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Asteroids, Meteors, Comets… and the End of the World?Lesson Planet
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...
Track the Meteor Storm Online!: Leonid Meteor Showers, AstronomyLesson Planet
1st - Higher Ed
Young scholars are guided through an online series of readings and questions to explore the Leonid Meteor Showers and related topics. Modifications are provided for teaching this lesson to k-4, 5-8, and 9-12 students.
Comets And Meteor Showers (Perseid Meteor Shower)Lesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
As the dusty tail of a comet pass near Earth, particles fly off and burn up in Earth's atmosphere creating beautiful meteor showers. Learn about the Perseid Meteor Shower and the NASA space craft that make it possible for us to know when...
Meteors from Halley's CometLesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
Did you know that meteor showers come from comet tails? A NASA scientist explains that we may not be able to see Halley's Comet for another fifty years, we can experience marvelous meteor showers from its tail. Getting kids excited about...
Fossil MeteoritesLesson Planet
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fossils ... from space? Science scholars discover evidence in a limestone quarry that helped researchers learn about a meteor shower that lasted hundreds of thousands of years through an interesting video from Brain Scoop's Fossils and...
Distribution of Elements in Earth’s CrustLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How do scientists know the difference between a meteorite from space and a regular rock from the earth? Scholars read a passage and answer comprehension questions about the creation of the solar system. They extrapolate the main ideas to...