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This lesson will start with a brief history of robotics and explain how robots are beneficial to science and society. The lesson then will explore how robots have been used in recent space exploration efforts. The engineering design of the two Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, will be used as prime examples. Finally, the maneuverability of their robotic arms and the functionality of their tools will be discussed.
Level:
Middle School
Grades:
Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
Material Type:
Activity/Lab, Lesson Plan
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Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Date Added:
09/18/2014
License:
Educational Use Permitted
Language:
English
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML

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