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Mars Rovers

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Players acting as "Mission Control" and a "Rover" must work together to navigate a large obstacle course.

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Hints for uses in your library This activity was developed as part of a toolkit for museum staff and includes a suite of online resources in English and Spanish to engage learners in any setting. As written, a participant uses a magnetic white board and arrow-shaped magnets to keep track of their directions through the obstacle course. Arrow-shaped magnets can be purchased from education and office supply retailers and re-used for this an other activities.
Related Links Zip file with activity instructions and images in English and Spanish
Originating Source The Science Museum of Minnesota
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Space Machines, by Ian Graham, ages 6-9

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Mars Rovers

Mars Rovers

Players acting as "Mission Control" and a "Rover" must work together to navigate a large obstacle course.