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Solar System Comic: Space Mission to the Galilean Moons…

Watch how Colby creates a fun, inviting sense of space in this informational mini-comic!  He uses simple but effective textures to show the variety of environmnents found by our tourguide, the solar-powered satellite Soonipi-1:



Now, clearly this project demonstrates some inaccuracies in the artist’s understanding of some basic astronomical concepts (geological layering in planetary forms, diameter vs. circumference, &c.)… but using the comics as assessment tools, we could raise those issues in the class and talk about ways to show them in the artwork.


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