Lunar and Planetary Institute






Impacts and Craters
Content Resources for the Pre-Service Educator

Exploring Meteorite Mysteries
A Teacher's guide with activities, background educator information, images, and more.

Explore! Impact Cratering
Background information for Educators on impact cratering.

Terrestrial Impact Craters
Site for general information on impact craters and related vocabulary. Ages 10 and up.

Earth Impact Database
Offers crater diameter, age, and location information.

Terrestrial Impact Craters and Their Environmental Effects
The Lunar and Planetary Laboratory's educational pages about impacts and their environmental effects. Includes information about Shoemaker-Levy's encounter with Jupiter! Also includes images, educational resources, and an interactive map of craters.

Impact
NASA's exploration of impacts and processes for ages 11–18.