Explore Alliance Presents: How Do You KNOW? – Episode #36: ''When Asteroids Strike"
Dr. Daniel Barth gives us an overview of and will answer your questions about what happens When Asteroids Strike in this 36th Episode of How Do You KNOW?
Impacts on Earth from Asteroids cause severe damage, sometimes on a global scale. In this episode Dr. Barth covers the airburst incident that destroyed the ancient civilization of Tall el-Hammam, and other famous air-burst and impactor events that have occurred in world history, including the most recent air-burst meteor Chelyabinsk in Russia in February of 2013.
The activities and materials provided free for the How Do You Know? program are based upon Dr. Barth’s award-winning book: Astronomy For Educators. This book is used as a resource in more than 5,700 schools across the United States and in more than 50 countries world-wide. Published as an Open Educational Resource Text, it is made available from the University of Arkansas Library Press.