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Curiosity Rover's Adventure on Mars

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Patrons code a programmable toy vehicle, such as the Code & Go Robot Mouse, to travel to different waypoints on a 4' x 5' vinyl map of Mars, while learning about NASA's Curiosity Rover and its mission to Mars.

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Hints for uses in your library This is a great activity for using any robotic toys your library has!
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Curiosity Rover's Adventure on Mars

Curiosity Rover's Adventure on Mars

Patrons code a programmable toy vehicle, such as the Code & Go Robot Mouse, to travel to different waypoints on a 4' x 5' vinyl map of Mars, while learning about NASA's Curiosity Rover and its mission to Mars.