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NASA ARES Project: Exploring Meteorite Mysteries is simulated by Astronomy Workshop: Solar System Collisions
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An interactive tool allowing users to "bombard" any planet in the solar system. Users set the diameter, velocity, and composition of the meteorite or colliding object. The program calculates crater depth and energy released upon collision.


NASA ARES Project: Exploring Meteorite Mysteries covers the same topic as Astronomy Behind the Headlines: Cosmic Debris
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A set of annotated links to web sites on meteor showers, meteorites, asteroids, comets, and related NASA image sets. Also features a podcast on Cosmic Debris by a noted SETI scientist.


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NASA ARES Project: Exploring Meteorite Mysteries is part of http://ares.jsc.nasa.gov/Education/
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A link to the full collection of K-12 educational resources developed by NASA's Astromaterials Research Office. Topics include meteors, exploration of the moon, astrobiology (the search for life outside Earth),and planetary science.



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