Episode 4: Comet Get’Em

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Dallas is being held prisoner on a comet! His fellow cadets must come together and find a way to rescue him. (Duration: 38:50) Theme music by Kevin Macleod – Incompetech.com. Want to listen offline? Click the download icon on the player above to download this episode to your device.

Discussion

Discuss with your child what they learned about comets from the episode? What are they made of? What are their tails made of? What causes them to have a tail?

In this episode, we start to gradually discover what makes each Space Train Cadet special. Ask your child what they think makes them special. Tell them what you think is special about them.

Check out these cool images of Comets!

 

 (concept art)

Activity

Want a more in depth look at comets? Watch this cool video from Crash Course Astronomy to learn more: 

Make your own comet!

(Source: http://rosieresearch.com/mini-makers-touch-a-comet/)

Or make your own modeling clay and see if you can make a Clayman from the episode! Click on the link below for instructions:

http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/2013/03/clay-recipe.html

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