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Doomsday Asteroid, The

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Hale-Bopp and Hyakutake
Learn about the history and particulars behind these two famous comets, and view images of each taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Comets 101
What is a comet anyway? Find out in this primer that addresses what makes up a comet, where comets come from, and why they are important. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Kitchen Comets (Hot Science)
Learn how you can use dry ice to simulate the nucleus of a comet in this activity from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (No plug-in required.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8)

Venus Unveiled
View seven different faces of Venus that show its thick cloud coverage and other variations using different imaging technologies. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

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