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of enquiry based activities centred on the search for life on other planets.
and Discovery Centre Network.
FIRST LEGO League
The aim of FIRST
LEGO League International is to inspire children around the world to work
together, use their creativity and engange in real world problems and opportunities.
Mars in the Classroom
of hands-on and thought-provoking science activities themed around students
planning their own manned mission to Mars.
Mars Millennium Project
This project challenges students
to design a community yet to be imagined - for the planet Mars.
A network of Mars
Stations around the world, each containing a LEGO rover (equipped with a
Web camera) that can be driven over the Internet.
A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® challenge for parent-child teams to design, program and construct robots that perform simulated lunar missions similar to those required to win the $30 million Google Lunar X PRIZE.
NASA Education Program
links to NASA Center Education Offices and other resources.
NASA Origins Program
NASA's Origins Program seeks to
answer two enduring human questions: Where do we come from? Are
Pupil Researcher Initiative
A collection of curriculum materials
(covering topics such as "Is there life out there?" and "Superhumans")
for use in science lessons.
Red Rover Goes to Mars
participate in the US Mars Exploration Rover mission.
Red Rover, Red Rover
Using The Planetary Society/LEGO
Red Rover II: Mars Site Package and LEGO MindStorms, students design and
build their own remotely operated Mars rover, guiding it from a computer
across a simulated Martian terrain that they build. Then they can connect
to Mars rovers built by students in other parts of the world, and use
them to explore completely new environments.
Discovery Clubs Network.
UK programme aimed at supporting
and improving the teaching and learning of technology in schools and colleges.