Science & Nature
Build a City on Mars!
In this project, students will explore the question ‘Can Mars Support Human Life?’ by creating a 3D city on Mars using TinkerCAD - a child-friendly 3D modelling software.
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learners per class
$10 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 3 weeks
55 minutes per class
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In this 3 week, multi-day course, students will explore the question ‘Is it possible to live on Mars?’ by creating a 3D city on Mars using TinkerCAD - a child-friendly 3D modelling software. Along the way, students will develop a variety of reading, media literacy and computing skills, and develop their scientific knowledge about Mars’ atmosphere, landscape and resources (or lack thereof). By the end of the course, students will have a greater understanding of the challenges that the human...
Please also note that if your student does not completely finish the required work on their 3D model during class time, they should attempt to finish it prior to the next lesson. My experience has been that students will want to work on their models outside of class time anyway!
1 file available upon enrollmentA computer mouse is highly recommended. A TinkerCad account.
Students will be offered constructive feedback on their models at the end of the unit by their peers and the teacher. There is no formal letter grade or report.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Your child will require a TinkerCad account in order to participate in this class. Please follow this link to see TinkerCad's guidelines for setting up an account for children younger than 13: https://blog.tinkercad.com/parents-guide-to-starting-kids-in-tinkercad
Space Enthusiast and Aspiring Martian!
🇨🇦Lives in Canada
13 total reviews
12 completed classes
The most important thing to know about me is that I believe that Mars is the second most important planet in our solar system (after Earth, of course!). Classes: Excitement about space travel to Mars has captured the imagination of many, and I...