Science Reading Activity- Planet Venus

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

Clue: A protective layer of gases that surrounds a planet.
Answer: Atmosphere

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

Clue: The source of most of Earth's oxygen.
Answer: Algae

I have more crosswords on a variety of topics at my store, CuriousCrosswords. You can also find free printables, 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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30 minutes
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