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Comet Mystery Boxes

This tactile experience aims to enhance or assess the students� knowledge of the characteristics of comets. After engaging in some opportunities to gather background knowledge about comets through readings and online interactives, students will reach into a series of boxes with their hands (without looking) and feel different types of materials. Then students will describe what characteristic of a comet this material infers and explain their...

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