Craters of Mars
Hadley Crater on Mars, by European Space Agency
Make your own craters to understand how scientists decipher the ages of surfaces throughout the solar system and what this tells us about geological principles.
5, Middle School (6-8)
Next Generation Science Standards:
Utah Core Standards:
- Gather all materials ahead of time. Cut out the screen squares (10cm x 10cm) in advance from metal window screens.
- You will want to split your classroom into small groups for this activity.
- Follow the “Where is the Oldest Surface on Mars” directions to complete the activity.
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