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3rd Grade: Learn the Planets

Space Science
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Do-It-Yourself Solar Eclipse!

Recreate the fantastic phenomena of solar eclipses with your child using just a flashlight, a quarter, and her very own face!

Explore the Phases of the Moon

We all know that the Moon has different phases, but it can be hard to figure out why. Try this activity to see how the Moon's phases really work.

Planet Research

Third grader today, astrophysicist tomorrow! Let your child research his planet of choice, and discover everything from the number of moons to temperature.

Planet Pictures Crossword

If you know what each planet looks like, you'll have no trouble with this intergalactic crossword puzzle.

Definition of a Planet

This helpful worksheet lays out all the qualifications for planethood. A great way to start studying outer space science!

Solar Eclipse

This worksheet features a scientific explanation and awesome photos of solar eclipses, which are extremely rare scientific phenomena.

How is A Star Born?

Have you ever looked into the night sky and wondered where all those millions and million of stars come from? Find out here with a mini astronomy lesson!

Identifying the Moon's Phases

Make gazing at the night sky interesting by identifying the moon's phases. Learn the moon's different shapes.

Name the Planets

Here's a great way to test your child's solar system knowledge. Can she name all the different planets pictured here?

Know Your Planets: Earth

How much do you know about our home planet? Boost your Earth knowledge with this science printable.

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