Bates College

Astronomy/Geology 110


Lunar and Planetary Science

WEEK 11 - WEEK OF MARCH 24-28, 2014


Monday, March 24

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 294-309. These sections summarize the surface properties of small solar system bodies, the Moon, and Mercury.


Wednesday, March 26

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 309-314. These sections summarize the surface properties of Mars and Venus. Note the summary list of concepts on p. 314.


Thursday, March 27, LAB

The lab today is on lunar stratigraphy and photogeologic mapping.


Friday, March 28

Before today's class you should read Moons and Planets, pp. 317-328. These sections introduce the study of planetary atmospheres- their origin, composition, structure, and thermal properties.


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