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Space OriginPlay
Emphasize that 'meteor' is matter originally from space, not created on Earth. SlideScientists study meteors to learn about materials formed in outer space.
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Atmospheric EntryPlay
Understand 'meteor' heats up due to friction when entering Earth's atmosphere, creating light. SlideThe meteor lit up the sky as it burned entering the atmosphere.
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Not MeteoritePlay
Distinguish between 'meteor' in the sky and 'meteorite', which is a meteor that lands on Earth. SlideIf the meteor survives its fiery descent and reaches the ground, it's called a meteorite.