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Solar System


Earth

Jupiter

Mars

Mercury

Neptune

Planets

Pluto

Saturn

Solar System Activities

Solar System Analogies

Solar System Compare and Contrast

Solar System Crossword


Solar System for Kids

Solar System Lesson Plans

Solar System Literature Book Units

Solar System Math

Solar System Puzzles

Solar System Reading Comprehension

Solar System Word Searches

Space and Stars

The Moon

The Sun

Uranus

Venus




Make a Daily Solar System and Planets Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily Solar System and Planets Activity Lesson Plan Book


Quizzes
Grades 1-3
     Solar System Review Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice (Grades 1-3)
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Grades 4-6
     Solar System Review Quiz - vocabulary, true/false, and multiple choice (Grades 4-6)
     Customize Printables


Solar System Activities
            Solar System Puzzles


Reading Comprehensions - Special Education High Interest Reading
     Mercury, a Rocky Ball (Hi/Lo Grades 1-2)
     How Long Is a Year? (Hi/Lo Grades 2-4)
     Phases of the Moon (Hi/Lo Grades 3-5)
     Moon 101 (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     The Sun (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Motions of the Earth (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Is Pluto a Planet? (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Eclipses (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     The Rocky Planets (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     The Gas Giant Planets (Hi/Lo Grades 5-7)
     All the Spheres of the Earth (Hi/Lo Grades 6-7)
     How Was the Solar System Formed? (Hi/Lo Grades 6-8)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     Earth's Next Door Neighbor (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Mercury (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Venus (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     A Fingernail in the Sky (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Layers of the Sun (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     JUNO's Journey to Jupiter (Very Quick Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Do You Want To Visit Jupiter? (Very Quick Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     NASA's New Frontier: JUNO (Very Quick Reader; Grades 6-8 Readability)

Short Readers
     Earth, the Just-Right Planet (Hi/Lo Grades 1-2)
     Saturn's Shining Rings (Short Reader; Grades 1-2 Readability)
     Rolling Uranus (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Spaceship Earth (Short Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)
     Why Are Days Longer In Summer? (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     The Bigger Picture - Our Solar System (Short Reader; Grades 3-5 Readability)
     Saturn -- The Planet, Not the Car! (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Neptune Is Neat (and a bit Mysterious!) (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     What's Gravity Got To Do With It? (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Water on the Moon! (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     How the Moon Affects the Earth (Short Reader; Grades 4-6 Readability)
     Saturn's Shiny, Shimmery Rings (Short Reader; Grades 5-6 Readability)
     What Are Sunspots? (Short Reader; Grades 5-8 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     What's Your Address? (Grades 1-3)
     Venus (Grades 1-3)
     These Old Planets (Grades 2-3)
     The Hubble Space Telescope (Grades 2-4)
     Soaring Through Our Solar System (Grades 2-4)
     The Sun (Grades 2-4)
     What Do You Know About the Moon? (Grades 2-4)
     The Moon (Grades 2-4)
     Earth (Grades 2-4)
     Mars (Grades 2-4)
     Uranus (Grades 2-4)
     Comets (Grades 2-4)
     Our Solar System
     Moon Talk
     Race to the Moon! (Grades 3-4)
     The Story Behind Our Seasons
     It's About Time
     Our Solar System (Grades 3-5)
     The Sun (Grades 3-5)
     Mercury (Grades 3-5)
     Venus (Grades 3-5)
     Earth (Grades 3-5)
     Our Moon (Grades 3-5)
     Our Changing Moon (Grades 3-5)
     Mars (Grades 3-5)
     The Asteroid Belt (Grades 3-5)
     Jupiter (Grades 3-5)
     Jupiter (Grades 3-5)
     Saturn (Grades 3-5)
     Saturn (Grades 3-5)
     Saturn, the Sixth Planet (Grades 3-5)
     Uranus (Grades 3-5)
     Neptune (Grades 3-5)
     Neptune (Grades 3-5)
     Project Mercury (Grades 3-5)
     The Family of the Sun (Grades 3-5)
     Sputnik I (Grades 4-6)
     The Mighty Hunter in the Winter Sky (Grades 4-6)
     Locating the Circumpolar Constellations (Grades 4-6)
     The Science of the Sun (Grades 4-6)
     Mercury, the Speedy Planet (Grades 5-6)
     Planet Earth (Grades 5-6)
     Jupiter, King of Planets (Grades 5-6)
     Mercury (Grades 5-7)
     Venus (Grades 5-7)
     Mars (Grades 5-7)
     Jupiter (Grades 5-7)
     Saturn (Grades 5-7)
     Uranus (Grades 5-7)
     Neptune (Grades 5-7)
     Pluto (Grades 5-7)
     The Moon (Grades 5-7)
     Constellations (Grades 5-7)
     The Milky Way Galaxy (Grades 5-7)
     Sally Ride (Grades 5-7)
     Neil Armstrong (Grades 5-7)
     John Glenn (Grades 5-7)
     Space Walkers (Grades 5-7)
     What Is a Light-year? (Grades 5-8)
     The Man in the Moon? (Grades 5-8)
     Pluto - Not a Planet Anymore (Grades 5-8)
     Uranus, the Sideways Planet (Grades 6-8)
     Could There Be Water on the Moon? (Grades 6-8)
     Whatever Happened to Pluto? Dr. Mike E. Brown, The Planet Hunter (Grades 6-8)
     Gravity (Grades 7-8)

Spanish
     El Sol (grades 3-5)
     Mercurio (grades 3-5)
     Venus (grades 3-5)
     La Tierra (grades 3-5)
     Nuestra Luna (grades 3-5)
     Marte (grades 3-5)
     El cinturón de asteroides (grades 3-5)
     Júpiter (grades 3-5)
     Saturno (grades 3-5)
     Urano (grades 3-5)
     Neptuno (grades 3-5)
     John Glenn (grades 5-7)
     Caminantes Espaciales (grades 8-9)


Compare and Contrast
        Compare and Contrast Two Things (fifth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (sixth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (seventh grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (eighth grade)
Compare and Contrast Two Things (high school)


Leveled Books
            Which Planet?
            Our Solar System, the Family of the Sun
             The Night Sky (PDF file)
             Moon Walking (PDF file)


Book Units
    Lost in the Solar System (Magic School Bus) (Grades 1-3)
    Midnight on the Moon (Magic Tree House #8) (Grades 2-3)
    Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 (Grades 2-4)
    Earth: Our Planet in Space (Grades 3-4)
    The Moon Seems to Change (Grades 3-4)
    Ender's Game (Grades 5-8)


Logic Worksheets
     Name the Planet
     How much do they weigh?


Analogies
             The Solar System Analogies


Mercury
     Mercury (Grades 3-5)
     Mercury (Grades 5-7)
     Mercury Word Search


Venus
     Venus (Grades 3-5)
     Venus (Grades 5-7)
     Venus Word Search


Earth
     Earth (Grades 3-5)
     Earth (Grades 5-7)
     Earth Word Search
     Earth and Space Crossword Puzzle


Mars
     Mars (Grades 3-5)
     Mars (Grades 5-7)
     Mars Word Search


Jupiter
     Jupiter (Grades 3-5)
     Jupiter (Grades 5-7)
     Jupiter Word Search


Saturn
     Saturn (Grades 3-5)
     Saturn (Grades 5-7)
     Saturn Word Search


Uranus
     Uranus (Grades 3-5)
     Uranus (Grades 5-7)
     Uranus Word Search


Neptune
     Neptune (Grades 3-5)
     Neptune (Grades 5-7)
     Neptune Word Search


Pluto
     Is Pluto a Planet? (Hi/Lo Grades 4-6)
     Pluto (Grades 5-7)
     Pluto - Not a Planet Anymore (Grades 5-8)
     Pluto Word Search


Solar System Word Search
     The Solar System Word Search


Math Worksheets
     Solar System: Addition and Subtraction Math Problems
     Solar System: Rounding Math Problems
     Solar System: Scientific Notation and Multiplication Math Problems
     Solar System: Algebra Math Problems


Crossword Puzzle
     The Solar System Crossword Puzzle
     Solar System Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (Definitions)
     Solar System Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (Definitions - Includes List of Words)
     Earth and Space Crossword Puzzle
     Sun and Stars Crossword Puzzle
     Space and Stars Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (Definitions)
     Space and Stars Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle (Definitions - Includes List of Words)


Glyphs
        Solar Systems Glyph


Books
            Out of This World (Grades 5-6)


Space and Stars
     Space and Stars Theme Unit


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