Galilean Moon Io Globe™

Galilean Moon Io Globe™

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Experience the towering active volcanoes of Io, the most dynamic body in our solar system. The color imagery from the Galileo satellite was combined with the high resolution imagery from Voyager 1 and 2 to create the spectacular color image mosaic in amazing detail. Sulfuric eruptions and ejecta provide a telltale history of tidal uplifting of more than 100 meters as Io is contorted between the gravitational pull between the mighty giant Jupiter and Ganymede, the largest moon in the solar system. Includes the latest labeling of physiographic features and latitude / longitude grid.

Real World Galilean Moon Io globes are available pre assembled or build it yourself assembly kits. Everything needed to assemble your globe of Io is provided, including the sphere, adhesive mapsheets, globe calibration stickers, ring stand and assembly instructions on DVD.

Real World Galilean Moon Io™ features:
Real world mapsheets
Dry/wet erase
Real world color satellite imagery data
15 degree latitude and longitude graticule
Place name labels
Ring stand enables easy viewing of entire globe
Protective surface
Light weight

Real World Galilean Moon Io™ kit contains:
High density foam wedges comprising the sphere
Color satellite imagery sheets for sphere
Ring Stand
Calibration stickers for your globe
Adhesive strips
Detailed assembly instructions booklet
Quick Assembly Guide
Dry-erase marker(s)

Spatial and visual learning systems support lessons addressing:
Dynamic Physical Processes
Energy in the Io System
Meridians and Parallels
Map Projections & Coordinate Systems
Principles of Photogrammetry and Mapping
Spherical geometry and trigonometry
Physical Geography

Learning Resources:
Planets, Io: Volcanic Moon, NASA
JUICE: JUpiter ICy moons Explorer, European Space Agency
The Outer Planets: The Galilean Moons of Jupiter, LASP University of Colorado
Galilean Moons - Universe Today
Worksheet Io - by Michael Carroll


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