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In this activity, dry ice and other items are used to construct a demonstration model of a comet that illustrates the comet nucleus, coma, and tails. This activity introduces learners to the structure of comets and the interactions between comets and our Sun.

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    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
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    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

    Keywords:

    comets,NSDL,Sun,Solar System,Earth and Space Science,orbit,coma,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Space Science,Social Sciences,The Sun,Upper Elementary,space,Changes of Phase,Life Science,Astronomy,dry ice,Informal Education,Middle School,sublimation,Elementary School,nucleus,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140718104047502T,States of Matter,Chemistry,Physics,Earth system science,Space science,Physical science,vapor,Asteroids and Comets,Geoscience

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    English

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