Are you searching for a way to engage students while learning Earth and Space Science? This Space Science Board Game printable is an absolute favourite in my classroom! Students are always fully immersed in playing this game and ask to play it over and over.
Suitable for middle school science students in grades 6, 7 or 8.
I always got so frustrated when I found a good science board game but then couldn’t afford to buy 8 of them so my whole class could play. That is why I created this! This printable board game for space science can be played by as many groups as you wish! Just print the number of boards, quiz cards and instructions that you need.
Space science has so many new vocabulary words and can often feel like students are being asked to learn a whole new language. This differentiated space science board game helps to consolidate understanding of these terms in a fun and collaborative way.
Want to save ink? No worries! Included are ink saver options in black and white to reduce printing costs.
The space science board game also comes with multiple differentiation options so you can modify it quickly and easily to ensure all students can participate.
What is included?
- 2 different printable board options for differentiation (A3)
- 45 quiz cards with differentiated levels of difficulty
- 3 different sets of instructions for differentiation
- Ink saver options for printing
- Answers on every quiz card
What materials do I need to play?
- Dice – 1 per group (if you don’t have real dice, you can use an online dice roll website or application)
- Counters / game pieces – 1 per student
What content do the quiz cards cover?
These quiz cards ask questions related to earth and space science including relevant vocabulary including terms such as galaxy, satellite, comet, gravity, eclipse, etc.
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