The Curiosity Rover on Mars
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: New May 2022! Learn about the mission of the Curiosity Rover as it explores Mars with mission scientist Dr. Ray Arvidson and NASA footage.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Space-37**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video in conjunction with your study of earth and space to give students the chance to go to Mars and learn how Mars is being explored.

Want to learn more about America’s space program, both historically and in regard to current missions? Check out the full program this segment is edited from: Orion—The First Step to Deep Space, and search by keyword “space exploration” for even more videos.

*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.