Type
Crossword
Description

A fair that groups four academic disciplines together STEM
What relationship has Horace Millner to Fern? Neighbor
A certain breed of dogs Canines
A specific type found in nature that can be classified or grouped (for example, animals or plants) Specimen
Tovio's car Truck
The main ingredient of “Mom’s bread” Flour
Where did Alkomso borrowed the laptop from? Library
The process of injecting liquid under high pressure into boreholes Fracking
Tovio's last name Heikkenen
A plant which can be found in Millner’s woods and is famous for its edible seeds Groundnut
The last name of a person who assessed Fern’s project Radar
The newspaper that wrote an article about fracking ColterCrier
The last name of the author Helget

MYPLATE AND FOOD GROUPS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How many food groups are there? Five
Condition in which bones gradually lose their mineral content and become weak and brittle osteoporosis
Starches and sugars that give the body most of its energy carbohydrates
A plant material that your body cannot digest fiber
Saturated animal fats contain this waxy substance cholesterol
These are the building blocks that make up proteins amino acids
Needed to build, repair,and maintain body cells and tissues protein
Foods that contain the entire edible grain whole grains
name a vegetable dish that can be served as the main dish salad
easy to break brittle
1 slice of bread is equivalent to how many ounces of grain one
This food is part of the milk/dairy group yogurt
this is a healthier fat olive oil
How many servings of the dairy group should you have each day three cups
This is an example of a sweet that is high in sugar softdrink
Asparagus are part of which food group? Vegetable
This food is part of the protein group eggs
High cholesterol is linked to this heart disease
How many ounces of the grain group should you consume each day six
This food belongs to the fruit group peach
This vitamin helps blood clot vitamin K
Fiber helps your body eliminate this waste
Fiber can help reduce the risk of this cancer colon
A chemical reaction that causes cell damage oxidation
A substance that protects cells from damage antioxidants
This is a food made from grains tortillas
Natural sugars are found in fruits
contain all the essential amino acids complete proteins
These have no nutritional value empty calories
These proteins come from plants incomplete
Fat cells store _________ energy
These fats are found in food from animal sources saturated
These fats come from plant sources and are a healthier choice unsaturated
What is your teachers last name Rose
How many kids does your teacher have three
what class are you in FCS

Botany Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of plants Botany
Moving pollen from one flower to another Pollination
A sperm cell joining with an egg cell Fertilization
Life process - getting from one place to another Movement
Having offspring Reproduction
Breaking down food to make energy Respiration
Being aware of the environment Sensitivity
The building blocks of plants and animals Cells
Group made up of flowering plants Angiosperms
Plants that have fronds for leaves Ferns
Part of a seed that forms the first shoot Plumule
Part of a seed that forms the first root Radicle
The seed coat Testa
Tool used to look at very tiny objects in the lab Microscope
Microscope lens closest to the specimen Objective
Part of the microscope where the slide is placed Stage
Liquid used to make cells more visible on a microscope slide Stain
Chemical used to test for starch in the starch test Iodine
Brightly coloured part of a flower Petal
Male part of a flower Stamen
Female part of flower (also known as the pistil) Carpel
Where pollen is stored in a flower Anther
One way that some plants disperse their seeds Water
Part of the cell that acts as the 'brain' Nucleus
Plant part where photosynthesis happens Leaf
Chemical that makes plants green Chlorophyll
Process by which plants make food Photosynthesis

Classification and Dichotomous Keys Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Swedish Scientist who developed binomial nomenclature Carolus Linnaeus
Organisms are classified into how many Kingdoms? six
The genus name in the scientific name is always... capitalized
The species name in the scientific name is always... underlined
Broadest Classification Group? Domain
Most specific classification group? Species
Eukarya, Bacteria, Archaea belong in what group? Domain
Animalia belongs in what group? Kingdom
Chordata belongs in what group? Phylum
Mammal belongs in what group? class
What is used for identifying unknown organisms? Dichotomous Key
What step do you always start with when using a Dichotomous Key? Step One
When using a Dichotomous Key, do you work forward or backward? Backward
What was the Dichotomous Key based on? Taxonomy
How long did the system that classified animals by their movement last? two thousand years
How many species have been given a scientific name? two million
What is the third broadest Classification level? Genus
The word "Dichotomous" is described as having __ outcomes. two
The first person to create a classification system for living organisms was... Aristotle
True or false: Classification is the system for identifying organisms. true

Soil Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Occurs when chemical reactions dissolve the minerals in rock or change them into different minerals Chemical Weathering
Average weather pattern in an area over a long period of time; can be classified by temperature, humidity, precipitation and vegetation Climate
Planting along the natural contours of the land to reduce soil erosion Contour Farming
Each layer in the soil profile hoizon A (top layer of soil) horizon B (middle layer) and horizon C (bottom layer) Horizon
Dark colored decayed organic matter that supplies nutrients to plants and is found mainly in top soil Humus
Mechanical weathering processes that occurs when water freezes in the cracks of rocks and expands causing the rock to break apart Ice Wedging
Removal of minerals that have been dissolved in water Leaching
Twigs, leaves and other organic matter that help prevent erosion and hold water and may eventually be changed into humus by decomposing organisms Litter
Physical processes that break rock apart without changing its' chemical makeup; can be caused by ice wedging animals and plant groups Mechanical Weathering
Method for reducing soil erosion; plant stalks are left in the field after harvesting and the next year's crop is planted within the stalks without plowing No till farming
Chemical weathering process that occurs when some minerals are exposed to oxygen and water over time Oxidation
Mixture of weathered rock and mineral fragments, decayed organic matter, mineral fragments, water, and air that can take thousands of years to develop Soil
Verical section of soil layers, each of which is a horizon Soil Profile
Farming method used to reduce erosion on steep slopes Terracing
Mechanical or chemical surface processes that break rock into smaller and smaller pieces Weathering

Photosynthesis Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

process by which plants and some other organisms use light energy to convert water and carbon dioxide into oxygen and high-energy carbohydrates such as sugar and starches photosynthesis
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer autotroph
the steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process light reactions
a green pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants, algae, and some bacteria chlorophyll
an organism that obtains organic food molecules by eating other organisms or their byproducts and that cannot synthesize organic compounds from inorganic materials heterotroph
specialized ground tissue that makes up the bulk of most leaves; performs most of a plant's photosynthesis mesophyll
the second of two major stages in photosynthesis (following the light reactions), involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvin Cycle
a colored chemical compound that absorbs light, producing color pigment
A flattened membrane sac inside the chloroplast, used to convert light energy into chemical energy. thylakoid
granum (grana) a stack of thylakoids in a chloroplast granum
The fluid of the chloroplast surrounding the thylakoid membrane; involved in the synthesis of organic molecules from carbon dioxide and water. stroma
large protein that uses energy from H+ ions to bind ADP and a phosphate group together to produce ATP ATP synthase
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. These reactions are also called the Calvin Cycle dark reactions
is the set of metabolic reactions and processes that take place in the cells of organisms to convert biochemical energy from nutrients into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), and then release waste products. Cellular respiration
a compound composed of adenosine and three phosphate groups that supplies energy for many biochemical cellular processes by undergoing enzymatic hydrolysis. ATP

FOOD AND NUTRITION BASICS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

MAIN SOURCE OF ENERGY CARBOHYDRATES
THE MAIN SOURCE OF CARBOHYDRATES PLANTS
ALSO CALLED A SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES SUGARS
SUGARS FOUND IN FRUITS FRUCTOSE
SUGARS FOUND IN GRAINS MALTOSE
SUGARS FOUND IN MILK LACTOSE
EXTRACTED FROM PLANTS TO SWEETENED FOODS SUCROSE
MADE UP OF LARGE MOLECULES OF SIMPLE CARBOHYDRATES COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES
FORM OF CARBOHYDRATES THAT DOES NOT PROVIDE THE BODY WITH ENERGY FIBER
FIBER WILL DISSOLVE IN WATER SOLUBLE FIBER
FIBER WILL NOT DISSOLVE IN WATER INSOLUBLE
THIS BULK HELPS TO MOE FOOD THROUGH THE LARGE INTESTINE, PROMOTING REGULAR____ BOWEL MOVEMENTS
HELP THE BODY GROW, MAINTAIN AND REPAIR CELLS AND TISSUES PROTEIN
PROTEIN ALSO PLAY AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN REGULATING THE BODY IMMUNE SYSTEM
CAN BE FOUND IN LEGUMES, SOME VEGETABLES AND GRAINS STARCHES
FAT-LIKE SUBTANCE THAT IS PRESENT IN ALL BODY CELLS CHOLESTREROL
CHOLESTEROL CIRCULATES IN THE BLOODSTREAM IN CHEMICAL GROUPINGS CALLED? LIPOPROTEINS
LOWER LDL CHOLESTEROL, INCREASE HDL CHOLESTEROL POLYUNSATURATED FAT
INCREASE LDL CHOLESTEROL SATURATED FAT
FOUND WHEN VEGETABLE OILS ARE PARTIALLY HYDROGENATED TRANS FAT
PEANUTS OIL, CANOLA OIL, OLIVE OIL MONOUNSATURATED FATS
CONDITION THAT RESULTS WHEN A PERSON DOES NOT GET ENOUGH IRON ANEMIA
NEEDS IRON FOR BODY TI BUILD WHAT? HEMOGLOBIN
TYPE OF IRON FOUND IN BEEF LIVER, AND FORK LIVER HEME-IRON
TYPE OF IRON FOUND IN CANNED BEANS NON-HEME IRON

Diversity of Plants Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Tiny holes in the cuticle stomata
A waxy, waterproof layer that helps hold in moisture Cuticle
Storage device for a plant embryo Seed
Lives in damp envrionments and gets moisture directly from the surface of the soil Liverworts
found in tropical forests and along streams around the world Hornworts
Most common vascular plants, looks like tiny trees Mosses
The oldest living group of vascular plants Club mosses
Grows mostly in tropics and sub tropics Whisk ferns
Grows in wetland areas and along rivers and streams Horsetails
Grow from underground stems Ferns

Soil Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Occurs when chemical reactions dissolve the minerals in rocks or change them into different minerals Chemical Weathering
average weather pattern in an area over a long period of time; can be classified by temperature, humidity, precipitation, and vegetation Climate
planting along the natural contours of the land to reduce soil erosion Contour farming
each layer in a soil profile horizon A (top layer of soil), horizon B (middle layer) and horizon C (bottom layer) Horizon
dark-colored, decayed organic matter that supplies nutrients to plants and is found mainly in topsoil. Humus
mechanical weathering process that occurs when water freezes in the cracks of rocks and expands, causing the rock to break apart. Ice wedging
removal of minerals that have been dissolved in water Leaching
twigs, leaves, and other organic matter that help prevent erosion and hold water and may eventually be changed into humus by decomposing organisms Litter
physical processes that break rock apart without changing its chemical makeup; can be caused by ice wedging, animals, and plant roots Mechanical weathering
method for reducing soil erosion; plant stalks are left in the field after harvesting and the next year’s crop is planted within the stalks without plowing No-till farming
chemical weathering process that occurs when some minerals are exposed to oxygen and water over time Oxidation
mixture of weathered rock and mineral fragments, decayed organic matter, mineral fragments, water, and air that can take thousands of years to develop. Soil
vertical section of soil layers, each of which is a horizon Soil profile
farming method used to reduce erosion on steep slopes Terracing
mechanical or chemical surface processes that break rock into smaller and smaller pieces Weathering

Prokaryotes vs Eukaryotes & Plant vs Animal Cells Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

no nucleus prokaryote
nucleus eukaryote
long, hairlike structures flagella
short, hairlike structure cilia
basic unit of organism cell
organs working together organsystem
group of cells functioning together tissue
types of tissue working together organ
found in plants for structure cellwall
large organelle in most plant cells vacuole
organelles used in photosynthesis chloroplasts
rarely found in plants lysosomes
found in animal cells for cell division centrioles
process used by plants to make energy photosynthesis
process used by animals to produce energy cellrespiration
only example of a prokaryote bacteria
group of eukaryotes/members of the junk pile kingdom protists
named for one celled organisms unicellular
name for many celled organisms multicellular
organelle found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes ribosome

Agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Any plant whose fruit, seed etc are used for food. Vegetable
Provide starch and make French fries Potato
a cultivated plant that is grown as food, especially a grain, fruit, or vegetable. Crops
A type of wheat used mainly for macaroni. Durum
The science or practice of farming, cultivation of soils & rearing of animals for food Agriculture
A powerful, motor-driven machine used to pull implements and do other work on the farm. tractor
The product of any of a variety of perennial crops, typically grasses that can be used as feed for ruminant animals. Hay
a cereal plant that is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc. Wheat
An animal kept to produce milk or beef. Cows
Type of gardening tool. Hoe
A person who owns or manages a farm. Farmer
A male sheep. Ram
This oil is used for healthy cooking and baking. Canola
Takes care of bees. Beekeeper
An expert who can give advice on crops and soils Agronomist