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NOVA scienceNOW: Asteroid

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this NOVA scienceNOW segment:

The Asteroid That Hit L.A.
Try out three "what if" scenarios with our catastrophe calculator and discover the likelihood and potential effects of any of three sizes of asteroids impacting Earth. (Flash plug-in required.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Hunting Meteorites
Join Neil deGrasse Tyson on a trip to the Mojave Desert as he talks with meteorite hunter Rob Matson to learn all about meteorites. Running time: 3 minutes 42 seconds. (QuickTime, RealVideo, or Windows Media plug-in required.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Ask the Expert
Read answers to viewer questions about asteroids. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

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