Type
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Description

how fast or slow something moves viscosity
a liquid that can stick to something surface tension
the ability to cause change energy
the total amount of energy something has thermal energy
the average amount of energy something has temperature
how fast something moves heat energy
the basic unit of mater atom
a push or pull force
a force exerted on a surface pressure
the ability to make something float buoyant force
states that the buoyant force of a object is equal to the force to the fluid displaced by the object archmieds principal
a change in the appearance physical change
a change in matter where a new state is created chemical change

States of Matter Crossword

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Description

anything that takes up space and has mass. matter
energy that all objects have that increases as the object's temperature increases thermal energy
matter that does not have a definite shape or volume; has particles that move at high speeds in all directions gas
matter with definite volume but no definite shape that can flow from one place to another liquid
matter with a defnite shape and volume; has tightly packed partilces that move mainly by vibrating solid
a liquid's resistance to flow viscosity
the uneven forces acting on the particles on teh surface of a liquid. surface tension
the movement of thermal energy from a substance at a higher temperature to a substance at a lower temperature heat
change of matter from a solid state to a liquid state. melting
measure of the average kinetic energy of the individual particles of a substance temperature
the process by which matter changes from a liquid state to a gas. vaporization
change of matter from a liquid state to a solid state freezing
change of matter from a gas to a liquid state condensation
upward force exerted on an object immersed in a fluid buoyant force
states that the buoyant force on an object is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object archimedes principle
mass of an object divided by its volume density
states that when a force is applied to a confined fluid, an increase in pressure is transmitted equally to all parts of the fluid pascalsprinciple
force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted pressure

Newton's Laws of Motion Crossword

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Crossword
Description

An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motino unless acted upon by an outside force Inertia
Mass times Acceleration Force
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Third Law
Distance per Time Speed
Change in Speed per Time Acceleration
Distance per Time with Direction Velocity
A push or pull Force
Mass times Speed Momentum
The pull of one object on another object Gravity
The overall force exerted on an object Net Force
The overall force has zero force on an object Balanced Force
Stored energy that results from the position or shape of an object Potential Energy
The unit measuring the affects gravity has on mass Weight
The force that one surface exerts on another when the two surfaces rub against each other Friction
Energy that an object has due to its motion Kinetic Energy
The name often given to the force exerted by the first object on a second object Action Force
The name often given to the force exerted by the second object back on the first object Reaction Force
The force of air pushing against a moving object. Air Resistance
The ability to produce change Energy
A number that tells how much of something there is. Magnitude

Forces Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy physics
strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement force
An object at rest will remain at rest unless acted on by an unbalanced force. An object in motion continues in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced f Newton's first law
The greater the mass, the greater the amount of force needed (to accelerate the object). Newton's second law
For every action there is an equal and opposite re-action. acceleration: the net result of any and all forces acting on the object (change in velocity). velocity: how fast and in what direction an obj Newton's third law
amount of matter present in an object mass
a diagram showing all the forces acting on an object, the force's direction and its magnitude. force diagram
the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth gravity
The support force exerted upon an object that is in contact with another stable object. normal force
the pulling force exerted by each end of an object tension
the ability of a material to return to its original shape after being stretched or compressed elasticity
the force exerted on the surface by another when there is no motion between the two surfaces friction
a force trying to cause a stationary object to start moving static friction force
English physicist Isaac Newton
Standard International (SI) unit of force Newtons
the resistance of any object to any change in its state of motion inertia
the overall force acting on an object net force
the rate at which something moves speed
a body's relative mass or the quantity of matter contained by it weight
exert force on something push
the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy physics

States of Matter Crossword

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Description

Physical forms in which a substance can exist States of matter
Change of a substance from liquid to gas Evaporation
States that as the as the temperature of a gas increases, its volume increases by the same amount Charles's Law
The amount of space an object takes up Volume
State of matter with a definite shape and volume Solid
Change of a substance from one physical form to another Change of state
State of matter that has a definite volume, but it takes the shape of its container Liquid
Change of state in which a solid changes directly into gas Sublimation
Amount of force exerted on a given area of surface Pressure
State of matter that has no definite shape or volume Gas
The change of a liquid to a vapor, or gas throughout the liquid Boiling
A liquids resistance to flow Viscosity
States that as the pressure of a gas increases, its volume decreases by the same amount Boyles's Law
Change of state from a solid to a liquid Melting
Measure of how fast the particles in an object are moving Temperature
Force that acts on the particles at the surface of a liquid Surface Tension
Change of state from a gas to a liquid Condensation

Newton's Law of Motion Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Forces that produce a nonzero net force,which changes an objects motion. Unbalanced Force
A measure of the heaviness of an object. Weight
The product of an objects mass and velocity. Momentum
The overall force on an object when all the individual forces acting on it are added together. Net force
The rate of speed with which something happens. Velocity
Change of velocity or speed. Acceleration
The amount of matter in an object. Mass
Rate of motion. Speed
The force of attraction that moves bodies towards the center of the earth. Gravity
The tendency of a body to perserve its state of rest or motion unless acted upon by an external force. Inertia
Strength or power exerted/put on an object, a push or pull that causes a change in the motion of an object. Force
A unit of measure that equalsthe force required to accelerate 1 kilogram of mass at 1 meter per second per second. Newton
The state in which one object's distance from another is changing. motion
Energy that an object has due to its motion. Kinetic Energy
The resistance of movement on surfaces that touch. Friction

Physical Science Crossword Puzzle Project

Type
Crossword
Description

is an idea or explanation that you then test through study and experimentation. hypothesis
is the variable that is changed or controlled in a scientific experiment. dependent variable
are the variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable. independent variable
is the rate at which an object covers distance. speed
speed and direction of an object. velocity
a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams. kilograms
is the base unit for length or distance. meters
is the metric unit base for temperature. kelvin
something that causes a change in the motion of an object. (an object's mass multiplied by its acceleration) force
is the resistance of any physical object to any change in its state of motion. inertia
the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. radiation
the amount of energy exerted when a force of one newton is applied over a displacement of one meter. joule
transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object move. work
the amount of work (or energy transfererrd) in a certain amount of time. power
transfer occurs by three mechanisms: conduction, convection, and radiation. heat
a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference to some standard value. temperature
the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one degree Celsius, or to raise the temperature of one pound of a substance by one degree Fahrenheit. specific heat
energy that is transferred by the movement of electrons or ions. conduction
heat transferred in a gas or liquid by the circulation of currents from one region to another. convection
a material or an object that does not easily allow heat, electricity, light, or sound to pass through it. insulator
can be transferred from one object to another in the form of heat. thermal energy

Work, Energy, and Power Crossword

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Crossword
Description

stored energy potential energy
energy of a moving object kinetic energy
the ability to do work energy
work done in a certain amount of time power
friction converts kinetic energy to nonmechanical
the sum of kinetic energy and all forms of potential energy total energy
a push or pull force
SI unit of work joule
the force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact friction
the product of the force exerted on an object and the distance the object moves in the direction of the force work
the sum of an object's potential and kinetic energy mechanical
energy that is stored in chemical bonds chemical
the net work done on an object is equal to its change in kinetic and potential energy work energy theorem
he unit of power equal to one joule of energy transferred in one second watt
form of energy involved in weighing fruit on a spring energy gravitational
a stretched rubber band or a stretched or compressed spring are examples of which potential energy elastic
states that energy cannot be created nor destroyed, but only transformed from one form into another conservation of energy
a roller coaster track is an example of a closed path
the gravitation force is called a conservative force
friction and air resistance is an example of what type of force nonconservative

Matter Crossword

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Crossword
Description

State of matter with a definite shape and a definite volume. solid
State of matter with an indefinite shape and a definite volume. liquid
State of matter that has an indefinite shape and an indefinite volume (example: air). gas
State of matter with an indefinite shape and indefinite volume (example: stars). plasma
Anything that has mass and volume. matter
The amount of space that something takes up. volume
The amount of matter in something. mass
Phase change from a solid to a liquid. melting
Phase change from a liquid to a gas. boiling
Phase change from a solid directly to a gas. Sublimation
Phase change from a gas to a liquid. Condensing
Phase change from a liquid to a solid. freezing
The building blocks of matter. atoms
The energy of motion is ______ energy. kinetic
To change from a solid to a liquid, add thermal _____. energy
Solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas are all ____/phases of matter. states
When heat is added to a substance, the particles move _________. faster
________ of matter are characteristics that describe matter. properties
Measure the volume of liquids from the bottom of their _____. meniscus
A ____ property can be observed or measured without changing the identity of the object. physical
A ____ property describes an object's ability to change into a new, different substance. chemical
An object's ability to burn. flammability
A comparison of the mass and volume of an object. density
A physical property describing an object's ability to flatten into a thin sheet. malleability
An object's ability to be drawn into a thin wire. ductility
The ability to dissolve into another substance. solubility
A liquid's resistance to flow. viscosity

Forces and Motion Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Heat and Energy Transfers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

State of matter that has tightly packed particles that vibrate Solid
State of matter that has packed particles that move around Liquid
State of matter that has spread out particles that move freely and quickly Gas
Removing heat from a gas causes _____________ Condensation
Adding heat to a liquid causes ________________ Evaporation
Theory that states all particles that make up matter are constantly in motion Kinetic theory of matter
Measures the average kinetic energy of particles Temperature
Measures the total kinetic energy of particles Thermal energy
Unit used to measure energy Joules
The transfer of energy from a warmer object to a colder one Heat
Study of heat movement Thermodynamics
The comparison of how much matter there is in a certain amount of space Density
The amount of matter in an object Mass
The amount of space an object takes up Volume
_________ objects are more dense Colder
___________ objects are less dense Warmer
How thermal energy transfers between solid objects touching Conduction
A material that transfers heat well Conductor
A material that does not transfer heat well Insulator
How thermal energy transfers through liquids and gases Convection
How thermal energy transfers as electromagnetic waves Radiation