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The Best Sites For Learning About Meteor Showers


The annual Perseid meteor shower peaked last night, and I thought I’d pull together a few related resources.

Here are The Best Sites For Learning About Meteor Showers (and are accessible to English Language Learners):

MSNBC has a very good interactive on meteor showers.

Perseid meteor shower lights up the night sky is a Washington Post slideshow.

The Christian Science Monitor has a slideshow on meteor showers.

The Los Angeles Times has a series of photos of the Perseid meteor shower.

The Discovery Channel has a number of videos about meteors and meteor showers.

Meteors In The Night Sky is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.

Perseid meteor shower puts on a spectacular show is a slideshow from The Guardian.

All About Meteors comes from

Kidipede gives a simple explanation of meteors.

Perseid meteor shower in pictures is a slideshow from The Telegraph.

Please let me know if I’m missing some sites.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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