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Out of Sight Remote Vehicle Activity

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Product Type: Lesson Plan/Activity
Audience: Educators
Grade Levels: 5-9
Subjects: Mathematics, General Science

Engineers and scientists tested the FIDO rover in the Mojave Desert. The rover drivers worked out of a trailer without watching the rovers. In similar fashion, in this activity students drive a remote-controlled car through a course to learn the challenges faced while trying to operate a planetary rover. They use measurement, geometry and problem-solving skills to move through the course.

"Out of Sight" Remote Vehicle Activity [50KB PDF file]

Page Last Updated: December 17th, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild