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Learning Exercise: Exploring the Craters on Mars

Title:
Exploring the Craters on Mars
Material:
Description:
This assignment can be used to get students to analyze the surface of Mars.
Course: Earth Science

Info

Submitted by:
Jennifer Hoffman
Date Last Modified:
June 28, 2006

Exercise

Categories

Audience

  • High School

Topics

Astronomy
Geologic Maps

Requirements

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.

Type of Task

  • Individual

Technical Notes

You need internet access in a computer lab.