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PowerPoint: Asteroids, Meteors & Comets Oh My!

PowerPoint:  Asteroids, Meteors & Comets Oh My!
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1 MB|13 pages
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Based on the California State Science Standards, this presentation goes over the differences between asteroids, meteors and comets. Students will learn where the asteroid belt is located and why it is there. Students will learn the difference between meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites along with how big the average meteor that lights up the night sky is.

This presentation also covers impacts such as the Tanguska Event in Siberia and the meteorite that caused the ultimate demise of the dinosaurs at the end of the Mesozoic Era (the Chicxulub Crater in Mexico).
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13 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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