Chapter by Chapter
Mission Control to Mars Explorers: we need your help! Take your KS2 (or equivalent) students on an adventure to the Red Planet! Using the Mars Diary, students plan and execute a mission to search for signs of life. Its 60+ hours of STEM-literacy activities build Science Capital while challenging students to recruit a crew, invent a helpful rover, decode and analyse data and design a Martian habitat. Its multimodal, hands-on and personalised approach foster student confidence and engagement, while embedding STEM learning.
Chapter One: Life on Mars
Why do we send humans and robots into space? What will Mars be like, compared to Earth?
Chapter Two: Plan Your Mission
Recruit your crew, pack your bag and design your rocket to launch your mission!
Chapter Three: Your New Home
Explore your new home, from its climate to its terrain, then build a rover to help your research.
Chapter Four: Science on Mars
Work with your rover to collect scientific samples then head to the lab. It's time to experiment!
Chapter Five: Sustainable Living
Design a city that has everything you'll need for a happy, productive and safe life on Mars.