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Come On Over Rover
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Have you ever wondered why it takes such a long period of ...

Have you ever wondered why it takes such a long period of time for NASA to build space exploration equipment? What is involved in manufacturing and building a rover for the Red Planet? During this lesson, students will discover the journey that a Mars rover embarks upon after being designed by engineers and before being prepared for launch. Students will investigate the fabrication techniques, tolerance concepts, assembly and field-testing associated with a Mars exploratory rover.

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Engineering
Astronomy
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering NGSS Aligned Resources
Author:
Chris Yakacki
Daria Kotys-Schwartz
Geoffrey Hill
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
In the Spirit Of...(pre-visit)
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This is an integrated unit that focuses on masks in cultures as ...

This is an integrated unit that focuses on masks in cultures as reflections of individual spirits. In this pre-visit lesson, students will explore the cultures of the Western Hemisphere.

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Arts and Humanities
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Lesson Plans
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
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LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Shannon Kelly
Red Rover Robotics
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This lesson will start with a brief history of robotics and explain ...

This lesson will start with a brief history of robotics and explain how robots are beneficial to science and society. The lesson then will explore how robots have been used in recent space exploration efforts. The engineering design of the two Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, will be used as prime examples. Finally, the maneuverability of their robotic arms and the functionality of their tools will be discussed.

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Engineering
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Activities and Labs
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TeachEngineering
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TeachEngineering
Author:
Chris Yakacki
Daria Kotys-Schwartz
Geoffrey Hill
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Janet Yowell
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
TeachEngineering.org
The Supernatural in Music, Literature and Culture, Fall 2013
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This course explores the relationship between music and the supernatural, focusing on ...

This course explores the relationship between music and the supernatural, focusing on the social history and context of supernatural beliefs as reflected in key literary and musical works from 1600 to the present. It provides an understanding of the place of ambiguity and the role of interpretation in culture, science and art. Great works of art by Shakespeare, Verdi, Goethe (in translation), Gounod, Henry James and Benjamin Britten are explored, as well as readings from the most recent scholarship on magic and the supernatural.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Literature
Religious Studies
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
M.I.T.
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M.I.T. OpenCourseWare
Author:
Harris, Ellen
Howe, James
Shadle, Charles