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Similar features exist on the surfaces of Earth and Mars. This investigation includes satellite images of five Earth features and five Martian features, none of which are labeled. Students must compare and contrast those images to produce five matching pairs, list the similarities and differences, and speculate about the processes that formed each feature. The URL opens to the investigation directory, with links to teacher and student materials, lesson extensions, resources, teaching tips, and assessment strategies. Note that this is Investigation 3 of four found in the Grades 5-8 Module 2 of Mission Geography. The Mission Geography curriculum integrates data and images from NASA missions with the National Geography Standards. Each of the four investigations in Module 2, while related, can be done independently.

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    • Grade 5
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    • Grade 12

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    Engineering and technology:Aircraft, probes, satellites and/or spacecraft,Engineering and technology:Remote sensing,Middle School,NSDL,Upper Elementary,Grade 5,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Engineering,Social Sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140407123156995T,Elementary School,Earth and space science:Earth structure:Landforms/geography,Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Earth Science,Engineering and technology:Image processing and visualization,Geoscience,Geography

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    English

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