Comets and Meteors

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Comets are also known as dirty snowballs or icy mud balls. With your super scientists, create a model comet nucleus to discover how they are made and take part in a scientific discussion to learn how it behaves.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Conduct demonstration before, during, or after related subject is taught
  • Invite family volunteers to aid in the demonstration and support safety precautions
Classroom Considerations

  • Read the safety warning carefully 
  • Making the model will be messy, consider completing outdoors

  • Descriptive background knowledge and picture provided

  • Computer exercise not provided; therefore, the worksheet cannot be completed. However, the teaching strategies include interesting information for your class