Science & Technology

Reliable Robots

Synopsis:

When it comes to designing robots for space, making sure that they can complete their missions is the name of the game for NASA’s robotics engineers. That requires math, especially probability.
Running time 05:30 minutes

 

Real World Connection:

Robot Rover
Subject: Mathematics
Topics: Probability
Grades: 7 – 12
Concepts:
– Probability
– Independent events
– Variable
Knowledge and Skills:
– Can carry binary operations with decimals
– Can solve multi-step problems
– Can find the probability of “AND” and “OR” combinations of independent events

Download Lesson: Robot Rover (PDF)

 

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