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We explain it

There are lots of names associated with space rocks, so what is the difference? Join the Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomers to find out.

Take a look at this Space Rocks video which shows our approach to explaining asteroids, meteors, meteorites and the differences between them.

Using the information in this video think about how you would now answer the question What is an asteroid?

Would you explain anything differently?

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Our Solar System and Beyond: Teaching Primary Science

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