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.#18: Terrestrial Planets - Mars
  • Orbital and rotational properties of Mars
  • Seasonal extremes on Mars
  • Surface properties of Mars based on Viking and Mariner 9 images
  • Elevation analysis based on shadow data
  • Surface environment questions based on Viking images
  • Viking biology experiment question
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