|Star Witness News: Hubble Witnesses Fireworks from Comet Collision|
This article tells the story of the Deep Impact spacecraft's encounter with comet 9P/Tempel 1. A portion of the spacecraft, the impactor, crashed into the comet and released a storm of material. Scientific words and phrases that might be new to the student are identified and defined. Discussion questions with answers are also available to help focus the student?s attention on important information and to challenge students to apply their knowledge. The article is from the Amazing Space science newspaper, The Star Witness, which can be used as a science content reading.
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