We found 103 resources with the concept asteroids
Why is NASA Sending a Spacecraft to a Metal World?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can we journey to outer space to learn more about inner Earth? Discover the method to NASA's madness with an enlightening short video. The narrator explains the composition of the asteroid the resource is studying, what scientists hope...
Asteroids, Meteors, Comets… and the End of the World?
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Dinosaurs owe their destiny to an asteroid. What are the chances humans will meet the same fate? A fascinating video lesson considers the probability of an asteroid colliding with the earth while taking into account variations in...
Asteroid Mining: Our Ticket To Living Off Earth?
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
It turns out asteroids could be a gold mine—literally! An It's Ok To Be Smart video lesson describes the untapped resources orbiting our solar system. The presenter considers the possibilities of space colonies using these resources as...
The First Asteroid Ever Discovered
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Flash back to 1801 to meet Ceres, the first asteroid discovery! Use a video lesson to learn how careful plotting and measuring led to the discovery of Ceres. Once lost, mapping the orbit led to new astronomy and new mathematics to...
Let's Go To Space! - SciShow Kids
K - 6th
Take a journey to outer space with a collection of 18 captivating videos by SciShow Kids. Videos cover a variety of topics related to space and astronomy, and showcase key terms and real-world images. The host, Jessi, and her cartoon sidekick, Squeaks, are sure to spark your young scholars' interest.
Are All Asteroids' Surfaces the Same Age?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did you know scientists can tell the age of an asteroid by looking closely at its craters? This final lesson of a six-part series focuses on two asteroids, Gaspra and Ida, in order to demonstrate the concept of dating asteroids. Scholars...