Posted by: D. Rand | April 7, 2014

NSTA Mars Curiosity EDL Challenge Resource!

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NASA Curiosity Mars Rover

Challenge your students to the NSTA Mars EDL Drop Challenge!

NSTA Aerospace Educators Session, Donna Rand, Science Teacher/Coach, Glastonbury E. Hartford Magnet School

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 mars lander drop challenge Student Activity Sheet

Extra Resources:

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Front and center is the flight spare for the first Mars rover, Sojourner, which landed on Mars in 1997 as part of the Mars Pathfinder Project. On the left is a Mars Exploration Rover Project test rover that is a working sibling to Spirit and Opportunity, which landed on Mars in 2004. On the right is a Mars Science Laboratory test rover the size of that project’s Mars rover, Curiosity, which is on course for landing on Mars in August 2012. Photos by NASA/JPL

FollowYourCuriosity_ColoringSheet  for younger students

 


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