Back to Icy Worlds Unit 1: Mission Planning

ROADS on Icy worlds: Unit 1 Lesson 1

Setting Mission Objectives

Lesson Level Question: How does the mission we are planning fit into the solar system and NASA’s larger set of exploration questions?

Lesson Summary: Students will explore the questions that NASA seeks to answer about the Earth, Sun, solar system, and the universe. They will also explore the scale of the universe, with a focus on our solar system. Finally, students will explore the focus mission for this year’s NASA Student Challenge and why this mission is important to NASA.

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