Creature Feature: Comparing Earth to Mars and Venus

by: Geoff Holt and Nancy W. West

Mars and Venus are Earth’s closest neighbors. The differences between them are striking. In many ways, Earth can be thought of as the happy medium between the two extremes that Mars and Venus represent. In this activity, students create Martians and Venusians based on a comparison of the physical, orbital, and atmospheric properties of Mars, Venus, and Earth.


Elementary SchoolMiddle SchoolHigh School


Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/15/2011Stock # PB298X2_9a

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