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Asteroids and Comets: Games

Games

Desktop games are a great way to stimulate interest and motivate kids. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities from the Internet for use in your classroom. They cover this topic and can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual computer systems. There are a variety of skill levels in these activities.

Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required. Each individual site will advise you as to the needs, as necessary.

Tails of Wonder




Tails of Wonder” is a game where you try to catch a comet.

Comet Quest

Technician

Play “Comet Quest” and operate the Rosetta Mission.

Planet Impact

Jupiter


Pelt Jupiter with comets and see what happens!! Play “Planet Impact.”

Deflect an Asteroid


Rescue

Deflect an Asteroid” is a game to see how well you can protect our Earth.

Asteroid or Comet?

Jupiter


Can you tell the difference between asteroids and comets? Play “Asteroid or Comet?.”

(Teachers with Smart Notebook can use this sort activity to identify the difference between Asteroids and Comets. Use as a whole class or independently, as you choose.)

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