Posted by: D. Rand | April 7, 2014

NSTA Mars Curiosity EDL Challenge Resource!


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


 mars lander drop challenge Student Activity Sheet

Extra Resources:



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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