The lesson use the Impact Calculator lab to investigate what happens when a comet or asteroid hits a solar body. It explains the formation of craters in the entire solar system. The students have to make some investigations and to draw conclussions.

Prior Knowledge Requirements

Educational Objectives (Types of knowledge):
Factual: Learn about the different types of craters in the Solar System:formation and structure
Conceptual: Learn about the interaction between colliding bodies: Moon or a planet and asteroid or comet.
Procedural: Learn about simulations and how to use them in a concrete scientific context
Meta- cognitiv : Get acquainted with making and studying astronomical observations.

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