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Grasslands Crossword

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a large area of flat unforested grassland steppe
a large open area of grassland prairie
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees savanna
_______ are a division of a larger biome grouping of grasslands that includes tropical savannas temperategrassland
a large area of flat land with few trees plain
animal that arent extinct but almost rhino
is fire good for the grassland? yes
a threat to the grasslands overgrazing
the temperate grassland has two seasons, which are growing and dormant
_____ make them safer herds
savanna has ______ animals bigger
temperate grassland has _______ animals smaller
________ are made to run fast to get away from predators antelope
_____ _____ are endangered african elephants

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Natural Hazards Crossword

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A series of ground vibrations. earthquake
Overflowing of water on land. flood
A rupture in the earths crust where lava can escape. volcano
A mass of snow falling rapidly down a moutain. avalanche
Storm with violent wind. hurricane
Violent rotating column of air. tornado
A fire in a area of combustible vegetation that occursin the countryside. Forest fire
A series of waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of water. tsunami
A sudden colapse of the ground caused by natural erosion. sink hole
Servere winter storm. blizzard
an unsual dryness of soil caused by low rain fall over a prolonged period. drought
Perido of a unusually and excessively hot weater. heat wave

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Ecology Biome vocab Word Search

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tundra
tropical rainfall
tropical deciduous forest
rain shadow
atmospheric
coriolis force
subsidence zones
hadley cell
ferrel cell
polar cell
solar equator
adiabatic cooling
weather
climate
biome

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Biomes Word Search

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altitude
latitude
permafrost
Tundra
Deserts
chaparral
temperate grassland
savanna
temperate desiduous forest
temperate rain forest
understory
canopy
Emergent layer
Tropical rain forest
Climate

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WEATHER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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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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Geography 1 Crossword

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Rivers, mountains, steppes, for example LANDFORMS
Weather in a place over a long period of time CLIMATE
One half of the Earth, either Eastern, Western, Northern, or Southern Hemisphere
0 Degrees Longitude PRIMEMERIDIAN
0 degrees latitude EQUATOR
Type of map showing elevation TOPOGRAPHICAL
2-dimensional representation of Earth Map
Body of land surrounded by water Island
Extremely dry area with extreme temperatures. Desert
A large body of fresh water surrounded by land LAKE
An area of land covered by shallow water, at least some of the time wetland
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. TUNDRA
a large area of flat unforested grassland in southeastern Europe or Siberia Steppe
Narrow strip of land that joins two large areas ISTHMUS
large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters HUMIDCONTINENTAL
Land surrounded by water on 3 sides PENINSULA
A narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water STRAIT
West coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers and cool (but not cold) winters MARINE
Areas of high precipitation, warm year-round, usually near the equator TROPICAL
Warm, wet winters and hot, dry summers MEDITERRANEAN
Compass ________: indicates north and south on a map ROSE
Areas of low ________________ are close to sea level elevation
Temperatures close to the equator are ____________ WARM

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Ecology Review Crossword

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A group of animals of the same type in an area. Population
A relationship in which both species benefit. mutualism
Environmental factors that are conisdered living. Biotic
Animal being hunted is called: prey
Another name for a species found in the third trophic level. Carnivore
Eats both meat and plants omnivore
A place in which inorganic carbon is stored. Atmosphere
The sphere that contains all the liquid, solid, gaseous water. Hydrosphere
The biome that contains fescue grasses. Grasslands
This type of forest biome contains mainly coniferous trees Boreal
The sphere that supports all living organisms. Biosphere
The completmentary process to photosynthesis. Cellular Respiration
The process that creates sugar and water. Photosynthesis
Temperature, climate, rocks, soil etc... all represent ___________ factors. abiotic
Deep, cold, nutrient poor fresh waters are referred to as: oligotrophic
Humans and other mammals breathe out. Carbon dioxide
The chemical compound, CH4, is which type of carbon? inorganic
A simple feeding relationship in the ecosystem. Food chain
A species that is considered a nuisance would be called a: Pest
A kitten and a flea represent which type of relationship. parasitism
The type of bacteria that take nitrogen from the soil and return it to the atmosphere. denitrifying
The maximum population size a particular species that a given ecosystem can sustain. carryingcapacity
Biome with the shortest growing season. Tundra
When a toxin builds up in the tissue of an organism that is called: bioaccumulation

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climate 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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Latin America Vocabulary Crossword

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cutting down forests without replanting new trees Deforestation
area between Tropic of cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, it’s usually warm Tropics
dense stand of trees and other growth that receives high amounts of precipitation each year Rain Forest
the elevation above sea level Altitude
narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land masses (or areas) Isthmus
small river that flows into a larger river Tributary
an area where river currents and ocean tide meet Estuary
humanmade fuel produced by mixing gasoline and alcohol made from sugarcane Gasohol
an overcrowded city slum in Brazil Favela
a public square in Latin American city around which government buildings and major churches were built Plaza
Mexican cowhand (similar to american cowboys) Vaquero
a foreign owned factory in Mexico where workers assemble parts made in other countries Maquiladora
small plot of land which a farmer only grows enough crop to feed their family Subsistence Farming
a large farm Plantation
a person who earns a living by temporarily moving to a place that is separate from their home for work Migrant Worker
the division of land into zones based on elevations, it helps to determine climate and vegetation Altitudinal Zone
lowest elevation on Mts. where snow stays year round Snow Line
creation of flat areas on mountains for farming purposes Terracing
highest elevation where trees grow on a mountain Tree Line
trading of crops between lowland Vertical Trade

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Climate Crossword

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the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period. climate
having little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation Arid
a zone of climate characterised by hot, usually humid summers and mild to cool winters Humid Subtropical
each of the four divisions of the year season
the heat required to raise the temperature of the unit mass of a given substance by a given amount specific heat
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist. dry
a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat biome
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen. tundra
height above a given level, especially sea level. elevation
marked by a relatively high level of water vapor in the atmosphere. humid
of or characteristic of the Mediterranean Sea, the countries bordering it, or their inhabitants. mediterranean
tall, densely growing, broad-leaved evergreen trees in an area of high annual rainfall tropical forest
dome-shaped sheets of ice found near the North and South Poles Polar ice cap
the height of an object or point in relation to sea level or ground level. altitude
an area of high or mountainous land. highland
the statistics of weather climate region
broad-leaf forests are dominated by trees that lose their leaves each year. temperate deciduous
a grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees savanna
the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object temperature
the warming of the earth global warming
landscape form or region that receives very little precipitation desert
located just north and south of the equator, are known for being warm and humid. tropical
any type of water that forms in the Earth's atmosphere and then drops onto the surface of the Earth. precipitation
between 23°26'22" North and 66°33'39" North, and between 23°26'22" South and 66°33'39" South latitude Mid-latitude

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