Meteoroid Lesson for Kids - Quiz & Worksheet


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What do scientists call the small stony or metallic objects that are orbiting the sun out in space?

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1. Which of these statements about a meteor is TRUE?

2. What makes the light from some 'shooting stars' show up in different colors?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you know about meteoroids with this quiz/worksheet. You'll be asked about key topics like the stony or metal objects that orbit the sun and a feature of meteors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on the following:

  • Light from 'shooting stars'
  • Meteor that drops to Earth
  • Number of people who've been hit by a meteor falling to Earth

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on meteoroids
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the name for a meteor that falls to Earth and why the light from 'shooting stars' is different colors
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about how many people have been hit by meteors

Additional Learning

The lesson named Meteoroid Lesson for Kids will teach you more about the following points:

  • Size and shape of meteors
  • Facts about asteroids
  • Craters on Earth from meteors