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Title: Bombs Away: Impacts in Space
Description: Craters are found all around the surface of the Earth, the moon, and plants throughout the Solar System. While craters can be formed by volcanic activity, most craters found in space are impact craters. Impact Craters are created when meteors crash into the surface of planets and moons. In this hands-on activity, students explore craters in the solar system by learning and practicing crater formation basics using a model 
Key Words: crater, meteor, moon 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 
 CraterLesson Plan.doc
 Crater Instruction HandOut.doc

Teacher's Request: I am needing a lesson on craters in space


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