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moon
sun
galaxy
reflecting
astronomers
hubble
refracting
travel
space
satellite
rocket
orbit
adaptive
nasa
earth
stars
light
telescopes
spectrum
lazer
energy
active optics
wave
radiation
electromagnetic

Space Exploration Word Search

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telescope
NASA
lunar
spacestation
Genimi
rocket
booster
astronaut
rover
shuttle
Apollo
liftoff
orbit
moon
landing
satellite
launch
meteorite
meteor
constellation
Sun
Pluto
Neptune
Uranus
Saturn
Jupiter
Mars
Earth
Venus
Mercury

Astronomy Word Search

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Uranus
Universe
Telescope
Supernova
Sun
Star
Solar System
Solar Flare
Saturn
Satellite
Pulsar
Pluto
Planet
Orbit
Neptune
Moon
Meteoroid
Meteorite
Meteor
Jovian
Terrestrial
Mercury
Mars
Jupiter
Gravity
Galaxy
Eclipse
Earth
Crater
Black Hole
Atmosphere
Asteroid
Venus

Astronomy vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An enormous gravitational bond assemble of the millions or billions of stars Galaxy
A giant ball of hot gas that creates and emits its own radiation through nuclear fusion star
ny of the large bodies that revolve around the sun in the solar system (2) : a similar body associated with another star planets
the natural satellite of the earth, visible by reflected light from the sun (can only be seen at night). moon
any of the small rocky celestial bodies found especially between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter asteroid
any of the small particles of matter in the solar system that are directly observable only by their incandescence from frictional heating on entry into the atmosphere Meteor
a celestial body that appears as a fuzzy head usually surrounding a bright nucleus comet
a unit of length in astronomy equal to the distance that light travels in one year in a vacuum light year
any of numerous clouds of gas or dust in interstellar space Nebula
a shift toward longer wavelengths of the spectral lines emitted by a celestial object that is caused by the object moving away from the earth. Red-shift
a galaxy that has a generally elliptical shape and that has no apparent internal structure or spiral arms called also elliptical compare spiral galaxy Elliptical galaxy
a galaxy exhibiting a central nucleus or barred structure from which extend curved arms of higher luminosity spiral galaxy
is a galaxy that does not have a distinct regular shape, unlike a spiral or an elliptical galaxy. Irregular galaxy
the phase of the moon in which its whole disk is illuminated. Full moon
the phase of the moon when it is in conjunction with the sun and invisible from earth New moon
Aerospace. an unmanned spacecraft designed to explore the solar system and transmit data back to earth. space probe
a telescope in which a mirror is used to collect and focus light. Reflection telescope
telescope that uses a converging lens to collect light refracting telescope
artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication. satellite

Solar System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a group of planets or celestial bodies that revolve around a sun Solar System
a celestial body that orbits the Sun, is round, and has cleared its orbital pathway of other objects planet
a natural satellite of a planet moon
a natural or artificial (man-made) object in orbit around a celestial body satellite
a celestial body that orbits the Sun and is round or nearly round, but has not cleared its orbital pathway of other objects dwarf planet
a small rocky body orbiting the Sun, found between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter asteroid
a celestial object that travels around the Sun in a highly elliptical orbit, made of ice and dust with a gaseous tail comet
A region of icy celestial bodies orbiting the Sun beyond Neptune kuiper belt
any natural object outside the Earth's atmosphere celestial body
relating to the Earth or solid land terrestrial
the layer of gases surrounding a celestial body atmosphere
the combination of materials or elements that make up a whole composition
heating of the atmosphere caused by trapping of solar radiation by gases such as carbon dioxide and methane green house effect
suitable for human life habitable
the distance from a star where the temperature could be right for liquid water to exist goldilockszone
National Aeronautics and Space Administration nasa
technology originally developed for mission needs that has become useful for the public spinoff
an optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer telescope
a building built to contain an astronomical telescope observatory
an unmanned spacecraft with instruments designed to send information back to Earth spaceprobe
a large spacecraft orbiting Earth, where astronauts from many countries live and conduct scientific experiments Space Station
very weak gravity; weightlessness microgravity
to transform a planet to resemble the Earth, so it can support human life terraform
a vehicle driven by remote control over rough extraterrestrial terrain rover
the distance light travels in one year, about 6 trillion miles lightyear
a celestial body that produces radiant energy through the process of nuclear fusion star
a group of millions or billions of stars held together by gravity galaxy
the spiral galaxy that contains our Solar System milkyway
a planet that orbits a star outside our Solar System exoplanet
a region of space with such strong gravity that no matter or light can escape from it black hole

Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that has the longest wavelength Radio Wave
Distance from a center line to the top of a crest or the bottom of a trough Amplitude
The distance between crests of a wave Wavelength
Allows us to see the colors of the stars Visible Telescope
Detect wavelengths emitted from hot stars Ultraviolet telescope
Our biggest evidence that the universe is expanding and the big bang happened Red Shift
A theory our universe began as a single atom and began a violent expansion at the speed of light Big Bang
Helps us detect black holes Xray telescope
Detects what an item is made up of Visible Color
Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that has the highest frequency Gammaray
Form of energy that is all around us and takes many forms ERM
Range of all types of radiation. EM Spectrum
These detect infrared rays of heat Infrared Telescope
One Earth Year Revolution
Number of waves passing a point in a certain time. Frequency
Energy being emitted from a source Light

Earth, sun, & moon Word Search

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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

The Solar System Word Search

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Word Search
Description

asteroid
astmoshphere
astronomer
aurora borealis
black hole
comet
earth
eclipse
galaxy
gravity
jupiter
luminosity
lunar
mars
mercury
moon
neptune
orbiting
satellite
saturn
solar system
universe
uranus
venus
waning
waxing
zodiac

Optics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image. refracting
Is an optical telescope which uses curved mirrors that reflect light and form an image. reflecting
The _____lens in a telescope focuses the light to a point in front of the eyepiece. objective
Another word for nearsightedness myopia
Images are formed behind the retina, not on it, and this causes close-up images to be blurry. hyperopia
The most common cause of blindness cataracts
The pupil gets____in bright light. smaller
The aqueous humour is the ____fluid, that fills the front part of the eyeball. clear
The ___ spot is where the optic nerve leaves the retina. blind
The coloured part of the eye. iris
The _____body is a circular muscle that enables the lens to change shape for focusing. ciliary
The _____is a layer of blood vessels that nourishes the eye. choroid
With refraction of light no image is formed when the object is at the_____point. focal
A lens that makes light rays come together is called a _____lens. convex
These lenses make light spread apart. concave
A _____and dark-coloured surface will absorb light the most. rough
Concave mirrors are also called _________mirrors converging
Your image will be upright, but much smaller than what you normally see in this kind of mirror. plane
The ability to let light rays in. transparent
Light can partially get through.. translucent
Allows no light to get through. Opaque
,Light can travel in a straight line just like _____. waves
When the sunlight passes from the air through rain droplets before reaching your eyes, what is this called? dispersion
Different _______of light have different wavelengths. colours
Where does the energy of the electromagnetic spectrum come from? sun
,As the wavelength gets shorter, both the frequency and energy _______. increase
Which rays are the highest forms of electromagnetic radiation? gamma
Waves where the particles of the medium vibrate with an up and down motion. transverse
What is the branch of science called that deals with the study of waves that travel through the Earth? seismology
What kind of wave can you see on the water on a windy day? surface

SPACE WORDSEARCH

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ASTRONAUT
CONSTELLATIONS
DWARF PLANET
EARTH
GALAXY
GRAVITY
JUPITER
MARS
MERCURY
MOON
NEPTUNE
ORBIT
PLANETS
PLUTO
SATURN
SOLAR SYSTEM
SPACE
STARS
SUN
URANUS
VENUS

6th Grade Science Project Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Any of the large celestial bodies that revolve around the Sun in the solar system planets
a small object that enters Earth's atmosphere from space and burns due to friction, emitting light meteor
The four largest and brightest moons of Jupiter, which were discovered by Galileo Galilei: Ganymede, Io, Callisto, and Europa Galilean moons
Large and small rocks or metallic masses orbiting the Sun; made up of materials similar to those that formed the planets Asteroid
A celestial body of ice, dust, and rock with an elongated and elliptical orbit Comet
the force that causes objects with mass to attract one another Gravity
the whole mass of air surrounding a planet Atmosphere
move in an elliptical path around a center Revolution
The gravitationally-curved path of an object around a point in space Orbit
To spin on an axis; the spinning of Earth on its axis that causes day and night to occur Rotation
Composition of outer planets whose atmosphere is made of gases Gaseous
relating to the land Terrestrial
The region between the inner and outer planets where most asteroids orbit around the Sun Asteroid belt
A reusable spacecraft designed to transport people and cargo between Earth and space Space shuttle
A vehicle or device designed for travel or operation outside Earth's atmosphere Spacecraft
a large artificial satellite used as a long-term base for manned operations in space. Space station
An unmanned spacecraft designed to explore the solar system and transmit data back to Earth Space probe
an engine that provides thrust directly through the burning of its fuel without requiring the intake of air Rocket
A vehicle for exploring the surface of an extraterrestrial body (such as the Moon and Mars) Rover
National Aeronautics and Space Administration; the American governmental agency dedicated to space exploration NASA