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Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
Meteorites by James
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  • 1. Big Question What would happen if a meteorite hit earth??By James
  • 2.  It is a Shooting star and is also known as a falling star It is ike a fire ball 38,000 meteorites have hit earth They hit in the North and South pole a lot Hit the grand canyon Its size was 30 metres It weighed 100,000 tons Its speed was 20 km per second
  • 3. If a Meteorite hit the land it could cause Dust-Cut off sunlight for Months Make a crack in the earth Lower the temperature of the whole world Cause an earthquake Cut out power
  • 4. What would happen if a meteorite hit the sea? Tsunamis would hit in every direction It could cause hurricanes or cyclones bigger than the pacific ocean Cut out power Block the sun for Months (closer to sand bigger the risk) Crack the earth Cause earthquakes
  • 5.  When a meteorite hits an asteroid in the asteroid belt it will speed towards a planet As it breaks through the atmosphere it is set on fire Meteorites try to hit earth They may break up and become a meteor shower Otherwise it is sent back and becomes space junk http://youtu.be/ZxmuB66iAiQ
  • 6. Meteoroid: A small particle from an asteroid or cometorbiting he Sun.Meteor: A meteoroid that is observed as it burns up inthe Earths atmosphere - a shooting star.Meteorite: A meteoroid that survives its passagethrough the Earths atmosphere and impacts theEarths surface. http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=6qVw1nILDBc
  • 7. A meteor strike makes agiant crater A meteor strike in Russia 2013
  • 8.  http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/na tural-disasters/asteroid-hits-earth.htm http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qi d=20061115063059AADSU9L http://www.kidsastronomy.com/meteorites.h tm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meteorite
  • 9.  Feedback please

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