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ladder
hill
sweet
jicara tree
fruit
herbs
trapped
full-moon
thief
wax
furious
rock
farmer
chili
rabbit
coyote

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Earth, Moon and Sun Crossword

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Imaginary line through Earth's center Axis
In relation to the Sun Tilt
Caused by the tilt of Earth's axis as the Earth travel around the Sun Seasons
Two days of the year on which neither hemisphere is tilted toward or away from the Sun (September 22 and March 21) Equinox
Two days of the year on which the noon sun is directly overhead at either 23.5 south or north (December 21 and June 21) Solstice
Moon is getting larger in the sky, moving from the New Moon towards the Full Moon Waxing
Different shapes of the moon as seen from earth Phases
Moon is decreasing in size, moving from the Full Moon towards the New Moon Waning
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis Rotation
When half of the Moon's Earth facing side is lit by the sun First quarter
Decreases in size from sunlight Gibbous
When just half of the moon's Eartg-facing side is visible Third quarter
The moon face is completely lit Full moon
Thin silver of the moon Crescent
When the side of the moon is facing earth also faces directly away from the sun New moon
Caused by the interaction of the Earth, Moon and Sun Tides
The movement of an object around another object Revolution
Blocking light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it Eclipse
When the moon passes between the Son and Earth Solar Eclipse
When the moon passes through earth shadow Lunar eclipse

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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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Moon phases Crossword

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What does the moon do to the earth? Revolves
When half of the moon light is in the right it is a? First quarter
When the moon disappears it has to be a? New Moon
When the light is in the right then the moon has to be? Waxing moon
When the light is in the left the moon had to be? Waning moon
When there is more light the moon has to be a? Gibbous moon
When the moon is 100% it has to be a? Full moon
When the moon looks like a banana it has to be a? Crescent moon
When half of the moon light is in the left it is a? Third quarter moon
Both the moon and the sun have a________ effect on the earth. Gravity
The light of the moons _______ can be seen on the surface of the water. Reflection

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Moon Phases Word Search

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Waning Cresent
Waning Gibbous
Third Quarter
Full Moon
Waxing Gibbous
First Quarter
Waxing Cresent
New moon
Waxing
Waning

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Earth, Moon and Sun Word Search

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Full Moon
Shadow
Gibbous
Eclipse
Revolution
Equinox
Equator
rotation
Tides
Hemisphere
Seasons
Waxing
Phases
Solistice
Waning

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Seasons Crossword

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a round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its center. sphere
an imaginary line about which a body rotates. axis
the action of rotating around an axis or center. rotation
an instance of revolving. revolution
an obscuring of the light from one celestial body by the passage of another between it and the observer or between it and its source of illumination eclipse
when the sun reaches its highest or lowest point in the sky at noon, marked by the longest and shortest days. solstice
the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length (about September 22 and March 20). equinox
the shape of the illuminated (sunlit) portion of the Moon as seen by an observer on Earth. moon phase
the phase of the moon when it is in conjunction with the sun and invisible from earth, or shortly thereafter when it appears as a slender crescent. new moon
(of the moon between new and full) have a progressively larger part of its visible surface illuminated, increasing its apparent size. waxing
the phase of the moon in which its whole disk is illuminated. full moon
"shrinking" or decreasing in illumination. waning
an eclipse in which the sun is obscured by the moon. solar eclipse
an eclipse in which the moon appears darkened as it passes into the earth's shadow. lunar eclipse
the angle between an object's rotational axis and its orbital axis, or, equivalently, the angle between its equatorial plane and orbital plane. tilt
Diffused light, as opposed to the direct rays of the sun indirect sunlight
the sun shines directly direct sunlight
the path followed by an object revolving around another object, under the influence of gravitation (see satellite). orbit

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Fruit Crossword

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a fruit that grows on trees and can have red, yellow, or green skin apple
a fruit that grows on trees and is yellow banana
a berry that is red with seeds on the outside that you can see strawberry
a fruit with green skin on the outside and is juicy and red with black and white seeds in the middle watermelon
a berry that has blue skin and seeds in the middle blueberry
a red berry raspberry
a fruit with orange skin and is sweet in the middle orange
a sour fruit that is yellow lemon
a sour fruit that is green lime
a green fruit that is sweet honeydew
a fruit that grows on trees and has spikes on the top and is sweet and yellow pineapple

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Adventures in the Forest Word Search

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Bobcat
Hike
Mountain Lion
Grub
Trees
Rock
Flower
Wolf
Bugs
Ivy
Eagle
Possum
Woodpecker
Leaf
Acorn
Pinecone
Rabbit
Beaver
Porcupine
Weasel
Coyote
Fox
Frog
Chipmunk
Snales
Skunk
Raccoon
Squirrel
Bees
Birds
Fish
River Otter
Caves
Picnic
Deer
Bear

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Weathering and Erosion Crossword

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What type of weathering breaks smaller pieces of rock from larger pieces Mechanical
What type of weathering slowly dissolves rock chemical
What is the process in which wind, water, gravity transport soil? Erosion
When farmers change crops to protect nutrient depletion. Crop rotation
When farmers grow a crop between seasons to prevent erosion. cover crop
Creating a series of steps so that farming can occur on a steep hill Terracing
Leaving the previous season's stalks behind to prevent erosion. no till
Refers to the pore space in soil taken up by water or oxygen porosity
Water dissolves and carries nutrients in topsoil to lower layers leaching
The top layer of soil topsoil
The most fertile section of topsoil humus
The layer of rock beneath soil layers bedrock
When water in the air causes chemical change oxidation
Repeated freezing and thawing in cracks of rock ice wedging
Type of weathering in which harder rock weathers less than softer rock differential
When limestone is dissolved underground, you get a... cave
When pollution and rain weather together. acid rain
Grinding away of rock abrasion
Agent of mechanical weathering wind
Agent of chemical weathering water
Living agent of mechanical weathering plants
Rock that is the source of the fragments parent rock
Protecting soil from nutrient loss or erosion soil conservation
When water slows and drops sediment deposition
Deposition that occurs as a body of water slows to flow into another delta
Sediment deposits here when a river overflows its banks (pg.318) floodplain
a fan-shaped deposion on land alluvial fan
As a mountain ages, its peaks become (rounder/sharper) rounder

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Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition Crossword

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The dropping of weathered rock by wind or moving water. deposition
Very small pieces of rock, sand, and silt carried by water. Sediment
A hill's _______ affects how gravity will act on it. slope
The process of moving weathered rock from one place to another. erosion
This causes rocks and sediment to slide down mountains and cliffs. gravity
Huge sheets of ice. glaciers
The ______ from flowing water can carry sediment down a river. energy
When huge chunks of rock and soil slide down a slope all at once. landslide
The process of rock breaking apart. weathering
This carries sediment down a river or along a beach. water
Carries soil and other sediment wind
Hills formed from the dropped-off sediment from glaciers. moraines

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