How the Meteorite Got to the Museum

How the Meteorite Got to the Museum

Jessie Hartland (author)

Publisher: Blue Apple Books ISBN: 9781609052522

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Description

This science-as-entertainment book chronicles how a meteorite ended up in the American Museum of Natural History, detailing the steps that brought it from outer space, across the eastern US, to the roof of a car in Peekskill, New York, and thereafter to be verified, tested, and exhibited in the hallowed halls of the AMNH. Hartland describes the space rock's path by showing how it connected to people--e.g., fans at a football game noticed it, the police attributed its crash to vandals, firefighters cooled it off, etc.

Reading Level
Lexile
AD1030L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
X
ATOS
7.1
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
Astronomy & Space Nature
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Fiction
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