Type
Crossword
Description

how fast or slow a liquid moves viscosity
a liquid that is able to attach itself to a surface surface tension
the ability to cause change energy
the total amount of energy an object has thermal energy
measurement of the average speed of all the molecules temperature
the speed of molecules heat energy
the basic unit of matter atom
a push or pull force
a force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted pressure
a fluid's ability to make something float buoyant force
states that the buoyant force on an object is equal to the weight of the fluid displaced by the object Archimedes principle
when you squeeze a fluid the pressure is put on all of the fluid not just the part where you apply pressure pascal principle
a change in the appearance of matter but nothing new is created physical change
a change in matter where a brand new substance is created chemical change

States of Matter Crossword

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Crossword
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

The Nature of Matter and Classification of Matter Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Explanation of behavior of molecules in matter. kinetic theory
high-temperature gas Plasma
amount of energy required to change a substance from the solid phase to a liquid heat of fusion
spreading of particles throughout a given volume until they are uniformly direction diffusion
increase in the size of a substance that results from the separation of its molecules when the temperature is increased. thermal expansion
temperature at which a solid begins to liquefy melting point
tempertature at which the pressure of the atmosphere is equal to the pressure of a liquid's vapor. boiling point
amount of energy required for liquid particles to escape the attractive forces within the liquid heat of vaporization
amount of force exerted per unit area pressure
a fluid's resistance to flow viscosity
ability of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object immersed in the fluid buoyancy
SI unit pressure pascal
mixture that appears to have the same composition, color, density, and taste solution
substance with atoms that are all alike element
scattering of a light beam as it passes though a colloid Tyndall effect

Physical Science Chapter 4 Vocab Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Ratio of the weight of all the air above you to your surface area atmospheric pressure
Describes the measure of the ratio of mass to volume. dense
Height above sea level elevation
Any substance that can flow and take the shape of the container that holds it fluid
amount of force per unit area applied to an object's surface pressure
whole amount sum
States that the weight of the fluid that the object displaces is equal to the buoyant force acting on the object Archimedes' principle
Upward force applied by a fluid on an object in the fluid buoyant force
States that the pressure of a fluid decreases when the speed of that fluid increases Bernoulli's principle
Force that opposes the motion of an object through a fluid drag force
States that when pressure is applied to a fluid in a closed container, the pressure increases by the same amount everywhere in the container Pascal's principle

Physics Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

For every action, there is an opposite reaction. NewtonsThirdLaw
Maximum speed of a falling object TerminalSpeed
Used to show the relative magnitude and direction of all forces acting upon an object in a given situation FreeBodyDiagram
Acceleration of an object depends on the net force acting on it and the mass of the object Newtons second law
Force per unit area: standard unit is the Pascal pressure
1 newton per square meter pascal
Substance that continually deforms (flows) under an applied shear stress Fluid
The resistance an object has to a change in its state of motion inertia
One value increases at the same rate that the other decreases inversely
Similar to Newton's First Law law of inertia
Object at rest will stay at rest and an object in motion will stay in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force newtons first law
International System of Units - Unit of force newton
Velocity at which a falling object stops accelerating terminal velocity
Frictional force air exerts on a moving object air resistance
Force acting in one direction action force
Process by which elementary particles interact with each other interaction
Unit of mass equal to 1000 grams kilogram
Force acting in the opposite direction reaction force
The quantity of matter in a body mass
Resistance that one surface object encounters when moving over another friction
Measure of the force of gravity on a body weight

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

Chapter 8 Vocab Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The buoyant force of an object in water equal to the weight of fluid Archimedes principal
The pressure is high when velocity is low Bernoullis principle
Temperature in which a substance changes from liquid to gas Boiling point
Decreasing the volume in gas then increases the pressure gas exerts Boyles law
The upward force of fluid on an object Buoyant force
The volume of gas increases as temperature increases Charles law
The change of gas in its state to liquid Condensation
A solid material having a regular form characteristic of given element Crystal
Change of liquid state to gas Evaporation
Temperature which makes a liquid change to solid Freezing point
State of something that doesn't have shape or volume Gas
The energy needed to change a solid to liquid Heat of fusion
Energy needed to change liquid to gas Heat of vapor
All made up of tiny particles that are in constant motion Kinetic theory of matter
State of matter that only has a constant volume Liquid
Temperature where a solid changes to liquid Melting point
SI unit of measure Pascal
The pressure applied to a fluid unchanged throughout the fluid Pascals principle
High temperature state of matter that makes atoms lose their electrons Plasma
Amount of force per unit area Pressure
State of matter keeping a volume and shape Solid
Direct change of from solid to gas or gas to solid Sublimation
The increase in volume of matter as temperature goes up Thermal expansion
Property of a liquid and describes how it pours Viscosity

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

Motion, Forces and Energy Crossword

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Crossword
Description

when one object's distance from another is changing motion
object that is used to determine if something is in motion reference point
distance an object travels in a given unit of time speed
rate at which an object is moving at a given instant in time instantaneous speed
speed in a given direction velocity
rate at which velocity changes acceleration
push or pull on an object force
SI unit that measures strength of force Newton
combination of ALL forces acting on the object net force
cause an object to start moving, stop moving, or change direction unbalanced force
equal forces acting on an object in OPPOSITE directions balanced force
force that 2 surfaces exert on each other when they ruyb against each other friction
force that pulls objects toward each other gravity
amount of matter in an object mass
force of gravity on a person/object weight
fluid friction on objects falling through the air air resistance
an object that is thrown projectile
tendency of an object to resist a change in motion inertia
product of an object's mass and velocity momentum
an object at rest will stat at rest and an object in motion with stay in motion Newton's 1st Law
acceleration depends on an object's mass and the net force acting on the object Newton's 2nd Law
for every action there is an equal but opposite reaction Newton's 3rd Law

Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, and Radiation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

stored energy potential energy
energy in motion kinetic energy
ability to cause change energy
movement of energy due to differences in temperature thermal energy
transfer of energy when a push or pull makes an object move work
force between two surfaces that resists friction
material that can be burned to produce energy fuel
measure of the kinetic energy in the particles of a material temperature
movement of thermal energy from warmer objects to cooler objects heat
increase in the volume of a substance when the temperature increases thermal expansion
transfer of thermal energy by particle collision in matter conduction
materials which transfer energy easily are called__________________. conductors
transfer of thermal energy by the movement of matter from one place to another convection
transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves radiation
movement of fluid particles due to increased temperature and decreased density convection currents
material made of liquids or gases that can easily change their locations fluid

Forces in Fluids Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The result of a force distributed over an area PRESSURE
Calculate pressure by dividing the force by the __________ area
A _________ is a substance that assumes the shape of its container fluid
What happens to water pressure when depth increases? increases
The SI unit for pressure Pascal
What happens to air pressure as altitude increases? decreases
A device that uses pressurized fluid acting on pistons to change force hydraulicsystem
discovered that as speed of a fluid increases, the pressure within the fluid decreases Bernoulli
Pressure difference between top and bottom of the wing lift
Ability of a fluid to exert an upward force on an object Buoyancy
Upward force acting opposite direction of gravity is ___ buoyantforce
Greek mathematician credited discovering buoyant force Archimedes
Objects less dense than the fluid they are in will _____ float
Object is more dense than the fluid it is in will ______ Sink