Lesson: Mars Image Analysis Extension Activity

Target Grade Level: 6-10
Target Curriculum: Earth Science, Physical Science


The 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft carries two primary instruments, the Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) and the Mars Gamma Ray Spectrometer (GRS).  This extension activity provides data regarding the global distribution of hydrogen on Mars determined by GRS to complement an image analysis activity developed around images collected by THEMIS.  Teacher and student guides for the image analysis activity are available at http://msip.asu.edu/curriculum.html.

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