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CHANNELS ON MARS 5-E Activity Module. Learning Through Inquiry. What is THEMIS?. THEMIS stands for Thermal Emission Imaging System and is a type of camera on board the 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

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Channels on mars 5 e activity module

CHANNELS ON MARS 5-E Activity Module

Learning Through Inquiry


What is themis

What is THEMIS?

THEMIS stands for Thermal Emission Imaging System and is a type of camera on board the 2001 Mars Odyssey spacecraft.

It contains two independent multi-spectral imaging sub-systems: a 10-band thermal infrared imager (IR), and a 5-band visible imager (VIS)


Channels on mars 5 e activity module

Apollonaris Patera. THEMIS Image ID: I01630002


Channels on mars 5 e activity module

Selected channel images from THEMIS website (www.themis.asu.edu).


Channels on mars 5 e activity module

Martian outflow channel with chaotic terrain

(http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/mars/

images/mars_outflow_channel_jpg_image.html)


Channels on mars 5 e activity module

How did these

channels form?

What other features

do you see in this

3-dimensional

computer-

generated

image?

3D Image: SEMSZ9474OD, East of Valles Marineris, HRSC image,

ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum), 14 January 2004 .

http://www.esa.int.


Channels on mars 5 e activity module

http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/odyssey

Section of Valles Marineris from the 2001 Mars Odyssey website.


Channels on mars 5 e activity module

This cliff has

some small

channels

forming on

its slope.

How might

These have

been made?

Can you also

see a

landslide?

Newton Basin, Mars http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap030205.html


Engage prior knowledge activity

Engage: Prior Knowledge Activity

  • Use your KWL table with your partner to brainstorm your ideas and questions.

  • What do we know about channels on Mars? (what they look like, how they are made, when were they formed?)

  • What questions do we have about channels on Mars?

  • How might channels on Mars be different from channels that are formed on Earth?


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