Lunar and Planetary Institute

Comets - Videos


Comets:  Bright Tales, Black Hearts, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory/California Institute of Technology
NASA images, computer animation, and interviews with planetary scientists provide a video overview on the parts of a comet, its orbit, and the missions that study them. Interactives show the parts of comets, the journey comets make around the Sun, and the details of several comets and missions to study them. Suitable for children 10 and up (and younger children with adult guidance).

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey: The World Set Free, 20th Century Fox, 2014, ASIN: B00IWULSTC
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson hosts an exploration of space science topics in this television series. Appropriate for ages 8 and up (and younger children with adult guidance).

Standard Deviants — El Sistema Solar (The Solar System), Cerebellum Corporation, 2002, ASIN B00007G225
The Standard Deviants tour the solar system, exploring the different planets. Children and adults will be engaged in this adventure.






Last updated
June 3, 2014