Science Reading Activity- Planet Earth

Science Reading Activity- Planet Earth
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Product Description
This is a two-page worksheet about Earth from the point of view of one studying the solar system. The first page is a short (approximately 450-word) informational text about planet Earth and space exploration. The second page is a crossword covering key terms and vocabulary which are highlighted in bold within the text. There are nine clues total, for example:

Clue: America's agency that studies and explores space.
Answer: NASA

Clue: Earth's surface is shaped by plate ______.
Answer: Tectonics

Clue: The first man-made object to orbit Earth.
Answer: Sputnik

I have more crosswords on a variety of topics at my store, CuriousCrosswords. You can also find fun stuff like coloring pages, lesson plans, and activity ideas on my blog,

I hope you enjoy using my puzzles as much as I enjoy creating them!
Total Pages
3 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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