Climate Change Crossword

Created
May 21, 2016
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Crossword
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A specific event or condition that happens over a period of hours or days weather
Refers to the average weather conditions over many years in a certain place climate
The warmer periods between ice-ages Interglacial
A cycle that causes the Earth's orbit to get closer and further away from the sun Milankovitch
The process plants use to make food where they take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and give out oxygen Photosynthesis
The most common greenhouse gas carbondioxide
A type of fuel that was made under the ground millions of years ago fossilfuels
The greenhouse gas that comes from rotting rice and cows stomachs Methane
When the carbon dioxide increases, the ________________ increases temperature
The adjustment or preparation of natural or human systems to a new or changing environment Adaptation
The process of cutting down the forests Deforestation
The release of a substance/gas into the atmosphere Emissions
Continually frozen ground that occurs when the temperature remains below 0 degrees for several years Permafrost
Collecting and reprocessing a resource so it can be used again Recycling

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CLIMATE CHANGE Crossword

Created
Mar 12, 2016
Type
Crossword
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The average weather for a region over a long time period climate
Water _____ vapor
A change in the quality of the environment that can adversely affect the heaalth of humans or other living organisms pollution
The ___ Layer has holes in it due to global warming ozone
___ ___ is another name for global warming climatechange
_____ energy: direct radiant energy from the sun solar
_____ dioxide is what we exhale carbon
Process that occurs in living green plants where carbon dioxide is converted to oxygen photosynthesis
The mixture of gases surrounding the earth atmosphere
_____ warming global
_____ fuels fossil
Planet _____ is heating up because of global warming earth
You can _____ a plastic bottle recycle
_____ gases can cause global warming greenhouse

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climate Crossword

Created
Feb 23, 2016
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Crossword
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weather at a place usually over a period of years climate
a region of reduced rainfall on the lee side of high mountains rain shadow
the heat in calories required to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance one degree Celsius specific heat
the essentially uniform local climate of a usually small site or habitat microclimate
a time in the distant past when a large part of the world was covered with ice ice age
a warm period between glacial epochs interglacial
a flow of unusually warm water along the western coast of South America that causes many changes in weather in other places el nino
the rain that falls during this season monsoon
a long period of time during which there is very little or no rain drought
the recent increase in the world's temperature that is believed to be caused by the increase of certain gases global warming
gases that pollute the air and cause the warming of the Earth's atmosphere greenhouse gas
the act or result of cutting down or burning all the trees in an area deforestation
n/a global climate control

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climate/ weather Crossword

Created
Apr 19, 2017
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Mass per unit volume of air; about 1.275 km per cubic meter at 0ºC and 1000 millibars. Air density
A large expanse of air having similar temperature and humidity at any given height. Air mass
A severe weather condition characterized by low temperatures and strong winds (greater than 32 mi/hr) bearing a great amount of snow. When these conditions continue after the falling snow has ended, it is termed a ground blizzard. Blizzard
The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume occupied by it. density
Water that has condensed onto objects near the ground when their temperatures have fallen below the dew point of the surface air Dew
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas Evaporation
Ice crystals that form on surfaces instead of dew when the dew point is below freezing. White frost
The cumulative force exerted on any surface by the molecules composing air. Air pressure
A very cold and dry air mass that forms primarily in winter and the northern interior of North America. Arctic air
The accumulation of daily and seasonal weather events over a long period of time. A description of aggregate weather conditions; the sum of all statistical weather information that helps describe a place or region Climate
Distant lightning that illuminates the sky but is too far away for its thunder to be heard Heat lightning
Any sudden and heavy rain shower. Cloudburst
A period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently long enough to cause serious effects on agriculture and other activities in the affected area. Drought
A form of energy transferred between systems by virtue of their temperature differences. Heat
A severe tropical cyclone having winds in excess of 64 knots (74 mi/hr). Hurricane
An increase in air temperature with height Inversion
A visible electrical discharge produced by thunderstorms. Lightning
The climate structure of the air space near the surface of the earth. Microclimate
A breeze that blows from the land out over the water. Opposite of an onshore breeze. Offshore breeze
A breeze that blows from the water onto the land. Opposite of an offshore breeze. Onshore breeze
A layer of soil beneath the earth's surface that remains frozen throughout the year. Permafrost
A cold air mass that forms in a high-latitude source region. Polar air mass
Climates in which the mean temperature of the warmest month is below 10ºC; climates that are too cold to support the growth of trees. Polar climates
Any form of water particles-liquid or solid-that falls from the atmosphere and reaches the ground. Precipitation
The wind direction most frequently observed during a given period. Prevailing wind
Energy propagated in the form of electromagnetic waves. These waves do not need molecules to propagate them, and in a vacuum they travel at nearly 300,000 km per sec. radiation
Precipitation in the form of liquid water drops that have diameters greater than that of drizzle. rain
The atmospheric pressure at mean sea level. Sea level pressure
A coastal local wind that blows from the ocean onto the land. The leading edge of the breeze is termed a sea breeze front. Sea breeze
A fairly bright lightning flash from distant thunderstorms that illuminates a portion of the cloud. Sheet lightning
A type of precipitation consisting of transparent pellets of ice 5 mm or less in diameter. Same as ice pellets. Sleet
a mixture of smoke and fog smog
Solid precipitation in the form of minute ice flakes that occur below 0ºC Snow
An aggregate of ice crystals that falls from a cloud Snowflake
An intense, rotating column of air that protrudes from a cumulonimbus cloud in the shape of a funnel or a rope and touches the ground. Tornado
The winds that occupy most of the tropics and blow from the subtropical highs to the equatorial low. Trade winds
Organized thunderstorms with a cyclonic wind circulation between 35 and 64 knots. Tropical storm
The state of the atmosphere in terms of such variables as temperature, cloudiness, precipitation, and radiation. Weather
The rising of water (usually cold) toward the surface from the deeper regions of a body of water. Upwelling
A hurricane that forms in the western Pacific Ocean Typhoon

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The Greenhouse Effect and Climate Change Crossword

Created
Oct 26, 2017
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A greenhouse gas Carbon Dioxide
A greenhouse gas Water Vapor
A greenhouse gas Methane
A greenhouse gas Nitrogen
Atmospheric gas Oxygen
The daily atmospheric conditions Weather
Weather conditions in one place over a period of time Climate
A significant difference in climate over time climatechange
The process that traps heat greenhouse effect
Earth's reflective surface Albedo
The sun's energy Radiation
A collection of elements Molecule

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Climate change word search

Created
Feb 3, 2017
Type
Word Search
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This word search contains the following answers:

Weather
Atmosphere
Biofuels
Carbon Dioxide
Climate change
Deforestation
Desertification
Evaporation
Fossil Fuel
Geosphere
Glacier
Global Warming
Greenhouse Gas
Methane
Nitrous Oxide
Ozone
Radiation

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THE WATER CYCLE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Created
Mar 28, 2016
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Crossword
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The particles are packed together AIR PRESSURE
measures the speed of the wind ANEMOMETER
blanket of air ATMOSPHERE
A large body of air that has about the same tempature without AIR MASS
measures air pressure BAROMETER
the average of weather conditions in a area over a long period of time CLIMATE
when precipitation is there for a period of time drought
a metoroligist predicts what weathers gonna be like near the future forecast
2 diffrent air masses or tempatures meet front
earths warning due to gases in the atmosphere that trap heat near earths surface greenhouse effect
contains watervapor humidity
studies the weather metoroligist
sound caused by lightining thunder
rain,hail,snow,sleet and ice precipitation
division of the year marked by changes in weather seasons
a rotating colum of air that streches from a thunderstorm cloud to the ground tornadoes
how hot or cold the air is temperature
a device that mesures the tempature thermometer
a condition of the atmosphere at any time in a particular location weather
region of high pressure wind
a liquad of water that falls from the clouds to the ground RAIN
OCCURS DURING A STORM LIGHTNING
STORM WITH STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN HURRICANES
WINTERSTORM WITH WINDS THAT ARE AT LEAST 35 MPH AND BLOWING SNOW BLIZZARDS

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Global Warming Crossword

Created
Mar 17, 2016
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Crossword
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This is where the Summit on Climate Change took place Paris
The type of gas that is leaking from SoCalGas in California Methane
The layer of ice that traps methane underground Permafrost
The resource that countries are fighting over in the Arctic oil
The country with the highest carbon emissions China
A country that is fighting for Arctic land Russia
The type of gases that keep the Earth warm Greenhouse
What happens when Greenhouse Gases are trapped Global Warming
Temperatures have been rising since which revolution? Industrial
What happens when water washes away the coast Erosion
When garbage is not cleaned up properly it creates this Pollution
What is the term that means large amounts of trees are being taken down? Deforestation

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Global Warming Crossword

Created
Jan 24, 2017
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Crossword
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A negative effect of global warming. extreme weather
A type of fuel that was made by animals that decomposed millioins of years ago. oil
A former vice president that delivered a speech on global warming and its impact on society. Al Gore
A greenhouse gas emitted from vehicles and industry. carbon dioxide
A greenhouse gas emitted from land fills and trash. methane
A negative effect of global warming that occurs in the countries of Africa. drought
Types of gas that are trapped in Earth's atmosphere and as a result increase the overall temperature of the planet. greenhouse gas
Due to the melting of glaciers, _____________ __________ may lose their habitat and become extinct. polar bears
Water in its gas form that is green house gas. water vapor
Mass removal of trees or __________________________ increases the level of CO2 in the atmosphere. deforestation
A negative effect of rising sea level includes the possibility of the oceans covering current ___________________. coastlines
Natural gas, oil and coal are all _______________ _______________. fossil fuels
A type of energy resource such as oil, natural gas and coal that cannot be reused. nonrenewable
Use of _________________ or hybrid vehicles would assist in our reliance on the use of fossil fuels. electric
The creation and use of energy sources created from the wind or ____________ _____________ would reduce our consumption of fossil fuels. solar energy

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WEATHER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Created
Nov 7, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Conditions of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place. Weather
Average, year-after-year weather patterns in a given area. Climate
Very dry regions with extreme temperatures. Deserts
Large fire that spreads quickly over a natural area. Wildfire
Long period of scarce rainfall. Drought
Most abundant gas in the atmosphere. Nitrogen
The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet. Atmosphere
Layer of the atmosphere in which Earth's weather occurs. Troposphere
Outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere. Thermosphere
Overflowing of water in a normally dry area. Flood
Period of glacial advance. Ice age
Dark, cooler regions on the surface of the sun. Sunspots
Solid particles or liquid droplets in the atmosphere. Aerosol
Effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and currents. Coriolis Effect
Portion of Earth that consists of water Cryosphere
Densests parts of Earth that include the crust, mantle, and core. Geosphere
The trapping of heat near a planet's surface by certain gases in the planet's atmosphere. Greenhouse Effect
The second most abundent gas in the atmosphere. Oxygen
Absorbs some of the harmful radiation from the sun. Ozone
It is the second layer of the atmosphere and contains the ozone layer. Stratosphere
Are calm areas where warm air rises. They occur at the equator where the sun heats the surface strongly. Doldrums
Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons. Monsoons
Water that falls to Earth as rain, snow, hail, or sleet. Precipitation
A device that measures temperature Thermometer
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid. Convection

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Climate and the Greenhouse Effect Crossword

Created
Aug 22, 2016
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Crossword
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The g___________ e_______ keeps the earth at a livable temperature GREENHOUSEEFFECT
Heat radiated from the Earth is trapped by greenhouse g______. GASES
This is a Greenhouse gas, C________ D________ CARBONDIOXIDE
Another greenhouse gas, W_______ water
This greenhouse gas comes from farting cows, M_________ methane
Earth is "just right" according to the G_______________ principle. goldilocks
Venus is too ________ to have life HOT
Mars is too far away from the sun and is too ______ for life. cold
Humans are responsible for c__________ c__________. climatechange
Greenhouse gases are found in the Earth's A______________. Atmosphere
Burning f________ f_____ releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere fossilfuels
More greenhouse gases in the atmosphere means the Earth is w_________ up warming

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