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Eighth graders describe how the Earth's position causes seasonal changes. For this astronomy lesson, 8th graders explain how solar radiation varies depending on the season. They create a collage or poster on each of the Earth's four seasons.
In this space science worksheet, middle schoolers find the words related to the mission of Apollo 13 and the answers are found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
In this space science and social studies worksheet, students first read 6 quotations about space exploration. Students then answer 5 questions about the quotations.
Third graders investigate space science by performing physical activities.  In this solar system lesson, 3rd graders perform a relay activitiy with their class in which they race between different "planets".  Students define space science vocabulary prior to the activity.
Students explore space science by utilizing education software. In this moon cycles lesson, students discuss the importance of the moon and the different phases we observe from earth. Students demonstrate the earth's orbit by creating a diagram and utilizing SMART board software.
Students explore space science by reading night sky related stories. In this astronomy lesson, students read the book One Round Moon and a Star for Me and other space science books. Students create cookies shaped like the stars and moon before creating visual art of a night sky with construction paper.
Learners investigate the factors affecting the size of a crater. In this space science lesson, students collect data from the activity and graph them. They explain how velocity of impact relate to crater size.
Students explore space science by completing a solar system identification worksheet. In this planets lesson, students discuss the different planets in our star system and identify their traits. Students complete an orbital system worksheet and define a list of vocabulary terms.
Students explore space science by conducting a sun experiment in class. In this time telling instructional activity, students discuss how the sun sits in our sky at exact times each day and how astronomy is based on our perspective of the solar system. Students utilize paper plates, drinking straws, chalk and scissors to create a sundial in class.
Young scholars explore space science by participating in a shadow experiment. In this sky observation lesson, students identify how the sun creates different sized shadows by moving across the horizon. Young scholars utilize yard sticks, markers, cardboard and stones to measure the difference in shadows over the course of a day.
In this space science activity, middle schoolers find the words that are related to the practice of measuring stars and the answers are accessed by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
In this space science worksheet, learners find the words related to the terms used to describe stars and galaxies. The answers are found through clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
In this space science worksheet, students find the words that are related to the vocabulary of stars and planets. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
In this space science worksheet, students find the words that are related to the planets of Venus and Uranus. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
In this space science worksheet, students find the words associated with the basic terms of Astronomy. The answers are located at the bottom of the page.
For this space science worksheet, middle schoolers find the words that are part of new vocabulary for the concepts of comets or asteroids. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
In this space science learning exercise, students find the words that are related to the learning of new vocabulary about the moons of Saturn. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
In this space science learning exercise, students find the words that are related to the study of cosmology and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Students explore rational numbers by analyzing space science. In this scientific notation instructional activity, students examine a map of the solar system and identify the distances between each planet and our Sun. Students utilize scientific notation to abbreviate the large numbers describing the distances.
Middle schoolers explore space science by participating in a constellation identification activity. In this astronomy lesson, students view star charts based on the different seasons and define a list of astronomy related terms. Middle schoolers practice identifying star patterns at night from their homes.

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