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This activity is about the use of spectral data to identify mineral composition on Mars. Working in teams, students will compare and contrast spectra to identify similarities between Earth minerals and those from Mars. A short list of suggested sources can provide the necessary background information.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
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    • Grade 5
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    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    Space Science,Middle School,NSDL,Earth and space science:Solar system:Planets,Planetary Science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Grade 5,Upper Elementary,High School,Physical sciences:Light and optics,Elementary School,Space science,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Geology,Mars Exploration Program,Earth and space science:Solar system:Comparative planetology,Physics,Geoscience,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123653130T

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    English

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