The fantastic “The Martian” film came out in 2015 and itself was based on the equally good book by Andy Weir published in 2011. Matt Damon plays an astronaut who is presumed dead in an accident and left behind on Mars. He has to use a lot of science and maths to make it through a range of hairy survival situations.
Format: 12 page downloadable .PDF file (check out the image for an overview of the pages).
Contents: Tutorial, worksheet and worked solution.
Survival Problem 1: Food Survival Problem 2: Disaster Strikes Survival Problem 3: Farming On Mars Survival Problem 4: Water Creation Survival Problem 5: Rover Journey To Schiaparelli Crater Survival Problem 6: Solar Power For The Rover Real Life Example – Survivalists