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to move by turning over and over on a surface without sliding rolled
one of the 5 divisions of the end of the hand including the thumb finger
not including except
quickness in movement or action speed
could not couldnt
something asked questions
to capture or seize something in flight or motion catch
its own self itself
something designed or serving to record position mark
a small ball or disk used for holding parts of a garment together or as an ornament button
an agreement between persons settling what each is to give and receive in a business deal bargain
being fixed or settled certain
a child whose parents are dead orphan
more than one of our common domestic cattle or a closely related animal oxen
a spring of water fountain
the distance north or south of the equator measured in degrees latitude
distance measured in degrees east or west of a line drawn between the north and south poles longitude
a device having a magnetic needle that indicates direction on the earth's surface by pointing toward the north compass
free from doubt; certain absolute
an imaginary circle around the earth everywhere equally distant from the north pole and the south pole equator
something that makes up for or is given to make up for something else compensation

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Geography Vocabulary Crossword

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Description of the formations of the earth, mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes Physical Geography
Description of the boundaries of states & regions, the location of cities & towns, and other aspects of human society that have to do with geography Political Geograhpy
A map that shows a specific topic theme or spacial distribution of an activity Thematic Map
Imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe and measure distance north and south of the equator Latitude
Imaginary lines that run north to south around the globe and measure distance east and west of the prime meridian Longitude
The exact position of a place on earth often stated in latitude and longitude Absolute Location
A location of a place in relation to another place Relative Location
The imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between the north and south poles. Equator
It points which way is north, south, east, west, and some intermediate directions on the map. Compass Rose
A small table accompanying the map that explains the symbols that are used on the map. Legend
The ratio between the distance between two points found on the map as compared to the actual distance between these points in the real world. Map-Scale
The line that passes through Greenwich, England. (0 degrees longitude) Prime Meridian

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The Sun-Earth-Moon System Crossword

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imaginary vertical line that cuts through the center of Earth around which Earth spins Axis
a round, three-dimensional object whose surface is the same distance from its center at all points SPhere
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the Sun revolution
occurs when the Moon pauses directly between the Sun and Earth and cast a shawdow over part of Earth solar eclipse
change in appearance of the Moon as viewed from the Earth moon phase
moon phase that occurs when the Moon is between Earth and the Sun new moon
curved path followed by a satellite as it revolves around an onject orbit
describes phase that occur after a full moon as the visible lighted side of the Moon grows smaller waning
phase that occurs when all of the Moon's surface facing Earth reflects light. full moon
describes phase following a new moon, as more of the Moon's lighted side becomes visible waxing
twice-yearly point at which the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator solstice
occurs when Earth's shawdow falls on the Moon lunar eclipse
move or cause to move into a sloping position tilt
spinning of Earth on its imaginary axis rotation
twice-yearly time-each spring and fall-when the Sun is directly over the equator and the number of daylight and nighttime hours are equal worldwide equinox
the partial or total blocking of light of one celestial object by another eclipse
the sun shines directly on the plant with no other plants, trees, or structures interfering with the sunlight direct sunlight
sunlight that reaches the Earth’s surface after being dispersed in the atmosphere over haze, dust and clouds indirect sunlight

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Forces and Motion Crossword Puzzle

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When 2 solid surfaces slide past each other. sliding
The force of moving something in a certain direction. push
A vector quantity that tends to produce an acceleration of a body in the direction of its application. force
The tendency of a body to resist acceleration; the tendency of a body at rest to remain at rest or of a body in straight line motion to stay in motion in a straight line unless acted on by an outside force. inertia
The natural force of attraction exerted by a celestial body, such as Earth, upon objects at or near its surface, tending to draw them toward the center of the body. gravtity
The alternate force of push. pull
The force that opposes the motion of objects through air. air resistance
The force with which a body is attracted to Earth or another celestial body, equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration of gravity. weight
This type of force will not cause a non-moving object to start moving and will not cause a change in the motion of a moving object. balanced
This type of forces produces a change in motion. unbalanced
A type of friction that occurs when a force is applied and does not cause an object to move. static
This type of friction is when one surface rolls past another. rolling
How fast an object is going with respect for an object. speed
Gravitational force decreases as ________ increases. distance
A force that opposes motion between 2 surfaces in contact. friction
Gravity is a force of ________ between objects due to their masses. attraction
A measure of speed in a given direction velocity
A property of matter equal to the measure of an object's resistance to changes in either the speed or direction of its motion. mass

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Latitude and Longitude Crossword

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number of degrees in the northern hemisphere ninety
0 degrees latitude is the _________ equator
lines that run east and west but measure north and south latitude
Another name for line of latitude parallels
Another name for line of longitude meridians
lines that run from north to south but measure east and west longitude
latitude and longitude together are the ________ of a place coordinates
Using latitude and longitude together gives us an _________ __________on the earth exact location
0 degrees longitude in the _________ ____________ prime meridian
number of degrees in the western hemisphere one hundred eighty
total number of degrees of longitude on the earth three hundred sixty
Total number of degrees of latitude on the earth one hundred eighty
half of the earth hemisphere
latitude and longitude is measured in _________ degrees

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Geometry Vocabulary Crossword

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A closed plane figure formed by three or more straight sides that are line segments. polygon
A polygon with three sides and three angles. triangle
A polygon with four sides and four angles. quadrilateral
A polygon with five sides and five angles. pentagon
A polygon with six sides and six angles. hexagon
A polygon with seven sides and seven angles. heptagon
A polygon with eight sides and eight angles. octagon
A polygon with nine sides and nine angles. nonagon
A polygon with ten sides and ten angles. decagon
An angle that measures greater than 0 degrees and less than 90 degrees. acute
An angle that forms a square corner and has a measure of 90 degrees. right
An angle whose measure is 180 degrees. straight
An angle that measures greater than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees. obtuse
An exact location in space. point
A straight path of points in a plane that continues without end in both direcetions with NO endpoints. line
A part of a line that includes two points called endpoints and all the points between them. line segment
A part of a line; it has one endpoint and continues without end in one direction. ray
The point at either end of a line segment of the starting point of a ray. endpoint
Lines in the same plane that never intersect and are always the same distance apart. parallel
Two lines that intersect to form four right angles. perpendicular
Lines that cross each other at exactly one point. intersecting
The number of square units needed to cover a surface. area
The distance around a figure. perimeter
A parallelogram with four equal, or congruent, sides and four right angles. square
A parallelogram with opposite sidees that are equal, or congrudent, and with four right angles. rectangle
A parallelogram with four equal, or congruent, sides. rhombus
A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides. trapezoid
A quadrilateral whose opposite sides are parallel and equal, or congruent. parallelogram
Having the EXACT same size and shape. congruent

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Earth Science Crossword

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the distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degrees Longitude
the distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees Latitude
detailed, accurate graphic representatives of features that appears on the Earth's surface Topographic Map
layer of Earth located below the crust Mantle
the thin, rocky outer layer of Earth Crust
all life on earth Biosphere
layer of Earth under the atmosphere and the oceans Geosphere
the innermost layer of earth located beneath the mantle Core
the name for the group of sciences that deals with Earth and its neighbors in space Earth Science
the study of Earth Geology

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Atmosphere & Weather Crossword

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The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet. Atmosphere
Middle layer of the atmosphere. Begins 50km above Earth's surface and ends 80km above the surface. Mesosphere
Second layer of the atmosphere and contains the ozone level. Extends from the Troposphere to 50km above earth's surface Stratosphere
lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere; which humans live; where weather occurs Troposphere
an instrument that is used to measure air pressure Barometer
measures wind speed Anemometer
an instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer Psychrometer
A scientist who studies the causes of weather and tries to predict it Meteorologist
Process by which gases hold heat in the air. Greenhouse Effect
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, and air pressure throughout Air Mass
horizontal moment of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure Wind
Winds that blow regularly between 30-60 degrees north and south of the equator.These winds play an important part in the weather in the United States. Prevailing Westerlies
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances Global Winds
Towering clouds with flat tops that often produce thunderstorms. Cumulonimbus clouds
Rain that contains more acid than normal. Acid Rain
A layer found in the Stratosphere that protects the Earth's living things from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the Sun. Ozone layer
Amount of mass in a given volume of air Density
percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount of water vapor that air can contain at a particular temperature. Relative Humidity
prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60 degrees and 90 degrees latitude in both hemispheres Polar Easterlies
Land Breeze movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea Land Breeze
movement of air from sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the water moves over the land, forcing the heated, less dense air above the land to rise Sea Breeze
Winds that blow over short distances caused by unequal heating of Earth's surface within a small area local winds
winds that blow east to west between the equator and 30 degrees latitude (used by European traders seeking trade with the American colonies trade winds

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Mapping Earth's Surface Crossword

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The shape of the land that includes the area's elevation, relief, and landforms. topography
The height above sea level of a point on Earth's surface. elevation
The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area. relief
A flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from above. map
Relates distance on a map to a distance on Earth's surface . scale
Used by mapmakers and can be shapes or pictures to stand for features on Earth's surface; can stand for a physical feature or a man-made feature. symbols
Is 1/360 of a way around a circle, unit that helps scientists locate positions on Earth's surface. degree
An imaginary line between the North and South Poles dividing the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres. equator
Imaginary line connecting North and South poles dividing Earth into Western and Eastern hemispheres. prime meridian
Process where mapmakers determine distances and elevations using instrument and the princples of geometry. surveying
Represent elevation, relief and slope and connect points of equal elevation. contour lines
Pictures of the Earth's surface made up of thousands of tiny dots called pixels. satellite images
A feature of topography, such as a hill or valley, formed by the processes that shape Earth's surface. landform
A landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface. Plateau

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Geography Crossword

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An imaginary line that circle Earth parallel to the Equator Latitude
An imaginary line that runs north to south but measures distance east and west of the Prime Meridian Longitude
The reference point from which east and west longitude lines are measured at 0 degrees Prime Meridian
The unit of measurement to determine absolute location Degree
The lines of latitude Parallels
The lines of longitude Meridian
Half the Earth (northern, southern, eastern, western) Hemisphere
A round model of the Earth that shows the continents and the oceans in their true shapes Globe
The study of the Earth Geography
North, East, South or West Cardinal Directions
A representation of the Earth's rounded surface on a piece of paper Projection
The exact position on the Earth Absolute Location

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Chapter 1 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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The distance (in degrees) that measures east or west of the prime meridian. LONGITUDE
The distance (in degrees) that measures north or south of the equator. LATITUDE
Maps that are drawn in _______ are drawn as if you're looking down on the area from above Earth's surface. MAPVIEW
___________ is the verticle view of a drawing. PROFILEVIEW
A _________ shows all the symbols used in a map and what the symbols mean. MAPLEGEND
A map that refers to the shape of a surface, including the position of it's features and elevation TOPOGRAPHICMAP
____________ are lines on maps that put together the points of equal elevation. CONTOURLINES
A map that represents the geology of an area is called a ______________. GEOLOGICALMAPS
A three demensional volume of a certain kind of rock of a given range is called a ___________________. GEOLOGICALFORMATION
A _______ is where two rock formations accur next to each other. CONTACT

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