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How Big Are the Floodplains on Mars? (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
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.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
Flash player
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2003, MarsQuest Online
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-017
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