14 Fun Facts About Comets: Educational Version
by Jeannie Meekins
Comets often streak across the night sky. They are fascinating flashes of light, but how much do we really know about them?
Find out: What the name comet means.
How comets are named.
When the earliest comets were recorded.
How scientists predict when a comet will return.
What a comet’s tail is made of.
The Educational Version has activities that meet Common Core Curriculum Standards.