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This is our collection of solar system, outer space, and planet worksheets that you use for your Science lessons.
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Projects and ActivitiesSolar System Scavenger Hunt Free
Students hunt for planet and solar system facts hidden around your classroom.To the Moon (Printable Board Game) Member
Printable board game in which students learn facts about our solar systemPlanet Research Report Member
Choose a planet to research and answer the questions in the packet.Game: Solar System Scoot! Member
Scoot is a fast-faced game that the whole class can play at once. Students move around to each desk in the classroom and answer questions about the planets, the sun, and the moon.
Articles with QuestionsMercury Article & Questions Free
Discover Mercury, the planet closest to the sun. Read the article and answer the comprehension questions.Venus Article & Questions Member
Learn about Venus, Earth's cloudy, volcanic twin.Earth Article & Questions Member
Discover new facts about our home planet.Mars Article & Questions Member
Learn all about Mars, Earth's nearest neighbor, and human efforts to explore the Red Planet.Fun Mars Websites Member
Several fun Martian Web resources for you to use with your class.Jupiter Article & Questions Member
Read about the biggest planet of them all, and discover the mysteries of the "Great Red Spot."Saturn Article & Questions Member
Discover the beautiful ringed gas giant - Saturn!Uranus Article & Questions Member
Find out about the cold, mysterious planet of Uranus.Neptune Article & Questions Member
Distant, cold, and windy Neptune has one thing in common with Earth - what is it?Pluto Article & Questions Member
Pluto, now a dwarf planet, got its name in a most unusual way. Read this article to find out more!Sun Article & Questions Member
Read this article to learn all about our amazing sun!Moon Article & Questions Member
Find out about Earth's moon, and learn about the first man to walk on it.Dwarf Planets Article & Questions Member
Learn about the 5 dwarf plants in our solar system and discover why Pluto is no longer considered a planet. (approx. 5th grade level)Moons Article & Questions Member
Learn about the many unique moons of our solar system. (approx. 3rd grade level)Constellations Article & Questions Member
The article tells how constellations got their names and how the same constellation can be known by different names across the world. (approx. 4th grade level)
Cut out the picture cards and sort them into two categories: planets and not planets. Objects pictured include: Earth, Jupiter, Sun, Moon, Mars, Neptune, space shuttle, comet, and satellite.
Use your knowledge of the solar system to solve these planet rhyming riddles.Solar System Cut-and-Glue Member
Cut out the definitions and glue them next to the corresponding solar system object. Words include Mercury, Mars, Earth, Venus, Jupiter, Asteroid Belt, Moon, Sun, Neptune, Saturn, and Earth.Calculate Your Weight on Other Planets Member
How much would you weigh on Jupiter? How about Pluto? Or Mercury? Simple formulas for calculating your weight on other worlds.Solar System Crossword Member
Read the clues and write the names of planets and other solar system words in the puzzle.Space Q & A Member
A space question-answer game that you can play with your class.
Moon PhasesName the Moon Phase w/ Guide Member
Name the moon phases shown. Includes a picture guide at the top of the page.Name the Moon Phase w/ Word Bank Member
Name the moon phases shown. Includes a word bank at the top of the page.Name the Moon Phase Member
Name the moon phases shown. Does not include a word bank or guide.Moon Phases - Picture Member
Picture of the moon phases, in order, with labels.Harvest Moon (Poem) Member
This is a wonderful seasonal poem about the Harvest Moon. Read the poem, answer the comprehension questions, then learn about Harvest Moon.Moon Crater Science Activity Member
Discover how moon craters were formed with this hands-on activity.
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Discover what each organ in the human body does to keep us alive and healthyPlant Worksheets
Learn about plant parts, how plants grow, and functions of a plant