Students use the Internet to discover the wonderful world of comets and meteor showers. They discover how to spot one and predict them using a calendar. They also examine the makeup of meteoroids and meteorites.
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Track the Meteor Storm Online!: Leonid Meteor Showers, Astronomy
Students 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 plan to k-4, 5-8, and 9-12 students.
1st - Higher Ed Science
Comets And Meteor Showers (Perseid Meteor Shower)
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...
2 mins 9th - 12th Science