Type
Crossword
Description

unrefined pertoleum crude oil
can be extracted and refined to make gasoline,kerosene, and diesel oil petroleum
the presence in or introduction into the enviroment of a substance or thing tht has harmful or poisonous effects pollution
the action of sharing something out amoung a number of recipients distribution
a barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, the resulting reservoir being used in the generation of electricity or as a water supply dam
a body of permeable rock that can contain or transmit groundwater aquifer
a substance of economic value that can bereplaced or replenish in the same or less amount of time as it takes to draw the supply down renewable resource
a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply reservoir
a peice of land that a country set asides that has oil oil reserve
a fuel other than gasoline for powering motor vehichles , such as natural gas,methanol, or electricity alternitive fuels

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things. Natural Resources
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years. Nonrenewable resource
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Alternative energy
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol. Biomass energy
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones. Recycling
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms. Fossil Fuel
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity. Geothermal energy
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river. Hydroelectric energy
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission. Nuclear energy
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells. Solar energy
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials. Conservation
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out. Inexhaustible source
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating. Natural gas

Environmental Sustainability Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An area's ability to create an ongoing supply of renewable resources and absorb waste Biocapacity
Materials such as minerals, trees, and water that occur naturally and can be used Natural Resources
The process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects Recycling
Energy that is collected from resources that are naturally replenished Renewable Energy
Organic materials produced in a renewable manner that can be used to create energy Biomass Fuel
The impact of a person or community on the environment Ecological Footprint
The process of maintaining change in a balanced environment Sustainability
A fuel derived directly from living matter Biofuel
A naturally occurring liquid found beneath the Earth's surface that can be refined into fuel Petroleum
Energy that is collected from resources that cannot be replenished on a human timescale Nonrenewable Energy
Energy that is collected from the Sun Solar Energy
A device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy Wind Turbine
Unrefined petroleum Crude Oil
A healthy environment where the natural resources are not being overused is called __________. Sustainable
A unhealthy environment where the natural resources are being overused is called __________. Unsustainable
A natural fuel formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms Fossil Fuel
Thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth Geothermal Energy
Electricity produced by running water moving a turbine Hydroelectric Energy

Energy Sources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

uses rise and fall of tides to convert kinetic energy of incoming and outgoing tides into electrical energy Tidal
a viscous liquid derived from petroleum, especially for use as a fuel or lubricant. Oil
the perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction. wind
The energy the Earth receives from the sun, primarily as visible light and other forms of electromagnetic radiation solar energy
Flowing water creates energy that can be captured and turned into electricity Hydroelectric
is produced from organic material and is commonly used throughout the world Biomass
Supplies people use that are naturally found on Earth. For example, wood, water natural resources
An energy source from ancient plants and animals. For example, oil, coal, and natural gas. fossil fuels
A resource that can be replaced as needed. For example, plant-based fuels, wood, or biomass. renewable
A resource that cannot be replaced faster than it is consumed or used. For example: fossil fuels. nonrenewable
esource that uses heat from deep underground to heat up water and turn it into steam. The steam can be used to heat homes or turn turbines to make electricity. geothermal
An energy source that uses heat from nuclear fission to turn water into steam for turning turbines to make electricity nuclear power
Converts hydrogen and oxygen into water to produce electricity. This can be used in cars and the only waste product is water. fuel cells
Any source of energy other than fossil fuels that is used for constructive purposes. Alternative
The state when objects are not yet in motion. Gravitational

Energy Sources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

radiant energy emitted by the sun Solar energy
power obtained by harnessing the energy of the wind Wind power
the energy released or absorbed in a chemical reaction during the decomposition or formation of compounds Chemical energy
the energy possessed by a body by virtue of its position relative to others, stresses within itself, electric charge, and other factors Potential energy
the energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity. Nuclear energy
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms. Fossil fuel
Electrical energy is defined as an electric charge that lets work be accomplished Electrical energy
energy that a body possesses by virtue of being in motion Kinetic energy
hydroelectric power Hypdropower
a colorless, odorless, flammable gas that combines chemically with oxygen to form water: the lightest of the known elements Hydrogen
the total mass of organisms in a given area or volume Biomass
renewable energy produced by living organisms Bioenergy
a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons that is present in certain rock strata and can be extracted and refined to produce fuels including gasoline, kerosene, and diesel oil; oil Petroleum
energy in the form of heat obtained from hot circulating ground water Goethermal energy
Sound energy is the energy produced by vibrating sound waves Sound energy

natural resources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

NOUN a combustible black or dark brown rock consisting mainly of carbonized plant matter, found mainly in underground deposits and widely used as fuel: coal
the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock. fossil
material such as coal, gas, or oil that is burned to produce heat or power. fuel
an airlike fluid substance which expands freely to fill any space available, irrespective of its quantity gas
a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons that is present in certain rock strata and can be extracted and refined to produce fuels including gasoline, kerosene, and diesel oil; oil. petroleum
the hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk or branches of a tree or shrub. wood
the solid mineral material forming part of the surface of the earth and other similar planets, exposed on the surface or underlying the soil or oceans. rock
solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence. mineral
materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. natural resource
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Natural Resources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another word for farming agriculture
Pockets or holes deep underground that are filled with water that has seeped into the soil aquifers
Acres of trees planted and managed by people who cut and replant as needed to provide a renewable resource cultivated forests
Plants and animals that we raise for food, pleasure, and the products they produce are Domesticated
Plants and animals that live naturally in their habitats Wild
Trees that lose their leaves seasonally deciduous
a large inland body of water. lake
Things that are found in nature that can be used by people to satisfy life's needs Natural resources
a large man-made lake where water is collected and stored reservoir
long, ribbon-like waterways that usually flow toward an ocean, lake, bay, or other river. River
neither plant nor animals, and they are the substances that make up rocks mineral
a rock that contains something useful, like iron, copper, and zinc ore
can be replaced in short periods of time renewable resource
either cannot be replaced, or they take a very long time to replace nonrenewable resource
an area of land where all the water above and below ground flows to the same place watershed

Earth's Resources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a type of natural resource that cannot be replaced or can only be replaced after thousands or millions of years nonrenewable
protecting our natural resources and using them responsibly conservation
a type of natural resource that can be replaced renewable
a solid, non-living substance found in nature mineral
a non-living substance made of one or more minerals; there are 3 main types rock
a material that is burned for energy fuel
a mixture of minerals, weathered rocks, and decayed plants and animal matter soil
a type of resource found on Earth that is necessary or useful to people natural
the trace or remains of an organism that lived long ago fossil
type of energy from the sun solar
died out, leaving no more of that type of organism alive extinct
when harmful things get into the water, air, and land pollution
a type of energy that comes from moving air wind
energy made from moving or falling water hydroelectricity
a type of resource that can be used again and again reusable
energy from living things, plants or animals, or waste biofuels
a type of energy made from heat inside the earth geothermal
melted rock that is underground in the mantle layer of the Earth magma
combination of sand, silt, clay and humus; best soil for plants loam
tiny bits of weathered or broken-down rock and once-living animals and plants sediment

Crossword - Natural Resources

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Crossword
Description

Rocks from which minerals or metals can be extracted for profit. Ores
This fossil fuel is in the form of a rock Coal
The process of turning raw materials into finished products in a factory Manufacturing
Natural Resources such as rivers, lakes, glaciers, and groundwater are called water resources
Energy resources formed in the earth's crust from plant and animal matter over millions of years are called Fossil Fuels
This fossil fuel is in the form of a liquid oil
This fossil fuel is in the form of a gas Natural gas
The bulk of our food production depends on this natural resource Arable land
Resources that cannot be replaced are called NonRenewable Resources
The practice of growing crops and livestock to produce food, fibre, and fuel is called Agriculture
The process of extracting valuable metals and minerals from the earth's crust is called Mining
Release of harmful stuff into the enviroment as a result of human activities is known as Pollution
Resources that are constantly replaced by nature and can be harvested indefinitely are called RenewableResources
Electricity produced by harnessing the energy of flowing water is known as Hydroelectricpower
Power generated from harnessing wind energy through the use of wind mills and turbines is known as WindPower
Power generated by utilizing the heat stored beneath the earth surface is known as GeothermalPower
The warming of the earth's atmosphere due to build-up of carbon dioxide and methane is known as the Greenhouse effect
Is Biomass Renewable, or non Renewable? Renewable
Which one is Renewable: Natural Gas or Solar Energy? Solar Energy
Coal, Crude oil and Natural gas are examples of: Non-renewable resources

ENERGY SOURCES Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Main source of electricity currently used throughout the world? Fossil fuels
Liquid fossil fuel (non-renewable) used for energy. petroleum
Non-renewable energy source created by splitting uranium to produce heat. Nuclear
Energy source that uses the heat or light energy from the Sun to form electricity. Solar
Energy source that uses moving water to spin the turbine directly Hydroelectric
Energy source that uses the heat below the Earth's surface to produce steam to spin a turbine. Geothermal
Coal deposits are the remains of plants that have undergone a complex chemical process called Carbonization
As peat is covered by layers of sediments, the weight squeezes out water and gases, forming a denser material called Lignite
Type of coal with the most carbon Anthracite
Coal that contains 80% carbon Bituminous
During _________, the two nuclei combine nuclear fusion
The nucleus of an atom slits during nuclear fission
Resources that forms at a rate much slower than which it is consumed nonrenewable
The form of natural gas Gas
The most abundant fossil fuel in the world coal
unrefines petroleum crude oil
Equipment in which controlled nuclear fission is carried out nuclear reactor
Country where two-thirds of the world's coal is found China
Compounds made from carbon and hydrogen atoms hydrocarbons
Impermeable rock that occurs at the top of an oil reservoir is called Caprock

SOIL CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

Largest particle dries quicl;y and texture is rough and gritty. Sand
Relative proportions of sand, silt, and clay texture
What the soil is composed of air, water, nutrients, and orgainic matter Composition
the proccess by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, ext. Erosion
How much water the soil will allow through permeability
Depends on how many pores and the size of the pores porosity
influenced by the amount of proteins present in the soil Color
used to identify different types of soil Soil Properties
the break down of rock and minerals by rain, acid, salt, wind, and temperature into sediments weathering
Medium sized particles, texture is smooth and powdery when dry and slippery when wet. silt
smallest particle; smooth and hard as stone when dry and sticky when wet clay
Mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Best type of soil for growing plants. Loam
soil layers; more mature soil has more horizons soil horizon
Mixture of rock, minerals, and organiz matter soil
living particles in soil organic
non living particles in soil inorganic
Mostly made of decaying leaves, twigs, and animal remains/waste Humus
loose soil that is rich in organic material needed by plants topsoil
rich in minerals that are wased down in minerals that are wased downfrom topsoil by rain subsoil
slightly broken up rock. plants roots cannot go through this layer. Mostly inorganic. weathered rock
also knowthe parent material. unweathered solid rock bneath all layers. bedrock
the extraction of valuable minerals or geological materials from the earth. mining
a natrual material with a high concentation of metals and valuable materials that can be extracted for a profit. Ore
when a mine is no longer being used, the land should be restored to its former state or better. Reclamation
minerals or substances that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. Natrual resource
a natural resource that can be replaced quickly enough so that we will not run out renewable resource
hydrocarbons created from the remains of formerly living organisms used for energy. fossil fuel
a natrual resource that we need to use carefully because it cannot be replaced quickly and we will run out. nonrenewable resource