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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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Red Rocks 'Virtual Field Trip' - Karijini Gorge, Oak Creek Canyon, and Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

On this virtual field trip, students can explore Karijini Gorge in Australia and Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona, AZ, searching for clues to the environments that formed the red rocks there. Observe these ...

Jules Map Server part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site offers map tools to better visualize geophysical and geological processes and structures. Jules Verne Voyager is an interactive map tool for virtual exploration of Earth and other worlds ...

Collaborative Decision Making: NASA's Deep Impact Mission part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site is designed to engage students in grades 7-12 in activities that focus on collaboration and communication strategies. These activities will strengthen student understanding of and ability ...

The Mars Ocean Project: A Graphical Analysis of Proposed Shorelines on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Done in the style of a journal article, the web page publishes the author's use of a virtual model to investigate the nature of proposed shorelines for past oceans on Mars. The author describes ...

Your Planetary Protection Officer part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a brief article about John Rummel, NASA's Planetary Protection Officer. It explains the purpose of planetary protection (to prevent contamination of Earth by alien life forms and of ...

Jet Propulsion Laboratory Homepage part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory's (JPL) homepage provides links to spacecraft and mission information, imagery, news articles, events, features, and public services. Users can access articles and ...

Mars Orbiter Camera Images Suggest Recent Sources of Liquid Water on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a collection of high-quality photographs of Mars, showing evidence of water. Each photo is available in multiple versions, and is accompanied by a detailed description of what it illustrates.

The NASA Haughton-Mars Project part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This international interdisciplinary field research project is centered on the scientific study of the Haughton impact structure and surrounding terrain, Devon Island, High Arctic, viewed as a ...

Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) Science Investigation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

MOLA is an instrument orbiting Mars on the Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft. It transmits infrared laser pulses in order to construct a precise topographic map of Mars.

Mars Exploration Rover Mission: Animations part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This series of animations depicts the Mars Exploration Rover (MER) in various stages of its current mission. Videos are divided into: Launch and Cruise; Entry, Descent and Landing on Mars; and ...

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