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Could Comets Be the Source of Life on Earth?Lesson Planet
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
For thousands of years people have observed comets as they pass through the solar system, but could there be more to these celestial bodies than meets the eye? Watch this video to learn how these objects have recently been found to...
Did Comets Kickstart Life on Earth?Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Care to speculate on how life on Earth came to be? The video presentation from the ACS Reaction series considers the possibility of comets creating the right conditions for the formation of life. Scholars consider colliding comets as...
Comets - Remnants Of The BeginningLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th
Why do scientists study comets, and why are they so important? We learn that comets delivered much of the water, material, and chemicals that helped shape our planet. They also contain frozen evidence that can tell the story of our...
Exploring Comets with Dr. Alan SternLesson Planet
9 mins 9th - 12th
What are comets, and where do they come from? Learn about short and long period comets, where they come from, and what they're made of. Dr. Alan Stern answers specific questions regarding comets we see and ones we don't. This is a...
Asteroids, Meteors, Comets… and the End of the World?Lesson Planet
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Dinosaurs owe their destiny to an asteroid. What are the chances humans will meet the same fate? A fascinating video lesson considers the probability of an asteroid colliding with the earth while taking into account variations in...