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Meteor Showers (Grade 7)

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Meteor Showers

1. 
Most meteors burn up in the atmosphere. People often call these shooting stars.
  1. True
  2. False
 
2. 
The difference between a meteor and a meteorite is that a meteorite is a space object that reached Earth's surface.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
Meteor showers only occur at night.
  1. True
  2. False
 
4. 
The Perseids meteor shower occurs in January.
  1. True
  2. False
5. 
Meredith is looking forward to watching the Geminids meteor shower. Which would be the best time for her to view the meteor shower?
  1. dawn to noon
  2. noon to sunset
  3. midnight to dawn
  4. It is never visible.
 
6. 
Meteor showers are named after                .
  1. comets
  2. meteorites
  3. meteoroids
  4. constellations
7. 
In which atmospheric layer do meteors burn up?
  1. troposphere
  2. stratosphere
  3. mesosphere
  4. thermosphere
 
8. 
We can observe meteor showers when the Earth passes through trails of dust and small rocks left from                .
  1. stars
  2. comets
  3. meteorites
  4. meteoroids
9. 
Sam watches the Lyrids meteor shower in April. When is the next time he can watch the Lyrids?
  1. In May. Meteor showers repeat every month.
  2. In July. Meteor showers repeat each season.
  3. Next April. Meteor showers repeat each year.
  4. Never. Each meteor shower is a one-time event.
 
10. 
Select the term that best completes the sentence below.

The weather satellite was damaged when a                 collided with it.
  1. meteor
  2. meteorite
  3. meteoroid
  4. constellation
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