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This is an activity about electromagnetism. Using a battery and a length of wire, learners will construct an electromagnet and investigate the number of paperclips the electromagnet can hold for an electromagnet with twenty loops of wire versus one with forty loops of wire. A six to twelve volt battery, a large nail or metal rod, and insulated wire are required for this activity. This is the fourth ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Physics
 
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This is an activity about magnetic induction. Learners will induce a flow of electricity in a wire using a moving bar magnet and measure this flow using a galvanometer, or Am meter. This is the fifth activity in the Exploring the Earth's Magnetic Field: An IMAGE Satellite Guide to the Magnetosphere educators guide. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Physics
 
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This is an activity about magnetism and magnetic forces. Learners will explore objects to which a magnet is attracted or repelled, and investigate the attractive and repulsive forces of two like and two unlike magnetic poles. This is the first activity in the Exploring the Earth's Magnetic Field: An IMAGE Satellite Guide to the Magnetosphere educators guide. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Lab activity, Lesson plan
Subject: Physics
 
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This is a lesson about robotic exploration of the solar system. Learners will explore the difference between natural and artificial satellites and use images taken by robotic spacecraft and telescopes to gain an understanding of the Earth's place in space. Requires the books "Me on the Map" by Joan Sweeney and "My Place in Space" by Robin and Sally Hirst. This is lesson 1 of 16 in the MarsBots learning ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science, Space science, Technology
 
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This is a lesson about simple machines and how they relate to robots. Learners will gain an understanding of simple machines and how they may be used in our everyday lives. Students will also have an opportunity to design a Rube Goldberg Machine of their own. This is lesson 10 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Technology
 
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This lesson is about robotic programming. Learners will simulate the experience of operating a rover on Mars, by giving specific commands to construct a Lego model with their partners. This will introduce students to the fundamental communication skills necessary for successful robotic programming. This is lesson 11 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module. This lesson is adapted from the Write It, Do ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Technology
 
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This is a lesson about the Phoenix Mars Lander's science mission to use robotic technology to uncover water on Mars. Learners will be introduced to the mission and conduct some simple experiments to learn about the important properties of water and water-ice. Advanced preparation of Soil/Water Icicles (~15 min) at least one day prior to the lesson by is required. This is lesson 12 of 16 in the MarsBots ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Geology, Physics
 
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This is a lesson about programming and communications in space exploration. Learners will simulate sending commands to operate a robotic arm to complete a task. This is lesson 13 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Technology
 
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This is a lesson about landers and robotic components. Learners will design and built a prototype robot. This is lesson 14 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module. This lesson is adapted from "Edible Mars Spacecraft," by Amalia Plummer and Tricia Dieck, which was adapted from Jean Settle's "Edible Rockets" and "Edible Space Stations" activities. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Technology
 
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This lesson is about collaborative design of a lander vehicle. Learners will design and build a descent and landing system for an egg. The students will also practice their writing skills by writing a letter or article about the success or failure of their spacecraft design. This is lesson 15 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module. This lesson is adapted from "Mars Pathfinder: Egg Drop and Landing" ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Physics, Technology
 
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