August 13th Special Days - Featuring 20+ Meteor Freebies!

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, August 12, 2019 | 0 comments
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Image: Looking at the Perseids meteor shower, by Johan Larsson on Flickr

August 13th is... Perseid Meteor Showers, 813 Day, International Left-Handers Day, National Eyeglasses Day, National Filet Mignon Day, National Skinny Dipping Day, National Prosecco Day, Cowardly Lion Day, Vertumnalia, Festival of Huitzilopochtli (Aztec), National Blueberry Day (UK)

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.

Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

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Image: Exploring Meteor Showers (Discover the Night Sky), by Brigid Gallagher (Author). Publisher: Capstone Press (August 1, 2017)Perseid Meteor Showers
-- According to NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke, the Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower of the year; and in 2018, they'll be the best shower of the year. During the Perseids' peak this weekend, spectators should see about 60-70 meteors per hour, but in outburst years (such as in 2016) the rate can be between 150-200 meteors an hour.

Read: Exploring Meteor Showers (Discover the Night Sky), by Brigid Gallagher
-- Explore the amazing science behind meteor showers. Look up into the sky during a meteor shower, and what do you see? Many quick trails of light flash among the stars. Learn about the history of meteor shower discoveries and how technology helps scientists study meteor showers today. Exploring meteor showers has never been easier!

Image: Falling Stars Wall Stickers - Luminous Moon Wall Sticker - Luminous Meteor Shower Wall Stickers Glow In Darkness Home Room Window Wall Decor (Glow Dark Wall Stickers)Meteor Shower Wall Stickers -- Falling Stars Wall Stickers - Create a romantic and sweet sky in your room. Glow in the darkness after exposing to the light for 20-30 minutes. Fluorescent Green

Image: Funny Perseid Meteor Shower Shirt - Perseids T-ShirtI Take My Showers in August -- Funny Perseid Meteor Shower Shirt - depicts an image of this annual meteor shower event. The perfect gift for any astronomy lover or meteor shower observer. The Perseids can be observed each year July-August and usually peak each year in August - celebrate this epic meteor show with a funny Perseid Shirt.

Image: Meteor Shower Patrol Patch - 2 inches Round! by PATCHTOWNMeteor Shower Patrol Patch -- Shooting Star During The Perseid Meteor Shower. Cool Embroidered Patch Image! Tan Twill Background / Tan Merrowed Border

Meteor Coloring and Activity Books

Image: Meteors and Meteor Showers: An Astronomy 101 Tutorial (Astronomy 101 Tutorials) | Kindle Edition | by Paul A Heckert (Author). Publication Date: August 5, 2013
Meteors and Meteor Showers
Amazon Freebies:

☄️ Free Meteor ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App

☄️ Read Meteor ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited

☄️ Free Meteor apps

☄️ Free Meteor games

☄️ Listen to Meteor LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited

☄️ Watch Meteor Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime

☄️ Listen to Meteor Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks

☄️ Free Alexa Skills | Meteor

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:

☄️ Perseid Meteor Shower 2018: When, Where and How to See It This Weekend

☄️ Asteroid, Comet, or Meteor? - Worksheet Library

☄️ Exploring Meteorite Mysteries - Nasa

☄️ Meteors: Zoom Astronomy - Enchanted Learning

☄️ Meteor Shower Date - The Dating Divas

☄️ Space Rocks! A Giant Meteorite Board Game

☄️ Meteor, Meteorite, Meteoroid - Astronomy for Kids

☄️ How To Make a meteor diorama

☄️ How to photograph meteor showers

☄️ AstroCrafts: How To Make An Astrolabe

☄️ How To Throw A Meteor Shower Party

☄️ Meteor shower rock cakes

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