Review Checklist - Sample Questions
- What was the Tunguska event?
- What type of meteoroid impacts are astronomers
most concerned about?
- Where did all the water on Earth come from?
- What is a meteoroid?
- Does any meteoroid ever enter the Earth's
- What is a meteorite?
- What is a meteor?
- What is the difference between meteoroids
- Why is Antarctica a good place to look for
- Why are some meteorites made of different
material than others?
- Do any of the meteorites we find on Earth
come from another planet?
- What kind of material from space arrives
- What are the small meteoroids that cause
shooting stars remnants of?
- What causes a shooting star?
- What causes a meteor shower?
- What is the source of the annual meteor shower
known as the Leonids?
page by luca bombelli <bombelli at olemiss.edu>,
modified 29 sep 2012