This collection of resources provides activities for children aged from 4-11, using the theme of exploring Mars as the context. The six activities for each age group of children, allow them to find out more about the ExoMars Mission in 2020 and about searching for life on Mars.

The activities link to many areas of the primary curriculum including; living things, forces, coding and design and technology. Resources are:

  • Marvellous Machines
  • And Now for the Weather!
  • Robots
  • Landing and Exploring
  • Aliens!
  • Building on Mars

This collection has been provided by ESERO-UK.

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The Mars Mission: Marvellous Machines

This resource supports learning about the ExoMars rover, which will travel across the Martian surface and drill up to two metres below the surface to collect and analyse samples in the search for evidence of life. These activities support children in finding out how more about the rover and the ExoMars mission. The...

The Mars Mission: And Now for the Weather!

This resource provides activities for children aged from 4-11,using the theme of exploring Mars as the context. With a focus on the Martian weather. The activities are:

Children in EYFS will...

The Mars Mission: Robots

The European Space Agency’s (ESA), new robotic rover Rosalind Franklin will explore Mars and send back data vital for human exploration in the future. This resource provides activities for different age ranges, which are:

4-5

In this activity, the children are introduced to robots...

The Mars Mission: Landing and Exploring

This resource provides activities for children aged from 4-11,using the theme of exploring Mars as the context. With a focus on the Landing and exploring. The activities are:

Children in EYFS play a parachute game, make...

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