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Asteroid Mappers

Main Project Information
Presented By CosmoQuest
Goal Perform science tasks that can’t be done w/out public’s help.
Task Use built-in tools to mark geologic features on other worlds.
Where Online only
Description

Help NASA identify craters and other terrain on the asteroid Vesta

As seen in Chapter 4 of Citizen Science by Caren Cooper.

How to Join

Visit the Asteroid Mappers webpage ( https://cosmoquest.org/vesta ) and register online.

Project Timing Asteroid Mappers is an ongoing project.
Website https://cosmoquest.org/vesta
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Ideal Age Group Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families, Seniors
Ideal Frequency Per week
Average Time Less than an hour
Spend the Time indoors
Type of Activity Exclusively online
Class Materials https://cosmoquest.org/x/educatorszone/project/investagate/
Tags asteroids, astronomy, craters, geology, planetary science, planets, space exploration
Project Updated 08/03/2017