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Looking for a good activity to help teach about the planet Venus? This activity is for you! An excellent photograph of Venus accompanies three paragraphs of text. Learners answer five multiple choice questions based on what they've read. Excellent!
Students study the Venus Flytrap including its habitat and how it eats.  In this ecology activity students complete several experiments using a Venus Flytrap to see how it reacts to various conditions. 
In this famous person instructional activity, students read a passage about Venus Williams and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
Students use the Internet to research and discover information about expeditions that were formed to observe the transit of Venus. In groups, they work together to present information about the expeditions and create a visual aid.
The Venus flytrap and trumpet flowers might be plants, but they definitely don't welcome innocent insects crawling on their skin. These clever plants use their anatomy to trap little bugs and even animals! Watch this video carefully to see these plants in action.
There are a ton of great vocabulary words to be found in a word search about the planet Venus. Learners will locate and circle 34 wonderful words related to planetary science and the solar system. Printing instructions are included.
Students role-play biologists, coal geologists, space warfare experts, astronomers, pollution-control scientists, and hydrophysicists as they answer the question, "Why is Venus so much hotter than the Earth?"
Students explore the transit of Venus and the information that this minieclipse provides about the distance between the Earth and the sun. They create their own astronomical units.
Students, in groups, investigate the weather on Venus and Mars by reviewing selected websites, They then record information on charts and report on their findings in their weather learning logs.
Students practice using the tool of remote telescopes in order to make observations in space. The lesson includes the best times of year to make observations. They use the internet to obtain information and to initiate the use of the telescope.
Students explore the topography of a planet and the techniques that can be used.  In this topography lesson students use altimetry to map the surface of a planet that cannot be seen. 
First graders identify and explore the four inner planets. In this planet science instructional activity, 1st graders watch a PowerPoint about the planets. Students read the book Our Solar System and discuss the inner planets. Students create a book with a page about each of the four inner planets. Students also complete a search for the Solar System worksheet.
In this worksheet on the planet Venus, students look at a picture of the planet and read accompanying facts, along with a brief paragraph.
Young scholars investigate the June 2004 Transit of Venus, write a screen play, and produce a movie or animation of the transit including a narration. The difference between storytelling and storyboarding is made clear in this lesson.
Students learn information about the planets Mercury, Venus, and Earth by playing a trivia game.
Class is in session, and today's topic is the planet Venus! Sit back and learn about our sister planet, her composition, place in space, and atmosphere. The narration is very rapid, making it short but packed with information that may be difficult for some learners to pick out.
Students investigate the Transit of Venus and create and produce a public service commercial promoting the Transit of Venus and providing information about its safe viewing.
Students calculate elapsed time and look for patterns.
In this recognizing picture clues worksheet, students read a passage about the Venus Flytrap, observe a labeled diagram, answer comprehension questions, and then draw and label a plant or animal. Students write answers to four questions.
In this planets activity, students read about Mercury, Venus, and Earth and then complete 21 multiple choice, 2 true or false, and 1 short answer question.

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