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gas giants
telescope
hubble
constellations
stars
kuiper belt
comets
nebulae
red giant
super nova
galaxies
rovers
big bang
eclipse
canadarm
apollo
planets
Chris Hadfield

Stars and Galaxies Word Search

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Big Bang theory
black hole
constellation
corona
galaxy
giant
light year
nebula
neutron star
photosphere
stars
sunspots
super giant
white dwarf

Astronomy word scramble

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Word Scramble
Description

asteroids
eclipse
light year
density
black hole
super nova
black hole
gravity
rotation
star
heliocentric
revolution
dark matter
galaxy
solar wind
comet
neutron star
prominences
planet
astronomy
core
neptune
big bang
mass
protostar
nebula

Componenets of the Universe and the Big Bang Theory Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

_______spans a diameter of over 150 billion light years. The Universe
Our solar system is in this galaxy_______ Milky Way
The Milky Way is 100,000 ________across. light years
There are 200 billion ______ in our galaxy. stars
_______ galaxies are shaped like a flattened disk with a bulge in the center from which arms spiral out. Spiral
These galaxies have a more spherical shape and are thought to be the most common galaxies in the universe. Elliptical
These galaxies have no distinguishable shape with no central bulge or spiral arms. Irregular
This star is nearest to the earth. Sun
Stars come in different________ colors
The color of the star is directly proportional to its_________ temperature
Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars are the ___________ planets. terrestrial
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are the __________ palnets. jovian
There are eight _________ in our solar system. planets
_________ are leftovers of the early Solar System. Asteroids
Most asteroids are in the asteroid _________. belt
________ orbits are usually elliptical. Comet
Many comets are formed in this as well as the Kuiper Belts. Oort Cloud
A_______________ occurs when the Earth passes through the trail of debrisleft by a comet or asteroid. meteor shower
These are clouds of gas and dust which form in interspellar space. Nebulae
He discovered that all galaxies are outside our own Milky Way, millions of light-years away. Edwin Hubble

The Big Bang Crossword

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Crossword
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The three main components for a galaxy are a bulge, disk, and halo Spiral
A group of stars that are gravitationally bound Star clusters
Consists mostly of empty space Universe
Does not have any internal structures Elliptical galaxies
The first inner planet Mecury
The second inner planet Venus
Rocky, Earth-like Terrestial
Gas giants Jovian planets
Large space rocks Asteroids
Frozen gases and tiny dust particles Comets
Balls of gases that produce light and heat Star
Streaks of light caused by burning space rock Meteor shower
Fuzzy cloud of gas Nebula
Does not have a distinct shape contains many young stars and have intense star formation Irregular galaxy
Leftover thermal energy from the big bang Cosmic background radiation
Objects moving away from the Milky Way give off a wave of light Red shift
If a star is ______, then it is moving away Blue shifted
Matter that doesn't give off electromagnetic radition Dark matter

Components of The Universe and the Big Bang Theory Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Huge collection of stars? Galaxies
Galaxy with 3 main components : Disk, Bulge, and Halo? SpiralGalaxies
Galaxy that can be shaped partially or spherical? EllipticalGalaxies
Galaxy that doesn't have a distinct shape? IrregularGalaxies
Are made of gases and produce their own heat? Stars
Group of stars which are bounded gravitationally? StarNebulae
Giants cloud of gas and dust? Nebulas
Planets that have rocky surface and cores made of Iron? Terrestrial
Planets (Gas Giants) which surfaces are not solid? Jovian
A natural satellite of a planet? Moon
After moons, next largest objects (rocks) in the Solar System? Asteroids
A mixture of frozen gases and tiny particles of dust? Comets
A streak of light formed by a space rock burning up as it enters Earth's atmosphere? Meteors
Rock that strikes the Earth's atmosphere? Meteorites
Scientist that discovered the expansion of the Universe? EdwinHubble
Shift that tells us light away from us? RedShift
Shift that tells us light close to us? BlueShift
Name of the theory of the formation of the universe? BigBangTheory
Matter that does not give off ER? DarkMatter
The largest object in our Solar System? Sun

Components of The Universe and The Big Bang Theory Crossword

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Crossword
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Cloud of gas and dust in spaces between stars. Nebulae
Celestial bodies that revolve around the sun (or stars) Planets
Jovian Planets; have a slushy surface Gas Giants
rocky surface; core of iron terrestrial planets
discovered that distant galaxies show a red shift in light, or longer waves to back the big bang theory that the universe is expanding Edwin Hubble
idea that a single point held all matter and energy; until it expanded big bang theory
galaxy made of bulge, disk, and halo; you are here spiral galaxy
distinct, oddly shaped galaxy irregular galaxy
shaped like a partially deflated football or basketball; spherical elliptical galaxy
All celestial objects are in this; highest classification universe
made of gas; produce their own light and heat star
next nearest star; 150 million km away proxima centauri
dirty snowballs; mixture of frozen gases and dust comets
space rock burning up in earths atmosphere meteors
stony, metallic celestial bodies; can be as large as moons; located between mars and jupiter asteroid
planet with iron core; you are here earth
Comet that revolves around the sun once every 76 years halleys comet
up to 60 meteors can be seen per hour during this meteor shower
left over thermal energy from big bang cosmic background radiation
the star in our solar system sun

Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The colors in the spectrum of a side moving toward earth are shifted slightly toward blue. Blueshift
A star that suddenly becomes brighter. Nova
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving. Doppler Effect
A large celestial body that is composed of gas and that emits light. Star
14 billion years ago, a sudden event that sent all matter and energy outward in all directions. Big Bang
The coldest temperature possible. Absolute zero.
Nightly luminous stars from main sequence stars that are more massive than the sun, which becomes larger than giants in their third stage. Super Giant
A large cloud of gas or dust in interstellar space; a region in space where stars are born. nebula
an object so massive and dense that even light cannot escape its gravity. Black hole
Pair of stars that revolve around each other and are held together by gravity. Binary stars
A collection of stars, dust, and gas bound together by gravity. Galaxy
Unknown material Dark energy
The total amount of energy stars give off each second. luminosity
The brightness of a star as seen from earth. Apparent magnitude
The study of the origin, properties, and evolution of the universe. Cosmology
A spiral galaxy in which the sun is one of hundreds of billions of stars. Milky Way Galaxy

Gravity Wordsearch

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Word Search
Description

big bang
asteroid
comet
red giant
kinetic energy
potential energy
supernova
G force
moon
orbit
Earth
sun
stars
universe
dwarf planet
nebula
solar system
protoplanets
planetesimals
proto sun
accretion
gravity

Solar system Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet. Atmosphere
a large planet of relatively low density consisting predominantly of hydrogen and helium, such as Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, or Neptune. Gas Giant
the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth, or toward any other physical body having mass. Gravity
a planet whose orbit lies within the asteroid belt, i.e., Mercury, Venus, Earth, or Mars. Inner planet
the curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a star, planet, or moon, especially a periodic elliptical revolution. Orbit
a planet whose orbit lies outside the asteroid belt, i.e., Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, or Neptune. outer planet
a celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star. Planets
planet is a planet that is composed primarily of silicate rocks or metals. Rocky Planets
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit around the sun, together with smaller bodies in the form of asteroids, meteoroids, and comets. Solar System
the time taken by a planet to make one revolution around the sun. year
is a dwarf planet in the Kuiper belt, a ring of bodies beyond Neptune. Pluto
The Great Red Spot is a giant, spinning storm in Jupiter's atmosphere. Great Red Spot
a celestial object consisting of a nucleus of ice and dust and, when near the sun, a “tail” of gas and dust particles pointing away from the sun Comet
noun: meteor; plural noun: meteors a small body of matter from outer space that enters the earth's atmosphere, becoming incandescent as a result of friction and appearing as a streak of light Meteor
a small rocky body orbiting the sun. Asteroid
a small body moving in the solar system that would become a meteor if it entered the earth's atmosphere. Meteroid
a celestial body resembling a small planet but lacking certain technical criteria that are required for it to be classed as such. Dwarf Planet

SJP Space Race Word Search

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FLARES
CONSTELLATIONCORONA
COMA
COMET
CLUSTERS
AXIS
AURORA
ATOM
ATMOSPHERE
ASTROLOGY
ACCELERATION
PHOTOSPHERE
PHASES
OZONE
ORBIT
OPPOSITION
NOVA
NEBULA
MOLECULE
METEOROIDS
METEORITE
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MASS
LUNATION
KELVIN
IONOSPHERE
HUBBLE
PRECESSION
PROTON
QUASAR
RADIANT
REVOLVE
ROTATE
SELENOGRAPHY
SOLSTICE
STRATOSPHERE
SUPERNOVA
SYZYGY
TERMINATOR
THERMOCOUPLE
UMBRA
ZENITH
UNIVERSE
TELESCOPE
SUN
STAR
SHUTTLE
SATURN
PLANET
NEPTUNE
MOON
MERCURY
MARS
GRAVITY
GALAXY
ASTRONOMY
ASTRONAUT
ASTEROID
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