Design Your Mars Rover

Mars Diary

Activity 3.4

In this creative and technical design challenge, students will have to think about what functions they require a rover to deploy while working together on the surface of Mars. Students will have to consider the differences between human and robotic exploration – and think about the strengths and weaknesses of both kinds.


  • Design and Technology (DT)
  • Maths / Numeracy
  • Primary Science / Working Scientifically

Learning Methods

  • Design and Invent
  • Draw
  • Research
Design Your Mars Rover

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