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Vol 1, No.2
What Happens When a Meteor Hits?

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Meteors Are in the News!
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Stand Up to Gravity!
Make Your Own Crater!
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Our Cool Science Book of the Month

Comets, Meteors, and Asteroids by Seymour Simon (Mulberry Books; 32 pages, 1998, $5.95). Check out this book for some amazing pictures of meteors.

Janice VanCleave's Astronomy for Every Kid by Janice VanCleave (John Wiley & Sons; 240 pages, 1991, $11.95). 101 great astronomy experiments you can do at home.

Our Cool Science Websites of the Month:
The Earth & Sky Radio site tells you what stars and planets can be seen every night of the year!

Try these sites with an adult. The first has lots of news about meteor showers. The second gives you a chance to control a giant telescope in England through the Internet!