Includes curriculum, lesson plans, instructional materials and five project kits. Also includes INVENTOR CLOUD support in the form of design review and fabrication support for student team designed components (wheels and gears). Student teams may submit designs for INVENTOR CLOUD for review and fabrication in the IC Fab Lab, with resulting parts shipped back to the student team. Includes a maximum of two design iterations per team.
About the Project:
Build a Mar’s Rover to traverse a simulated Red Planet.
- Study the Red Planet, its environment, and NASA missions
- Experiment with Newtons laws of motion and learn about gears and horsepower
- Optimize the Rover’s wheels, tread design, and gears for various Mars missions and National Competition