5th Grade Science Vocabulary Matching Activity | Science Test Prep

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  1. Plan your 5th grade science units with these fun and engaging grade 5 science activities that your students will love.  Perfect for teaching all of the science standards for the year.  Makes a great fifth grade science review for the end of the year or standardized testing.  These hands-on science a
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Make science vocabulary FUN with this printable 5th grade science vocabulary matching game. Your students will love working on their science vocabulary with this hands-on vocabulary matching game. We all know how important it is for our students to review vocabulary as much as possible.

Turning review into a game helps students commit these science vocabulary words and definitions to their long-term memory. Your 5th grade science students will be asking to play this science vocabulary matching game over and over! 

With over 100 matching science vocabulary puzzle options, your 5th grade science vocabulary review will be fun and engaging for your students. Use as part of a work station, center activity, partner practice, independent review, end of lesson assessment, or send it home for families to review together. This set is also perfect to use before reviewing for a state test or end of the year assessment. 

Print out these science vocabulary words and definition puzzle pieces on colorful cardstock and laminate to use year after year.  A blank piece is included for you to customize even more puzzles to fit your personalized curriculum. 

5th grade Science Vocabulary Game Activity includes:

  • Teacher direction page
  • 104 matching science vocabulary matching puzzles
  • Student recording sheet
  • Teacher answer key
  • Printer-Friendly Resource (black ink only)

Vocabulary Words & Definitions Included:

  • Absorb
  • Adaptation
  • Analyze
  • Asteroid
  • Attraction
  • Balanced Forces
  • Behavior
  • Carnivore
  • Characteristic
  • Chemical Change
  • Classify
  • Cleavage
  • Climate
  • Comet
  • Community
  • Complete Metamorphosis
  • Conclusion
  • Condensation
  • Conduct
  • Consumer
  • Control Group
  • Data
  • Ecosystem
  • Environment
  • Erosion
  • Evaporation
  • Experiment
  • Extinct Species
  • Fertilization
  • Food Chain
  • Force
  • Friction
  • Germination
  • Hardness
  • Hemisphere
  • Herbivore
  • Humidity
  • Igneous Rock
  • Incomplete Metamorphosis
  • Inference
  • Inherited Trait
  • Insulator
  • Invertebrate
  • Investigation
  • Larva
  • Life Cycle
  • Luster
  • Mass
  • Matter
  • Mechanical Energy
  • Metamorphic Rock
  • Mineral
  • Moon
  • Nutrient
  • Nymph
  • Observation
  • Omnivore
  • Organism
  • Ovary
  • Physical Change
  • Pistil
  • Pitch
  • Planet
  • Polar Zone
  • Pollen
  • Pollinate
  • Population
  • Precipitation
  • Predator
  • Predict
  • Prey
  • Producer
  • Pupa
  • Reflect
  • Repel
  • Reproduction
  • Revolution
  • Rotation
  • Sedimentary Rock
  • Soil
  • Solar System
  • Species
  • Speed
  • Spore
  • Stamen
  • Star
  • State of Matter
  • Streak
  • Technology
  • Temperate Zone
  • Testable
  • Texture
  • Trials
  • Tropical Zone
  • Unbalanced
  • Forces
  • Valid
  • Variable
  • Vertebrate
  • Volume
  • Water Cycle
  • Weather
  • Weathering
  • Weight

★ This list was created directly from the Florida 5th Grade Science Vocabulary List.

Directions To Play:

Print the puzzle pieces on cardstock or regular paper. If you are looking to use them for years, it’s worth the time to laminate them. Cut out the puzzle pieces and store themin a labeled plastic baggie.

*Printer Friendly Resource! All pages are in black ink ONLY. If you are looking to add color, feel free to print on colorful cardstock. 

Looking for a way to engage your students' families? Use this as a fun homework assignment!

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