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 through story and video; they become human robots to complete a challenge involving simple programming and teamwork. They use a simple robotic arm extension to identify mystery object and use imagination to build model robots.

5-7

Children are introduced to robots through story and video; they become human robots to complete a challenge involving simple programming and teamwork and draw a robot following spoken instructions.

7-11

Children find out about the different things robots can do and how they can help humans. They learn about the robots being used by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) and on missions to Mars and design and make a robotic arm.

This resource is part of the Mission to Mars collection. They has been provided by ESERO-UK to support teachers in learning about the ExoMars Mission.

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