Space Sciences Teacher Resources

These printables, lessons, and activities for space sciences are out of this world! Encourage students to explore what is known about the universe, and imagine what is still to be discovered with these cross-curricular teaching resources. There are handouts on a variety of subjects. From determining students' weight in space to making a miniature comet, you'll find fun activities for math, art, technology, science, language arts, and more.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons
Use these resources to introduce or give an overview to space and astronomy while enhancing your upcoming lessons with our slideshows and mini-lessons.
DK Worksheets
Teach your students about space by extending their learning using these resources. Reading passages, labeling printables, and quizzes are just a few of the activities included.
Printables for Grades K-4
Choose from our printable pages about constellations, the Zodiac, and moon phases to enhance your students' knowledge of space. Some activities are interactive and, also, include reading comprehension questions.
Printables for Grades 5-8
Explore space with engaging lessons that help your students understand concepts such as force and motion, and the causes of the seasons. Building a scale model of the Solar System, among other activities, is also included.
Printables for Grades 9-12
Enhance your teaching materials and test students' knowledge by using our printables. Students will also practice math measuring skills, and work on a hands-on activity creating solar system "trading cards".
Review and test your students' knowledge of space and the Solar System with our multiple-choice quiz printable. An answer key for the quiz is provided.
Lesson Plans
Keep your students engaged with our lesson plans. Students use math skills to calculate gravity, mass, and weight, as well as, create a solar eclipse in a hands-on activity, and complete an experiment about the law of motion.
Space Graphic Organizers
Use graphic organizers to enhance your lessons and help your students learn more about space. Our organizers are customizable to fit your lessons about the Earth, moon, and stars.
Choose from our many references on space to expand your lessons and increase student learning and understanding. Includes information on global warming, facts about the planets, and more.
Space Activities for Science Class
Teach your students about space with these resources. Includes printables about the Big Bang and astronomy, a drawing activity, and a play students can perform to increase their interest about space.
Technology Resources for Space Sciences
Our collection of technology resources will extend student learning with an online solar system research project, and creating spreadsheets and graphs, along with student created PowerPoint fact boxes with clip art.
Related Resources
Our Related Resources offer you numerous lessons to enhance your teaching strategies, along with many activities to expand student learning and knowledge.
Space & Mathematics Connected
Using math skills, students enhance their knowledge about space by creating a scaled-down model of the Solar System and review numerical order to complete the provided activities in these resources.
Digital Books
This collection of digital book resources is a great way to introduce new material or expand your students' current learning. Choose from books on space, astronomy, Life Science, and Earth Science.
Space & Art Connected
Use art to increase students' learning about space as they create an illustrated glossary of astronomy terms, piece together a moon puzzle, create a space booklet, and more.
Language Arts Activities
Interconnect your space lessons with activities from Language Arts and expand student learning. Activities include writing creative space stories and vocabulary terms, and practicing reading comprehension with questions.
Social Studies Activities
Include Social Studies to interconnect and increase your students' learning with Social Studies activities such as researching early astronomers, viewing a slideshow about space exploration, and making a moon map.
Space & History Connected
Interconnect the history of space with your lessons to increase student learning. Activities include reading passages about Halley's comet, African-American's contributions to space, as well as, women involved in the space program.
Resources on Planets
Choose from these Resources on Planets to enhance your lessons with activities including a graphic organizer about the Solar System, creating solar system "trading cards", and learning the sizes of the planets.
Space Exploration Resources
Choose from our resources to teach students about space exploration. Printables include drawing your own space suit, and reading passages about the shuttle and space station. A lesson for a substitute is included, also.
Solar System Resources
Explore our Solar System Resources which includes activities to design a three-dimensional scale model of the inner solar system, calculating planet densities, and writing a proposal for a science fiction novel about the Solar System.

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