Space Rocks

Kinley and Jade

Comets

*made of ice and dust

*leftovers from the creation of the universe

*A.K.A. "dirty snowballs"

*tails always point away from the sun

Asteroids

*large chunks of rock

*come from the Asteroid Belt

*Found between Mars and Jupiter

*Range in size from 1000 km to the size of a pebble

Meteors

*a chunk of rock that burns up in Earth's atmosphere

*A.K.A. "shooting star"

*many meteors come from comet pieces

*most are tiny in size

*are a flash of light

* Meteoroids are in space

*Meteorites hit Earth's surface