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This is an activity about the Mars Pathfinder mission. Learners will use household materials to build a model of the lander, parachute and air bags in order to replicate the entry, descent and landing of the payload. Instructions, materials list and a diagram are included. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Technology
 
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This activity is about the Mars Pathfinder spacecraft. Using cardboard and other materials, learners will create a two dimensional model of the spacecraft. A diagram with approximate measures of each component is provided. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Visualization - scientific
Subject: 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 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 is a lesson about robotic exploration of the solar system. Learners will review what they know and what they would like to know, and then revisit their (KWL) chart throughout the MarsBots learning module. This is lesson 9 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Technology
 
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This is an activity about planning a planetary mission. Learners will play a card game to design a mission to Mars. This game will allow them to experience the fundamentals of the engineering design process as they use collaboration and problem-solving skills to develop a mission that meets constraints (budget, mass, power) and criteria (significant science return). This activity can introduce many ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Guide for instructor, Lesson plan
Subject: Technology
 
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This interactive, online activity asks learners to read information and tables to determine the correct sequence of events associated with servicing the Hubble Space Telescope. Students use the clues provided in the text and graphics to organize the mission. Detailed teacher pages, identified as Teaching Tips on the title pages of the activity, provide science background information, lesson plan ideas, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Assessment / Evaluation, Lesson plan, Ref. material
Subject: Technology
 
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This activity introduces Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and poses questions that help students answer questions that require spatial data. Students examine questions about communities and populations from local to state to national scales. Six GIS, math and mapping activities are identified in this resource. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Technology
 
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