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How many planets are in our solar system? eight
What galaxy is our solar system a part of? milky way
This planet has the shortest orbit in the solar system mercury
This planet is the hottest and the atmosphere is made up of carbon dioxide venus
Only planet that is made up of 70% water and has sustainable life Earth
planet once had had watery or icy surface mars
The largest planet in our solar system Jupiter
This planet is the 2nd largest and has rings around it saturn
This planet is known to rotate on its side uranus
the coldest planet and the farthest in our solar system from the sun Neptune

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The Solar System Crossword

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The planet farthest from the sun Neptune
A loose, icy body with a long, narrow orbit comet
A gas giant planet that is smaller than Jupiter but larger than Neptune Saturn
The smallest planet in the solar system Mercury
An object that orbits a planet Satellite
The largest planet in the solar system Jupiter
A planet that formed closer to the sun than Earth but not closest to the sun Venus
A small rocky body that orbits the sun Asteroid
What force formed the solar system Gravity
small body that combined with like bodies to form all the other objects in our solar system planetesimal
used to measure distances within the solar system astronomical unit
object that orbits the sun, is spherical, but has not cleared the area of its orbit dwaft planet
the sun, the planets, their moons, and a variety of smaller objects solar system
object that orbits the sun, is round, and has cleared the area of its orbit planet

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The Solar System Word Search

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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

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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

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Solar system Crossword

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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

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Componenets of the Universe and the Big Bang Theory Crossword Puzzle

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_______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

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Solar System Crossword

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Which planet do we live on? Earth
Which planet is called the "Red planet"? Mars
Which planet is the largest in our Solar System; over 1300 Earths could fit inside it? Jupiter
Which planet is famous for its rings. It has seven main ring groups, mainly made up of icy rocks and dust particles. Saturn
Which is currently the smallest planet in our Solar System? Mercury
Which is the closest planet to Earth, about 41 million kilometres away? Venus
What is the more common name for the four planets furthest from the Sun also known as the Jovian or Outer planets? Gas Giants
Which is the smallest Jovian planet; having an orbit of about 165 Earth years? Neptune
Which is the coldest planet in our Solar System, reaching less than minus 300 degrees? Uranus
Which dwarf planet was once a planet for 9 years and then was re-classified as a "dwarf" planet in 2006? Pluto
What is the name of the Galaxy in which our Solar System is one of about 500 other solar systems discovered so far? Milky Way
What it the name of the cluster of rocks that separate the four inner planets from the four outer planets? Asteroid Belt

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The Galaxy Word search

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Milky Way
Gravity
Space
Solar system
Venus
Saturn
Jupiter
Murcury
Neptune
Earth
Mars
Galaxy
Uranus
Pluto
Moon
Sun

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Solar System Vocabulary Crossword

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Characteristics used to classify stars include color, temperature, size, composition, and ________________. brightness
When a supergiant star runs out of fuel, it can explode and form a what? supernova
An object with gravity so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape it. blackhole
Areas of gas on the sun's surface that are cooler than the gases around them. sunspots
Gas eruptions into space from the surface of the Sun. solarflares
The force that attracts all objects toward each other. Gravity
Consists of the sun, the planets, their moons, and a variety of smaller objects. solarsystem
The star located at the center of our solar system. sun
Closest planet to the Sun. mercury
Earth's "twin". Venus
The only planet in our solar system to have life. Earth
Called the "red planet". mars
The largest planet in our solar system. Jupiter
Has at least 62 moons, icy rocks, and dust that make up a large ring that circles the planet. saturn
The planet tilted on its axis, likely due to an ancient collision. uranus
Farthest planet from the sun and known for its bright blue color. Neptune
An object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to e spherical, but has not cleared the area of its orbit. dwarfplanet
A dry and airless rock that orbits the Earth and reflects light from the sun. moon
Dark, flat areas on the moon, formed from lava flows that occurred billions of years ago. maria
Large round pits on the moon. craters
Chunks of rock or dust from space that collide with the moon. meteoroid
Another name for the inner planets that have rocky surfaces. terrestrial
The nickname given to the outer planets that do not have a solid surface. gasgiants
A region of the solar system between Mars and Jupiter made up of small objects in space. asteroidbelt
Beyond Neptune's orbit and composed of thousands of rock particles, ice, dust, and dwarf planets. kuiperbelt
Loose collections of ice, dust, and small rocks that orbit the sun. comets
The correct model of the solar system. heliocentric

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Planets Word Search

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astronauts
atmosphere
Space
Gas
Star Dust
Moon
Rocket
Comet
Neptune
Venus
Uranus
Galaxy
Solar System
Sun
mars
Jupiter
Stars
Earth
Milky Way
Pluto
Saturn

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Earth and Space Word Search

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Star
Solar system
Moon
Sun
Uranus
Venus
Jupiter
Mars
Pluto
Neptune
Saturn
Mercury
Earth
Outer Planets
Inner Planets

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