Build A Comet

Build a Comet

This activity is great for 5th grade to high school students who are learning about basic astronomy, earth sciences, or our solar system. This is always one of our most popular activities during our events.

A step-by-step guide on how to build your own comet:
Comet_howto.pdf

A short narrative on questions to ask while making your comet:
Comet_script.pdf

A list of the questions we are asked most often by students:
Comet_faq.pdf

A detailed lesson plan designed for 8th graders, but can be easily adapted to your student's age group:
comet_shortlesson.pdf