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What If an Asteroid Hit Earth (High Interest Books: What If?)

by Holly Cefrey

  • 266 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science & Nature - General,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Asteroids,
  • Catastrophes (Geology),
  • Collisions with Earth,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9745879M
    ISBN 100613588150
    ISBN 109780613588157

      Pluto is a baby planet. It's mass is 13 × 10^21 kilograms and diameter of 2, km. So, what if Pluto hits the Earth? Pluto will hit with a huge force, sending trillions of tons of rock and dust Missing: book.   AN asteroid will come crashing into our planet and it is a matter of when, not if, experts have warned, saying there is “ percent” chance one will hit.

      Had the asteroid that hit Earth 66 million years ago struck nearly anywhere else, some dinosaurs — and perhaps other species like this flying reptile — . BW13’s natural orbit suggests that the asteroid could hit Earth if its trajectory slightly changes. If this happens, the asteroid would most likely not cause an impact event on Earth due to Author: Inigo Monzon.

    I am in my mid’s, and during my life I have seen at least four dire warnings of the end of the world as prophesied by some Biblical text or other, and on two occasions that I remember, the person raising the alarm was so certain of it that they. An “ extinction event asteroid – miles wide named Asteroid QE2 buzzed within million miles of earth. That is a very close call in astronomical terms! – an asteroid approximately to yards wide passed , miles from earth, which is a bit farther out than the moon.


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What If an Asteroid Hit Earth (High Interest Books: What If?) by Holly Cefrey Download PDF EPUB FB2

An asteroid collision with earth is a matter of when, not if. This book discusses all aspects of this subject at a level that is appropriate for year-old child to read alone, or, in my case, for an adult to read aloud to an eight or nine-year-old.

Provided lots of 5/5(1). An asteroid collision with earth is a matter of when, not if. This book discusses all aspects of this subject at a level that is appropriate for year-old child to read alone, or, in my case, for an adult to read aloud to an eight or nine-year-old. Provided lots of opportunity for follow up discussion.5/5(1).

NASA and other space agencies study the skies to find and identify asteroids in an attempt to prevent the catastrophic events that would occur if a large asteroid were to enter Earth's atmosphere.

Other Books You Might Like. What If an Asteroid Hit Earth (High Interest Books). Publisher: Children""s Press (CT) Mar 1 Bookplate inside. Stamped on inside. Internal SKU: P05I See details - What If an Asteroid Hit Earth (High Interest Books) Holly Cefrey Paperback Used.

See all 3 pre-owned listings. If a mile-wide asteroid hit Earth, it would strike the planet's surface at ab mph. An asteroid that big traveling at that speed has the energy roughly equal to a 1 million megaton bomb.

It's very likely that an asteroid like this would wipe out most of life on the planet. Sci-fi movies that depict Earth’s near destruction from incoming asteroids like Armageddon or Deep Impact are seen as “scary entertainment” far from reality.

After all, the giant asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs was 66 million years ago. Most people think if there is something like this to worry about it is safely millions of years away.

Another source suggests that there’s a one in 10, chance of a large asteroid of around miles (2 km) hitting the Earth during the next century. Although such an impactor would have to be very dense to penetrate the lower atmosphere, it could still cause a large enough firestorm to have a significant impact on the global environment for many years.

Claim: After discovering a doomsday asteroid was approaching Earth, world leaders created the COVID pandemic in an effort to distract the world population and force everyone to spend time with their fa False. Other factors were involved in dinosaurs' extinction, but the resounding death knell was the impact of a 6-mile-wide asteroid in present-day Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula 65 million years ago, creating what is known as the mile-wide, 6-mile-deep Chicxulub crater.

Seventy percent of Earth’s surface is covered by water, meaning if we were unfortunate enough to be struck by an enormous asteroid, it’d probably make a big splash. NASA personnel will pretend they've detected an asteroid due to hit Earth in — to make sure they're ready if any real asteroid threatens : Meghan Bartels.

The answer is a qualified yes. The killer could not come from the asteroid belt. Astronomers have already plotted the orbit of every asteroid that size (and a lot smaller) in great detail. There is no object that size that could plausibly hit Earth any time in the next few thousand years—probably not in the next few million years.

NASA tracks more t Near Earth Objects (NEOs) in space. Millions of years ago, one of these NEOs hit Earth, wiping out the dinosaurs.

No. Get this from a library. What if an asteroid hit earth?. [Holly Cefrey] -- Discusses what might happen if an asteroid hit the Earth. Scientists estimate that a life-ending asteroid, such as the one which put an end to the dinosaur’s reign on Earth, would collide with the planet every million years or so.

By that reasoning, Earth should be safe for another 35 million years. Life As We Knew it is the first of four books in the Last Survivors series. I Life on Earth changes suddenly for humanity when a large asteroid strikes the moon, knocking it closer to the planet. The tides change, weather gets more violent, and volcanoes begin erupting/5.

On our live Thanksgiving night show, researcher of ancient mythology and paranormal phenomena, Tom Horn shared his belief that the asteroid Apophis will hit Earth on Apa Friday the 13th, and this could be the 'Wormwood' event prophesied about in the Book of Revelation.

Horn said he'd had several prophetic dreams in his life that came to pass, such as inwhen he. Astronomers are completely confident that the foot-wide asteroid DA14 is not going to hit us, passing "only" at 17, miles from Earth—the closest encounter with an asteroid ever.

What if, 65 million years ago, the asteroid didn't hit Earth and the dinosaur extinction didn't happen.

Fascinating idea, the dinosaurs were never wiped out and evolution had to accommodate both them and mammals. Mammals were well under way when t.

As an Earth-crossing asteroid, UB95 has a chance of hitting Earth if its trajectory slightly changes. Given its size and current speed, the asteroid will most likely not hit the ground and Author: Inigo Monzon. An asteroid is going to swing by Earth today, tomorrow, maybe next week, or even next month.

It is not going to hit us. It is not going to end civilization. It is not going to cause a decades-long Author: Jonathan O'callaghan.

The asteroid passing by Earth later today is going to come pretty close to Earth -- aboutmiles distant. But it will come even closer to the moon, missing the Earth's only natural satellite bymiles.Does Revelation predict an asteroid will hit the earth in a little less than 10 years?

Horn thinks so. One of the end-times prophecies in Revelation 8 foretells of "Wormwood" striking the earth and causing plagues and darkness. Horn believes these Scriptures are referring to a giant asteroid that many scientists right now are calling "Apophis.".