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Meteors

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What are Meteors, Meteoroids, and Meteorites?
From YouTube, produced by NASA SciFiles
This is a segment explaining what meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites are and the differences in these.  Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.  (This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional p... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Meteors
November 22, 2009 at 12:03 PM
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Meteor Showers - Interactive Site
From teachersdomain.org
While commonly referred to as "shooting stars," meteors and meteor showers are, in fact, unrelated to stars. Instead, these streaks of light are the glow of interplanetary debris crashing into Earth's atmosphere. In this animated video adapted from N... [more]
Found by begamatt in Meteors
September 5, 2010 at 08:16 PM
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Night of Meteors
From YouTube, produced by EsoCast
From EsoCast. Look closely and see a meteor shower captured in this series of time lapse shots. On 14--16 December 2012, the Geminid meteor shower made a spectacular appearance over ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile. As the meteors showered down ove... [more]
Found by teresahopson in Meteors
January 19, 2013 at 02:19 PM
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ScienceCasts: Rock Comet Meteor Shower
From YouTube, produced by NASA
The Geminid meteor shower peaks on Dec. 13th and 14th when Earth runs through a stream of debris from a strange object that some astronomers are calling a "rock comet." (04:07)
Found by teresahopson in Meteors
December 2, 2012 at 09:44 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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What if Meteor Hits Major City?
From YouTube, produced by Weather Channel
A large meteor strike could wipe out a U.S. city, and the effects would be felt over much of the country. (01:22)
Found by teresahopson in Meteors
January 13, 2013 at 05:58 PM
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What Is a Shooting Star? - Song
From YouTube, produced by They Might Be Giants
This professionally-made music video from They Might Be Giants explains that a shooting star is actually is a meteor in the sky. Cartoons are simple and cute while the tune and lyrics are catchy and easy to remember.  Some lyrics include "A shooting ... [more]
Found by begamatt in Meteors
February 19, 2011 at 09:21 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Backyard Astronomers (Part 3 of 6) Eclipses, Asteroids, and Meteors
From YouTube, produced by The History Channel
This is a ten-minute History Channel Documentary that starts with the different types of eclipse, then moves into a different segment concerning asteroids and meteors.
Found by jglapion in Meteors
December 1, 2010 at 11:47 PM
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Awesome Meteor Shower in Raleigh NC on December 9, 2008
From YouTube
This shows a personal video of a meteor shower in Raleigh, NC, USA. Run time 01:19.
Found by pampilot in Meteors
July 18, 2009 at 01:51 PM
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Meteor From Mars
From YouTube, produced by The Open University
Shows a meteorite that is famous for killing a dog in Egypt. Explains how meteorite is named. Video interview. Includes closed captioning. Grades 5-12. 1:57 min.
Found by laneyk in Meteors
August 10, 2009 at 06:33 AM
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Ask the Expert: Meteors
From YouTube, produced by NOVA
Ask the Astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, goes to the park to see if anyone has any questions.  A boy in the park asks, “How fast does meteorite moves in space?”  He explains that meteor moves through space and if you find it on the ground then it... [more]
Found by Barb in Meteors
July 26, 2009 at 02:56 PM
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