Module for Grades 4-5: Mission to Mars


At the end of this module, children will be able to:

  • Internalize a Growth mindset by:
      1. Understanding the function of the amygdala and prefrontal cortex in the brain (deeper feeling vs. clearer thinking)
      2. Using knowledge of the brain to help guide it towards constructive thought when challenged
      3. Creating and mastering an Amygdala Calming Action (ACA) and Amygdala Calming Thought (ACT)
  • Incorporate the following STEAM concepts in their creations:
    1. Launching: Rockets and Orbits
    2. Space Flight: Zero-G Survival
    3. Landing: Air Resistance
    4. Martian Environment and Exosuits

Mission to Mars Part One (Lessons 1-5)

Mission to Mars Part Two (Lessons 6-10)

Coming Soon! (January 2021)