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Find out what a comet is made of in terms that a stuent can understand

A complete resource on the famous comet, with images, plots, and data. A discussion on comets included. Links to other... see more

This tactile experience aims to enhance or assess the students� knowledge of the characteristics of comets. After... see more

A collection of images and movies (mpg) of 1994 impact between fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 and the planet... see more

In this activity (on page 5 of PDF), learners use dry ice and household materials to make scientifically accurate models... see more

In this activity, the teacher will construct a "comet" from ingredients that closely resemble the substances which make... see more

In this activity, dry ice and other items are used to construct a demonstration model of a comet that illustrates the... see more

'The Rosetta spacecraft approaches Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Using its thrusters, Rosetta goes into orbit around... see more

'The Rosetta spacecraft approaches Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Using its thrusters, Rosetta goes into orbit around... see more

This site from National Aeronautics and Space Administration provides information about aerogel, a material used by the... see more

'Comets are extremely old, icy and oddly shaped objects in our solar system. They are exciting for a few reasons: --... see more

Astronomical distances, even within our own solar system, are very difficult to imagine. In this activity, students... see more

General information on comets and meteor showers, including many links.

This page is dedicated to observations of comets at submillimeter wavelengths. These wavelengths convey special... see more

Includes updates, images, and links.

Build a comet with paper. Very hands-on ans appropriate for primary/intermediate ages.

This site contains a blog about a flight aboard NASA's reduced gravity parabolic aircraft, also known as the Vomit Comet.... see more

Grades 2 - 9. In this activity, students make an ice cream comet adding their own choice of "comet debris". They trade... see more

Fun website that has alot to do! Be sure and follow the links/use the search engine to drive in the direction of your... see more

This website is informative and easy to follow. I will be attaching a number of assignments to this one!

Convert an image into binary code, and reconvert binary code into an image.

From July 16 through July 22, 1994, pieces of an object designated as Comet P/Shoemaker-Levy 9 collided with Jupiter.... see more

(Click on Comet Basics- go to Activity 2) Using ice cream and ice cream toppings, students explore the anatomy of a... see more

In this activity, students construct a "comet" from ingredients similar to those found in actual comets. They will learn... see more