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Space and Enviroment What astronauts use to get to space. Frozen condensation, but enough mosture in the air. 0 gravity. Brocken satallites. Dwarf planet. Big
Space and Stars black hole, constellation, polygon, star, polaris, sun, mercury, earth, ursa major, telescope, magnify, planisphere a tiny point of light in the sky. the constellation that the big dipper is in (two words). a figure with at least 3 straight lines and points. tool used to magnify distant objects like stars and planets. when a star implodes and its core collapses and sucks in everything around it (two words). Older Children
Space de by AlexExploration what was Neil Amstrongs job . an object that sends and recives signals. a vessle that transports humans into space. what is our sun. once was a planet. Hard
Space Exploration someone who is sent into space in a spacecraft. way of travel through space, which can land on land. Downlink from a spacecraft that immediately indicates the state of the spacecraft as being one of several possible states by virtue of the presence and/or frequency of the subcarrier. Command and Data Subsystem onboard a spacecraft. how we are able to float in space. Older Children
Space Exploration what was Neil Armstrong's job. an object that recives and sends phone and tv signals. A vessel that transports humans into space. what is our sun. an object that we use to gaze at stars. Older Children
Space Exploration measurement of time that they use in space. neal armstrong. vechile to travel to space in. man made object that floats in space. what we live on. Hard
Space Mystery Use these hints to figure out these space words. One of Saturn's moons that has a heavy and hazy atmosphere. Dwarf planet. It has five known moons. One of Jupiter's galleon moons that is half rocky and half icy, with a thin atmosphere. Hottest planet and second planet from the sun. Has rings that are made of rocks and dust. Big
Space! These are some things in outer space, Have fun! Jupiter īs second largest moon. a cloud of gas and dust in outer space, visible in the night sky as an indistinct bright patch . classified as a dwarf planet in . a celestial body orbiting the earth or another planet. It has the longest rotation period (243 days) of any planet in the Solar System and rotates in the opposite direction. Older Children
Star Facts Complete the crossword. dim core star. 2 hydrogen atoms combining into a helium atom. cloud of dust and gas. end of the life cycle of star with a mass 4 times greater than the sun. created when an object in space moves toward from the observer. Older Children
Stardust Galaxies Stardust Galaxies. Fireworks And Waterfalls. Life Design. Should We Fight Back?. Brighter Side Of Hell. Hard
Stars The blue-white hot core of a star that is drifted out into space.. A large cloud of gas and dust in space, spread out in an immense volume.. A star system with two stars.. A huge cloud of gas that is created when the outer layers of a red giant star drift out into space.. An enormously bright distant galaxy with a giant black hole at its center.. Older Children
Stars The left over core of a Star.. These stars can stretch over hundreds of light years across.. This object is very black.. This telescope has convex lenses. . These stars radius is 1500 times the Sun.. Big
Stars distance light travels in one year; 9.46 trillion km. small dim star; end of a low mass star life cycle. diagram that shows relationship between stars luminosity and temperature. large celestial body composed of gas and emits light; ours is called the Sun. large cloud of gas and dust in space; region where stars are born. Big
Stars the intrinsic brightness of a celestial object.. physical property of matter that quantitatively expresses hot and cold.. the measure of the luminosity of a star as seen from Earth. a small very dense star that is typically the size of a planet.. The brightness of a star or other celestial object as it would be as seen from a standard distance (Ten Parsecs).. Older Children
Stars and Constellations is a telescope that gathers and focuses light. are stars which suddenly become very bright. enable astronomers to study extremely hot objects in space. is a massive ball of plasma that emits light throughout the universe. the big bear. Hard
Stars and Galaxies Science Vocabulary Words Objects that were too mall to tart the nuclear reactions that would make them glowing stars.. Joining of the nuclei of atoms of lighter elements under pressure releasing huge amounts of energy.. Elementary particle with roughly the same as a proton.. A large assembly of stars, gas, dust, and other mate bound together by gravity.. Study of the origin and evolution of he Univere at a whole.. Big
Stars and Galaxies unit of astronomical distance equivalent to the distance that light travels in one year. group of stars forming a recognizable pattern. cloud of gas and dust in outer space. systems of millions of billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction. luminous envelop of a star from which it's light and heat radiate. Older Children
Stars and Galaxies distance light travels in one year. small, hot, dim star that is the leftover center of an old star. large celestial body that is composed of gas and emits light. Any of the large bodies that travel around the sun and shine by reflecting its light. object so massive and dense that even light cannot escape its gravity. Older Children
Sun Large solar rings forming out from the sun. The forming of two or more atomic nuclei . The zone just outside of the suns core where Nuclear fusion takes place. An electrical phenomenon that produces light. The natural thing that stimulates sight. Big
Sun What is a loop of cool, incandescent gas that extends above the Photosphere?. What is the process by which nuclei of small atoms combine to form a new, more massive nucleus?. What is colored light the is produced by charged particles from solar winds and the magnetosphere that react with oxygen and nitrogen?. What happens when all the hydrogen in the Sun heat up?. What is the hottest part of the Sun and our solar system? Reaches 15 million degrees Celsius . Big
Sun hottest part of sun. dark spots on the suns surface. aura of plasma that surrounds the sun and other stars . gaseous layer that is visible during a total eclipse of the sun. causes disturbances on earth. Older Children
Sun bright feature extending outward from the Sun's surface. nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of energy. sometimes referred to as a polar light, is a natural light display in the sky. stimulates sight and makes things visible. It is the hottest part of the Sun and of the Solar System. Big
Sun when two atomic nuclei join to make a bigger nucleus all while releasing energy.. the center of the sun; where energy from nuclear fusion is generated. made up of mostly hydrogen and helium. middle layer of the sunís interior. outermost layer of the sunís outer layers. Older Children
The Inner Planets Find the answer to the hints given. The amount of inner planets.. Mercury has virtually no _________.. Venus's atmosphere is so _________, its always cloudy.. Earth's 'twin'. Venus rotates so ________ that its days are longer.. Older Children
The Life Cycle of a Star One of the results at the end of a low or median mass star's lifetime (Core Remains). Stars that have too low a mass to start nuclear fusion. A large cloud of gas and dust. One of the results at the end of a low or median mass star's lifetime (Gaseous). One of the final stages of a high mass star as a result of no more fuel to burn. Big
The Life Cycle of a Star Complete the puzzle with more words from the text. to suddenly fall down or give way. ________ Spencer got really tired and fell asleep. = in the end, especially after a long period of time. Nothing happened __________ Peter was at school. = during the time that. A synonym for 'basic, central, crucial, fundamental or essential' is __________.. to cause to function; to activate. Older Children
The Life Cycle of Stars this is what a low or medium life star will become later in its life; typically have the same mass as our Sun, but only a bit larger than the Earth . this may be the beginning or the end of a star's life; a cloud that is made up of dust, helium and hydrogen, and plasma . burn up their fuel more quickly than regular stars; soon all fuels will run out and the core will collapse. places in space so strong that not even light can escape; may occur when a star is dying. the dying stage of a star; they become larger and this color due to the decrease in temperature . Moderately Challenging
The Life Cycle of Stars one of the results at the end of a small/medium stars life. a large cloud of dust and gas. the main and longest phase in a stars life. when a giant star dies. color of the hottest stars. Older Children
The Life of a Massive Star All stars start out like this. This is the second stage of a star. This is the third stage of a massive star. The end of a massive star. This explosion only happens to massive and super-massive stars. Older Children
The Moon, Seasons & Contellations commonly known as the big dipper. the moon phase where we see the entire moon. the man who turned to a swan to save his friends body. what is the main cause for seasons. the first half moon we see in the phases. Older Children
The Nine Planets the first artificial satellite. planets that spin in a counterclockwise rotation. planets that spin in a clockwise rotation. its moon is more than half the size of this planet. planet that is more like Earth than any other. Older Children
The Orbit On of the EOMs , function : depression of the eyeball. On of the EOMs , function : elevation of the eyeball. On of the CNs , pass through the dorelloís canal , supply the lateral rectus muscle. On of the EOMs , function : internal rotation , abduction and depression of the eyeball. Vein comunicates with the angular vein , it pass between the 2 heads of the lateral rectus , and through the superior orbital fissure. Hard
The Outer Planets note: all phrase or multiple-word answers are combined the brighter clouds in layered atmospheres. Uranus was once thought to be _________.. second largest planet; famous for its many rings. what all outer planets are classified as (considers the composition of the planets). the gap that separates Saturn's two brightest rings. Older Children
The Planets Use the folliwng words: Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto; Inner Planets; Outer Planets planets farthest from the sun. the second farthest planet from the sun. the planet farthest from the sun. the planet where we live. planets closest to the sun. Older Children
The Planets Takes approximately 365 days to rotate around the sun. Closest planet to earth. Farthest planet from the sun . Coldest planet in the solar system. Closest planet to the sun. Young Kids
The Planets Revolve Around the Sun not considered a planet anymore because of being so far away and small. very hot and stormy planet. This planet has rings made of rocks and ice.. The largest ball of energy and light that is ia star and is extremely hot. 4th planet from the sun that is redish in color. Older Children
The Ringed Planet All about Saturn largest moon in Saturn.. huge storm in Saturn that happens every 30 years or so.. reason why Saturn can float in water.. one of the shepherd moons.. reason why Saturn is so famous.. Hard
THe Solar System a hot ball of gases. planets farthest from the sun. a large body of rock or gas that orbits the earth. the spinning of an object on it's axis. an imaginery line that goes through the North and SOuth pole. Moderately Challenging
The Solar System Largest moon of Saturn.. Moon of Neptune; it has retrograde rotation.. The region where comets with short orbital periods are located. (2 wds). Dwarf planet that was once considered to be the 9th planet.. The region where comets with long orbital periods are located. (2 wds). Very Difficult
The Solar System The Earth is bigger than the Moon.. The Nile River is the longest river on Earth.. Yuri Gagarin was the first man in Space.. Mars is known as the Red Planet because it`s surface is mostly red.. The Sun is the biggest thing in the Solar System.. Big
The Solar System Dwarf planet. The Earth spins on its..... A big space rock. Giant ball of gas. First man to walk on the moon. Older Children
The Solar System when a nuclei of a small atom combines and forms a new nucleus, and creates energy. the section of the solar interior between the innermost core and the outer convective zone.. It helps you see when it is dark . It is in the middle of the sun . is a torus of energetic charged partials . Big
The Solar System Glowing ball of hot gas that makes its own energy and light. Large object in space that orbits a star such as the sun. Envelop of gas surrounding an object in space. very bright, rotates in opposite directions from other planets, day lasts 243 Earth days, much carbon dioxide in atmosphere, greenhouse effect, very hot, rolling plains, towering highlands.. iron in rock and soil, two moons rotates once every 24 hours and 38 minutes, year lasts 687 Earth days, thin atmosphere of mostly carbon dioxide, windy. Older Children
The Solar System Complete the crossword using the hints below Full of shooting stars. A region of the solar system past Neptune. Largest object in the asteroid belt. I am a dwarf planet shaped like an egg!. New Horizons photographed me in 2015. Older Children
The Sun The Sun's Structure - The Sun's Processes - The Effects of the Sun on Earth a loop of relatively cool, incandescent gas that extends above the photosphere. the process of combining nuclei of small atoms to form more-massive nuclei. the interaction between the solar wind and Earth's magnetosphere appears as bands of light in the sky. photons emitted from the Sun to the Earth's surface. the center of the Sun; made up of ionized gas. Big
The Sun a loop of coronal gas that is relatively cool, caused by the strong magnetic field of the Sun.. The process of combining nuclei of small atoms to form larger atoms.. colored light that is produced when charged particles interact with the Earth's Magnetosphere. Oxygen and Nitrogen become excited and give off light. . Light is electromagnetic radiation within a certain portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.. The solar wind is a stream of charged particles released from the upper atmosphere of the Sun.. Older Children
The Sun A stream of incandescent gas projecting above the sun's chromosphere.. A nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei of low atomic number fuse to form a heavier nucleus with the release of energy.. A natural electrical phenomenon characterized by the appearance of streamers of reddish or greenish light in the sky.. Stimulates sight and makes things visible.. The central or most important part of something.. Big
The Sun These are vocabulary word that relate to the sun, fill the word into my crossword puzzle. incandescent gas that extends above the the Photosphere.. The process which releases energy.. streaks of colorful light in the sky, normally found near the northern or southern magnetic poles.. Something that makes things visible/illumination. . what is at the center of the sun?. Older Children
The Sun The sun is a ___________.. We can see the moon in the ________.. The sun ______ in the west.. The sun gives us heat and __________.. The moon ________ around the earth.. Older Children
The Sun the Moon the Earth and Around fill in the crossword puzzel the coldest season. twinkle twinkel little .... outside earth. the planet after our planet. the star closet to us. Big
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