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Learning Exercise

Material: Google Mars
Submitted by: Jennifer Hoffman on Jun 28, 2006
Date Last Modified: Jun 28, 2006
Title: Exploring the Craters on Mars
Description: This assignment can be used to get students to analyze the surface of Mars.
Type of Task: Individual
Topics: Astronomy
Geologic Maps
Course: Earth Science
Audience: High School
Prerequisites Skills: Map reading skills
Knowledge of weathering and crater impacts
Learning Objectives: CA Earth Science standard 1f: Students know the evidence for the dramatic effects that asteroid impacts have had in shaping the surface of planets and their moons and in mass extinctions of life on Earth.

CA Investigation and Experimentation Standard 1f: Read and interpret topographic and geologic maps.
Technical Notes: You need internet access in a computer lab.
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