Mission on the Moon – Program a classmate to complete a mission on the Moon
This activity will introduce students to logical thinking by planning, testing and executing a simple mission on the Moon.
Students will work in pairs and take it in turns to play the roles of “mission controller” and “rover”.
One student will give commands to enable the other to navigate blindly across the lunar surface. They will have to follow a set route to avoid obstacles, carry out missions and arrive safely at their destination.
This activity is an introduction to logical thinking. Older students can skip this activity and go directly to Activity 2.
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