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We want to help you in the event planning process by pointing you towards some of the resources you can use for your event. Our team has curated a set of resources that vary from presentations, videos to kid-friendly quizzes.
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Asteroid Day LIVE 2018

June 12, 2018
MEDIA INFORMATION: Asteroid Day LIVE will be distributed via a dedicated SES satellite (19.2 East),...
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Scientists Rock series

May 29, 2018
Scientists Rock is a 7-part video series created by Asteroid Day introducing you to the people worki...
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Asteroid Day LIVE 2018

June 12, 2018
MEDIA INFORMATION: Asteroid Day LIVE will be distributed via a dedicated SES satellite (19.2 East), available on local channels subscribing to the SES satellite network, and the Asteroid Day website. Media outlets can download the feed directly from the satellite or request streaming information from PR@AsteroidDay.org (via CDN). Please visit our Newsroom, here, for the Press […]
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How would you propose to survey and track all NEO of the size of Tunguska?

May 30, 2018
QUESTION FROM ALASDAIR TAYLOR How would you propose to survey and track all NEO of the size of Tunguska? I mean 25th abs magnitude is faint and I can believe that this is the main reason the red line flattens off. What telescope setup would you describe as being ideal for hunting these objects? I […]

What created the many elliptical Carolina Bay landform depressions?

May 30, 2018
First question: What created the many elliptical Carolina Bay landform depressions? There are thousands of enigmatic oval-shaped depressions in the Atlantic Coastal Plain, many of which are enclosed by low sandy ridges. They were dubbed “Carolina Bays” by F.A. Melton and William Schriever, who suggested in 1933 that they were scars formed by impacts from […]
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Asteroid Impact Mission

May 29, 2018
A full-dome version of a previously released animation on the Asteroid Impact Mission has been created by Science Office for ESA. Learn more about Asteroid Impact Mission. Download links Audio (English, French, German, Italian, Spanish) Music Video

Learn about asteroids through art

May 29, 2018
In this short activity, participants learn about the characteristics and location of asteroids and build their own model asteroid using clay. Learn more about activity.

Asteroids & Lunar Landscape activity

May 29, 2018
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. Learn more about Asteroids & Lunar Landscape activity.
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Kerbal Space Program Gaming

May 29, 2018
The team at squad in collaboration with the B612 Foundation (http://sentinelmission.org/) have created a mod based upon the proposed Sentinel space telescope designed to discover asteroids. Learn more about Kerbal Space Program.
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NEAR Mission Activities for Children

May 29, 2018
Activity book provides you with fun activities to teach children about asteroid and some of the science concepts involving the NEAR mission. NEAR Mission Activities for Children (PDF)
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Build your own asteroid

May 29, 2018
Materials for fun activities about Asteroids. Build your own asteroid following instructions. Build your own little models of the Earth and of an asteroid. (NEO-Shield 2) Assemble your own asteroid (Model 433 Eros)