Type
Crossword
Description

a liquid's resistance to flow VISCOSITY
a liquid that is able to attach itself to a surface SURFACETENSION
the ability to cause change ENERGY
the total amount of energy an object has THERMALENERGY
measurement of the average speed of all the molecules TEMPERATURE
how fast/slow molecules are moving HEATENERGY
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 (such as water) ability to make something float BUOYANTFORCE
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 (such as a bottle of water) the pressure is put on all of the fluid, not just the part near where you apply the pressuere (press on the bottle) PASCAL'S PRINCIPLE
a change in the appearance of matter but nothing new is created PHYSICALCHANGE
a change in matter where a brand new substance is created CHEMICALCHANGE

States of Matter Crossword

Type
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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

The Nature of Matter and Classification of Matter Crossword

Type
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

Newton's Laws of Motion Crossword

Type
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

States of Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Work, Energy, and Power Crossword

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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

Physical Science Chapter 4 Vocab Crossword

Type
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

Chapter 2-3 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A state of matter that does not have a definite shape or volume Plasma
The ability to change or move matter, or to do work Energy
A measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in an object Tempature
The total kinetic energy of the particles that make up a substance Thermal Energy
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas Evaporation
Solids can also change directly into gases in a process called Sublimation
When water vapor in the air beacomes a liquid energy is released from the water to it's surroundings Condensation
The amount of force exerted on a given area of surface Pressure
The SI unit of pressure Pascal
Pushes the duck up Buoyant Force
A liquid's resistance to flow Viscosity
Describe how the behavior of gases is affected by pressure,volume, and tempature Gas Laws
Anything that has mass and takes up space Matter
A substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances by chemical means Element
The smallest unit of an element that keeps the element's chemical properties Atom
The smallest unit of a substance that behaves like the substance Molecule
A substance made up of atoms of diffrent elements Compound
Matter that has a fixed composition and definite properties Pure Substance
A combination of substances that are not chemically combined Mixture
A combination of substances that are not chemically combined Mixture
The tempature at which a substance changes from a solid to liquid Melting Point
The tempature at which a liquid changes to a gas Boiling Point
A measurement of how much matter is contained in a certain volume of a substance Density
The capacity of a substance to combine with another substance Reactivity

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

Chapter 8 Vocab Crossword

Type
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

Matter Word Search

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Description

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Depostion
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