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What’s a Meteor Shower?

August 10, 2017 9:40 pm

Have you ever looked up at night and seen a streak of light flash across the sky? Some people call that a “shooting star,” but it’s not actually a star at all! Join Jessi and Squeaks to learn what shooting stars really are and how they happen!

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SOURCES:
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/space/meteoroids.html
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/meteors/basic
https://www.space.com/32868-perseid-meteor-shower-guide.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/science/space/8190587/What-is-a-meteor.html
http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/about-us/75-our-solar-system/comets-meteors-and-asteroids/meteorites/313-how-many-meteorites-hit-earth-each-year-intermediate
https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-causes-a-meteor-show/

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