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.Cook Up a Comet

.Cook Up a Comet .Cook Up a Comet

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.

Activity Video: See it in actionActivity Video: See it in action

Download FileDownload Instructions to Cook Up a Comet (PDF, 205 KB)

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