A brief description of the concepts is provided in each box. Many questions utilize charts, diagrams, photographs and data included in the module. In most questions students are expected to reach conclusions based on the figures and data.

Graphic from Module. Click for Larger View. Planetary Science (ATPI)
Investigation #10 - Lunar Geology
  • Pictorial question using full lunar surface.
  • Significance of sun angle for identifying topography using photographs.
  • The concept of crater density for relative age determination.
  • Examination of maria features including rilles.
  • The concept of superposition using lunar photographs.
  • Examination of erosion processes on the moon.
  • Comparison of the moon’s surface to other celestial objects.
Other Planetary Science Modules:
#2| #3| #4| #5| #16| #17M| #17V| #18| #19

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