This crossword puzzle is a great way to review vocabulary related to the planet Earth and the Phases of the Moon! There are two versions included: one with a word bank and one without a word bank.
Vocabulary included in crossword puzzle: axis, crescent moon, equator, full moon, new moon, quarter moon, revolve, rotate, season, waning moon, waxing moon
- 1 crossword puzzle without word bank
- 1 crossword puzzle with a word bank
- answer key
This crossword puzzle covers Georgia Performance Standards:
S4E2. Students will model the position and motion of the earth in the solar system and will explain the role of relative position and motion in determining sequence of the phases of the moon.
a. Explain the day/night cycle of the earth using a model.
b. Explain the sequence of the phases of the moon.
c. Demonstrate the revolution of the earth around the sun and the earth’s tilt to explain the seasonal changes.
d. Demonstrate the relative size and order from the sun of the planets in the solar system.
I hope you and your students enjoy this crossword puzzle!
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