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Meteorites are rocks from outer space that burn up in our atmosphere and land all over the Earth’s surface. Luckily, most meteorites are only small and measure around 0.2 millimetres across.
Unbelievably, 14 tons of space dust falls to earth every single day, so meteors are scattered all over. What’s even more amazing is there’s a chance you might be able to find some in your own garden, it’s only a matter of knowing where to look…
Download our handy worksheet below for tips on how to collect your own space dust, and watch Get On It's How to find a meteorite in your garden below to find out more awesome meteorite facts.
We can also teach you how to mind control a creepy crawly, build a solar system and much more. Unlock your inner scientist with #GetOnIt on BBC Earth Kids YouTube…