Lesson Title: 

New Evidence Has Been Found That Visitors From Outer Space Caused Species on the Earth to Become Extinct

This article discusses the discovery by scientists from the U.S. and Australia of the remains of a huge meteorite hole on the northwest coast of Australia; which, researchers think, caused the mass extinction of life on earth two hundred fifty million years ago. The following study by a scientist from University of California at Santa Barbara supported this theory. However, some other scientists issued different opinions.


  • Chinese, Mandarin (Traditional)


  • Science/Technology

ILR Level: 

  • 2+/3

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Superior, Advanced-High
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level


  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

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