TES NEWS, Volume 4, Number 4, December 1995
Martian Education Resources
Mars Underground News: Quarterly newsletter about developments
in Mars science and exploration. Available by subscription and edited
by TES News editor, K.S. Edgett. Contact: The Planetary Society,
65 N. Catalina Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106-2301 USA. Also ask about their
glossy magazine, The Planetary Report, education project, "Red
Rover, Red Rover," and the "Visions of Mars" CD-Rom, a duplicate of
which will land on Mars in 1997.
Channeled Scabland Curriculum Guide: Information and classroom
activities about the geology, biology, and history of the Channeled
Scabland region of Washington. Contact: The Ice Age Floods Institute,
P.O. Box 122, Ritzville, WA 99169 USA.
Missoula Floods Video Tape: "The Great Floods: Cataclysms of the Ice
Age," is a 13 1/2 minute VHS videotape produced by Washington State
University and the National Park Service which documents the formation
of the Channeled Scabland. Includes animated sequences showing the extent
of the Missoula Floods. Contact: Coulee Dam National Recreation Area,
Attn: Northwest Interpretive Assoc., 1008 Crest Dr., Coulee Dam, WA 99116 USA.
Craters! A Multi-Science Approach to Cratering and Impacts: by Arizona's
William K. Hartman with J. Cain, (c) 1995. Includes classroom activities,
background information, and a CD-Rom. Learn about this vital process that
has impacted the history of Earth and the planets. Contact: National Science
Teachers Association, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201 USA.
Earth and Planetary Science Education Resource Catalog: Comprehensive
list of education materials and information compiled by the Lunar and Planetary
Institute, 3600 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058 USA. Printed in Earth in Space,
September 1995 edition, by the American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Ave., NW,
Washington, DC 20009 USA.
Questions about NASA's Mars missions? Send to JPL's
Mars Education Program, MEPEDUCAT@jpl.nasa.gov.
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