Text Solar wind gives asteroids a tanning

TLF ID M016726

This brief ABC News in Science article from 2009 explains that asteroids become redder the longer they stay out in the sun because of the solar wind. Scientists are using this to try to find our more about our planetary origins.



Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource addresses the Australian Curriculum literacy capability, Science as a Human Endeavour and Earth and space sciences understandings from the Australian Curriculum for year 10 science students.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10

Learning area
  • Science

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Contributors
  • Author
  • Name: ABC - Science News
  • Organization: ABC - Science News
  • Description: author
  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Science News
  • Organization: ABC - Science News
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.