WONDER #1990: Have You Ever Wished Upon a Shooting Star?

Question 1 of 3

Some historians believe the practice of wishing upon a shooting star got its start with which ancient astronomer?

  1. Ptolemy
  2. Zeus
  3. Sagan
  4. Copernicus

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT something that shooting stars have been thought to be over the years?

  1. human souls
  2. angels
  3. demons
  4. school buses

Question 3 of 3

Scientists call shooting stars what?

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

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