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Education - Exploring Comets

Exploring Comets and Modeling for Mission Success

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  National Science Education
    Standards Alignment
Web PDF (1.80 MB)
I. Overview and Goals Web PDF (744 KB)
II. Activity Overview for Educators Web PDF (923 KB)
III. Consider This!! Web PDF (934 KB)
IV. A Comet's Place in the
    Solar System
Web PDF (670 KB)
V. Reflections on Comets, Missions,
    and Modeling
Web PDF (944 KB)
VI. Make a Comet and Eat It! -
    Educator Page
Web PDF (329 KB)
VII. Make a Comet and Eat It! -
    Activity Page
Web PDF (602 KB)
VIII. Make a Comet and Eat It! -
    Student Research Data Sheet
Web PDF (606 KB)
IX. The Chemistry and Thermodynamics
    of Ice Cream
Web PDF (2.31 MB)
X. Ten Important Comet Facts Web PDF (538 KB)
XI. C-O-M-E-T-S Acrostic Web PDF (896 KB)
XII. Comet on a Stick -
    Educator Page
Web PDF (489 KB)
XIII. Comet on a Stick -
    Deep Impact Comet Modeling
Web PDF (1.02 MB)
XIV. Comet on a Stick -
    Activity Page
Web PDF (1.48 MB)
XV. Comet on a Stick -
    Paper Comet Model
Web PDF (146 KB)
XVI. Comet Models Based on the
    Deep Impact Mission
Web PDF (886 KB)
XVII. Deep Impact -
    Interesting Mission Facts
Web PDF (280 KB)
XVIII. Deep Impact Questions Web PDF (382 KB)
XIX. Small Bodies Missions Web PDF (116 KB)
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Last Updated: 28 Jun 2010