Type
Crossword
Description

Loss of trees and is no longer used for forests. deforestation
A reduction of a layer in the stratosphere. ozone depletion
Killing an animal out of season or without a license. poaching
When a car burns fuel, CO2 is released. carbonemissions
Melting of the ice in the North and South. polaricecaps
using too much of something. Excess consumption
Also know as an Illness or sickness. Disease
A change in global climate patterns. climate change
The result of human practices like greenhouse gases. global warming
Extracting oil from underground. fracking
Contamination of the environment. pollution
Extremely toxic waster. nuclear waste
Increasing population to unsustainable levels. overpopulation
Contributes to greenhouse effects and may smell. waste disposal
A water form due to certain pollutants in the atmosphere. acid rain

Global Warming Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is where the Summit on Climate Change took place Paris
The type of gas that is leaking from SoCalGas in California Methane
The layer of ice that traps methane underground Permafrost
The resource that countries are fighting over in the Arctic oil
The country with the highest carbon emissions China
A country that is fighting for Arctic land Russia
The type of gases that keep the Earth warm Greenhouse
What happens when Greenhouse Gases are trapped Global Warming
Temperatures have been rising since which revolution? Industrial
What happens when water washes away the coast Erosion
When garbage is not cleaned up properly it creates this Pollution
What is the term that means large amounts of trees are being taken down? Deforestation

Pollution and the Environment Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

contamination of the earth pollution
excessive amount of noise or an unpleasant sound that causes ... noise pollution
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants acid rain
an increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes changes in climate that may result from the greenhouse effect. global warming
caused by oil spills and factory waste water pollution
smoke and other pollutants combined with fog smog
harmful to humans and the environment hazardous
one that can be used again and again renewable resource
can only be used once nonrenewable resource
destroyed by CFCs ozone
another word for poisonous toxic
pollutants can affect the senses
Americans produce more _______________ than any other nation garbage

CLIMATE CHANGE Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The average weather for a region over a long time period climate
Water _____ vapor
A change in the quality of the environment that can adversely affect the heaalth of humans or other living organisms pollution
The ___ Layer has holes in it due to global warming ozone
___ ___ is another name for global warming climatechange
_____ energy: direct radiant energy from the sun solar
_____ dioxide is what we exhale carbon
Process that occurs in living green plants where carbon dioxide is converted to oxygen photosynthesis
The mixture of gases surrounding the earth atmosphere
_____ warming global
_____ fuels fossil
Planet _____ is heating up because of global warming earth
You can _____ a plastic bottle recycle
_____ gases can cause global warming greenhouse

Climate change word search

Type
Word Search
Description

Weather
Atmosphere
Biofuels
Carbon Dioxide
Climate change
Deforestation
Desertification
Evaporation
Fossil Fuel
Geosphere
Glacier
Global Warming
Greenhouse Gas
Methane
Nitrous Oxide
Ozone
Radiation

Air Pollution/Global Warming Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A type of rain that is caused by air pollution ACID RAIN
Methane, CO2, Hydrogen, and Fluorine are what type of gasses GREENHOUSE GASSES
This was enacted in 1963, by the 88th US Congress CLEAN AIR ACT
Can air pollution affect humans? True or False? TRUE
Can Air pollution affect animals? True or False? TRUE
40% premature deaths caused by air pollution were in ____? CHINA
China, along with India, contains over 50% of the world’s sources of ____ pollution AIR
Air pollution kills over _____ million people each year SEVEN
What is the abbreviation of the government agency that protects the environment? EPA
Acid rain harms vegetation and _____ life? WATER
Air pollution can affect your ______ system IMMUNE
The Pollution Prevention Act, is an act that limits the amount of ______ that the industries are releasing into the enviroment GASSES
The Clean Air Act works alongside the experts at ___ to reduce and regulate emission of greenhouse gasses RFF
Chronic respiratory disease, lung cancer, heart disease, damage to the brain, and COPD are examples of ____ term effects LONG
Acid rain is an effect on the __________ ENVIRONMENT
Would visability increase or decrease due to air pollution DECREASE
Burning ______ _____ is a cause of air pollution/global warming FOSSIL FUELS
Air pollution can cause us to have an upper respiratory disease called ______ ASTHMA
The government of the US and the world have enacted policies and created agencies to regulate the quality of the ___ AIR
Air Pollution/Global Warming can cause ozone _________ DEPLETION

Natural Resources and Pollution Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Acid Rain
Bio Fuel
Biomass
Carbon Dioxide
Climate
Deforestation
Depletion
Fossil Fuels
Geothermal Energy
Global Warming
Greenhouse Effect
Greenhouse Gasses
Hydroelectric Energy
Natural Resources
Non Renewable Resources
Ozone
Pollutants
Pollution
Renewable Resources
Solar Energy
Wind Energy

Global Warming Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Industrial
Temperature
Global Warming
Mother
Earth
Planet
Waste
Oil Spill
Deforestation
Gas
Industry
Trees
Factory
Pollution
Erosion
Climate
Sea
Arctic
Permafrost
Russia
Paris
Carbon
Emissions
Greenhouse Gas

Atmosphere and Climate Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Air mass
Air pressure
Carbon dioxide
Cirrus
Climate
Climate change
Cold front
Density
Exosphere
Global warming
Greenhouse effect
Greenhouse gas
Heat
High pressure
Hurricane
Low pressure
Mesopshere
Occluded Front
Ozone
Stationary front
Stratosphere
Stratus
Thermosphere
warm front
Wet tropical climate

Human/Global Impact Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Racing Extinction Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

all the extinctions have included a massive increase in ___ carbondioxide
name of current extinction event anthropocene
produces oxygen in our oceans plankton
too much carbon in the atmosphere is ____ the oceans (pH) acidifying
when CO2 reacts with water it creates _____ acid carbonic
we may lose ___% of all animal species in the current extinction fifty
what greenhouse gas is stored under frozen lakes in the Arctic methane
producing meats creates more emissions that all types of ____ combined transportation
regular change in climate over time is called "natural ___" variability
person that studies ancient climates paleoclimatologist
can tell us about ancient ocean temps and current patterns coralreefcores
information we use to learn about ancient climates that does not include actual data proxy
commercial buildings cause ___% of emissions in cities eighty
we are currently in the ___ (#) mass extinction sixth
1 person creates ___.___ pounds of trash a day fourthree
trash in landfills creates which greenhouse gas methane
we have already lost ___% of the worlds coral reefs nineteen
industry that replaced killing mantas in lamakera ecotourism
animal agriculture produces ___.5% of emissions fourteen
foods without pesticides, fertilzers, or antibiotics are certified as ___ organic
____ in the atmosphere prevents UV rays from hitting the earth ozone
the most abundant greenhouse gas is __ watervapor
ice cores can tell us about climate up to ____,000 years ago sevenhundredfifty
the law that protects species CITES
US carbon emissions ___ by 7% from 1990 - 2013 decreased