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Microscopic meteorites routinely reach Earth’s surface. This activity shows how to collect, identify and save a sample of them. An equipment list, step-by-step instructions, and procedural images are provided.
This is a lesson about describing meteorites. Learners will observe and describe physical characteristics of an edible sample in preparation for describing rock or meteorite samples. They will work cooperatively in a team setting and use both oral... (View More) and written communication skills. Objectives, activities, vocabulary words, and experimental extensions are included. This is lesson 8 of 19 in Exploring Meteorite Mysteries. (View Less)
This is a lesson about meteorite investigations. Learners will listen to the story of an actual meteorite fall, participate in a brainstorm session intended to focus their interest on and arouse their curiosity about meteorites, view a slide show... (View More) that provides background information, and compose a conclusion to the narrative. Advanced preparation and procedural tips are included. This is lesson 1 of 19 in Exploring Meteorite Mysteries. (View Less)