Education Technology

Calculator Controlled Robots - Mission 9: Misson to Mars

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

Your robots has been selected for the next mission to Mars. All initial robot movements after landing have to be pre-programmed. After that, if you've successfully completed all previous missions, you're now ready to take full direct control of your robot to explore Mars.

Before the Activity

Download the attached programs Explore.8xp and Explore2.8xp or to write the programs see the attached PDF

Purchase the Norland Calculator Robot at:

During the Activity

Please see the attached PDF for more details for this activity.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary