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This is a lesson about solar system exploration. Learners will understand that combining information gathered by a variety of robots gives us a more comprehensive understanding of our solar system. Learners will explore a planet made up of a combination of materials while simulating the perspective of different missions: pre-launch reconnaissance, fly-by, orbit, and landing. Learners will record and share their observations. Requires the book "Seven Blind Mice" by Ed Young. This is lesson 8 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module. This lesson is adapted from "Strange New Planet," an activity in the "Mars Activity Book."

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    Space Science,Engineering and technology:Aircraft, probes, satellites and/or spacecraft,Phoenix,NSDL,Earth and space science:Solar system:Planets,Planetary Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 4,Upper Elementary,The nature of science:The scientific process,Earth and space science:Solar system,Engineering,Elementary School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407124219468T,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Grade 3,Mars Exploration Program,History/Policy/Law,Technology,History of science

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    English

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