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ERIC Number: ED481376
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 224
Abstractor: N/A
Planetary Geology: A Teacher's Guide with Activities in Physical and Earth Sciences.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
This educator's guide discusses planetary geology. Exercises are grouped into five units: (1) introduction to geologic processes; (2) impact cratering activities; (3) planetary atmospheres; (4) planetary surfaces; and (5) geologic mapping. Suggested introductory exercises are noted at the beginning of each exercise. Each activity includes an introduction with instructor's notes, a blank exercise sheet which can be copied for classroom use, and an answer key to the exercise. Exercises include: (1) "Geologic Events on Earth"; (2) "Geologic Landforms Seen on Aerial Photos"; (3) "Geologic Landforms Seen on Stereoscopic Photos"; (4) "Impact Cratering"; (5) "Comparative Cratering Processes"; (6) "Impact Cratering on a Rainy Day"; (7) "Coriolis Effect"; (8) "Storm Systems"; (9) "Aeolian Processes"; (10) "Landform Mapping: The Terrestrial Planets"; (11) "Geologic Features of Mars"; (12) "Geologic Features of Venus"; (13) "Geologic Features of Outer Planet Satellites"; (14) "Planets in Stereo"; (15) "Introduction to Photogeologic Mapping"; (16) "Photogeologic Mapping of the Moon"; and (17) "Photogeologic Mapping of Mars". (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A