ERIC Number: EJ419041
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Can a Crescent Mars Ever Be Seen from Earth?
Lamb, John F., Jr.
School Science and Mathematics, v90 n8 p707-15 Dec 1990
Described is an activity that incorporates a computer, geometry, algebra, trigonometry, and calculus to answer questions about the planet Mars. A possible crescent of Mars is compared to those of Venus and Mercury. (KR)
Descriptors: Astronomy, College Mathematics, College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Geometry, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Space Exploration, Space Sciences
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Computer Programs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A