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Title: Engineering for the Red Planet
Url: http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/eng06.sci.engin.design.ayann...
Publisher: WGBH Educational Foundation
Description: In this video segment, Dr. Ayanna Howard, a robotics engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, describes the process of designing and developing robotic devices to act as surrogates for humans in planetary exploration, including some of the remarkable challenges she faced as a member of the recent Mars Lander mission. Her insights reveal why engineering can be such a rewarding field. The segment is one minute twenty-five seconds in length. A background essay and discussion questions are included.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Engineering -- Special topics, A-Z -- Robotics
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology -- Superior planets -- Mars
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Space robotics
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Planets
Astronomy -- Terrestrial planets
Mechanical engineering -- Robotics
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
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Science Materials
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Format: html
Audience: Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
earth science
Education (General)
Physical sciences
science
Space science
Space sciences
Technology
Date Of Record Release: 2011-05-31 03:00:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2014-06-17 12:38:16 (W3C-DTF)
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