UM Astronomy Resources: Solar System - Small Bodies

What follows is a list of teaching resources for use in department classes. (They are not for sale!)

Topic Query
Title/Name Description Label ID Resource Type Location
Meteorites Collection of small meteorites, individually labeled   Demonstrations CSS 0252
Meteorites-Menace from the Sky A discussion of the historical and scientific role of meteorites in our world B13 Videos CSS 1112
Falling From the Sky Meteor Resource CD B16 Videos CSS 1112
Impact Ground Zero B17 Videos CSS 1112
Sudden Impact: Meteors Part of the Cosmic Travelers series; Re-enactments of meteorite impacts. 3-D animations of impacts and possible strategies to protect Earth C22 Videos CSS 1112
Final Target: Planet Earth Part of the Cosmic Travelers Series. Explores the present efforts to locate and observe objects that might impact the Earth C23 Videos CSS 1112
Comets and Asteroids Cosmic Travelers Series: Program examines effects of past impacts of comets and asteroids on Earth and elsewhere in solar system. Also discusses plans to protect from another impact C24 Videos CSS 1112
Newton's Apple: Meteors Solar Eclipses Shows what meteorites are made of and where they come from, explains what causes eclipses C25 Videos CSS 1112