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This lesson is about collaborative design of a lander vehicle. Learners will design and build a descent and landing system for an egg. The students will also practice their writing skills by writing a letter or article about the success or failure of their spacecraft design. This is lesson 15 of 16 in the MarsBots learning module. This lesson is adapted from "Mars Pathfinder: Egg Drop and Landing" an activity in The Mars Activity Book (see related resources).

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    Grade 3,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123216630T,Phoenix,Planetary Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 4,Upper Elementary,The nature of technology:The design process,Physical sciences:Motion and forces,Elementary School,Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Mars Exploration Program,Physics,NSDL

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