Type
Crossword
Description

Name the New York fossil Eurypterus remipes
What does Carbon-14 disintegrate into? Nitrogen
To find density, what is mass divided by? Volume
Change in field value divided by distance equals? Gradient
Change in value divided by time equals rate of _____________ change
What element makes up most of the Troposphere? Nitrogen
What city is found at 43N 76W syracuse
Name the landscape region that contains slide mountain Catskills
Which landscape region contains rock of the Ordovician period? Tughill
Which continent is the Agulhas current closest to Africa

Biogeochemical Cycles Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Our atmosphere contains 78% free _________________________. Nitrogen
Animals need nitrogen to produce ______________________. Proteins
What molecule is produced when nitrogen is fixed? Ammonia
Animals get nitrogen into their systems by eating _______________. Plants
Large organic molecule containing nitrogen that contains your genetic information. DNA
Prokaryote responsible for "fixing" nitrogen. Bacteria
_________________________ occurs when fertilizer runoff causes excess algae and water weeds. Eutrophication
Process where water "evaporates" from plants. Transpiration
What "powers" the water cycle? Sun
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail. Precipitation
The downward entry of water into the soil or rock surface. Infiltration
Process by which water changes from a liquid to a gas. Evaporation
Oats, peas, beans, corn Legumes
Helps plants to grow. Fertilizer
Bacteria that break down organic matter. Decomposers
Process by which water vapor turns into liquid water. Condensation

Layers of the Atmosphere Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the layer above the earth and is made of many gases,including oxygen and nitrogen Atmosphere
this is the layer closest to the ground where we live and this is where weather takes place Troposphere
this layer contains ozone,which is a special layer of oxygen molecules and absorb harmful rays of sun Stratosphere
there is no ozone in this layer and its very cold Mesosphere
A region of the earth's atmosphere where ionization caused by incoming solar radiation affects the transmission of radio waves. It extends from a height of 70 kilometers (43 miles) to 400 kilometers (250 miles) above the surface Ionosphere
its made of light gases and the molecules are spaced farther and farther apart until they don't exist Exosphere
is a measure of the force applied over a unit area Pressure
elevation above sea level or above earth's surface Altitude
colorless gas (O3) soluble in alkalis and cold water; a strong oxidizing agent; can be produced by electric discharge in oxygen or by the action of ultraviolet radiation on oxygen in the stratosphere Ozone
the region of the stratosphere with the highest concentration of ozone molecules, which by absorbing high-energy solar ultraviolet radiation protects organisms on earth Ozone layer
Electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength between that of visible light and that of X-rays Ultraviolet Radiation
a gas that was once commonly used in various products (such as aerosols) but that is believed to cause damage to the ozone layer in the Earth's atmosphere chlorofluorocarbon
the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves Radiation
is the movement of something such as heat or electricity through a medium or passage Conduction

Layers of the Atmosphere Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The region surrounding the Earth or another astronomical body. Magnetosphere
Part of the upper atmosphere where temperatures increase continuously. Thermosphere
above the Stratosphere and below the Thermosphere between 30 and 50 miles in altitude. Mesosphere
Above the troposphere, extending to about 32 miles above the earth's surface. Stratosphere
The lowest region of the atmosphere, extending from the earth's surface to a height of about 3.7-6.2 miles, which is the lower boundary of the stratosphere. Troposphere
The outermost region of a planet's atmosphere. Exosphere
It has a high concentration of ions and free electrons and is able to reflect radio waves. It lies above the mesosphere and extends from about 50-600 miles above the earth's surface. Ionosphere
Technical term for ozone layer. Ozonosphere
Colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerful oxidizing properties, formed from oxygen by electrical discharges or ultraviolet light. It differs from normal oxygen in having three atoms in its molecule. Ozone
Short for chlorofluorocarbon. CFC
Electromagnetic radiation that has a wavelength between that of visible light and that of X-rays. Ultra violet radiation
Elevation especially above sea level or above the earth's surface. Altitude
Earth's air, which is made up of a thin layer of gases, solids, and liquids; forms a protective layer around the planet and is divided into five distinct layers. Atmosphere
The force exerted on a surface. Pressure
Energy transferred by waves or rays. Radiation

Weather and Climate Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the outer layer of the thermosphere, the atmospheric layer closest to space exosphere
a form of oxygen, has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of the usual two ozone
the most abundant element in out planet's atmosphere nitrogen
elevation above sea level altitude
approximately 21% of the atmosphere is compromised of this oxygen
the lower part of the thermosphere ionosphere
all other gases in the atmosphere that are present in small amounts trace gases
second most abundant substance in the solid portions of lifeforms carbon dioxide
the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves through space radiation
the outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere thermosphere
the layer of Earth's atmosphere immediately above the stratosphere mesosphere
the lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere where all weather occurs troposphere
the second lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere; where ozone is contained stratosphere
the layer of gases that surrounds Earth atmosphere

WEATHER CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

Conditions of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place. Weather
Average, year-after-year weather patterns in a given area. Climate
Very dry regions with extreme temperatures. Deserts
Large fire that spreads quickly over a natural area. Wildfire
Long period of scarce rainfall. Drought
Most abundant gas in the atmosphere. Nitrogen
The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet. Atmosphere
Layer of the atmosphere in which Earth's weather occurs. Troposphere
Outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere. Thermosphere
Overflowing of water in a normally dry area. Flood
Period of glacial advance. Ice age
Dark, cooler regions on the surface of the sun. Sunspots
Solid particles or liquid droplets in the atmosphere. Aerosol
Effect of Earth's rotation on the direction of winds and currents. Coriolis Effect
Portion of Earth that consists of water Cryosphere
Densests parts of Earth that include the crust, mantle, and core. Geosphere
The trapping of heat near a planet's surface by certain gases in the planet's atmosphere. Greenhouse Effect
The second most abundent gas in the atmosphere. Oxygen
Absorbs some of the harmful radiation from the sun. Ozone
It is the second layer of the atmosphere and contains the ozone layer. Stratosphere
Are calm areas where warm air rises. They occur at the equator where the sun heats the surface strongly. Doldrums
Sea and land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons. Monsoons
Water that falls to Earth as rain, snow, hail, or sleet. Precipitation
A device that measures temperature Thermometer
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid. Convection

MATH CROSSWORD PUZZLE - Answer Key

Type
Crossword
Description

The mathematical sentence that uses an equal sign to show that two expressions are equal. EQUATION
The line intersects 2 or more parallel line TRANSVERSAL
The side of the right triangle that is opposite to the right angle. HYPOTENUSE
The symbol that is used to represent a square root RADICAL SIGN
The numerical factor of the term that contains a variable COEFFICIENT
A function whose graph is non vertical line LINEAR FUNCTION
The ratio of change in y to the change in x (rise/run) SLOPE
A polygon with three sides TRIANGLE
Changes the figure into another shape TRANSFORMATION
Identical in form (angles) CONGRUENT
When two parallel lines are cut by a transversal, the angles formed on the outside of the parallel lines EXTERIOR ANGLES
In any right triangle, the sum of the squares of the lengths of legs is equal to the square of the length of the hypotenuse PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM
Lines in the same plane that do not intersect PARALLEL LINES
A transformation in which a figure slides but does not turn TRANSLATION
The set of all points in the space that are the same distance from the point called center SPHERE
A transformation in which a figure is made larger or smaller with respect to a fixed point DILATION
A measure of the amount of space a 3 dimensional figure occupies VOLUME
A number that, when multiplied by itself, equals a given number SQUARE ROOT
Two numbers whose product is 1 RECIPROCALS
A polyhedron that has 2 parallel, congruent bases; the lateral faces are parallelogram PRISM

Linear Functions Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The point at which the graph crosses or touches the vertical axis YINTERCEPT
The point at which the graph crosses or touches the horizontal axis XINTERCEPT
An equation whose graph creates a straight line LINEAR FUNCTION
The rate of change in the output relative to the input SLOPE
The difference between the y-values divided by the difference of the x-values SLOPE
The letter used to denote slope M
Another name for a coordinate pair (x,y) that makes an equation TRUE SOLUTION
What form uses the generic equation Ax+By=C? STANDARD
What form uses the generic equation y=mx+b? SLOEPINTERCEPT
What form uses the generic equation y-k=m(x-h) POINTSLOPE
What type of line has the equation y=# HORIZONTAL
What slope does a horizontal line have? ZERO
What type of line has the equation x=# VERTICAL
What slope does a vertical line have? UNDEFINED
The horizontal axis is called what? XAXIS
The vertical axis is called what? YAXIS

Georgia studies puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which region occupys 3/5 of the states land and contains the okefenokee swamp? Coastal Plains
Which word describes rain, sleet, snow, or hail? Precipitation
Which region means "Foot of the mountain", has red clay soil, has granite base, and contains the city of Atlanta? Piedmont
Which is the smallest region of Georgia that contains the northwest corner, coal, and the TAG corner? Applachian plateau
Which physical feature of Georgia seperates the Piedmont/Coastal Plains and has elevation drops? Fall Line
Which river contains the border between Georgia and South Carolina? Savannah River
Which region of Georgia contains the north east part of the state of Georgia, the appalachian trail, Amicalola falls, and Helen? Blue Ridge
Which physical feature of Georgia is located in the coastal plains, has endangered plants and animals, is the largest freshwater in Georgia, and means land of the trembeling earth? Okefenokee Swamp
Which group of islands in Georgia protect the state of Georgia from tornados, hurricanes, or enemies? Barrier Islands
Which river contains the border between Georgia/Alabama and provides lots of water supply for Georgia? Chattahoochee River
what word describes the day to day changes in temperature, precipitation, and wind? weather
What word describes the type of weather a region has over a period of time? Climate
Which region has wide valleys, narrow ridges, crops, textiles, and apples? Ridge and Valley
What term describes a period of below average precipitation in a region that results in water shortages? Drought
Which term describes an imaginary line drawn around the earth that has equall distances from both poles dividing the earth into north and south hemispheres? Equator

Algebra 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The set of the first numbers of the ordered pairs domain
Minus Subtraction
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally orderofoperations
Sum addition
The ratio of the change in the y-coordinate (rise) to the change in the x-coordinate (run) slope
A mathematical sentence that contains an equal sign equation
A relation between input and output FUNCTION
Symbol used to represent unknown numbers or values variable
The form of a linear equation Ax + By = C, with a graph that is a straight line standard
The set of second numbers of the ordered pairs range
To find the value of an expression evaluate
The vertical number line on a coordinate plane yaxis
A comparison of two numbers by division ratio
To draw or lot the oints named by certain numbers or ordered pairs on a number line or coordinate plane graph
The numbers that correspond to a point on a coordinate system coordinates
A point where the graph intersects an axis intercept
The horizontal number line on a coordinate plane xaxis
The point (0,0) origin
The answer when multiplying product
A polynomial with two terms binomial
Distance around the outside perimeter
To shift a graph vertically or horizontally translation

polynomials Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A term that has no variables and does not change constant
polynomials must contain the addition/ subtraction of quantities called _________ terms
the number by which a variable is multiplied coefficient
what is a single term called monomial
how can you define 2X + (-7) as binomial
what is the addition/subtraction of three terms trinomial
any addition/subtraction of more than three terms. means "many terms" polynomial
unknown/interchangeable value represented by a letter variable
repeated multiplication of a base exponents
3ab and 2ba are _______ like terms
7y and 5ad are ________ unlike terms
a value expressed by operations preformed on numbers and variables expression
two or more expressions that are equal; can contain variables and operations and numbers equation
the order of which a simplified polynomial's terms are written in order of highest to lowest degree standard form
the _________ of 49 are 7,1,49 factors