This crossword puzzle is a great way to review vocabulary related to the Solar System! There are two versions included: one with a word bank and one without a word bank.
Vocabulary included in crossword puzzle: gas giant, inner planets, outer planets, solar system, telescope, constellation, moon, orbit, planet, sun, and star.
- 1 crossword puzzle without word bank
- 1 crossword puzzle with a word bank
- answer key
This crossword puzzle covers Georgia Performance Standards:
S4E1. Students will compare and contrast the physical attributes of stars, star patterns, and planets.
a. Recognize the physical attributes of stars in the night sky such as number, size, color and patterns.
b. Compare the similarities and differences of planets to the stars in appearance, position, and number in the night sky.
c. Explain why the pattern of stars in a constellation stays the same, but a planet can be seen in different locations at different times.
d. Identify how technology is used to observe distant objects in the sky.
I hope you and your students enjoy this activity!
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