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Biology Crossword

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The abiotic factors of the environment include light, temperature, and atmospheric gases. Abiotic
A microorganism that uses only inorganic materials as its source of nutrients; carbon dioxide is the autotroph's sole carbon source. Autotroph
a large, distinct, easily differentiated community of organisms arising as a result of complex interactions of climatic factors, flora, fauna, and substrate; usually designated according to kind of vegetation present, such as tundra, coniferous forest, deciduous forest, or grassland. Biome
pertaining to all plant and animal life or living organisms Biotic
All regions in the world where living organisms are found. Biotsphere
any animal that eats primarily flesh, particularly mammals of the order Carnivora, which includes cats, dogs, bears, and others Carnivore
A symbiotic relationship in which one species derives benefit and the other is unharmed; for example, Entamoeba coli in the human large intestine. Commensalism
A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government. Community
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities Competition
any organism which consumes other organisms to gain food resources. Macro consumers (phagotrophs) are chiefly animals which ingest other organisms or particulate organic matter (detritus) Consumer
the fundamental unit in ecology, comprising the living organisms and the nonliving elements interacting in a certain defined area. Ecosystem
power that may be translated into motion, overcoming resistance or causing a physical change; the ability to do wor Energy
An ecological pyramid illustrating the energy flow within an ecosystem. Energy pyramid
the interrelation of various species of plants, animals, fungi, and microorganisms that are connected to each other as food and food consumers Food chain
A diagram depicting those organisms that eat other organisms in the same ecosystem. In some cases, the organisms may already be dead. Food web
the environment in which an animal or plant normally lives or grows Habitat
An animal that eats only vegetation. Herbivore
living organism that obtains its energy from carbohydrates and other organic material. All animals and most bacteria and fungi are heterotrophic Heterotroph
An interaction between two species that benefits both. Individuals that interact with mutualists experience higher success than those that do not. Mutualism
The unique role or way of life of a plant or animal species. Niche
the passage of a nutrient through an ECOSYSTEM so that it eventually becomes reavailable to the PRIMARY PRODUCERS. Nutrient system
an organism feeding on both animals and plants. For example, humans have teeth adapted to chewing both types of material Omnivore
symbiosis in which one population (or individual) adversely affects another, but cannot live without it. Paratism
the individuals collectively constituting a certain category or inhabiting a specified geographic area. Population
An organism that lives by preying on other organisms. Predation
An organism, such as a green plant, that produces its own food through photosynthesis or chemosynthesis and constitutes the first trophic level in a food chain Producer
in parasitology, the biologic association of two individuals or populations of different species Symbiosis
The position of a species or a group of species within a food chain or food web. Trophic level

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continental drift crossword puzzle

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a change in global or regional climate patterns, in particular a change apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards and attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels. climate change
a theory explaining the structure of the earth's crust and many associated phenomena as resulting from the interaction of rigid lithospheric plates that move slowly over the underlying mantle. platetectonics
Outer most layer of a planet crust
He came up with the idea of continental drift alfred wegener
Something you drink to stay alive water
the upper layer of the earth's mantle asthenosphere
The planet we live on earth
a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another such stream river
An action of where thing move away from each other drift
Alfred Wegner believed that all the continents fitted together like....... puzzlepieces
a large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abruptly from the surrounding level; a large steep hill mountains
Another word for lava magma
the movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter and therefore less dense material to rise, and colder, denser material to sink under the influence of gravity, which consequently results in transfer of heat convection
The thickest layer of the earth mantle
Where all the continents spread apart continentaldrift
a slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles glaicer
The rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle lithosphere
Bones found of things that are now dead that used to be alive fossils
The biggest body of water available ocean
When the continents were all hooked together it was called..... pangea

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Meteorology Crossword

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The temperature in which a gas condenses into a liquid. Dew Point
A large body of air where the temperature and moisture are constant throughout. Air Mass
This air mass develops over water and brings warm humid weather to the united states. Maritime Tropical
A short term state of the atmosphere. Weather
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time. Climate
This is an air mass that generally brings cool, dry weather to the united states. Continental Polar
This is an air mass that brings very cool and wet weather to the untited states. Maritime Polar
A boundry between air masses of different densities and usually different temperatures. Front
This type of front forms when warm air moves over cold air. Warm Front
This type of front forms when a warm air mass is cought between two colder air masses. Occluded Front
This is an air mass that brings very dry and hot weather to the united states. Continental Tropical
This type of front forms when a cold air mass meets a warm air mass and little to no movement occurs. Stationary Front
A desructive, rotating column of air that touches the ground. Tornado
This type of front forms when cold air moves under warm air. Cold Front
A severe storm that develops over a tropical ocean. Hurricane

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Georgia studies puzzle Crossword

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Which region occupys 3/5 of the states land and contains the okefenokee swamp? Coastal Plains
Which word describes rain, sleet, snow, or hail? Precipitation
Which region means "Foot of the mountain", has red clay soil, has granite base, and contains the city of Atlanta? Piedmont
Which is the smallest region of Georgia that contains the northwest corner, coal, and the TAG corner? Applachian plateau
Which physical feature of Georgia seperates the Piedmont/Coastal Plains and has elevation drops? Fall Line
Which river contains the border between Georgia and South Carolina? Savannah River
Which region of Georgia contains the north east part of the state of Georgia, the appalachian trail, Amicalola falls, and Helen? Blue Ridge
Which physical feature of Georgia is located in the coastal plains, has endangered plants and animals, is the largest freshwater in Georgia, and means land of the trembeling earth? Okefenokee Swamp
Which group of islands in Georgia protect the state of Georgia from tornados, hurricanes, or enemies? Barrier Islands
Which river contains the border between Georgia/Alabama and provides lots of water supply for Georgia? Chattahoochee River
what word describes the day to day changes in temperature, precipitation, and wind? weather
What word describes the type of weather a region has over a period of time? Climate
Which region has wide valleys, narrow ridges, crops, textiles, and apples? Ridge and Valley
What term describes a period of below average precipitation in a region that results in water shortages? Drought
Which term describes an imaginary line drawn around the earth that has equall distances from both poles dividing the earth into north and south hemispheres? Equator

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WEATHER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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Typical weather pattern in an area over a long period of time Climate
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time or place. Weather
The ability to do work Energy
A group of parts that work together as a whole. System
Envelope of gases that forms Earth's outermost layer. Atmosphere
The portion of Earth that consists of liquid water. Hydrosphere
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves . Radiation
Distance from the equator, measured in degrees. Latitude
Reflection of light in all small directions. Scattering
Climates that lie north of some continental climates. Subartic
Very dry regions with extreme temperature. Desert
Solid particles or liquid drops in gas. Aerosol
Permanently frozen ground. PermaFrost
Large fire that spreads quickly over a natural area. WildFire
Overflowing of water in a normally dry area. Flood
Long period of scarce rainfall or dry weather. Drought
Has three main parts: a metal core, a solid middle layer, and a rocky outer layer. Geosphere
Consists of all Earth's water in the form of ice. Cryosphere
The parts of Earth that contain living organisms. Biosphere
Tropical grassland common in tropical rainy climates. Savanna
Semiarid regions located on the edges of deserts. Steppes
Biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. Tundra
Dark, cooler regions on the sun's surface. Sunspot
A tropical storm that has winds of about 119 kilometers per hour or higher. Hurricane
A rapidly whirling, funnel-shaped cloud that reached down to touch Earth's surface. Tornado

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El Nino & La Nina Crossword

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an irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic changes affecting the equatorial Pacific region and beyond every few years, characterized by the appearance of unusually warm, nutrient-poor water off northern Peru and Ecuador, typically in late December. El Nino
a cooling of the water in the equatorial Pacific that occurs at irregular intervals and is associated with widespread changes in weather patterns complementary to those of El Niño, but less extensive and damaging in their effects. La Nina
is the water temperature close to the ocean's surface. The exact meaning of surface varies according to the measurement method used, but it is between 1 millimetre (0.04 in) and 20 metres (70 ft) below the sea surface. Sea Surface Tempature
a wind blowing steadily toward the equator from the northeast in the northern hemisphere or the southeast in the southern hemisphere, especially at sea. Two belts of trade winds encircle the earth, blowing from the tropical high-pressure belts to the low-pressure zone at the equator. Trade Winds
the action or process of precipitating a substance from a solution. rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. Precipitation
a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this. Drought
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
El Niño (La Niña) is a phenomenon in the equatorial Pacific Ocean characterized by a five consecutive 3-month running mean of sea surface temperature (SST) anomalies in the Niño 3.4 region that is above (below) the threshold of +0.5°C (-0.5°C). Equatorial pacific
the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions. It extends from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Southern Ocean in the south and is bounded by Asia and Australia in the west and the Americas in the east. Pacific ocean
cover or submerge (a place or area) with water Flooding
a mass of mud and other earthy material that is falling or has fallen down a hillside or other slope. Mudslides
process whereby the degree of hotness of a body (or medium) changes. Tempature Change
a continuous, directed movement of seawater generated by forces acting upon this mean flow, such as breaking waves, wind, the Coriolis effect, cabbeling, temperature and salinity differences, while tides are caused by the gravitational pull of the Sun and Moon.  Ocean Currents
a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants.  Global Warming
describe both warm (El Niño) and cool (La Niña) ocean-atmosphere events in the tropical Pacific as well as the Southern Oscillation the atmospheric component of these phenomena. ENSO
a rising of seawater, magma, or other liquid. Upwelling
abnormal weather pattern that is caused by the warming of the Pacific Ocean near the equator, off the coast of South America. This occurs when the normal trade winds weaken (or even reverse), which lets the warm water that is usually found in the western Pacific flow instead towards the east. Causes of El Nino
large climate disturbances which are rooted in the tropical Pacific Ocean, and occur every 3 to 7 years. They have a strong impact on the continents around the tropical Pacific, and some climatic influence on half of the planet. Effects of El Nino
the process of a liquid changing into a gas. Evaporation
a half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles. a half of the celestial sphere. Hemisphere
something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected Anomoly
a thing predicted; a forecast. Prediction

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Lab Equipment Crossword Puzzle

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A large container used to store or heat large amounts of liquids Beaker
A type of flask used to heat substances inside of it (ex: Florence Flask). Boiling Flask
A metallic object with bristles on them that come in many sizes used to clean lab equipment. Brush
A type of burner that is connected to a gas or heating source. Bunsen Burner
Kind of like a pipette, it accurately measures small amounts of liquids and controls how much goes out. Buret
Pieces that can be attached on a stand so other lab equipment could be placed on it. Clamp
A lab equipment tool that is shaped like a triangle used to heat material directly under a flame. Clay Triangle
A type of flask used to store liquids without it spilling (ex: Erlenmeyer Flasks). Conical Flask
A lid that covers the crucible. Cover
A porcelain dish that is used for igniting solid substances. Crucible
A tube like structure that is used to suck in liquid and to drop small amounts of liquid into something. Dropper
A type of measuring tool in which measures mass of an object. It measures more accurately than humans sometimes. Electronic Balance
Used for evaporating liquids or for drying purposes. Evaporating Dish
Somewhat like tweezers, they are used to hold small bits or objects. Forcep
A conical shaped lab equipment used to pour liquid from one place to another without a single drop. Funnel
A type of rack with holes that allows a base for funnels to be placed on. It has a clamp so it can be attached to a ring stand. Funnel Support
A plate made of glass that has many uses. Glass Plate
A rod made of glass that is used to stir up solutions or mixtures. Glass Rod
A long cylindrical tube with marks on it to accurately measure liquids by using the meniscus. Graduated Cylinder
A part for a stand that links to it and causes it to hold items without falling. Holder
A type of paper used for testing acids and bases. Litmus Paper
A lab equipment tool used to grind solids into powder. Mortar Pestle
A thin, plastic dish that is used to observe substances or to analyze/grow microorganisms. Petridish
A small plastic or glass tube that is used to measure small amounts of liquids. accurately. Pipette
A type of knob that is used to suck liquid out of a pipette. Pipette Bulb
A type of stand used in labs that could be used to attach clamps on it. Ring Stand
Types of stoppers that are made of rubber that is useful in closing the equipment for storage. It comes in many different sizes. Rubber Stoppers
Sounds like a kitchen tool, but it is used in science too! It is a tool used to scoop substances out. Spatula
A type of dropper used to "inject" substances into something. Syringe
A thin, glass structure that is used to store small amounts of liquids inside. Test Tube
A type of tong utensil that is used to carry hot test tubes. Test Tube Holder
A type of rack that is used to store test tubes. Test Tube Rack
A metallic "scissor like" object used to carry heated objects or to "crush" small ignition tubes so the heated substances could dissolve in water. Tong
A type of measuring tool used in science that measures mass. It is not accurate due to human error. Triple Beam Balance
Type of flasks that are used to measure precise amounts of liquids. Volumetric Flask
Used to observe substances and to help cover up the beaker. Watch Glass
Used as a container to store substances. Wide Mouth Bottle
A thin tray, wired like a coordinate plane, that acts like a base that helps to limit heat, cracking and overheating. Wire Gauze

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Earth, Ocean, and Weather Systems Crossword

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a storm with strong winds and rain that forms over tropical waters Hurricane
small, icy balls that fall from the sky Hail
a region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation that develops into a hurricane or tropical storm Tropical Depression
extremely cold climate located near the North and South Poles and on the tops of mountains; receives very little precipitation and has no trees Tundra
a measure of how much water is in something Moisture
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climatic change Global Warming
a low-lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance Stratus
are high-level clouds appearing as a formation of small masses of white or pale blue, fleecy clouds in a globular, wavelike, rippled pattern, usually in regularly arranged groupings Cirrocumulus
the quality of being hot; high temperature Heat
dark, low-level clouds accompanied by light to moderately falling precipitation Nimbostratus
thin, wispy-looking clouds; commonly found at heights greater than 6 km Cirrus
large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies; can develop into cumulonimbus clouds Cumulus
atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer Snow
the movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences Wind
a hurricane or tropical storm originating in the Pacific Ocean Typhoon

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Africa Crossword

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A semiarid area in the southern Sahara. Sahel
A large dry area in northern Africa. Sahara
A hot an humid area with an abundance of trees and rainfall. Tropical Rainforest
A grassland like area with grazing animals. Savannas
The process in which land begins to lack in nutrients and become desert like. Desertification
When a lot of trees are cut down and sometimes burned. Deforestation
When an area has a lack of water (it dried up) and rainfall. Drought
When there is an extreme lack of food supply in an area. famine
A person or people travel to find new land to grow crops or graze livestock. Nomads
Farming so that you can live of the crops you grow. Subsistence farming
When a species of animals are at risk for being extinct. Endangered Species
When natural resources become poisonous and are unsafe to use. pollution

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Ecology Crossword Puzzle

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large geographical region that contains similar ecosystems. Biome
a group of members of the same species that live in a particular area. population
made up of populations of different species that live and interact in an area. Community
all living parts of the ecosystem. Biotic Factors
taking responsibility for managing & protecting the environment. Stewardship
the part of the planet where life exist. Biosphere
a group of similar organisms. Species
all living things & non- living things on earth & their interactions with one Environment
the layer of gasses that surrounds the earth. Atmosphere
a group of individual parts that work as a whole to accomplish a task. System
the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment. Ecology
all the non living factors (physical things) Abiotic
populations of living organisms continue to interact and reproduce or survives & works well overtime. sustainability
a place or environment where an organism lives. Habitat
a complex self regulating system which living things interact with non living things. Ecosystem
the earth's solid outer layer. Lithosphere
all the different types of organisms in an area. Biodiversity
all water on the earth. Hydrosphere
the role that a given species plays in its environment. Niche
to look at the whole picture everything is considered Holistic Approach

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