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1 Appropriate space vocabulary for Primary School Stuff Looks like Gas Dust Rock Liquid Fatter (moon) Thinner (moon) Faster Slower Hot Cold Material Shape Straight at (an object) Direct (light) Indirect (light) Angle Nighttime Daytime Midday Midnight Sunrise Sunset Spin (ie. Earth spins around) Close Far away Rotate Distance Air Ground Space Sun Moon Sky Planet Star Rocket Robots Spaceman Spaceship Solar System Crater Phases Terminator Line Waxing (Moon) Waning (Moon) Light Gravity

2 Dark Heat Fuel Shadow Burn (ie. the Sun burns) Temperature Opaque (ie. is a force) Pressure Appropriate space vocabulary for Upper Primary School Material Angle Direct (light) Indirect (light) Ellipse Rotate Distance Crater Solar System Full Moon Dwarf Planet Asteroid Comet Core Phases Terminator Line Waxing (Moon) Waning (Moon) Temperature Weightless Pressure (ie. weight of air) Gravity Appropriate space vocabulary for Upper Primary School

3 Ellipse Plane Astronomical Unit Phase Asteroid Comet Core Dwarf Planet Eclipse Stages (of rockets) Satellite Gravity Freefall Magnify Radiation Appropriate space vocabulary for Intermediate School

4 Ellipse Plane Astronomical Unit Phase Asteroid Comet Core Dwarf Planet Eclipse Stages (of rockets) Satellite Gravity Freefall Magnify Radiation Appropriate space vocabulary for Lower High School **Note: Most terms are okay, but you will likely need to anything relating to physics / chemistry / geology / optics Plane movement Astronomical Unit

5 Stages Satellite South Cestial Pole Reflection Radiation Refraction Appropriate space vocabulary for Upper High School **Note: Most terms are okay as these students will likely have learned some basic physics, chemistry and geology terminology, but you should remind them of the definitions for science terminology (ie. mass, fusion, tectonic plates, etc) as needed. Description Astronomical Unit

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