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Landing site selection


This activity gives students the opportunity to explore how scientists and astronauts choose landing sites on other planets. Students are given a range of considerations before learning more about the terrains and orbital data from the planet Mars. The main part of this activity allows students to draw, label and design their own ideal landing site on Mars using the knowledge they have acquired from the PowerPoint. This resource provided as part of the ‘Roving with Rosalind’ pack, provides links to the engineering, science and geology curriculum.

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