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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 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 ...

Mars Exploration Program Landing Sites part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site features interactive maps and data sets about landing sites on Mars. There are clickable maps with a variety of data, including visible light images, thermal images, topography, and ...

NASA's Planetary Photojournal part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site, hosted by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), contains NASA's best solar system images. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, and other objects all ...

Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) planet profile provides data and images of the planet Mars. These data include planet size, orbit facts, distance from the Sun, rotation and ...

Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This section of the Windows to the Universe web site provides information and images about Mars including detailed information about this planet, space science, Martian atmosphere, Martian weather, ...

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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