Simulation of meteorite impacts on Earth.
The activity is inspired by the meteorites collection of San Giovanni in Persiceto Planetarium and Museum (Museo del Cielo e della Terra).
Learning how some physical variables (speed, angle, mass, kinetic energy) are related in a collision. Making hipotesis on collision effects and verifying them. Learning about orders of magnitudes.
basic scenario: investigate variables one by one and find relationships
e.g. classifications, principles, theories, etc
Students may use the ILS in a classroom with Interactive Whiteboard and mobile devices or in a Personal Computer lab. They should know physical concepts as mass, density, speed, kinetic energy. More activities about Earth and Space may be...