BrainPOP

Asteroids

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s — an asteroid! Ever wonder where shooting stars come from? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby take you to the world of asteroids, which are basically just big space rocks. You’ll see where most asteroids live in our solar system and meet the biggest asteroid known to man! Discover what makes an asteroid different from a comet, and find out the eerie history of how an asteroid may have wiped out the dinosaurs! Watch out!

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What are asteroids?

Did a really big asteroid ever hit Earth?

I heard there was a movie about asteroids called Armageddon. Can you tell me more?