April 2, 2018 – Meteor Landing Makes a “Great Impact” on Venice Schools

Apr 2, 2018

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County funded the “Great Impact” Meteor Landing, a schoolwide immersive grant designed to bring earth space science and geology to life for students. Students of Venice Elementary School (VES) and adjacent Venice High School (VHS) returned from spring break on Monday, April 2, 2018, to discover a meteor had skidded across the lawn and landed on campus. USF professors and graduate students responded as NASA scientists, quarantined the meteor with caution tape and began processing the site utilizing apparent sterilizing techniques, outward observation procedures, and collecting scientific data. Full Release