Virginia Tech™home

4-H STEM Challenge

Virginia Cooperative Extension

4-H STEM Challenge

In this activity, participants model the general process of Mars exploration through the stages of launching from Earth, attempting to land on the surface of Mars, and discovering the surface features of Mars based on where they land.

Learn more
Project page

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp-Red Planet Odysesy

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp-Red Planet Odysesy

Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia 4-H

Join us for some out of this world fun! We will introduce you to concepts of the engineering and design process through building a rover and going on an exploratory mission on Mars.

Learn more

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp-Red Planet Odyssey

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp-Crop Curiosity

Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia 4-H & Virginia State University-College of Agriculture

Join us to get "curious" about growing food on Mars! This session will focus on learning and playing Crop Curiosity as we learn about growing food on Mars!

Learn more
Project page

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp-Crop Curiosity

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp-Crop Curiosity

Virginia State University 4-H & Virginia Cooperative Extension

As part of the 2020 4-H STEM Challenge developed by Virginia Cooperative Extension and Virginia 4-H, we will explore Mars through looking at how we would grow food on Mars. An interactive demonstration of the Crop Curiosity game will lead youth through how to build agriculture modules on Mars.

Learn more

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp-Insight from Mars

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp-Insight from Mars

Virginia 4-H

4-H STEM Challenge: Mars Basecamp takes youth through a journey of visiting Mars. In Insight from Mars, the fourth activity, youth will explore how to communicate back to home, by creating a scratch lesson on what they have found on Mars.

Learn more