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Title:
If an asteroid hit Earth
Author:
Spangenburg, Ray, 1939-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Franklin Watts, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Examines the origins of asteroids, their effects on hitting the Earth in the past and the present, and many of the asteroids in the solar system.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1110 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.5 2.0 66813.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 8.8 6 Quiz: 32122 Guided reading level: U.
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ISBN:
9780531117163

9780531165126
Format :
Book

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Clarence Library QB377 .S63 2000 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

This Series meets National Curriculum Standards for: Science: Earth and Space Science History and Nature of Science Science and Technology Science in Personal and Social Perspectives Social Studies: Global Connections Individual, Groups, & Institutions Science, Technology, & Scoiety Time, Continuity, & Change


Author Notes

Ray Spangenburg is an author who specializes in writing about science and technology. As a journalist he has covered NASA and related science activities for many years.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Prologue: Killer Space Rockp. 9
Chapter 1 A Real-Life Asteroid Attackp. 11
Chapter 2 Traces of Earth's Violent Visitorsp. 32
Chapter 3 What If It Happened Now?p. 42
Chapter 4 Where Do They Come From?p. 49
Chapter 5 Asteroids Close Upp. 62
Chapter 6 Looking Out for Dangerp. 73
Chapter 7 What Should We Do?p. 82
Exploring Asteroids: A Timelinep. 91
Glossaryp. 95
To Find Out Morep. 99
Indexp. 107

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