Building Curiosity

Watch a team construct a Lego model of the Curiosity rover with an engaging video. It includes quotes about the importance of curiosity from scientists such as Carl Sagan, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Bill Nye, Jane Goodall, Richard Feynman, and more. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Research the scientists quoted in the video
  • Pair with a video about other rovers such as Spirit and Opportunity
Classroom Considerations
  • Be aware that YouTube comments are not moderated and may not be appropriate
  • The 10th video in a twenty two part series
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Notes section includes links to information about each scientists quoted
  • Lego and NASA connections increase engagement
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