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male
tropical
explosion
damage
protest
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wildlife
pesticide
environment
species
insect
believe
cyclone
satellite

WILDLIFE CROSSWORD

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All free ranging vertebrates in their naturally associated environments. WILDLIFE
The condition where in the breeding, care and feeding of animals are more or less controlled by man. DEMESTICATION
Domestic Animals which have reverted to the wild state. FERAL ANIMALS
The art of making land produce valuable populations of wildlife. WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
The habitat of earth occupied by living organisms. BIOSPHERE
All the materials and processes in the surroundings of an organisms or population. ENVIRONMENT
The study of relationships between organisms and the environment. ECOLOGY
It is the kind of biotic community, or set of biotic communities in which an animal or population lives. HABITAT
Te combination of biotic community and physical environment. ECOSYSTEM
Biological changes that fit an animal for survival and reproduction within a particular environment or within a limited range of environments. ADAPATATIONS
A term referring o forest. SYLVATIC
Any materials provided by nature from which living things draw their substances. NATURAL RESOURCES
A two-way movement, usually between seasonally used home ranges. MIGRATION
The cessation of existence of a species or group of taxa reducing biodiversity. EXTINCTION
Pairing male and one female for at least one breeding season. MONOGAMY
A group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. SPECIES
A range of different species. DIVERSITY
An animal that feeds on plants. HERBIVORE
An animal that feeds on flesh CARNIVORE
An animal that eats both food of both plants and animal origin. OMNIVORE
A region of transition between two biological communities. ECOTONE
Resources are limited in that environment. LIMITING FACTOR
An area of cooperation. TRANSITION ZONE
An animal born in a specific habitat. NATIVE
An ecological unit composed of a group of organisms. COMMUNITY

Biodiversity Crossword

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the number of different species in an area biodiversity
species that influences the survival of many other species keystonespecies
carries the hereditary information that determines traits genes
the disappearance of all members of a species from Earth extinction
a species in danger of becoming extinct in the near future endangeredspecies
a species that could become endangered threatenedspecies
the loss of a natural habitat habitatdestruction
breaking larger habitats into smaller, isolated pieces habitatfragmentation
illegal killing or removal of wildlife from their habitats poaching
the mating of animals in zoos or on wildlife preserves captivebreeding

Science and Technology: Word Search Puzzle

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space Exploration
satellites
population density
population control
overpopulation
nuclear proliferation
nuclear club
literacy
life expectancy
internet
information age
Green Revolution
Genetics
Epidemics
Environment
Education
Disease Control
Desalinization
Computer Revolution
Cellular Telephones

Invertebrates Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A bee that collects honey. Honeybee
This bug eats through wood. Termite
Makes hissing noises. Hissing Cockroach
'Flower" Mantis Orchid Mantis
Poisonous butterfly. Monarch Butterfly
Females of this species have a red hourglass shape under the abdomen. Black Widow
Lacks a respiratory system and breathes through its skin. Earthworm
The largest of this species are found in tropical waters. Sea Anemone
Has a star shape. Starfish
A group of this animal is called a smack. Jellyfish
Among the most simple of multi-cellular organisms. Sponge
Are very social despite their name. Hermit Crab
Are able to rapidly dart backwards by flexing their body. Shrimp
The conditition of being infected with this species is called taeniasis. Tapeworm
Majority species of this worm are blood-feeding. Leech
Has 8 tentacles. Octopus
Have spiny shells for protection. Sea Urchin
Live in the sand upside down. Clams
The only difference between this animal and a slug, is it has a shell. Snail
The only difference between this animal and a snail, is that it does not have a shell. Slug
Has 6 tentecles. Squid
Breathe via their anus. sea cucumber
Can manually control their buoyancy. cuttlefish
You can get pearls from this mollusk. Oyster
The female of this animal can only mate after she has just molted. Lobster
This species makes up the Great Barrier Reef. Coral
Largest group of living organisms known to science. Beetle
Bleed from their knees when threatened. Ladybug
Can turn their head a full 180 degrees. Praying Mantis
Capable of carrying mass 50 times their own body weight. Ants
Become a butterfly. caterpillar
Only males of this species chirp. Cricket
This insect is aquatic during the larval stage. Dragonfly
All species of this animal are venomous. Scorpion
Defend themselves by throwing barbed hairs at attackers. Tarantula
Does not have a heart or gills. Barnacle
Grow a hair-like substance to attach them to rocks. Mussel

TROPICAL CYCLONE Word Search

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energy
powerful
ocean
intense
cloud
latitude
coast
climate
precipitation
equator
thunder
coriolis
eye
tropical
wind
typhoon
hurricane
cyclone
storm
pressure

Environmental science crossword

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The study of how organisms interact with each other Ecology
All living things and their physical environments within a particular area Ecosystem
Change over time Evolution
An organisms habitat resource use and fundamental role in a community Niche
The variety of organisms in an area Biodiversity
Able to meet current demand for a resource without depending the future supply Sustainable
Largest group of organisms In which 2 individuals can produce fertile offspring Species
The process by which new species are generated Speciation
The Disappearance of a species from Earth Extinction
The extinction of an organism or species in one area Extirpation
Anything an organism needs to survive Resources
Killing of an animal illegally Poaching
Any part of an ecosystem that is living or used to be living Biotic factor
Members of a species that live in the same area at the same time Population
Matter that makes up earth and it's atmosphere Geosphere

It's Hurricane Season! Crossword

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Description

An intense tropical storm with powerful winds and heavy rain. HURRICANE
This provides energy for a hurricane. WATER
Hurricanes lose strength as they move over this. LAND
Areas most at danger from hurricanes. COASTAL
As well as wind and rain, hurricanes also produce these. TORNADOES
Hemisphere in which wind flows clockwise. SOUTHERN
The calm area of a hurricane. EYE
A region of low atmospheric pressure. DEPRESSION
Technology used to track a hurricane. SATELLITES
"She" struck New Orleans in 2005. KATRINA
What a hurricane is called in Japan. TYPHOON
What a hurricane is called in the Indian Ocean. CYCLONE
What causes the most damage in a hurricane. STORMSURGE
The deadliest hurricane in US history hit this Texas city in 1900. GALVESTON
A place to go for safety. SHELTER
Leave the area. EVACUATE
Another name for a cyclone. TWISTER
These are usually strongest around the eye. WINDS

Interactions and Ecosystems Crossword

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Description

Non-living things in an environment. abiotic
Movement of pollutants through levels of a food chain so that greater quantities are retained with movement up the food chain. bioaccumulation
Living things in an ecosystem. biotic
An animal that eats other animals. carnivore
Organisms that break down the cells of dead or waste material and absorb their nutrients. decomposers
All the interacting parts of a biological community and its environment. ecosystem
The movement of energy, which originally comes from the Sun, from one organism to another. energy flow
The process by which a liquid, such as water, changes into a gas or vapour. evaporation
An animal that eats only plant material. herbivore
An organism that is caught and eaten by another organism of a different species. Prey
Plants that use energy from the Sun to make nutrients they need to survive. Producers
The cycle in which carbon is used and reused through the ecosystem. carbon cycle
A substance used to control insects or other organisms that are harmful to plants or animals. pesticide

Evidence for Evolution Crossword

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the process by which living organisms are thought to have changed, developed, and diversed throughout earths history Theory of Evolution
any genetic change in a population that is inherited over several generations Biological Evolution
the process where organisms adapt to their environment tend to survive and produce more offspring Natural Selection
a characteristic of a species that enables the species to blend into their environment Adaption
an adaption that enables species to blend into their environment Camouflage
when one species resembles another species in how it looks or behaves Mimicry
disappearance of a species from the earth Extinction
the study of similarities and differences among structures of living species. Comparative anatomy
body parts of organisms that are similar in structure but have different functions Homologous Structures
body parts with similar functions but have different underlying structures Analgous structures
body parts that have lost their original function through evolution Restigial structures
study of development from fertilization to birth Embryology
describes the difference between individuals in a population Genetic variation
how many varieties there are in a population Population diversity

Wildlife Management Crossword

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Description

a change or the process of change by which an organism or species becomes better suited to its environment. Adaption
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of the earth occupied by living organisms. Biosphere
an animal that feeds on flesh. Carnivore
the number of people or things that can be conveyed or held by a vehicle or container. Carrying Capacity
a group of organisms or a population of different species occupying a particular area. Community
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Ecosystem
a region of transition between two biological communities. Ecotone
originating in or characteristics of a foreign country. Exotic
spieces no longer having members. Extinct
a hierarchical series of organisms each dependent on the next as a source of food. Food Chain
wild mammals or birds hunted for sport or food. Game
the natural name or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism. Habitat
an animal that feeds on plants. Herbivore
the condition or period of an animal or plant spending the winter in a dormant state. Hibernation
an insectivorous animal or plant. Insectivore
environment conditions that limit the growth, abundance, or distribution of an organism. Limiting Factor
materials or substance such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. Natural Resources
active at night. Nocturnal
an animal or person that eats food of both plant and animals origin. Omnivore
a group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals capable of exchanging genes or interbreeding. Species
an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas. Water Shed
wild animals collectively; the native fauna of a region. WIldlife
the manipulation of wildlife populations and habitat to achieve a goal. Wildlife Management
a cud-chewing animal with a complex stomach often divided into four chambers. Ruminant
any predatory bird that has feet with sharp talons or claws adapted for seizing prey and a hooked beak for tearing flesh. Raptor