Planet Trek:

Mapping New Worlds


Part I: Concept Exploration: Surfaces

Activity #1 - Comparing Surfaces

Look at the image of the MOON

How would you describe the Moon's surface? What kinds of features do you see?

Now, look at the image of MARS

How would you describe the surface of Mars? What kinds of features do you see?

Finally, look at EUROPA

What do you see on Europa's surface? Describe the features you see.


After viewing the images of the Moon, Mars and Europa, describe the kinds of surface features you see on each of these worlds.

Moon
Mars
Europa

What features do these worlds have in common? How are they different?


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