Cook Up a Comet

Cook Up a Comet

  • Daytime Event
  • Inside Venue
  • Target Audience
  • Child, Teen, Adult
Using dry ice and simple household materials, this comet concoction is a big hit with kids and adults alike.

The Cook Up a Comet activity gives insight into the "dirty snowball" model of comets- composed of material from the early solar system in the form of frozen water and gases, simple organic compounds, and dust.


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Cook Up a Comet

Demonstration of this activity.

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Daytime Event
Daytime Event
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Nighttime Event
Inside Venue
Inside Venue
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