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Rocket
Maria
Phases
Mass
Force
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Orbit
Escape velocity
Velocity
Meteoroids
Telescope
Spring tide
Lunar eclipse
Umbra
Inertia
Gravity
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Space probe
Space shuttle
Satellite
Or tubal velocity
Thrust
Craters
Neap tide
Solar eclipse
Penumbra
Eclipse
Weight
Solstice
Rotation
astromony

Astronomy Word Search

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Description

escape velocity
rocket
maria
phases
mass
force
axis
orbit
orbital velocity
space shuttle
velocity
meteoroids
telescope
spring tide
lunar eclipse
umbra
inertia
gravity
equinox
revolution
space probe
satellite
thrust
craters
neap tide
solar eclipse
penumbra
eclipse
weight
solstice
rotation
astronomy

Earth in Space Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The different shapes of the moon you see from earth. Phases
Occurs when a new moon blocks your view of the sun (2 words). Solar Eclipse
The very darkest part of the moon's shadow, cone shaped. Umbra
Larger, less dark part of the moon's shadow. Penumbra
The rise and fall of the ocean water that occurs about every 12-1/2 hours. Tides
Moon's dark flat areas, hardened rock caused by huge lava flows. Maria
Large round pits. Craters
Chunks of rock or dust from space. Meteoroids
When an object in space comes between the sun and a third object, casting a shadow on that object. Eclipse
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space. Astronomy
An imaginary line that crosses through the Earth's center and the North and South Poles. Axis
Spinning of the Earth on its axis. Rotation
Movement of one object around another. Revolution
The path taken while making a revolution. Orbit
A push or pull. Force

Phases, Eclipses, and Tides Word Search

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shadows
cycle
gibbous
crescent
sphere
inertia
sunlight
umbra
revolve
rotate
eclipses
position
solar
reflect
lunar
Earth
light
orbit
tides
phases
moon
gravity

Earth, Moon, and Sun Vocabulary Word Search

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Description

tidal bulge
low tide
high tide
spring tide
neap tide
third quarter moon
first quarter moon
full moon
new moon
waning gibbous
waxing gibbous
waning crescent
waxing crescet
solar eclipse
lunar eclipse
winter solstice
summer solstice
revolve
rotate
vernal equinox
autumnal equinox
counterclockwise
axis

The Earth-Moon-Sun System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

. Rotation
. Revolution
. Day
. Year
. Season
. Equinox
. Solstice
. Satellite
. Eclipse
. Gravity
. Umbra
. Penumbra
. Lunar Phases
. Tide
. Neap Tide
. Spring Tide
. Tidal Range

Gravity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The spinning motion of a planet in its axis. ROTATION
The blocking of sunlight that occurs when the moon is in between the Earth and the sun. SOLARECLIPES
The two days of the year on which the sun is at its greatest distance. SOLSTICE
A tide with the greatest distance between a low and high tide. SPRINGTIDE
A rise and fall of the ocean due to the moons gravity. TIDE
The darkest part of a shadow UMBRA
The force of gravity on an object. WEIGHT
The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space. ASTRONOMY
An imaginary line between the North and South poles. AXIS
The partial or total blocking of an object in space ECLIPSE
A push or pull exerted on an object. FORCE
A force that pulls rocks and other materials and attracts objects together. GRAVITY
The blocking of sunlight that occurs when the Earth is directly in front of the moon. LUNARECLIPSE
The amount of matter in an object. MASS
A tide with the least difference between a low and high tide that occurs when the sun and the moon pull with right angles at each other at the first and third quarters. NEAPTIDE
The path of an object that revolves around another object in space. ORBIT
Partially shaded outer region of the darkest part of the shadow. PENUMBRA
One of the different apparent shapes on the moon as seen on Earth. PHASES
The tendancy of an object to resist change of motion. INERTIA
The partial or total blocking of an object by another in space Equinox

Heavenly Bodies Word Search

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dusk
dawn
penumbra
umbra
telescope
tides
solar
eclipse
gravity
waning
waxing
phases
lunar
solstice
tilt
revolution
rotation
orbit

Space Science Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the path of an object in space as it moves around another object due to gravity orbit
everything-space and all the matter and energy in it universe
a group of millions of stars held together by their own gravity galaxy
a group of stars that form a pattern in the sky constellation
the distance between one wave peak and the next wave wavelength
the range of colors that appears in a beam of visible light spectrum
an object that orbits a more massive object satellite
a spacecraft that passes one or more planets flyby
a spacecraft used to study a planet over a long period of time orbiter
used to land instruments on a planet lander
the imaginary line which a turning body rotates axis of rotation
the motion of one object around another revolution
patterns of temperature changes caused by the position of the Earth's axis relative to the direction of sunlight season
the patterns of lit and unlit portions of the Moon as seen from Earth lunar phases
the moon becomes dark because it passes through the Earth's shadow lunar eclipse
the sun seems to darken because the Moon's shadow falls onto part of Earth solar eclipse
the darkest part of the shadow umbra
a region of lighter shadow that surrounds an umbra penumbra

The Sun-Earth-Moon System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The path in object follows as it moves around another object Orbit
The motion of one object around another object Revolution
Spinning motion Rotation
The line on which an object rotates Rotation axis
Our day went Earth’s Rotation access is the most toward or away from the sun Solstice
A day when earth‘s rotation axis is leaning along earth’s orbit, neither toward nor away from the sun Equinox
The large dark flat areas on the moon Maria
The portion of the moon or a planet reflecting light as seen from earth Phase
More of the moons near side is a lit each night Waxing phase
Less of the moon’s near side is lit each night Waning phase
The central darker part of a shadow were light is totally blocked Umbra
The later part of a shadow were light is partially blocked penumbra
When the moon shadow appears on earth surface Solar eclipse
Occurs when the moon moves into earths shadow Lunar eclipse
The daily rise and fall of sea level Tide

SJP Space Race Word Search

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