Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors
From the Series Worlds Beyond
During the formation of the solar system, not all of the materials in the vast could of dust and gas were used. What happened to the remaining ice, metal, and rock? It formed what became known as asteroids, comets, and meteors. Take a look at the significance of these objects and the possible impact they have on humankind.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Genre||Science, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Twenty-First Century Books ™|
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Author: Ron Miller
Ron Miller has worked as a freelance writer and illustrator for more than 30 years. Many of his illustrations appear in magazines like Astronomy and Scientific American. He has also worked on motion pictures and created postage stamps. (One of his stamps is attached to a spacecraft headed for the planet Pluto!) He has also written short stories and novels and has even created a comic book.