ERIC Number: ED093606
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
The Now Frontier. Pioneer to Jupiter. Man Links Earth and Planets. Issue No. 1-5.
This packet of space science instructional materials includes five issues related to the planet Jupiter. Each issue presents factual material about the planet, diagramatic representations of its movements and positions relative to bright stars or the earth, actual photographs and/or tables of data collected relevant to Pioneer 10, the spacecraft whose target is Jupiter. Issue No. 1 describes the relationship of Jupiter to the other planets. The physical characteristics of Jupiter are discussed in the second issue. Jupiter and Earth are compared, with emphasis on the evolution of planets, in Issue No. 3. Issue No. 4 describes Pioneer 10's mission to Jupiter and Issue No. 5, Pioneer's encounter with Jupiter. In each issue, student study projects are presented, and a few suggested readings are listed. (EB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A