Earth Cycles - Vocabulary, Activities, Assessments, Interactive Notebook, Games

Kristen Vibas
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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54 pages
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Kristen Vibas


TONS of resources for Earth's Cycles - Vocabulary Cards, Posters, Assessments, Activities, Interactive Notebook Pages and Games! Students enjoy learning about Earth's Cycles with FUN and engaging resources! Cycles included: Tides, Seasons, Moon Phases, Water, Plant, Animal and Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy Resources.

Vocabulary Cards – use as a word wall, matching game, sorting activity, flashcards or a fun "Quiz, Quiz, Trade" game. The cards include 20 vocabulary terms, a brief description or definition, a visual representation, or both. *Word Wall heading included.*

Terms: day, night, seasonal changes, phases of the moon, tides, cycle, animal life cycle, plant life cycle, sequence, rotation, Earth's axis, revolution, water cycle, condensation, precipitation, evaporation, accumulation, sun, renewable resources and non-renewable resources

Assessment- vocabulary quiz with answer key.


-Moon Phases Sort/Foldable

-Earth's Cycles Foldable

-CYCLES Acrostic Poem

-Energy Resources Sort

-The Seasons of Earth

-My Earth Cycles Vocabulary Booklet

Interactive Notebook Pages-


-Moon Phases






Review Game

-Earth Cycles "Scoot!" -an exciting review game that gets your students up and moving. Included: 24 game cards, student answer sheet, answer key and "brain break" cards for classrooms with more than 24 students. Kids love to play scoot!

Mini-Posters- Perfect for a bulletin board or anchor chart!

-Animal Life Cycle

-Plant Life Cycle

-Water Cycle (2 versions)


-Seasons (winter, spring, summer, fall)

-The Earth's Seasons (diagram of Earth's tilted axis)

-Moon Phases

Tons of engaging resources to help make learning about Earth Cycles fun and meaningful! Whole class activities, partner activities and independent work, there's something here for just about everything you'll need.

Additional Science Units



Soil Passages and Graphic Organizers


Earth's Layers and Rocks

Simple Machines and Force and Motion

Animals: Adaptations, Habitats and Food Chains

Animals: Extension Activities

Animals: Leveled Reading Passages and Activities

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