Type
Word Search
Description

air density
clay
energy
Europeans
generator
old sails
persians
power
power line
sail boat
straw
torque
turbine
wind
wind energy
windmill
wood

Wind Energy Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The width of a wind turbine blade at a given location along the length. Chord
The central part of the wind turbine blades on the outside connects to low-speed rotor shaft inside the house. Hub
Structure at the top of the wind turbine tower that protects the generator. Nacelle
The base structure that supports the wind turbine rotor and nacelle. Tower
Device that uses wind power to mill grain into flour Windmill
an electricity transmission and distribution system. Grid
The rotation of a horizontal-axis wind turbine about its tower or vertical axis. Yaw
The cross section. Airfoil
A measure of unit for power. Watt
A force that pushes something up Lift
A device that converts mechanical energy into electricity. Generator
Air in motion. Wind
A device that transfers power from a rotating shaft to a generator. Belt
Part of the wind generator that catches wind currents. Blade
Helps to boost the generating output of a wind turbine. Transformer
The part of the turbine that captures wind and makes the hub rotate. Rotor
When a wind turbine slows the speed it is turning by going in the opposite direction of the wind. Furling
Used to increase rotational speed of the rotor shaft. Gearbox

Energy Sources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what is stored energy called potential energy
radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis. solar energy
form of energy conversion in which turbines convert the kinetic energy of wind into mechanical or electrical energy that can be used for power wind energy
energy derived from the heat of the earth. The earth's centre is a distance of approximately 4000 miles and is so hot that it is molten. geothermal energy
energy produced by a chemical reaction into usable electric power. hydrogen energy
a form of hydropower that converts the energy of the tides into electricity or other useful forms of power. tidal energy
power is the transport of energy by wind waves, and the capture of that energy to do useful work wave energy
is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower hydroelectric energy
a renewable energy source from living or recently living plant and animal materials which can be used as fuel biomass energy
look like giant windmills, generate electricity wind turbines

Environmental Issues Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

anything that is easily recognizable, such as a monument, building, or other structure Landmarks
clouds or rain containing sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides that cause problems in the environment Acid Rain
a group of European countries united to bring advantages to members that might not be available to the smaller nations; it works to improve trade, education, farming, and industry among the members European Union
a natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms fossil fuels
a large vaned wheel rotated by the wind to generate electricity wind turbines
air pollution caused by sunlight acting on the  gases from automobile and factory exhausts or other atmospheric pollutants smog
waste gases or air expelled from an engine, turbine, or other machine in the course of its operation exhausts
four days in London when people could not see in front of them due to air pollution great Smog
an installation where electrical power is generated for distribution power plants
areas in London where, in order to improve air quality, only smokeless fuels can be used smokeless zones
a substance in the air which has harmful or poisonous effects. Air pollution
the energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity nuclear energy
producing or capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops fertile
material that emits radiation which can damage living tissue radioactive
- an area in the Ukraine immediately surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant where radioactive contamination is highest and public access is restricted. exclusion zone
device used to initiate and control a nuclear chain reaction, and can be used at power plants to generate electricity reactor

Wind Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

what powers wind farms Wind
power energy
the wealth and resources of a country or region Economy
the natural world Environment
high speed storms Hurricanes
a place with a lot of wind mills Wind farm
a blade in a rotor assembly Rotor blade
a thing that generates power Generator
a machine producing continuous power by a rotor revolving Turbine
what the wind machinery sits on Tower
what wind is converted into power
the type of resource that wind is natural
wind farms in the ocean off shore
wind is a ______ resource renewable
what the power is stored in grid
sound noise
wind energy causes ______ among birds Avian mortality
the supply of wind is not always _______ consistent
electrical equipment Machinery
wind is an energy ______ resource

Renewable Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Energy produced from material produced by living organisms Biomass energy
Electricity produced by the combustion of biomass Biopower
Heat produced below the Earth's surface geothermal energy
Liquid fuels from biomass sources Biofuels
The kinetic energy of moving water is used to generate electricity hydropower
Using the movement of the tides to generate electricity Tidal energy
Abbreviation for the process that changes thermal energy in ocean water to electricity OTEC
The type of solar heating that involves building design that collects and stores solar energy naturally Passive
The type of solar heating that uses technology to collect, move and store solar heat Active
Solar collectors that use heated fluid to heat water or air Flat-plate
These cells convert solar energy to electricity Photovoltaic
Using mirrors to focus sunlight to generate electricity Concentrating solar power
A device that converts wind energy to electricity wind turbine
A grouping of wind turbines wind farm
A process where water is broken down into oxygen gas and hydrogen gas Electrolysis
These batteries use hydrogen gas to produce electricity fuel-cell
This heat pump uses the stable temperature of the soil a few feet under the ground Ground source

Natural Resources Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

organisms
sediments
nonrenewable
renewable
transform
transfer
environment
pollution
solarpower
animals
plants
sun
wind
windpower
water
hydropower
fossilfuels
electricity
energy
naturalgas
oil
coal
generator
turbine
naturalresources

Wind Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Average amount of time wind machines operate. Three fourths
Parts of the wind turbine that capture wind energy. Blades
Replenish in a short time Renewable
Energy source that produce wind Solar
Device to increase the speed of a spinning shaft Gearbox
Device that turns motion into electricity Generator
Air over _____ heats up more slowly Water
Wind increases with _______ (elevation) height
Wind is caused by uneven ____ of the earth's surface Heating
The number of blades on most wind turbines Three
Warm air _________ Rises
A group of wind machines Wind farm
Transfers motion to the generator Shaft

Hydropower Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Place where hydropower energy is stored dam
Hydropower is the _______________ way to generate energy today. cheapest
Hydropower energy requires flowing ________ water
Animals that get caught in turbines fish
Means by which energy is delivered to your homes (2 words) power lines
Disadvantage of this type of energy space
Advantage to this type of energy Clean
Where dams are located river
The country uses that his type of energy the most China
The mechanism inside the dam that allows water through (2 words) Control gate
What begins the process of generating energy turbine
What generates the energy Generator
The very first hydropower plant was build here (2 words) Niagra Falls
A turbine spinning creates this sparks

Nautical Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

"Red ______________" NUN
"Green __________" CAN
Left Side of the Boat PORT
Right side of the boat STARBOARD
Front of the boat BOW
Back of the boat STERN
"Red, Right, ___________________" RETURNING
Positioning the boat with the wind directly in front of you (3W) INTO THE WIND
Running with wind directly behind you DOWNWIND
Sailing with wind directly on your side (2W) BEAM REACH
Sailing with wind forward of you at 45 degrees or less (2W) CLOSE HAULED
A Forward Sail JIB
To change sailing direction by swinging the bow thru the wind TACK
To change direction by swinging the stern thru the wind JIBE
A big, colorful forward sail usually used downwind SPINNAKER
I have 2 masts with the shorter one stepped aft of the rudder post or wheel YAWL
Two boats sailing parallel, one closest to the wind WINDWARD
Two boats sailing parallel, one below the other, further from the wind LEEWARD
The "King of Knots" BOWLINE
Knot to stop a rope from running through a block (2W) FIGURE EIGHT
Best way to attach a fender to a rail (3W) TWO HALF HITCHES
What you fasten a dockline to CLEAT
A way to tidy up loose ends of line on a deck and make flat (2W) FLEMISH COIL
Putting away a sail so that it lies back and forth on itself neatly FLAKE
A Type of Visual Distress Signals FLARES
Personal Floatation Device PFD
Color of Port Side Light RED
Color of Starboard Side Light GREEN
Color of Stern Light WHITE
Red flag with a white diagonal stripe indicates what? DIVER DOWN
Air filled bumpers used when docking or rafting up boats FENDERS
Type of Permanent Mooring Anchor MUSHROOM
Another name for a Plow Anchor CQR
Small craft anchor for temporary use GRAPNEL
What you always do to make sure your anchor is set BACKDOWN
Time between tide changes SLACK
Line used for anchoring RODE
Mechanism used in pulling in a sail WINCH
Line used to pull in a sail SHEET
I have 2 to 7 masts with the foremast shorter than the others SCHOONER

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things. Natural Resources
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years. Nonrenewable resource
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Alternative energy
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol. Biomass energy
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones. Recycling
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms. Fossil Fuel
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity. Geothermal energy
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river. Hydroelectric energy
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission. Nuclear energy
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells. Solar energy
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials. Conservation
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out. Inexhaustible source
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating. Natural gas