Re: Mars globes

From: Jan Wee <>
Subject: Re: Mars globes
Date: Mon, 05 May 1997 15:01:46 -0500

Dear Seth and all,

Seth asked...
>Do any of you know where I can get a globe of Mars? Ward's Scientific has one
>for $99. I was hoping we might be able to buy one for a bit less. Any ideas?

We have a list of MultiMedia Resources on pages 64-65 of the print
LFM Teacher's Guide.  Under Elementary section... a Mars Globe by 
Repolgel  -- 12" diameter, color globe (1:250,000 scale) is 
available from Carolina Science and Math at 1-800-334-551 for $89.00.  

The Hug-A-Planet Mars globe that you saw Donna Shirley holding
during Program Two is available from The Planetary Society for
$15.00 -- 8" diameter soft pillow that includes Martian features. 


Sky and Telescope has a Mars Globe -- 12 inch scale model of the Red
Planet with more than 100 identified topographic features.  
Comes with clear pedestal and an information booklet. #39214. 
$84.00   Call 1-800-253-0245.  Page 13 of the 1996 Sky Publishing
Corp --  Sky and Telescope Catalog.

Good luck finding the Mars Globe that fits
your needs!

Jan Wee, moderator