Deciding Destinations KS2

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The premise of this activity is that the school is sending a rover to Mars. It is the job of the class to decide where the rover should land on Mars. Children work in groups to investigate 6 potential landing sites and weighing up the pros and cons of each. To reach a decision the class will need to discuss their findings through facilitated debate.

The mission and assessment criteria in this activity are all based on that of the European ExoMars rover being sent to Mars in 2022. This activity is part of the ExoMars collection, provided by ESERO-UK.

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