Science Reading Activity- Planet Mercury

Science Reading Activity- Planet Mercury
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This is a two-page, printable worksheet. The first page is a short (approximately 450 word) informational text about the planet Mercury. The second page is a crossword covering vocabulary and key terms which are highlighted in bold within the text. There are eight clues total, for example:

Clue: Earth-like; having a hard, rocky surface.
Answer: Terrestrial

Clue: To revolve around another object.
Answer: Orbit

Clue: A hole or depression left after a meteorite strikes the ground.
Answer: Crater

I have more crosswords on a variety of topics at my store, CuriousCrosswords. You can also find some fun free printables, coloring sheets, 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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