Project-Based Learning

Projects That Work: Mission to Mars

Physics students assume the role of aerospace engineers to explore the real-world problem of how to land a rover on Mars.

George Lucas Educational Foundation

Science and Math Institute

Public, Urban
Grades 9-12
Tacoma, WA

The Knowledge in Action PBL AP Physics curriculum was originally created by the University of Washington College of Education and LIFE Science of Learning Center 2013–2016; adapted and supported by Edutopia's sister division, Lucas Education Research and their partners 2016–2018. Lucas Education Research and Edutopia are both funded by the George Lucas Educational Foundation.