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Mapping the Surface of Mars Teacher Guide DLESE Reviewed Collection
This activity guide illustrates how teachers can use planetary comparisons between Earth and Mars to teach basic geologic activities - i.e. volcanoes, impact cratering, layering, river processes, and crosscutting relationships - to help students understand a planet's history. The lessons included in this activity use current science results, as it contains actual orbital data from the Mars Global Surveyor mission. These are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and help students to sharpen core skills such as observation, synthesis, and analysis processes.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for instructor
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Adobe Acrobat reader
Cost / Copyright:
Cost information is not known
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: NASA-ESERevSProd334
Related resources:
This resource requires 'Mapping the Surface of a Planet: Student Guide'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: ASU