Friday, 5/24/19- A Day

Lesson Question:

How are the laws of motion and forces used to plan and execute space missions like the Mars Curiosity Rover?

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- Life on Mars p.74 (Left Side). Head page 74 properly with “Life on Mars-Notes from Video-5/24/19.
  2. Science FridayThe Giant Squid’s Biggest Mystery
  3. Observations from Mars Rovers– Set up ISN p.74 with the following two questions: A. What did you observe about the falling and landing of the robot rovers? B. What did each robotic rover tell us about Mars? Make a T-chart to compare the two groups of rovers: Spirit and Opportunity and Curiosity. Watch the video The Curious Life of a Mars Rover, and record your observations about the Spirit and Opportunity rovers and the Curiosity rover on ISN p.74, using the questions above as a guide.