Comet Teacher Resources
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The Comet Encke Tail Disruption EventLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this comet tail disruption worksheet, students solve 7 problems using two images from NASA's STEREO satellite showing the breakup of the comet's tail. Students analyze the diagram and use the scale to solve the problems about time,...
The Physics of Weightless FlightLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Ever wonder what it's like to feel weightless? Hop aboard the Vomit Comet and find out! A video from a large physics playlist features the parabolic airplane flight used to simulate weightlessness. Young physicists discover how the...
The Cosmic Origins of Earth's WaterLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was Earth born as a Blue Planet? Discover where water came from with a video from an intriguing science playlist. The resource covers the three most likely origins of water, how scientists differentiate between comet and asteroid water,...
Here Comes Halley's (Comet) - Updated VersionLesson Planet
5th - 8th
For this math and science lesson which includes worksheets, learners study the history of Halley's comet before using a timeline and a calculator to examine patterns in when Halley's comet appears. They search for the range between the...