"Thank you so much for visiting our class on Friday! The kids loved it...they thought it was pretty cool to meet a "real" Astronomer! Thanks again, Janine"
Updated October 17, 2011
There are three types of teaching resources available to use with this project:
In addition, some questions are answered and terms are defined on the Frequently Asked Questions page.
Grade 9 Lesson Plans
These pages provide teachers with lessons covering the following topics:
A more detailed breakdown of what is covered in each lesson can be found at this link. That page also provides links to the lessons themselves.
Student Activities provide students with resources to work in a combination of team arrangements to carry out the project. They provide hands-on directions for exploring the fascinating natural phenomenon of meteor interaction with the Earth's atmosphere.
Students will discover what they need to know to implement the project by working in the following teams:
Descriptions of each team and their tasks, and links to the resources they will need to carry out the project can be found at this link.
A set of information resources is provided beginning from this link.