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Creating Craters
Students learn about the formation of craters and their structure, exploring the effects of mass, velocity and size on the resulting crater. The parts of a crater are also identified.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
Subject:
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information is unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-954
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Natural hazards
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'MarsQuest Online'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: NASA's Mars Exploration Program, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/