WONDER #11: What Causes a Shooting Star?

Question 1 of 3

Pieces of dust and rock in outer space are called what?

  1. meteoroids
  2. meteors
  3. meteorites
  4. meteorolaids

Question 2 of 3

A meteor shower occurs when Earth passes through a what?

  1. time loop
  2. black hole
  3. meteor stream
  4. sun dog

Question 3 of 3

A piece of meteoroid that lands on Earth is called a what?

  1. meteoroid
  2. meteor
  3. meteor stream
  4. meteorite

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