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Internet Resources for Teaching About Mars

This collection of digital resources includes web sites useful for integrating Mars data into commonly taught undergraduate geoscience courses and for teaching planetary geology in general.

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The Sciences: The Frontiers of Life part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 60-page special issue of The Sciences features articles written by leading researchers in the fields of astrobiology and evolution. Appropriately titled The Frontiers of Life, article topics ...

Exobiology: The Survival Ability of Halophiles under Martian Conditions part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This report examines the ability of two halophiles isolated from San Francisco Bay to survive severe Martian conditions. The report introduces the extreme conditions on Mars and offers a brief survey ...

Scientific Visualization Studio: Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from NASA's Scientific Visualization Studio features many images and animations of the planet Mars. These visualizations were created using data acquired from various satellites and ...

Mars Exploration Rover Mission part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Mars Exploration Rover mission is part of NASA's Mars Exploration Program, a long-term effort of robotic exploration of the red planet. The web site includes updates about the rovers Spirit and ...

Alkaline Hypersaline Lakes as Analogs for Ancient Microbial Habitats on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site features a scientific article associated with the Mars Global Surveyor Project, reporting data collected from a study analyzing Mono Lake as a terrestrial analog to Mars. The study is ...

Martian Meteorites Record Surface Temperatures on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from Planetary Science Research Discoveries at the University of Hawaii uses recent research on using the ages of Martian meteorites to explore the history of surface temperature on Mars. ...

Meteorites from Mars, Rocks from Canada part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site from the University of Hawaii's Planetary Science Research Discoveries compares rocks from Theo's flow, an unusually thick lava flow in Ontario, to nakhlites, meteorites from Mars. The ...

Structural Analysis of Alba Patera, Mars: From deep-seated to shallow events part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 93-page PDF features a dissertation that focuses on the structural evolution of Alba Patera through an examination of the progressive changes from radial to concentric faulting. The second part ...

Mars Pathfinder, Science Results, Geology and Geomorphology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA-hosted site is a section of the Mars Pathfinder Science Results Directory with a specific emphasis on the geologic and geomorphic characteristics observed. Many photos and satellite images ...

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