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Exploring Mars: Old, Relatively
This activity uses an image of landslides and craters at the wall of Valles Marineris on Mars to teach students how the notion of superposition can help to determine the sequence of events in a planet's geologic history.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1996, Lunar and Planetary Institute.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-036
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Lunar and Planetary Institute