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        Impact Craters on Earth

        See features on Earth’s surface that resulted from the impact of meteorites striking the Earth in this slideshow with images from NASA. The slideshow highlights a few impact craters of varying time and spatial scales around the world. Students will be able to see the effects of weathering and erosion over time on these surface features.

        To view the Background Essay and Teaching Tips for this slideshow, go to Support Materials below. This resource was developed through WGBH’s Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms project, in collaboration with NASA. Click here for the full collection of resources.

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