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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Reading Comprehension)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are the eight planets in our solar system. Use this collection of reading comprehension worksheets to check young astronomers' understanding of reading informational text....
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How Do You Organize a Space Party? You Planet! (Lessons For Learning)

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars make up the inner planets in our solar system. Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune make up the outer planets. Use this collection of lesson plans, worksheets, videos, and presentations to build young...
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For Students 3rd
Looking for a good worksheet to help teach about the planet Venus? This worksheet is for you! An excellent photograph of Venus accompanies three paragraphs of text. Learners answer five multiple choice questions based on what they've...
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Mercury and Venus Transits

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mercury transits, crosses over the disk of the sun, approximately 13 times per century, while Venus transits 14 times per thousand years. View these extremely rare forms of eclipses in accelerated time as part of a series from PBS 9-12...
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For Teachers 5th - 8th
Class is in session, and today's topic is the planet Venus! Sit back and learn about our sister planet, her composition, place in space, and atmosphere. The narration is very rapid, making it short but packed with information that may be...
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Venus Fly Trap - The Private Life of Plants

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The Venus flytrap and trumpet flowers might be plants, but they definitely don't welcome innocent insects crawling on their skin. These clever plants use their anatomy to trap little bugs and even animals! Watch this video carefully to...
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For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The surface temperature on Venus compares with the temperatures used to melt lead. The video discusses the size and atmosphere of Venus as well as the heat and backward rotation. It concludes with volcanic activity and the possibility...
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Venus Wordsearch

For Students 5th - 6th
There are a ton of great vocabulary words to be found in a word search about the planet Venus. Learners will locate and circle 34 wonderful words related to planetary science and the solar system. Printing instructions are included.
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Seasonal Science: Venus Flytrap

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Over 600 species of carnivorous plants exist. A Seasonal Science video discusses one of the most recognizable, the Venus flytrap, Viewers learn how the plant determines which bugs to eat, which to allow to pollinate, and much more.
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What's It Like on ... Venus?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Venus may not be the best option for the next space station! An episode of a larger solar system playlist describes the characteristics of the planet Venus. The instruction includes a description of its extreme environment and its...
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How Studying Venus Saved Earth

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Scientists discovered a hole in the ozone layer in 1980, and by 2000, the hole was three times the size of the United States. Through global efforts, scientists discovered the cause and worked together to get countries to implement a...
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Why Does Venus Spin Backwards?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Our planetary neighbor has some explaining to do! Scientists are mystified by the fact that Venus spins in the reverse direction of all other planets. A thoughtful video lesson explains different hypotheses as well as the science leading...
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Virtual Venus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers practice using the tool of remote telescopes in order to make observations in space. The lesson includes the best times of year to make observations. They use the internet to obtain information and to initiate the use of...
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Mercury and Venus

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Students learn about the characteristics of the planets Mercury and Venus. In this planets lesson, students learn about these planets and their differences from Earth. They also learn how the inventions of engineers have made it possible...
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Venus Flytrap

For Teachers K - 12th
Students study the Venus Flytrap including its habitat and how it eats.  In this ecology instructional activity students complete several experiments using a Venus Flytrap to see how it reacts to various conditions. 
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For Students 3rd - 6th
On this planet Venus worksheet, learners color a picture of the planet Venus. They then answer 4 questions about the planet and fill in other interesting facts.
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The Transit in Pictures

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the June 2004 Transit of Venus, write a screen play, and produce a movie or animation of the transit including a narration. The difference between storytelling and storyboarding is made clear in this lesson.
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Why Venus Could Doom 'Habitable' Exoplanets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Do you believe Earth-like planets support life? A video investigation in the SciShow Space series presents information about exoplanets and their characteristics. Scholars learn why these exoplanets may be the best chance for finding...
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Expedition Stories

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use the Internet to research and discover information about expeditions that were formed to observe the transit of Venus. In groups, they work together to present information about the expeditions and create a visual aid.
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Venus Williams

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Venus Williams and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and...
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Runaway Greenhouse Effect Exercise

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers role-play biologists, coal geologists, space warfare experts, astronomers, pollution-control scientists, and hydrophysicists as they answer the question, "Why is Venus so much hotter than the Earth?"
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Women Are From Venus, Men Are From Mars, But How Did They Get There?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students conduct a poll to determine how different people get to a particular location. In this problem solving lesson, students ask both men and women to describe how they get to a particular location. Then, they determine the frequency...
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Comment le Chat et la Souris sont venus au monde

For Students 11th - 12th
Read this Vietnamese fairy tale with your advanced French speakers. The story itself is two pages long, and there are two pages of questions that follow. Readers must do their best to guess new vocabulary words in context before they...
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Venus Topography Box

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore the topography of a planet and the techniques that can be used.  In this topography activity students use altimetry to map the surface of a planet that cannot be seen. 

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