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Super Science Facts: Meteors and Meteorites

by Lydia Lukidis

What’s that light speeding across the night sky? Chances are that it’s a meteor—a rock from outer space. These space rocks fall to Earth all the time. Where do they come from? What are they made of? What happens when they hit the ground? Learn more about meteors and meteorites, and find out the difference between them!

Super Science Facts entertains readers in grades 5 to 12 with fun science facts and colorful images on every page that support reading comprehension. The minimal text format (1,700 to 2,000 words per book) introduces content vocabulary defined in context and repeated in a glossary.

Glossary: asteroid, asteroid belt, atmosphere, celestial body, comet, constellation, crater, extinct, igneous, impact, meteor shower, meteor, meteorite, meteoroid, pressure, radiate, silicate, mineral

Table of Contents:
What's the Difference?
A Long Way to Travel
Stuff from the Sky
Showers from Space
A History of Impacts
Famous Hits

Other books in this series:


High Tech for the Human Body
Genetics
Life at the Extremes
The Immune System
A World Underground
Earth's Ice
Galaxies
Nature-Based Tech
Precious Metals

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Reading Level

Interest Level

Reading Level 3

Grades 5-12


Subject/Genre: Physical Science

Ratings: Lexile: 680

Recommended Ages: 11–18

Pages: 48 pp., 5-1/2x8-1/2

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2342-9

Super Science Facts: Meteors and Meteorites


$9.95

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Classroom Set: 5 titles


$44.95

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