Materials for Outreach - Making a Dry Ice Comet

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'''Making a Comet in the Classroom''' was written by [[Dennis Schatz]] from the [[Pacific Science Center]] in 1985, and is one of the outreach resources distributed by the [[National Optical Astronomy Observatory]] (NOAO).  
'''Making a Comet in the Classroom''' was written by [[Dennis Schatz]] from the [[Pacific Science Center]] in 1985, and is one of the outreach resources distributed by the [[National Optical Astronomy Observatory]] (NOAO).  
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'''Create a Comet With Dry Ice''' is a video presented by [[Art Chmielewski]] a project manager from the [[Jet Propulsion Laboratory]] for the [[European Space Agency]]'s [[Rosetta Mission]]
==Description==
==Description==
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==Download==
==Download==
*[http://www.noao.edu/education/crecipe.html "Making a Comet in the Classroom" on the NOAO Website]
*[http://www.noao.edu/education/crecipe.html "Making a Comet in the Classroom" on the NOAO Website]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY_SFxP_jH0 "Create a Comet With Dry Ice" Video on YouTube]
==External Links==
==External Links==
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*[http://www.noao.edu/ National Optical Astronomy Observatory]
*[http://www.noao.edu/ National Optical Astronomy Observatory]
*[http://www.pacsci.org/ Pacific Science Center]
*[http://www.pacsci.org/ Pacific Science Center]

Revision as of 03:41, 12 May 2011

Making a Comet in the Classroom was written by Dennis Schatz from the Pacific Science Center in 1985, and is one of the outreach resources distributed by the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO).

Create a Comet With Dry Ice is a video presented by Art Chmielewski a project manager from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for the European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission

Description

"Making a Comet in the Classroom" features a recipe for making a dry ice comet for classroom demonstrations. The resulting "comet" is a very effective demonstration that is dramatic and memorable, and shows how comets work.


Download

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