July 8, 2021 @ 1 pm: Learn about Mars
Both artists and scientists need careful observation skills to interpret and understand the scene being viewed. This STEAM-oriented session grows kids’ skills and their understanding of the surface of Mars using basic concepts of art.
July 15, 2021 @ 1 pm: Plan Your Mission
What instruments would help you learn more about Mars and answer the questions you are curious about? In this session, learn what tools to include on a roverand, and play a game to design a full mission from launch to landing.
July 22, 2021 @ 1 pm: Design Your Spacecraft
Gain the skills to think like an engineer as they construct their own rover and helicopter!
Make a cardboard rover and a paper Mars helicopter!
July 29, 2021 @ 1 pm: Surface Operations
Play a board game to move a rover to a spot on Mars where it can study interesting rocks, then learn to think like a scientist to describe rocks made from clay.
August 5, 2021 @ 1 pm: Sample Handling
Get your tech on and code in Scratch to address rover and helicopter challenges. No coding experience needed!