Type
Word Search
Description

astronomy
autumnal equinox
axis
calender
day
equinox
fall
night
northern hemisphere
orbit
revolution
rotation
solstice
southern hemisphere
spring
summer
summer solstice
vernal equinox
winter
winter solstice

Earth and Seasons Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The act of spinning around a central axis. rotation
The act of one object traveling around another in an orbital path. revolution
The line that divides Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. equator
When light from the Sun shines equally on both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. equinox
When light from the Sun shines more in one hemisphere than the other. solstice
The object in space that Earth revolves around. Sun
The equinox seasons include fall and ___________ . spring
The solstice seasons include summer and _____________ . winter
The month spring begins. March
The month fall begins. September
The reason we have seasons is because of Earth's ____________. tilt
A pattern of weather and climate over three months is called a _________. season
Earth's rotation is the reason we have day and _____________. night
Earth is tilted 23.44 ____________. degrees
When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is __________ in the Southern Hemisphere. Fall
When it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere, it is _____________ in the Southern Hemisphere. summer
It takes ____________ hours for Earth to make one rotation. twentyfour
It takes _____________ year for Earth to make one revolution. one
On the first day of summer, Earth is tilted most ____________ the Sun. toward
On the first day of winter, Earth is tilted most ____________ from the Sun. away
The month summer begins. June
The month winter begins. December

Earth's Revolution Around the Sun and Seasons Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

flowers
leaves
snow
beach
night
day
autumn
terminator line
rotation
equinox
solstice
moon
earth
sun
winter
summer
spring
fall
orbit
revolution

Seasons Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

axis
earth
equinox
fall
northern hemisphere
orbit
revolution
rotation
solstice
southern hemisphere
spring
summer
sun
tilt
winter

Earth in Space Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

apogee
cycle
earth
elliptical
equinox
hemisphere
moon
northern
orbit
perigee
seasons
solstice
southern
sun
vernal
winter

Reason for the Seasons Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This word means to spin rotation
This word means to go around something revolution
The Earth travels around the_____ Sun
The _____ travels around Earth moon
The Earth rotating around the sun causes day and _____ night
The Earth revolving around the sun causes the _____ Seasons
There are ______ seasons in the Northern Hemisphere Four
It takes 12 ______ for Earth to travel around the sun. months
How the Earth ______________ determines the seasons tilts
When the North Pole is tilted towards the Sun it is _________ in the Northern Hemisphere Summer
When the Northern Hemisphere is tilted away from the sun it is which season? Winter
There is equal amounts of daylight and darkness during the ______ (happens 2 times each year) Equinox
Spring begins in the month of ______ in the Northern Hemisphere March
Fall begins in the month of ___ in the Northern Hemisphere September
Winter begins in the month of ____ in the Northern Hemisphere December
Summer begins in the month of ____ in the Northern Hemisphere June
The days are short and the nights are long during this season in the Northern Hemisphere Winter
The days are long and the nights are short during this season in the Northern Hemisphere Summer
Temperatures do not changes much along the ___________ no matter what season it is. Equator

Earth, Moon, and Sun Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
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

Earth, sun, & moon Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

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

Sun, Moon and Earth Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is caused when the Moon blocks the light from the sun (5,7) Lunareclipse
The smaller tide during a first or third quarter Moon (4,4) Neaptide
This takes 27.3 days to orbit earth (4) Moon
This force causes water to be dragged towards the Sun and Moon. Gravity
The imaginary line that runs through the Earth (4) axis
This happens every 4 years (4,4) Leapyear
It takes a year for the Earth to orbit the Sun. Also know as a ________ (10) revolution
When you are in this shadow you have a partial eclipse (8) penumbra
You have a total eclipse in this shadow (5) Umbra
The closest planet to the Sun. Mercury
The largest type of tide (6,4) springtide
When it's summer in the Nothern Hemisphere it's ___________ in the Southern Hemisphere (6) Winter
The third planet from the Sun. Earth
It takes Earth 24 hours to do one of these (8) rotation
The line separating the two Hemispheres (7) equator
Winter, Spring, Autumn, Summer (7) Seasons
A group of stars forming a recognisable pattern constellation
The study of space (9) astronomy
Small planets (5,6) dwarf planets
You are likely to get this type of Moon during a Spring tide (4,4) fullmoon
365 days year

Earth, Moon, and Sun Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Autumnal Equinox
Axis
Counterclockwise
full moon
high tide
low tide
lunar eclipse
new moon
revolve
rotate
solar eclipse
spring tide
summer solstice
tidal bulge
Vernal Equinox
waning crescent
waning gibbous
waxing crescent
waxing gibbous
winter solstice

REASONS FOR THE SEASONS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

WHEN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE HAS SUMMER THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE HAS? WINTER
WHEN IT'S WINTER THE EARTH IS FARTHER OR CLOSER TO THE SUN? CLOSER
DURING THE SUMMER WE RECEIVE WHAT TYPE OF SUNLIGHT? DIRECT
WHEN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE HAS WINTER THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE HAS? SUMMER
HOW MUCH DOES THE EARTH TILT? 23.5 DEGREES
WHEN IT'S WINTER WE RECEIVE WHAT TYPE OF SUNLIGHT? INDIRECT
DOES DISTANCE MATTER? NO
WHEN IS THE START OF SUMMER? JUNE 21
WHEN IS THE START OF WINTER? DECEMBER 21
WHAT IS THE REASON FOR HEAT? SUNLIGHT
WHAT SHAPE IS THE EARTH? SPHERE
EARTH'S ORBIT IS... SLIGHTLY EILLPISE
WHAT ARE IS ANTARCTICA AND THE ARTIC ARE THE... POLES
DIRECT SUNLIGHT IS... CONSENTRATED
INDRECT SUNLIGHT IS... LESS CONSENTRATED