Science Education

How was the Barringer Meteorite Crater formed? Where are all the impact sites on Earth? What can craters tell us about the Earth and other planets?

Find out the answers to these questions and many more. The pages in this section offer an introduction to the science of the Barringer Meteor Crater, explaining how the crater was created and how we know what we know about craters and impacts. Click the links to the left to find out more!

For Teachers & Educators

Teachers can access a full, integrated Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math curriculum, including six classroom lesson plans centered around the Barringer Meteorite Crater.

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