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Mars Rover-Surface Operations
Unit Overview

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K+ (Ages 4+)


40 minutes per lab

Unit Essential Question(s)

  • How do I solve a challenge with the 123 Robot and VEXcode 123?

Unit Understandings

The following concepts will be covered throughout this Unit:

  • How students can work together with VEXcode 123 and the 123 Robot to solve problems.
  • How to create a plan that correctly orders behaviors in a sequence to solve a challenge. This can be done both individually and collaboratively.
  • How to communicate behaviors, through words and gestures, that the 123 Robot will need to execute in order to accomplish a task.

Lab Summary

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Unit Standards

Unit Standards will be addressed in every Lab within the Unit.