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published by the The Why Files
written by Mark Bailey, Gary Bernstein, and Donald Brownlee
This collection of web pages explores the makeup, motion, and observation of comets in the Solar System. The material includes photographs and illustrations of comets, an activity to create a comet, and a short bibliography.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Solar System
= Comets
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Student Guide
= Unit of Instruction
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- Learners
- text/html
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© 2005 University of Washington
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Record Creator:
Metadata instance created March 25, 2004 by Kara Lehman
Record Updated:
May 19, 2011 by Bruce Mason
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when Cataloged:
July 28, 2005
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M. Bailey, G. Bernstein, and D. Brownlee, (The Why Files, Madison, 2005), WWW Document, (
M. Bailey, G. Bernstein, and D. Brownlee, Comets: The Universal Recipe? (The Why Files, Madison, 2005), <>.
APA Format
Bailey, M., Bernstein, G., & Brownlee, D. (2005, July 28). Comets: The Universal Recipe?. Retrieved March 2, 2024, from The Why Files:
Chicago Format
Bailey, M, G. Bernstein, and D. Brownlee. Comets: The Universal Recipe?. Madison: The Why Files, July 28, 2005. (accessed 2 March 2024).
MLA Format
Bailey, Mark, Gary Bernstein, and Donald Brownlee. Comets: The Universal Recipe?. Madison: The Why Files, 2005. 28 July 2005. 2 Mar. 2024 <>.
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@misc{ Author = "Mark Bailey and Gary Bernstein and Donald Brownlee", Title = {Comets: The Universal Recipe?}, Publisher = {The Why Files}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {2 March 2024}, Month = {July 28, 2005}, Year = {2005} }
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%A Mark Bailey %A Gary Bernstein %A Donald Brownlee %T Comets: The Universal Recipe? %D July 28, 2005 %I The Why Files %C Madison %U %O text/html

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%0 Electronic Source %A Bailey, Mark %A Bernstein, Gary %A Brownlee, Donald %D July 28, 2005 %T Comets: The Universal Recipe? %I The Why Files %V 2024 %N 2 March 2024 %8 July 28, 2005 %9 text/html %U

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