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Lunar and Planetary Institute: Image Gallery
The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) offers a variety of thematic slide sets. Each set is accompanied by a written description of the images, a glossary, and a list of suggested reading material. Each image features a caption explaining what is being shown. Topics include space shuttle views of the Earth, volcanic features on earth and other worlds, wind-formed features and impact craters on Mars, Magellan imagery of Venus, and many others. Slides can be viewed online, downloaded, or purchased. Ordering information is provided.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Red-blue 3-D glasses are required for viewing 3-D images.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright Lunar and Planetary Institute, 2006.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-009-151
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Changes in earth and sky
        • Objects in the sky
    • 5-8:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Earth in the solar system
        • Structure of the earth system
    • 9-12:
      • D - Earth and space science:
        • Origin and evolution of the earth system
        • Origin and evolution of the universe
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Lunar and Planetary Institute