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A Star is Born!

December 23, 2015
A Star is Born!

Making a Star This week is “Preparing to Blast-off” at Junior Science Camp and we are having fun exploring space. We are starting with the our wonderful sun and learning about the birth of a star. Some amazing sun facts: The sun is the center of our solar system. The earth travels around the...
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Comets – Those Dust Covered Snowballs

December 21, 2015
Comets – Those Dust Covered Snowballs

Comets   Comets are like dirt snow balls in the sky. Fun Facts: Ancient Greeks thought comets looked like hairy stars so that is why they named them comets meaning “hair”! Halley’s Comet orbits near the earth every 76 years! A comet’s tail is caused by the sun melting it and bits of dust...
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A tail is usually behind you, except on a comet

December 21, 2015
A tail is usually behind you, except on a comet

Comets This is a simple activity to demonstrate the direction of a comet’s tail.  Tails on dogs and cats and horse’s are on behind the animal but not so with a comet.  A comet doesn’t have a tail until it reaches the inner planets and is getting close to the sun.  The heat from...
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