Earth Space Wordangles 07

Earth Space Wordangles 07

Earth Space Wordangles 07 For Google Apps
Earth Space Wordangles 07

Are you looking for fun and interactive activity ideas and resources for Earth Space? Here is a wordangle puzzle, similar to a word search, with a twist in the puzzle - a right angled twist. A list of 19 space words is hidden in the grid. Choice board activity ideas, below, include a number of innovative ideas to support both online and offline activities. Puzzle is suitable for students in grades 4,5,6, home schools and as a tutoring resource.

To access the free puzzle to print, click on the image for the PDF. To access the Google apps version, click on the Google apps link to copy the file to the computer.

To solve the puzzle:
- review the list of 19 words below the grid
- locate the words hidden in the grid
- trace the word path, remembering to watch for the right hand turn in most word paths
- some paths may cross
- check off words as they are located

Choice board activities:
l. IGNITE curiosity: encourage kids to ask questions. For example: What if Jupiter had no gravity? What might the spring tide look like if we didn't have moons, or we had more than one moon? What if the earth's axis was on a different tilt?
2. ACTIVATE students' problem solving strategies while engaging their imaginations by getting them to create a treasure map using some of the space words (e.g. deep space, full moon, dwarf planet, big bang theory)
3. IGNITE innovation by getting kids to engineer a model (either 2D or 3D) for a new, and yet undiscovered, galaxy.
4. ENGAGE kids' brains by having them create word searches from blank word search grids (links below)

Link to blank word search grids: blank word search

Link to basic 11x11 word search grid: 11 by 11 grid

Link to sun shaped, blank word search grid: sun shaped word search grid Use this blank grid as a: planet, the sun, full moon, new moon, harvest moon

Link to moon shaped, blank word search grid: moon shaped word search grid