Bates College

Astronomy/Geology 110


Lunar and Planetary Science

WEEK 10 - WEEK OF MARCH 17-21, 2014


Monday, March 17

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 19

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 20, LAB

The lab today is on impact cratering.


Friday, March 21

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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