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To introduce meteorites and reinforce the composition of the solar system; to encourage student interest in space.

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Hints for uses in your library Another source of micrometeorites is snow; collect falling flakes and examine the remaining particles left behind after the water has melted and evaporated.
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To introduce meteorites and reinforce the composition of the solar system; to encourage student interest in space.