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Earth and Space Vocabulary Posters

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 9 pages | Grades: 3 - 5

Display this set of 18 mini-posters in your classroom when learning about Earth and space vocabulary.

Looking for Science Vocabulary Posters?

Students learn many different concepts when studying Earth and space topics. Students will probably learn about the order of the planets, the day and night cycle, and the different characteristics of celestial objects. These vocabulary posters will make a great addition to your classroom or science center. 

The vocabulary posters included in this pack are:

  • Outer Planet
  • Inner Planet
  • Sun
  • Moon
  • Axis
  • Atmosphere
    And more!

How to Make the Most of Your Earth and Space Vocabulary Posters

  1. Print the posters and display them in your classroom for students to reference when doing independent work.
  2. Print the posters, slip them into a clear sleeve, and use them in your guided groups as a reminder.
  3. Print the posters, slide them into a clear sleeve, and hang them on a ring as a reference tool for a learning center. 

We’ve also come up with bonus ways to turn posters into interactive tools that really make your lessons stick! 

📝 Create a fill-in-the-blank worksheet by removing selections of text.  

📂 Place copies in students’ homework folders for reference. 

💻 Provide posters as digital resources for virtual students. 

🧠 Test students’ memories by showing them the poster, then hiding it and having them tell you what they remember.

✅ Incorporate posters into your lesson wrap-up: students write on a sticky note what they learned from the lesson and place it on the poster. 

Before You Download

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Fill your classroom with more posters and interactive displays!

This resource was created by Melissa McLaren, a teacher in Massachusetts and a Teach Starter Collaborator.

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