Talk:Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Nature/Meteorites

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I believe there is a bit of a mistake in the phrasing of question 6 (Identify from images, draw, or photograph the following types of Meteorites. Describe the common shape, size, composition, and method of formation of each type of meteorite.)

The three choices it gives are Chondrite/achondrite, achondrite, and iron. That is repetitious, but it also is not accurate as to the three main classifications of meteorites.

Meteorites are classified into three main categories: Stony (which includes Chondrites and Achondrites), Stony-Iron (with the two main subcategories being Pallasites and Mesosiderites), and Iron. These three are also related to the origin part of the question. Stony Chondrite meteorites are thought to originate in the asteroid belt, whereas Stony Achondrite meteorites are thought to be the result of material released from collisions of the outer crust of asteroids (or other plantes and planetoids). Iron meteorites are generally thought to come from the core of asteroids and planetoids. Stony-Iron meteorites likely come from the boundary area between crust and core.

I think the question should be modified, with the a-c choices shifting from the current version to the following, which is more in line with Meteorite classification conventions: A. Stony (including Chondrites and Achondrites) B. Stony-Iron C. Iron.

R. Baker (talk)
Flag it by adding a "problematic requirement" template after the requirement, but before the answers. Here's how you'd add it:
{{Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Problematic requirement|explanation of the problem|proposed replacement requirement}}
Which will produce this:



It also adds the honor to a category so we can find them before task force meetings and have the committee resolve the issue. --Jomegat (talk) 13:34, 14 August 2015 (EDT)