Learning about astronomy is a great way to spark a child’s imagination and engage them in the world of science! In this activity, we’ll learn all about comets.
The visible parts of a comet are the coma, dust tail and ion tail. However the heart of the comet is the nucleus. It’s actually fairly small, maybe the size of a few blocks up to the size of a small village (about 1/2 – 10 miles). Like most small objects is space, the nucleus is covered in craters. Continue reading