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NASA Learning Objects: Mars Pathfinder Science Results: MAGNETICS

<4th grade science standards include magnetics. Have a look at this site. It allows for a short intro to magnetics and can lead into a discussion of soil types and the possible discovery of water. Recently, Pathfinder investigated the dust in the atmosphere of Mars by observing its deposition on a series of magnetic targets on the spacecraft. The dust, it turned out, is highly magnetic. It may consist of small silicate (perhaps clay) particles,... Show More


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