ROVERQUEST: The Rover has Landed! But Where?
To allow students to gain experience in the use of maps, measurements and observations to determine location of objects.
To demonstrate how objects can be located with precision accuracy when distances are great (e.g. millions of miles away).
The student team worksheets can be used for assessment of this lesson. The Teams could also prepare a Powerpoint presentation on the results of their efforts.
Mars Pathfinder Landing Site Imagery
National Science Education Standards:
|A. Abilities Necessary to Do Scientific Inquiry|
|E. Abilities of Technological Design|
|G. Nature of Scientific Knowledge|