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A hot, dry habitat. Desert
A sweet food eaten at the end of a meal. dessert
Active at night. nocturnal
An underground home. burrow
The uppermost layer. surface
icy, freezing polar
A small amount of liquid. moisture
A direction that is the opposite of south. north
A sensation of gentle heat. warmth
A force of strength. power

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Plant Science Word Search

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respiration
photosynthesis
stratification
scarification
air
sunlight
moisture
light
warmth
seedling
seed
endosperm
radicle
plumule
hypocotyl
cotyledon
trees
perennials
broccoli
lettuce
biennial
pansies
wheat
oats
impatien
tomato
annual
reproduce
maturity
growth
germination
lifecycle
hardiness
color
shape
size
habitat
erosioncontrol
research
medicine
food
oxygen

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World Geo Crossword

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the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. Climate
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. Weather
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. Precipitation
Hot and humid Tropical
of, relating to, or denoting a region or climate characterized by mild temperatures. Temperate
of or relating to the North or South Pole. Polar
Heating of the pacific El nino
Cooling of water in pacific La nina
a gradual increase in the overall temperature Global warming
the trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphere Greenhouse Effect
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat Biome
Mostly evergreen shrubs etc. Coniferous
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Ecosystem
shedding its leaves annually. Deciduous
a region having little rainfall because it is sheltered from prevailing rain-bearing winds by a range of hills. Rainshadow
When sun crosses equator Equinox
climate is a zone of climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cold winters. Humid Subtropical
Empty space hot and dry Desert
These climates generally have a pronounced dry season Tropical wet
a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen throughout the year, occurring chiefly in polar regions. Permafrost
Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. Tundra
Hills or mountains Highlands
Big storm Hurricane

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European Cuisine Crossword

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Battered, deep-fried fish fillets fish and chips
An Irish dish made with mashed potatoes mixed with chopped scallions, shredded cooked cabbage, and melted butter. Colcannon
A Scottish dish made from a sheep's stomach and organs. Haggis
A type of mussel common to Wales cockles
A snail eaten as food Escargot
A flaky, buttery yeast roll shaped into a crescent. croissant
Fermented or pickled cabbage sauerkraut
An egg custard tart served in many variations as an appetizer and a main dish. quiche
German potato pancakes. kartoffelpuffer
Dried cod that have been soaked in a lye solution lutefisk
A German dessert made with paper-thin layers of pastry filled with fruit. strudel
A mixture of fresh chives, parsley, tarragon, and chervil fines herbes
Small dumplings made from wheat flour spatzle
A rare type of fungi that grow near Oak trees truffles
Danish open-faced sandwiches uusually make with rye bread. smorrebrod
English desserrt similar to English Muffin crumpets
Staple food of Ireland potato
Thin pancakes with a filling of savory or sweet crepes
A bechamel sauce begins with a roux
Ratatouille is a ____ dish French

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Biomes Crossword Puzzle

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The tundra has short and soggy ____________. summers
What layer does the tundra have? permafrost
The tundra has long and cold ________. winters
Animals in the tundra ________ to avoid harsh winters. migrate
The coniferous forest has _____ temperatures. mild
The coniferous forest has _____ dry summers. cool
The coniferous is also known as the ______. taiga
Many animals in the Taiga are _________. browsers
Many animals in each biome have a __________ _____. varieddiet
Animals in the deciduous forest eat _________. flowers
Some animals in the deciduous forest ____________. hibernate
The desert has very little _______________________. precipitation
The desert has soils rich in ____________. minerals
Many animals in the desert are ______________. nocturnal
The tundra has ______ precipitation. low

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Biomes Crossword

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The frozen layer of soil beneath the surface Permafrost
A large biome covered in grass Grassland
Organisms that live at the bottom of the ocean Benthos
Little or no rain Arid
A minor biome that has bodies of water such as swamps or marshes Wetland
A biome often considered treeless or Arctic Tundra
A biome that's found on land is considered ___________ Terrestrial
A place where there's a group of plants animals with similar temperatures Biome
A very hot and dry biome Desert
Trees that produce their seeds in cones Conifers
A wetland formed when rivers connect with oceans Estuary
A type of tundra located at the North and South poles Polar
A type of tundra located near the tops of mountains Alpine
A biome with 4 seasons is called a ______________ forest Deciduous
A type of forest with heavy rainfall Rainforest
A type of biome often identified as a swampy coniferous forest Taiga
The area in a marine biome where it's shallow enough for light to pass through Photic Zone
A type of grassland with lots of shrubs Savanna
A climate with mild temperatures is defined as being _____________ Temperate
A minor biome that has freshwater and saltwater is defined as being _______ Aquatic

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Earth´s Layers Crossword

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Cracks in the Earth´s crust Fault
Thickest layer of Earth Mantle
Thinnest layer of Earth Crust
The uppermost part of the mantle Lithosphere
The layer with the most pressure in it Inner Core
The study of planet Earth Geology
The seven great landmasses on Earth Continents
Energy movement to warm to cool object Heat Transfer
Energy transfer through empty space Radiation
Heat transfer by direct particle contact Conduction
Measure of how much mass is in a volume of a substance Density
Heat transfer by movement in fluid Convection
Flow that transfers heat within a fluid Convection Currents
Another name for the ¨supercontinent¨ Pangaea
Process that continually adds material to the ocean floor Sea-floor spreading
Pieces of the lithosphere that have broken into several sections Plates
A place where plates slide past each other Transform boundary
A place where two plates move apart divergent boundary
A place where two plates converge Convergent boundary
A deep valley rift valley

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Earthquake and Volcano Crossword Puzzle

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a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume STRESS
stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle TENSION
stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks COMPRESSION
stress that pushes mass on rock in opposite directions, in sideways movement SHEARING
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Earth's surface EARTHQUAKE
the point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under stress and causes an earthquake FOCUS
the point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes focus EPICENTER
a type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground P-WAVE
a type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side S-WAVE
a type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface SURFACE WAVE
the measurement of an earthquake's strength based on a seismic waves and movement along faults MAGNITUDE
a device that records ground movements caused by seismic waves as they move through Earth SEISMOGRAPH
the record of an earthquake's seismic waves produced by a seismogram SEISMOGRAM
an earthquake that occurs after a large earthquake in the same area AFTERSHOCK
a giant wave usually caused by an earthquake beneath the ocean floor TSUNAMI
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface VOLCANO
an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through the crust above it HOTSPOT
a major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean ringoffrire
a liquids resistance to flowing VISCOSITY
a material found in magma that is formed from the elements of oxygen and silicon SILICA
the expulsion of ash, cinder, bombs, and gases during an explosive eruption PYROCLASTICFLOW
a volcano that is not currently active, but may become active in the future DORMANT
a volcano that is no longer active and is unlikely to erupt again EXTINCT
a wide, gently sloping mountain made of layers of lava and formed by quiet eruptions SHIELDVOLCANO
a fountain of water and steam that builds up pressure underground and erupts at regular intervals GEYSER

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climate/ weather Crossword

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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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biomes Crossword

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a large region of land with a distinct climate and certain types of plant and animal life biome
a forest biome with broad-leaf trees that lose their leaves at the end of the growing season; has distinct seasons temperate deciduous forest
a cold, dry, mostly treeless land biome located at high altitude or at high latitudes tundra
an organism that has to eat other organisms in order survive consumer
tree that produces seeds in cones and has needle-like leaves conifer
biome consisting of a grassland with scattered trees savanna
the living things of an ecosystem biotic factors
a wet, warm biome with 3 layers of forest; the canopy, understory, and forest floor tropical rainforest
a mid-latitude climate temperate
layer of Earth in the tundra biome that is frozen to a depth of about one meter all year round permafrost
an organism at the bottom of the food chain that makes its own food producer
large land region in which the main types of plants are grasses grassland
tree that drops its leaves at the end of the growing season deciduous tree
the non-living things of an ecosystem abiotic factors
the action or process of adapting or being adapted adaptation
a conifer forest biome located south of the tundra taiga
the general pattern of weather in a particular part of the world over a long period of time climate
the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms. habitat
dry climate that receives an average of less than 25 centimeters of rainfall per year desert
the uppermost layer of a forest at the tops of the trees canopy

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Sub-Saharan Africa Crossword

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the widespread clearing of forest land. It is common in sub-saharan Africa because of farmers cutting the wood for new farmland or the clearing of the wood for their own needs. DEFORESTATION
Steppe areas are threatened by this in Africa. . It is the process that turns fertile land into land that is too dry to support life. DESERTIFICATION
In very dry areas of Africa, these overpower the landscape. DESERTS
In some parts of sub-Saharan Africa these are a problem. They are periods of time when there is no rain at all. DROUGHTS
To help preservation to the rainforests and to boost economies, some African countries are encouraging this. It is touring a place without causing harm to the environment. ECOTOURISM
Steep jagged cliffs found in eastern and southern Africa. ESCARPMENTS
These are used to make drills, saws, and grinding tools because they are such a hard substance. INDUSTRIALDIAMONDS
The source of the Blue Nile LAKETANA
The source of the White Nile LAKEVICTORIA
Believed to have broken away from Africa;4th largest island in the world MADAGASCAR
among the southwestern coast is a desert made of rocks and dunes. It is cooler than other deserts in Africa. NAMIB
Has a 68% literacy rate and is 356,668 sq. miles. NIGERIA
Has replaced agricultural products as the principal export in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa. OIL
Hot temperatures and plentiful rainfall supports these in sub-Saharan Africa. They are dense stands of trees that receive high amounts of precipitation each year RAINFORESTS
A large break in the Earth's surface formed by shifting tectonic plates. One of these can be found stretching 4,000 miles from southwest Asia to southern Africa. RIFTVALLEY
Is a country that has a life expectancy of 44 and 0.09 television sets per 1,000 people. RWANDA
A country of 371 sq. miles and has 229 television sets per 1,000 people. SAOTOMEANDPRINCIPE
Farther from the equator in sub-saharan Africa, rainforests give way to great stretches of tropical ___:grasslands with scattered woods. ___ grasslands are home to many popular animals in Africa. SAVANNA
Arranged in an order and alike in some way; there is a ___ of escarpments in sub-Saharan Africa. SERIES
471,444 square miles and is a country in sub-Saharan Africa SOUTHAFRICA
___ Africa has a humid subtropical climate SOUTHEASTERN
___ Africa has a mediterranean climate SOUTHWESTERN
Found in African deserts; plants such as cacti with thick, fleshy leaves that can conserve moisture. SUCCULENTS
A country with a life expectancy of 57 and an Arabic flag and language. SUDAN
Climate found along equator in central Africa and south Africa TROPICALWET
Sub-Saharan Africa lies mainly here. It receives the direct rays of the sun year round. TROPICS
A country in sub-Saharan Africa with a population of 26,900,000 and a life expectancy of 48. UGANDA
Sub-Saharan Africa is more than 3 times larger than this country. UNITEDSTATES
In rainforests, this grows at different levels. VEGETATION
Many tropical-African countries depend on this from trees in the rainforest. WOOD
Plunges over a river and creates Victoria Falls, a series of waterfalls that drop 420 feet. ZAMBEZIRIVER

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