ASTEROID DAY LIVE

Asteroid Day LIVE will be the first-ever 24-hour live broadcast about space, and specifically asteroids, airing on June 30, 2017 made possible by support from OHB, SES, BCE and the Luxembourg Government. Asteroid Day LIVE includes six hours from Luxembourg in addition to live programming from ESA, JAXA and NASA. The six-hour broadcast from Luxembourg plus hours of other international programming is creating a global conversation about some of the most important asteroid missions and new discoveries, with scientists and experts around the world.

Exercises for the Classroom or a Seminar

Our Resources  are suitable for children.

Asteroid Day power point presentation
QUEST OF ASTEROIDS
Our Asteroid Experts produced a Power Point presentation in collaboration with our educational partners which you can download and use.

Download the Power Point

Moon / lunar crater exercise, suitable for children.
ASTEROIDS & LUNAR LANDSCAPES
In this 30 to 45 minute activity, students (in teams of 4-5) experiment to create craters and learn about the landscape of the moon. The students make observations on how the size and mass, direction, and velocity of the projectile impacts the size and shape of the crater.

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Print asteroid eros
PRINT ASTEROID EROS
Emily Peters made this wonderful model of asteroid 433 Eros. You can download the file. A great exercise for any classroom.

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Learn about asteroids through art.
LEARN ABOUT ASTEROIDS THROUGH ART
In this short activity, participants learn about the characteristics and location of asteroids and build their own model asteroid using clay.

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Exploration is NEAR
EXPLORATION IS NEAR
This activity book is designed to provide you with a number of fun activities to teach children about asteroids and some of the science concepts involved in the NEAR mission.

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Asteroid Day teacher resource. print an asteroid and earth. by neoshield-2
MAKE YOUR OWN ASTEROID & EARTH
Our educational partner NEOShield-2 created a fun exercise: Build your own little models of the Earth and of an asteroid and print them.

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Planetary Society created this infographic as an educational tool for Asteroid Day, June 30.
DEFENDING EARTH
Our educational partner, the Planetary Society created two wonderful infographics which are great tools for any seminar, class room or any other educational event.

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