Robotics: The Mars Rover Challenge

Learn how to program and command robots meant for space!

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About the workshop

Ever programmed a space vehicle model?

This experiential session challenges students’ creativity, critical thinking, and programming skills by redesigning and customising the Alif Mars Rover. Students complete a series of simulated real-world tasks; all the while demonstrating the crucial role robots play in our daily lives.


Mon - Thu


9:00 | 10:00 | 11:00


90 mins

Recommended Age

8 - 18


Alif - The Mobility Pavilion

Our packages

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Learning Objectives

This workshop will help students

  • Develop programming skills using Lego Robotics and various sensors
  • Think critically and cooperate with peers to create robot customisations
  • Customise robots in creative ways to accomplish the challenge


Designed by the award-winning Foster + Partners, Alif features a partly underground, partly open-air 330-metre track for you to see cutting-edge mobility devices in action.

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