Name: __________________________
Date: _____________________
Period #: ____________
Earth and Space Science Root Words Worksheet
Directions: Use the Science Root Words Chart to determine the definitions of these common science
terms.
1.
Geothermal –
2.
Cumulonimbus Cloud –
3. Paleontology –
4. Metamorphic Rock –
5. Saline –
6. Semilunar Shape –
7. Solar System –
8. Centimeter –
9. Telescope –
10. Extraterrestrial –
11. Neolithic –
12. Chromosphere –
13. Igneous Rock –
14. Glacier –
15. Petrology –
16. Seismic Wave –
17. Stratosphere –
18. Asteroid –
*On the back of this sheet, use the root words chart to create your own science words by joining
the roots. Also record your new word’s definition.