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Geography Of Africa Crossword

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Harming the enviroment Pollution
Population is almost extinct Endangered Species
Growing enough food to feed him and his family Subsistence Farming
A person who does not stay long in the some place Nomads
Extreme scarcity of food Famine
Without rainfall for a long period of time drought
Transforming a forest into cleared land Deforestation
When fertile land becomes deserts Desertification
A grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees Savannas
Has an annual rainfall of 400cm Tropical Rainforest
The largest hot desert in the world Sahara
What region is located in of western and north central Africa Sahel

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Home Sweet Biome Crossword

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climate determines what types of plants grow here biome
this type of factor in the environment is nonliving abiotic
features that allow organisms to survive adaptations
a biome which has low average temperatures and small amounts of precipitation tundra
this biome has more precipitation than a tundra but has similar temperatures taiga
a type off tree who's thin leaves survive all year long coniferous
a biome in which the weather is very dry and receives very little rain desert
a biome with a variety of grasses and a few trees grasslands
this type of grassland has hot summers, cold winters and moderate precipitation temperate
this biome has trees that lose their leaves in the winter forests
this type of tree's leaves thrives in this forest all year around deciduous
this forest has a long cool season and a dry summer rainforest
this rain forest biome is warm all throughout the year, and receves a lot of rain tropical
a piece of land that is soaked with water for most of the year wetland
where a river meets a ocean estuary
an ecosystem that includes a water environment aquatic
water that has very little salt in it. freshwater
a large body of salty water oceans

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Biome Vocabulary Crossword

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part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and air or atmosphere; Near to the earth's surface Biosphere
permanently frozen layer of soil beneath the surface of the ground, in the tundra Permafrost
primarily microscopic organisms that occupy the upper water layers in both freshwater and marine ecosystems. The basis for most food chains in the open oceans plankton
a small, particular part of a habitat in which particular organisms live; for example, beneath the bark of a tree within a forest habitat microhabitat
The ability to keep in existence or maintain. A sustainable ecosystem is one that can be maintained. Maintain Equilibrium sustainability
the process in which natural habitat is rendered functionally unable to support the species present. In this process, the organisms, which previously used the site, are displaced or destroyed, reducing biodiversity. due to human activity or a catastrophic event Habitat loss
(ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established succession
A biome in eastern North America, Asia, Australia, and Western Europe characterized by moist, temperate climates Context: A deciduous forest includes trees such as elm, maple, and oak that have leaves that change color in autumn and fall off every winter Deciduous Forest
A biome characterized by a hot, wet climate found near the equator Context: Some tropical forests are rain forests, where it rains much of the time; others have a wet and a dry season. Tropical Rain Forest
A biome in a temperate climate, including the American Midwest, the pampas in Central South America, and the steppes in central Eurasia Context: Antelope, bison, and wolves are among the animals that live in grasslands. Grasslands

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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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Biomes are determined based on their what? climate
Different species have certain _______ that allow them to survive. Adaptations
Where fresh water and salt water meet. Estruary
Tall, triangle like trees that shed old lives in the taiga. Coniferious Trees
Area dominated by grasses with hot and dry climates. Grasslands
Place where wildfires help renews with climates ranging from warm to hot. Savanna
Where the air is exposed at the ows tide being submerged with the high tide in a marine enviornment. Intertidal zone
Really dry place with little precipatation and can be really hot or really cold. Desert
Imaginary line in the middle of the Earth that gets direct sunlight. Equator
The area close to the shore in a marine biome most algae are. Neritic zone
Type of plant that sheds it's leaves in the when it gets cold. Deciduous Trees
An enviornment in where there are similar climates and organisms. Biome
An extremly cold place that has permafrost ground and little percipitation. Tundra
Close to the tundra and very long cold winters and coniferious trees. Taiga
Biome where the soil isn't fertile and lots of percipitation. Rainforest
when the ground is frozen forever. Permafrost
A place of water that is salted and has a vast number of organisms. Marine
A place of water that is shallow with organisms that can't live in the ocean. Freshwater
The biome where there is water all around fresh and salt water. Aquatic
Other than climate what is an abiotic factors determine what type of plants can grow in a biome. Percipatation

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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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Human/Global Impact Crossword

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A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring species
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time climate
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area population
Place where an organism lives habitat
organism's role, or job, in its habitat niche
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves. deforestation
Large geographic area with a similar climate and ecosystem biome
the living organisms in an ecosystem biotic
Any nonliving component of an environment abiotic
the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole) biodiversity
species whose population size is rapidly declining and will become extinct if the trend continues endangered species
Species that is likely to become endangered. threatened species
no longer present anywhere in the world; could be biotic or abiotic. global extinction
permanent elimination of a species from earth; irreversible loss species extinction
the loss of living space due to human activity or catastrophic events habitat loss
plants and animals that have migrated to places where they are not native invasive species
An increase in population over a period of time population growth
Release of harmful materials into the environment pollution
the use or extraction of a resource until it is depleted over exploitation
The process of making new products from materials that were used in another product. recycle
using a resource over and over in the same form reuse
to use less of something reduce
a piece of land where waste materials are dumped dump
A low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil. landfill
A measure of how much an individual consumes, expressed in area of land by soil. ecological footprint
All the different populations that live together in an area community
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment ecosystem
Habitat Destruction, Invasive Species, Population, Pollution, Overharvesting HIPPO

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Communities, Biomes, and Ecosystems Crossword

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material that is deposited by water, wind, and glaciers. Sediment
fee floating photosynthetic autotrophs that live in fresh water or marine ecosystems Plankton
narrow band where ocean meets land Intertidal Zone
ability for any organisms to survive based on biotic and antibiotic factors Tolerance
stable, mature community that results when there is little change in the compositions of the species Climax Community
condition of the atmosphere at a specific time Weather
ranges from 0 degrees at the equator and 90 degrees at the poles Latitude
average weather in an area Climate
biome below poles and goes across northern Europe and North America Tundra
biome with mixed shrub communities and less annual rainfall than temperate rainforests Temperate Woodland
biome were annual rate of evaporation is greater than the annual precipitation Desert
biome with fertile soils that is able to support thick covers of grass Grasslands
establishment of a community in an area of exposed rock that has no topsoil Primary Succsession
group interacting populations that occupy the same area Community
natural tendency for the species belonging to the mature community to return Secondary Succession
biome south of tundra that has dense evergreen forest Boreal Forrest
biome that contains animals such as lions and rhinos Tropical Savanna
as elevation increases temperature and annual rainfall changes Mountains
biome with the average precipitation of 200-1000 cm a year Tropical Rain Forest
where freshwater and saltwater meet Estuary

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Biomes Crossword

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large habitat that is both the coldest and the driest of all biomes Tundra
dry climates that receive less than 50 centimeters of rain each year Desert
Has plants that retain water to survive the dryness. Desert
Some moss and low lying plants survive. Summers last about 6 to 10 weeks, permafrost. Tundra
Animals that live within the thick cover of the uppermost branches of rain forest trees use loud vocalizaciones to defend their territory and attract mates. Tropical Grassland Tropical Rain Forest
Warm Temperatures and abundant rainfall occur all year. Tropical Rain Forest
Temperatures are warm throughout the year, with definite dry and rainy seasons . Grassland
Vegetation includes tall grasses with scattered trees and shrubs. Grassland
Temperatures are hot in the summer and cold in the winter precipitation is spaced evenly over the year. Temperate Forest
Broadleaf forest dominates this biome, and deciduous trees loose their leaves in the winter. Temperate Forest
This biome has long, cold winters and short, warm, humid summers. Taiga
Mammals have heavy fur coats to withstand the cold winters. Taiga
grassland with scattered trees, warm, meat eaters. in africa, australia, south Ameria Savannah
Otherwise known as Chaparral Alpine
An area of land where shrubs and small trees grow. The weather is usually dry and hot. Alpine
a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions Savannah
Wetlands Freshwater Marsh
Deciduous Forest Temperate Forest
Rainforest Tropical Rainforest
Dry Desert

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