Getting Robots Ready for Mars

The most competitive Critical Design Review in University Rover Challenge (URC) history has concluded with 36 student teams from seven countries being selected to compete June 1-3 at the Mars Society’s Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in southern Utah. A record 82 teams from 13 countries began the year trying to design and build the world’s best astronaut-assisting Mars rover. […]

K-5 Mars Rover Projects

RoverView 3-D Glasses Make your own pair of 3-D glasses fashioned after NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity! Customize your glasses with crayons and other decorations, then show us your work. Materials 1. Print it out Print out the #Roverview 3-D Glasses template. Set your printer to: double-sided, flip along right edge. (You can also print out […]

Getting USA Kids Ready To Perform A Visual Jazz Opera Based on Mars

Bob Barboza has assembled a team of scientists, engineers, musicians, composers and arrangers to help him to create a version of Gustav Holst-Mars for elementary students in South Central Los Angeles.  We are integrating robots and new electronic instruments into this production.   We are bringing STEAM++ (science,technology, engineering, visual and performing arts, computer languages and […]