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Water on Mars is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about Mars' atmosphere, polar caps, Martian fog, clouds, Martian storms, possible rain, running water, outflow channels, river valley networks, tributaries, map of valleys and networks, lakes and floods, possible shorelines, Mars Pathfinder, Martian rocks, Mars cryosphere, and the water cycle. Windows to the ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Illustration - scientific, Imagery - remotely sensed, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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The Surface of Mars is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about different features found on the surface and the geography of the planet, continents on Mars, altimeters, Valles Marineris, Tharsis Ridge, craters, dune fields, polar caps, ice cliffs, volcanoes, Olympus Mons, water features, and soils on Mars. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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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. Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Physical geography, Space science
 
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This website is an electronic version of an historical NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) publication containing information about the Viking Orbiter and images it took of the planet Mars. This book incorporates images acquired by the Viking orbiters beginning in 1976. The pictures here represent only a small fraction of the many thousands taken, and were chosen to illustrate the ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Imagery - remotely sensed, Glossary, Book - text
Subject: Atmospheric science, Geology, Space science
 
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MarsQuest users can launch a spacecraft to Mars, explore its volcanoes and canyons, and solve mysteries about the search for life on the Red Planet. The major features of Mars are investigated through educational games, interactive simulations, challenging puzzles, and narrative descriptions. Teacher resources for classroom study are offered, as are archived and current images of the planet as obtained ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Non-profit portal
Subject: Space science
 
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This guide introduces teachers to the use of Mars Orbital Laser Altimeter (MOLA) data in the classroom. MOLA data is used to create global topographic maps of Mars and to provide information about properties such as surface roughness, elevation, cloud coverage, brightness, and water flow. This dataset consists of two years of altimetry data on Martian surface features; it can be used to teach Martian ... Full description.
Grade level: High (9-12), College (13-14)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Educational theory and practice, Physical geography, Space science
 
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Comparing the Surfaces of Earth and Mars is a Windows to the Universe Exploratour and provides information and images about different features found on the surface and the geography of both planets: continents, craters, volcanoes, plate tectonics, rocks, soils, water, and polar caps. Windows to the Universe is a user-friendly learning system pertaining to the Earth and Space sciences. The objective ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12), College (13-14), Informal, General public
Resource type: Tutorial, Imagery - remotely sensed, Map, Photograph, Visualization - scientific
Subject: Geology, Space science
 
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This interactive activity allows users to explore an ancient floodplain on Mars in 3D. The 3D model was built using actual data from orbiting spacecraft. One can view the area from above or approach the surface and fly over it, looking for markers hidden in the terrain. Informative feedback adds to the value of this activity. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This interactive activity lets you search for past and future landing sites on Mars. A large image of the planet and smaller images of the various landing sites are provided. Your task is to locate each landing site on the large image. Information is provided about each mission and landing site. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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This interactive activity allows users to drop familiar objects onto images of floodplains on Mars to get an idea of just how large they are. The objects to be moved include a school bus, stadium, the state of Texas, the state of Hawaii, and the entire US. The activity is fun and educational, with interesting information embedded throughout. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Space science
 
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