Mars Curiosity Rover Facts: Lesson for Kids


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What is the primary mission of the Mars Curiosity Rover?

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1. When did the Mars Curiosity Rover land on Mars?

2. What are some of the capabilities of the Mars Curiosity Rover?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you measure your knowledge of the Mars Curiosity Rover. Answer questions about what this rover is and does.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer these questions to see what you know about:

  • The mission of the Mars Curiosity Rover
  • Capabilities of the Mars Rover
  • The energy source of this rover

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as the reason it was sent to Mars
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the characteristics of Mars to explain why NASA sent a rover to Mars instead of people
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about the amount of time Curiosity has spent on Mars

Additional Learning

Find out more about this fascinating robot by reviewing the lesson titled Mars Curiosity Rover Facts: Lesson for Kids. This lesson will explain:

  • The place on Mars this rover landed
  • Weather data being collected by the Mars Curiosity Rover
  • The rover's tools and how they're used