Science Reading Activity- The Himalayas

Science Reading Activity- The Himalayas
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This is a two-page printable activity about the Himalayas. The first page is a short (approximately 500-word) informational text about the Himalayas including where they are located, how the mountain range was formed, how it affects the weather of the region, and who first climbed Mount Everest.
The second page is a crossword covering key vocabulary and terms which are highlighted in bold within the text. There are thirteen clues including:

Clue: A scientist who studies rocks.
Answer: Geologist

Clue: A seasonal change in winds that often brings heavy rain.
Answer: Monsoon

Clue: The highest point on Earth: Mount ______.
Answer: Everest

I have more crosswords on a variety of topics at my store, CuriousCrosswords. You can also find free printables, activity ideas, and book reviews 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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