What Is a Meteor Shower?

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Link to Resource: https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/meteor-shower/en/
Resource Type:Curricula and Instruction; Curriculum Materials
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Organization:National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Summary:Shooting star party, anyone? Use this article from NASA's Space Place as a starting point to teach elementary and middle level students about meteors ad meteor showers. In simple, straightforward language, the article explains what these space rocks are, how they form, and the best times of the year to view major meteor showers.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 1
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.A; ESS1.B
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; meteorite; middle school; nasa; space; space weather
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