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Fly in 3D Over an Ancient Floodplain on Mars (title provided or enhanced by cataloger)
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.
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-000-000-005-018
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