In this activity, learners build a nanorover model using styrofoam meat trays and a balloon. This activity includes information about the MUSES-CN nanorover and the need for a very small rover to explore an asteroid called Nereus.
Estimated Materials Cost:
$10 - $20 per student
Ages 8 - 14
Three large styrofoam meat trays (at least 9 x 11 inches)
Four flexible plastic drinking straws
Three small (10-inch) bamboo skewers (for making shish-ka-bobs)