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Grade Level: 5-8, 9-12
Meteors & Meteorites
Science Education Standards: Earth and Space Science
- Earth in the Solar System: The earth is the third planet from the sun in a system that includes the moon, the sun, seven other planets and their moons, and smaller objects, such as asteroids and comets. The sun, an average star, is the central and largest body in the solar system.
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Short Description: The Daily Shooting Star uses a tabloid format to generate interest in meteorites. The articles may be used as an introduction or preassessment before any lessons are started, or it may be a final assessment after the units are completed.
Source: NASA Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate