Meteor, Meteoroid, Meteorite: What's the Difference?

Students explore the difference between a meteor, meteorite and meteoroid. In this space science lesson, students first read information about these space bodies. Students make Comet Cookies and use them to model a meteor shower with a lamp as the sun. Students complete meteor math problems and plan a meteor watching party.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 4th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 day
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
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