People look for meteorites – level 1
A meteorite is a piece of rock. It falls from the sky. It can weigh a few grams. The biggest meteorites weigh almost 60 tons.
Meteorites come from an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. The asteroid belt is a place with many asteroids in space. Asteroids go around the sun.
Many meteorites fall in Morocco. People look for them. These people are meteorite hunters. They walk through the dunes. They write about a meteorite when they find it. They take a picture of it.
Many meteorites are in museums around the world. Scientists in Morocco start a university in 2016. They study meteorites there. Meteorites are very important for them.
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