciting mission. It describes goals of the mission and the many challenges involved. It also offers hope for new findings and new...
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Project Mars

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
One of the learners in your class might be the first human to step onto the surface of Mars, or the first to design a spacecraft that collects data from the red planet. Prepare them for the adventure with a set of 24 lessons, complete...
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Marsbound! Mission to the Red Planet

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
New ReviewChanging one aspect of a mission impacts all the others. Learners consider a list of criteria as they develop their own science questions related to Mars and design a solution while considering all the important systems: computer,...
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What Tools Would You Take to Mars?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
New ReviewHaving the right tool for the job is a must. Young space explorers design their own missions to Mars by deciding what they would like to learn about the planet. At the end, they draw and write about the tools they need to accomplish...
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Parachute Design

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
New ReviewBring the science of space exploration to the classroom. Young learners explore the mechanics of the parachute-landing mechanisms on the Mars Rover. They design and build their own parachute models and test their ability to land a probe...
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Explore Mars With Scratch

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewLearn what it takes to explore Mars in the comfort of a classroom. Individuals experiment with computer programming using a free online resource while learning about the factors affecting Mars Rover explorations. They create a...
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Code a Mars Sample Collection Video Game

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewVideo game designer meets science in a lesson examining the science of space exploration. Young learners use online software to create a video game that mimics the process of sample collection on Mars. They must make appropriate...
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What Do You Know About Mars?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
New ReviewLearn exciting facts about Earth's neighboring planet—Mars! Young scientists collaborate on a KWL chart about Mars, adding information as the activity progresses. Scholars listen while teachers read an article about Mars and watch...
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Mars in a Minute

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
New ReviewScientists learn more and more about the planet Mars every day—and so can curious learners! A video series resource provides one-minute clips explaining discoveries scientists have made from their study of Mars. The series contains 12...
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Mars Rover Driver Board Game

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
New ReviewDriving a Mars rover is a challenging task. Learners play a board game that simulates the decisions scientists and engineers make while controlling the rover. Their task involves building a command sequence to get from point A to point B...
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Packing for a L-o-o-o-ng Trip to Mars

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pack just enough to fit. Crews determine what personal items to take with them on a trip to Mars. Each team must decide what to take with them on a two-and-a-half year trip to Mars and whether their items will fit within the allotted...
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Field Trip Mars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Fly around the Martian surface. Pupils view a presentation on the planet Mars featuring a flyover that shows different views of the surface where rovers have landed and explored on different missions. As individuals watch the images, the...
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3 Unique Rovers for Extreme Worlds

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do you design a rover to explore an environment we know nothing about? Scientists create unique vehicles for exploring underwater, extremely hot, windy, and other extreme environments. An installment from the SciShow Space series...
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Could Life Have Survived in Mars's Ancient Lake?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists proved Einstein wrong and in the process also proved him right. Scholars learn about two recent scientific discoveries in an interesting SciShow Space video. The first describes the possibility of life on Mars based on recent...
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NASA Might Send a Helicopter to Mars

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It turns out driving a remote rover from more than 50 million kilometers away is a difficult task. But, what if a drone could scout the terrain in advance? That is the premise of the proposed Mars 2020 rover. A SciShow Space series video...
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Why Mars Rovers Don't Study Water

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Is it possible to contaminate the planets our astronauts or rovers visit? With current technology, it is impossible to send a completely sterile rover to Mars, and there could be up to 30,000 different microbes on the space traveler!...
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The Curiosity Rover's Most Amazing Discoveries

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can Mars support human life? Researchers may have found evidence of water on Mars with information from the Curiosity Rover. An episode of a larger solar system playlist discusses the other life-sustaining elements and atmospheric...
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Craziest Eclipses in the Solar System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Have you ever wondered what a solar eclipse looks like ... on Mars? Explore eclipses throughout the solar system with a video from a comprehensive playlist that covers many physics concepts. With images and conceptual drawings, viewers...
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Rubber Band Rovers

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Get your learners interested in space exploration. Groups design space rovers using design software and then build prototypes of their designs. The farther the rovers can travel, the better. The catch? The rovers must be powered by...
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Mars

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Over half of the missions sent to Mars failed. Our closest neighbor in the solar system has a fascinating history that we just started learning. The video offers insights into this interesting planet that is literally covered in rust!
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Soft Landing

For Teachers 4th - 8th
What do eggs have to do with the Mars Rover? The first installment of a five-part unit has scholars design a landing device that protects a hard-boiled egg. They explore how their device relates to the landing system of the Mars Rover.