Lessons for Asteroids

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  • Asteroids - … , but first, let's look at some background information about asteroids. Asteroids are objects that revolve around the Sun, mostly in the … the known asteroids. click for copyright How big are asteroids? Actually, their sizes can be quite variable! The smallest known asteroid is 6 … "Armageddon")! Lesson Background & Concepts for Teachers (Return to Contents) Asteroid Fast Facts Asteroids are objects ranging in size from 6 m to …
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  • Asteroid Impacts And Extinction Events! Is There A Connection? - … the students on the worksheet. Cue video Asteroids: Deadly Impact: 1. Continue using the worksheet "Asteroids and Extinction Events Questions”. It will … sense of what's coming. Although this video, Asteroids: Deadly Impact, is about asteroids and impacts, it's also a tribute to … people about the impact of asteroids or comets. Student Materials: Worksheet: "Asteroids and Extinction Events Vocabulary” Worksheet: "Asteroids and Extinction Events Questions” (for …
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  • Averting Disaster - … asteroid? -What size must it be to be considered an asteroid? -What might cause an asteroid to change shape? -What color is an asteroid? -How does the color of the asteroid affect … -What is the speed at which an asteroid travels in space? -How might the asteroid's speed be affected by the gravitational …
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  • Asteroid Belt - … to asteroids and the Asteroid Belt. * Guide questions: Q1: What are asteroids? Q2: What is the Asteroid Belt? Q3: Where is the asteroid belt located? Q4: Why are scientists interested in asteroids? Explore as a whole class what an asteroid
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  • Asteroids - … detect asteroids in SDSS photos. The SDSS Data Release 3 contains over 100,000 asteroids. Most fields contain at least one asteroid and many contain more than one. Some of the asteroids are bright … small bodies called asteroids Identify the location of most asteroids as between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter Know that asteroids are made …
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  • Science in Paradise: Big Dish - … a collision with an asteroid controllable? What are an individual's risks associated with an asteroid collision? Will all asteroid collisions produce the … shooting gallery," because our planet is surrounded by asteroids, comets and meteors. Asteroids are pieces of space rock and metal, ranging in … called "Earth-crossing asteroids." Here are some factoids about asteroids and other cosmic collisions: The impact of an asteroid that collided with Earth …
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  • Planet Impactn - … should: Understand that the solar system consists of planets, moons, asteroids, meteoroids, comets, and the Sun. Understand that objects have mass … . Students might confuse comets and asteroids. The following table may help teachers explain the difference: Comets Asteroids Made up of ice and … gravitational force. The asteroid didn't have much mass, so the unbalanced gravitational force was small and the asteroid was unable to …
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  • Cosmic Collisions and Risk Assessment - … Earth being hit by an asteroid at some point in the future is 100%. How big an asteroid? How often? When? There … program, the LIncoln Near Earth Asteroid Research, or Project LINEAR, is dedicated to discovering Earth-crossing asteroids, and has succeeded in discovering … it up? Internet Resources: ?Potentially Hazardous Asteroids? http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/neo/pha.html ?Asteroid and Comet Impact Hazards? http://impact …
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  • The Solar System and the Forces Behind It - … the outer planets which consists of the 'Asteroid Belt'. The vast majority of asteroids orbit the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. But … into smaller and smaller fragments leaving dust and smaller asteroids in the Asteroid Belt. Asteroids are made mostly of different types of rock … asteroids that land on Earth. Meteoroids are fragments from asteroids that have collided and split apart in small bits and pieces. These asteroid
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  • Will the World End on Friday? - … past decade / the Mayan Apocalypse / calendar / doomsday / candles / Friday / tsunamis / asteroids / NASA / astronomers / English teachers / homework Have a chat about the … . Change partners again and talk about your conversations. 5. ASTEROIDS: An asteroid will damage the Earth next week. What are the best … a. giant tsunami and asteroid b. giant asteroids and tsunamis c. giant tsunamis and steroids d. giant tsunamis and asteroids 7) the black …
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