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)
Inv.#17M: Terrestrial Planets - Mercury
  • Characteristics of terrestrial planets vs. jovian planets
  • Observational concepts about observing Mercury
  • Orbital and rotation properties of Mercury
  • Removable insert of selected Mariner 10 photographs
  • Surface properties of Mercury based on Mariner 10 photographs
  • Scale concept question utilizing a scarp feature
  • Quantitative question analyzing scarp development
  • Interior properties of Mercury
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