This project based learning activity takes your students into the world of space exploration!
This 10-day activity covers many different technical and creative jobs in the space industry. It’s a great way to get your students interested in this field!
Designing a logo
Designing a space rover
Troubleshooting spacecraft technology
Creating a news story
Sending movement commands to a space rover
Collecting specimens and data from Mars
Designing a museum exhibit about the space mission
Creating a booklet for the exhibit
This product has 10 daily activities that lead the students through the various jobs that help keep space exploration innovative and educational. Each activity lasts at least an hour, but can be broken up into smaller amounts of time if needed.
Everything you need to administer a successful project based activity including:
Letter to Educator
Elements in this project-based learning activity
Challenge/Higher Level Skills Sheet
Group name tags (optional)
Daily journal tabs (optional)
Student Attendance Sheet (optional)
Reflection Log (5 pages)
Current Planet Data Sheet
Logo Design Sheets (2 pages)
Rover Design Sheet
Rover System Check Sheet
News Story Storyboard Sheet
TV Sheet (optional)
Mars’ Terrain Sheet
Rover Movement Command Sheet
Data Log Sheet
Exhibit Design Sheet
Media Marketing Sheet
Cover Sheet for Booklet
Days 1-10 Activity Sheets (10 sheets)
Daily supplies list for each activity
Skills list for each activity
Main curriculum subjects for each activity
Structured so you don’t have to plan too much, but flexible enough to add your own ideas!
Can be used for whole classroom, small groups, or individuals!