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.
Clue: Earth-like; having a hard, rocky surface.
Clue: The source of most of Earth's oxygen.
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