Meteorite Impact Craters on Earth - Science Poster 38x26"
Meteorite Impact Craters on Earth
38x26" Laminated Science Poster
from American Educational Products
Meteorite Impact Craters on the Earth poster is a full-size, fully revised color poster that provides a great introduction to impact science. This poster features a table with all new information about the size, location, types of materials found and features of 177 verified craters discovered on Earth (copyright 2008).
- The world map shows all 177 craters plotted geographically with the names of the craters, latitude and longitude and keyed to a data table.
- There are pictures and text about some of the amazing rock and mineral types that are created ONLY by hyper-velocity impacts.
- A sectional graphic shows how craters are formed when the meteorite/ asteroid/ comet hits the ground, and the types of crater they produce.
- A section is devoted to Gene Shoemaker, considered to be the "father of impact science."
- A handy timeline graph on the bottom of the poster shows the dating of 6 extinction events and their titles.
- The poster comes with a 4 page in-color information sheet with photos of meteorites and interesting review questions and answers.
Discover the fascinating world of meteorites, asteroids & comets that have collided with Earth with this thought-provoking, colorful and informative poster.(The title includes: Meteorite/ Asteroid/ Comet Craters on the Earth as many of these impact sites have yet to be determined as to which of the three impactors definitely created the crater).
- Measures 38" wide by 26" tall
- Printed in full color with a UV protective laminate