Science experiments

The sixth, seventh, and eighth graders have been studying the Earth, Sun, and Moon in Earth Science. In an activity called “Why Do Craters Look Different from One Another?” the students used sand and marbles of different masses to simulate the formation of craters on the moon’s surface. They concluded that the speed of an object (such as a marble in simulation or a meteoroid in space) as well as its mass, has an effect on the size of the crater.

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