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All About Astronomy
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Our Solar System Stars Glossary Printables, Worksheets, and Activities
The Sun The Planets The Moon Asteroids Kuiper Belt Comets Meteors Astronomers

Astronomy in the Classroom


Label the Solar Eclipse Diagram

A printout for labeling a solar eclipse.
Answers
astronomy

Astronomy: K-3 Theme Page

Activities, quizzes, books to print, and printouts.

Label the Solar System, label the phases of the moon, label the Earth, and other Label Me! astronomy printouts

Astronomy Crafts

Interactive Astronomy Puzzles about the Solar System, Sun, planets, comets, etc.

Find It! Astronomy Quizzes: Quizzes about the Sun, moon, solar system, etc. that introduce students to astronomy research on the Internet. For the answers to the astronomy Find It! quizzes, click here.

Solar System Tutorial: Quizzes about the Sun, moon, solar system, etc. that introduce students to astronomy research on the Internet.

Astronomy Questions and Answers

Calendar

Solar System Calendar

A printable calendar to read and color.


The Solar System Book

A simple printable coloring book about the Solar System to print (for early readers). Pages on the Solar System, the sun, Mercury, Venus, the Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto.


Nine Planets
A Book With Tabs

An activity book on the Solar System to print for fluent readers. The book contains information, pictures, and questions to answer.
Solar System Coloring Book


Color and learn about our Solar System, the Sun, the planets, asteroids, comets, and our moon.


Astronomy Label Me! Printouts

Many printouts on astronomy.
sun maze

Sun Maze:
A Printout

A printable maze for kids.
Answers


Earth Diagram

Label the inside of the Earth.
Answers


Moon Phases Diagram

Label the phases of the waxing and waning moon.
Answers


Lunar Eclipse Diagram

Label the lunar eclipse.
Answers


Solar Eclipse Diagram

Label the solar eclipse.
Answers


Solar System Diagram

Label the Sun and planets.
Answers


Earth's Atmosphere

Label the atmospheric layers of the Earth.
Answers


Planet-Sun Orbital Diagram

Label the aphelion (farthest point in orbit) and perihelion (closest point in orbit) of a planet in orbit.
Answers

Astrononomy Quiz
Find it! in Little Explorers


Use the Little Explorers Picture Dictionary to solve this astrononomy scavenger hunt quiz. Grade 2-3

Look It Up!
Astronomy Quiz

To find the answer to the 20 questions on this printable astronomy quiz, look up the words in the Little Explorers picture dictionary. Or go to the answers.


Comets vs. Asteroids Venn Diagram Printout

Make a Venn diagram showing the similarities and differences between comets and asteroids. For the answers, click here.
HOW TO WRITE A PLANET RESEARCH REPORT
with accompanying rubric


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How to write a paper about a planet, describing its orbit, atmosphere, internal structure, mass, gravitational pull at the surface, moons (if there are any), and any special attributes (like rings, an extremely-tilted axis, an odd rotation, or spots. Or go to the grading rubric.


Planet Report Chart Printout

A chart with room to draw the planet and report many facts about the planet.


Astronomy/Geology Cloze Activities (Printouts)

Do fill-in-the-blanks quiz on many astronomy and geology topics.
Space Shuttle to label

Space Shuttle #1

Label the Space Shuttle diagram, from the nose cone to the engines.
Answers
Space Shuttle to label

Space Shuttle #2

Label the Space Shuttle diagram, from the front landing gear to the vertical tail.
Answers
table

The Planets: Reading and Understanding Tables

Use the table to answer the questions about the planets in our Solar System. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf of the quiz and the answers (site members only).
Geography Word for Each Letter

Find a Space Word for Each Letter

See if you can think of and write down a space-related word for each letter of the alphabet. Or go to a sample answer page.


Comet

Label the comet diagram.
Answers
Alphabetical Order

Put 10 Planet Words in Alphabetical Order - Worksheet

Put 10 planet words in alphabetical order. The words are: Earth, Jupiter, Mars, Mercury, moon, Neptune, Pluto, Saturn, Uranus, Venus. Go to the answers.
Alphabetical Order

Put 10 Astronomy Words in Alphabetical Order - Worksheet

Put 10 space-related words in alphabetical order. The words are: asteroid, comet, galaxy, meteor, moon, gravity, nebula, planet, rings, star. Go to the answers.
Definitions

Write Astronomy-Related Definitions

In this worksheet, write the definition of a word, what part of speech it is, and use it in a sentence. Words: galaxy, star, sun, solar system, to orbit, solar eclipse, astronomy, meteor, meteorite, meteoroid. Or go to the answers. Or go to a pdf of the questions and answers (subscribers only).
re-write the paragraph

Re-Write the Paragraph
about the Solar System

Re-write the paragraph, correcting the capitalization and adding punctuation marks. Or go to the answers.


Star Life Cycle

Label the life cycle of three sizes of stars - printout.
Answers
Write Words by Category

Write Astronomy Words by Category

Write 5 astronomy words for each category. The categories include: Planets, Stars, Constellations, Celestial Objects, Moon-related Words, Orbital Words, Astronomers, Miscellaneous Astronomy Words. Or go to sample answers.
Planets to label

The Planets in English
A Label Me! Printout

Label the Solar System in English.
Answers
Planets to label

The Planets in French
A Label Me! Printout

Label the Solar System in French.
Answers
Planets to label

The Planets in German
A Label Me! Printout

Label the Solar System in German.
Answers
Planets to label

The Planets in Italian
A Label Me! Printout

Label the Solar System in Italian.
Answers
Planets to label

The Planets in Portuguese

Label the planets in Portuguese.
Answers
Planets to label

The Planets in Spanish
A Label Me! Printout

Label the Solar System in Spanish.
Answers


Galileo Astronomy Web Links Milky Way

NASA

Calvin J. Hamilton's Astronomy Site, Views of the Solar System

JPL (Jet Propulsion Lab) Web Site




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