One of the most vital and rewarding engineering disciplines is also the least understood. Show your students what it means to be a Systems Engineer with Part 2 of our video series about the Mars Science Laboratory. This mission to Mars, which includes a car-sized rover equipped with a jackhammer drill, will be the most ambitious exploration of the red planet to date and it's landing August 6, 2012!
Running time 6:00 minutes
Algebra in the Real World Activity:
Building a Rover
Topics: Coordinate Systems; Patterns, Relations and Functions; Linear Functions
Grades: 6 – 12
Problem Solving / Mathematics Activity:
Subject: Problem Solving; Mathematics
Topics: Solve Multi-Step Problems; Probability
Grades: 7 – 12
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