Polar Radar for Ice Sheet Measurements
Polar Scientists &
Explorers: Past &
Design K-12 Polar Lessons
Letter of Global
Use K-12 Polar Resources
Bears on Ice (K-6)
Resources:Graphics, Data, K-12 Lessons, Information
PRISM Team Only
PRISM Feedback Form
Robotics Team – PRISM Mobility Platform
Robotics Team: Important Aspects of the PRISM Mobility Platform
What the Robotics team have to keep in mind
Why is the mobility platform important in robotics?
Types of terrain the rover will have to cover.
Barriers presented by working in Antarctica.
The rover must be semiautonomous.
How past experiences have helped the Robotics Team
Previous uses of robots in Antarctica.
Lessons learned from these previous attempts.
Different Possible Platforms
Types of platforms.
Strengths and Weaknesses of platforms.
Possible Sensors and Testing
Some decisions that have been made.
Testing of the selections.
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