Find a Meteorite: Experiment
Web Activity - Meteorite identification start
How do scientists identify meteorites? We will use the properties of meteorites to help distinguish meteorites from "meteor-wrongs" – samples from the Earth that may have some properties like meteorites. We will use several tests and compile the results into a table.
Pick a sample to test!
This sample measures about 8 inches or 20 cm across
This sample measures about 30 inches or 75 cm acoss
This sample measures about 3 inches or 7 cm across