Martian Dilemma

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Answer the following question by clicking on the below box and selecting the the single best response. The answer that shows is the answer you have selected. Your explanation for the method you used to determine your answer is more important than the click-on value! For 1 point, in the below example, select: Other. When you have completed the quiz click on the above "hand in quiz" button.



The set up on the table is a model of the Sun, Mars, and Mars' two moons, Deimos and Phobos. Deimos and Phobos have phases just like our Moon has phases. Please look at the model and determine the phase of each moon as seen by the martian.


Select Phase:

Explain how you figured your answer:


Select Phase:

Explain how you figured your answer:

Martian on South Pole:

If the martian were on the south pole of Mars rather than the north pole, would either of your above answers change?

If so explain those changes: