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This is a lesson about spacecraft structure and design. Learners will investigate probes and rovers to learn how they are built, learn about the propulsion, navigation, controls and daily handling of spacecraft, gather, and analyze data from multiple sources on the internet, understand how rovers communicate with Earth. The lesson uses the 5E instructional model and includes: TEKS Details (Texas Standards alignment), Essential Question, Science Notebook, Vocabulary Definitions for Students, Vocabulary Definitions for Teachers, two Vocabulary Cards, a Vocabulary Toolbox and four workstation handouts. This is lesson 9 as part of the Mars Rover Celebration Unit, a six week long curriculum.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

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    NSDL,Engineering and technology,Planetary Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,MSL,Space Science,Mars Exploration Program,Middle School Programming,The nature of science:The scientific process,History of science,Earth and space science:Solar system:Planetary science,Informal Education,Middle School,The nature of technology:The design process,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140509193603329T,History/Policy/Law,Mars Exploration Rovers,Engineering,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Spacecraft structure,Technology

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    English

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