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Welcome to Mission on the Moon

Mission on the Moon is a collaborative project between InkSmith and the Faculty of Education at Wilfrid Laurier University. This program is undertaken with the financial support of the Canadian Space Agency, and aims to deliver lunar rover and space-themed STEM programming for Canadian youth in grades 6 to 9.

Find out more about us below!

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Curriculum Connections

Each module has links to Province and Territory specified curriculum connections that Educators can use.

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Alberta

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British Columbia

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Manitoba

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New Brunswick

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Ontario

*French version available*

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Quebec

*ONLY French version available*

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Saskatchewan

Modules

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Module 1

Hello Moon

Use the K8 Lunar Rovers to become familiar with lunar exploration. Develop code using TikerCAD 3D and Makecode to create your own Lunar Rovers with software and send messages.

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Module 4

Navigating Asteroid Impact Sites

Learn about asteroids, comets, meteors, and the Moon’s surface. Learn to use Scratch and Makecode to develop code and program K8 Lunar Rover to navigate through asteroid impact sites.

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Module 2

Lunar Rover Exploration

Learn about the solar system and the importance of geology, and how to use Scratch and Makecode to develop code and program your Lunar Rover to drive around the Moon’s surface.

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Module 5

Remote Control

Lunar Rover

Learn about the robots built in Canada for space exploration and how to use Scratch and Makecode to develop code to move K8 Lunar Rover around the moon’s surface through remote control signals.

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Module 3

Mapping the

Moon's Surface

Learn about the moon’s surface, how astronauts train for space exploration, and how you can use Scratch and Makecode to develop code and program k8 Lunar Rover to detect pathways and obstacles.

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Module 6

Collecting Moon Artifacts

Learn about the artifacts that have been collected from the Moon, how to develop code in Scratch to collect Moon artifacts, and how use Makecode to program a Lunar Rover using ‘If/Then’ Statements.

Thanks to...

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