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  • This mini-office presents some basic astronomy concepts: the solar system, phases of the moon, and eclipses.
  • This mini-office presents some basic astronomy concepts: the solar system, phases of the moon, and eclipses.
  • [made with abctools] From "sun" to "Jupiter".
  • Unscramble the words, from ASTRONOMERS to STARS.
  • Find the words, from ASTRONOMER to STARS, in this telescope-shaped word search.
  • To use this informative two-page banner showing the phases of a lunar eclipse: print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the banner for longer use.
  • To use this informative four-page poster showing the phases of the solar eclipse: print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the poster for longer use.
  • To use this colorfuland informative four-page poster of all the planets and the size and distance from the sun: print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the poster for longer use.
  • To use this informative four-page poster of the phases of the moon: print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the poster for longer use.
  • To use this informative four-page poster of the phases of the moon and the lunar eclipse, including diagrams: print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the poster for longer use.
  • To use this informative four-page banner of solar system from the sun to Pluto: print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the banner for longer use.
  • To use this informative (and beautiful) four-page banner of solar system from the sun to Pluto: print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the banner for longer use.
  • To use this four-page poster: print the pages, fold the edges, then glue or tape together along the edges. Laminate the poster for longer use.
  • Four identical handy reference bookmarks that illustrate all eight planets and their approximate distance (in miles) from the sun.
  • Four identical handy reference bookmarks that illustrate all eight planets and their approximate distance (in miles) from the sun.
  • "In August 2006, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) redefined the word planet. As a result, Pluto-formerly the ninth planet-is now classified as a dwarf planet." Six writing prompts, featuring persuasive writing and creative writing.
  • One of six writing prompts from our member site on Pluto's status as a dwarf planet.
  • This reading comprehension explains the importance of classification in science and daily life. It tells the difficulties scientists had in determining Pluto's planetary status and briefly presents the new classification of planets.
  • Instructions and worksheets for a hands-on demonstration of moon phases and both solar and lunar eclipses.
  • This beautifully simple booklet explains the phases of the moon in correct terminology with clear illustrations.
  • Make a diorama of the eight planets by following these easy directions.
  • An easy-to-read booklet with a descriptive sentence for each of the eight planets.
  • Booklet format, for students to write a short report on Earth.
  • Booklet format, for students to write a short report on the moon.
  • Booklet format, for students to write a short report on the moon.
  • Booklet format, for students to write a short report on the solar system.
  • Booklet format, for students to write a short report on the stars.
  • Booklet format for students to record what they Know, what they Want to know, and what they have Learned about Earth.
  • Booklet format for students to record what they Know, what they Want to know, and what they have Learned about Earth.
  • Booklet format for students to record what they Know, what they Want to know, and what they have Learned about the moon.
  • Booklet format for students to record what they Know, what they Want to know, and what they have Learned about the moon.
  • Booklet format for students to record what they Know, what they Want to know, and what they have Learned about the solar system.
  • Booklet format for students to record what they Know, what they Want to know, and what they have Learned about stars.
  • Booklet format for students to record what they Know, what they Want to know, and what they have Learned about the stars.
  • [member-created with abctools] Find the alien-theme words from "alien" to "win" in this rocket-shaped word search.
  • [member-created document] This sample was made with the abcteach word search puzzle tool. Find the words, from "corona" to "pluto" in this planet shaped word search
  • [member-created document] This document was made with the abcteach Word Search Puzzle tool.
  • "Words that come to mind when I think about..." This page features a thought bubble waiting to be filled with on-topic words. Great for kicking off a new unit.
  • An informative reading comprehension selection of these celestial groupings is followed by 7 multiple choice questions, a research/writing prompt, 1 visualization question, and 4 questions that require brief written responses.

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