Space Warm-Ups

This resource contains 9 complete weeks (45 days) of Space warm-ups. This download has a full size version of each Warm-Up (8.5 inch X 11 inch paper) AND an Interactive Notebook format. The notebook version will conserve paper. Check out the preview of this product to see photos of the notebook format. These Warm-Ups are TEKS aligned and include a variety of question formats including short answer, multiple choice, matching, and open ended. Warm-Ups are essential for every classroom. Use these Warm-Ups during the first 5 minutes of class to help reinforce key information and reteach difficult topics.
Space Warm-Ups

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Included in this product are the following warm-ups: 

Electromagnetic Spectrum
-Key Vocabulary (Electromagnetic Spectrum, Electromagnetic Radiation, Electromagnetic Wave, Spectroscope, Visible Light)
-Rank waves from lowest to highest frequency
-True/False practice
-Identify and match uses of waves
-Multiple choice practice

-Key Vocabulary (Star, Universe, Spiral Galaxy, Elliptical Galaxy, Irregular Galaxy, Light Year)
-Sketch and Describe 3 Galaxies
-Categorizing Galaxies from various picture examples
-Creating icons of key vocabulary words
-Multiple choice practice

Gravity and the Solar System
-Key Vocabulary (Gravity, Mass, Weight, Solar System, Inner Planets, Outer Planets)
-True/False practice
-Inner and Outer Planets characteristics chart
-Similarities and differences of inner and outer planets chart
-Multiple choice practice

HR Diagram
-Key Vocabulary (HR Diagram, Spectral Class, Luminosity, Apparent Magnitude, Absolute Magnitude)
-Plotting stars on HR Diagram
-Analyzing the HR Diagram
-Multiple choice practice

Life Cycle of a Star
-Key Vocabulary (Star, Mass, Gravity, Nuclear Fusion, Nebula)
-Life Cycle of a Star Matching
-Compare and Contrast Large and Small Mass Stars
-Compare Life Span of Star to Life Span of Human
-Multiple choice practice

Lunar Cycle
-Key Vocabulary (Lunar Cycle, Waxing Waning, Crescent, Gibbous)
-Matching Moon Phases to Picture
-Sketch and Label Lunar Cycle
-Predicting Moon Phases from Calendar Practice
-Multiple Choice Practice

-Key Vocabulary (Seasons, Solstice, Equinox, Rotation, Revolution, Axis)
-Labeling Earth's seasons from a diagram
-Identifying the months that certain seasons occur
-Identifying characteristics of seasons
-Open ended question practice
-Multiple choice practice

Tides and Eclipses
-Key Vocabulary (Tide, Spring Tide, Neap Tide, Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse)
-Key Vocabulary Matching Practice
-Sketch and Label Spring and Neap Tide
-Sketch and Label Solar and Lunar Eclipse
-Multiple choice practice