Is there anyone out there?
The students take on the role of space scientists or space engineers to discover more about Mars. The activities in this resource are designed for students aged 9-12 years.
Get ready for your mission to the Red Planet! Recruit a crew, invent a helpful rover friend, decode and analyse data then design the ultimate Martian habitat. Perfect for KS2 students.
Mars needs YOU! In the future, Mars will need all kinds of explorers, farmers, surveyors, teachers . . . but most of all YOU! Join us on the Journey to Mars as we explore with robots and send humans there one day. Download a Mars poster that speaks to you. Be an explorer
Martian Explorers KS1
STEM activities for KS1 pupils from ESERO-UK. This resource provides a series of lessons designed to help children understand the need for exploration robots and learn about how they work. The activities link mostly to D&T with a science context, though some of the activities are more focussed on learning in English.
Martian Explorers KS2
STEM activities for KS2 pupils from ESERO-UK. This resource provides a series of 1 hour lessons designed to help children understand the need for exploration robots and learn about how they function. They are based around the European Space Agency’s (ESA) new robotic rover Rosalind Franklin will explore Mars and send back data vital for human exploration in the future. The activities link mostly to D&T with a science context.
Explorify ExoMars Resources
A science resource from Wellcome. A collection of 50 science activities for for KS1 and KS2 pupils, that link all science curriculum areas, inspired by the current ESA ExoMars mission to Mars.