Bates College

Astronomy/Geology 110


Lunar and Planetary Science

WEEK 10 - WEEK OF MARCH 23-27, 2015


Monday, March 23

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 257-267. These sections are about planetary stratigraphy and crater counting as a method of dating. Note the summary list of concepts on pp. 267-268.


Wednesday, March 25

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 271-284. These sections are about volcanism and volcanic landforms. Study the pictures! There are great ones in this chapter!


Thursday, March 26, LAB

The lab today is on impact cratering.


Friday, March 27

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 284-294. These sections review additional processes that affect the development of planetary surfaces.


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