Download This Lesson (Word, 104 KB)
Grade Level: 5-8, 9-12
Science Education Standards: Science as Inquiry, Physical Science, Earth and Space Science, Science and Technology, History and Nature of Science
Short Description: Students analyze data collected by Mars spacecraft using three different energies of light -- visible light, infrared light and gamma rays -- to investigate the composition and distribution of ices at the high latitude regions of Mars.
Source: Lunar and Planetary Lab (The University of Arizona)