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Fly in 3D Through the Olympus Mons Volcano (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
This interactive activity lets you explore the Olympus Mons volcano on Mars. The 3D model was created using data from orbiting spacecraft. You can examine the surface from a distance, changing lighting to enhance features, and fly over the surface, looking for markers hidden in the terrain. Informative feedback makes the activity educational as well as fun.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
Subject:
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Shockwave player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003, MarsQuest Online
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-986
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'MarsQuest Online'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Daniel Barstow
TERC, Center for Earth and Space Science Education