Type
Crossword
Description

State where the transcontinental railroad was finished in 1869 utah
This provides power to the train locomotive
Type of train with single origin, single destination, one type of railcar unit
Type of train that makes many stops and many types of railcars mixed
Type of train that hauls containers intermodal
Type of railcar that hauls grain (2 words) CoveredHopper
Type of railcar that hauls liquids Tank
Type of railcar that hauls paper products boxcar
Class 1 railroad with tracks in downtown Lenexa BNSF
Name of intercity passenger trains in U.S. Amtrak
A railroad passenger schedule is called a _______________ timetable
In U.S., most passenger trains share track with ______ trains freight
If you see something dangerous on the tracks, call the _________ police
___________ expect a train always
Never ________ on the tracks stop
_______ first safety
Person operating the locomotive is called the ___________ engineer
In model trains, the proportion of the model to actual size is called _______ scale
Distance between a railroad's tracks gauge
The mechanism that allows a train to change tracks switch
When railroad lights are flashing _______ stop
Type of rail at Disney monorail
______________ lifesaver operation

The Westward Expansion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a farmer or farm worker who plows the land. Sodbuster
A type of farming practiced in arid areas without irrigation by planting drought-resistant crops Dry Farming
war on land freely used for cattle grazing, which gave the conflict its name. range wars
a systematic gathering together of people or things. roundup
one of a breed of long-horned beef cattle of the southwestern U.S., developed from cattle introduced into North America from Spain texaslonghorn
a town undergoing rapid growth due to sudden prosperity. boomtown
a situation or event that creates a sudden increase in wealth, good fortune, or profits. bonanza
the action of reserving something. reservation
a person who works in a mine. miner
a yellow precious metal, the chemical element of atomic number 79, valued especially for use in jewelry and decoration, and to guarantee the value of currencies. gold
a type of explorer, but one with a specific purpose they are after mineral deposits prospector
the vocation or calling of a religious organization, especially a Christian one, to go out into the world and spread its faith. mission
a building equipped with machinery for grinding grain into flour. mill
a prospector in the California gold rush of 1849. forty niner
large ruminant animals with horns and cloven hoofs, domesticated for meat or milk, or as beasts of burden cattle
to Jefferson it was the key to the nation's health especially the ownership of small farms. westward expansion
a name given to African Americans who migrated from states along the Mississippi River to Kansas in the late nineteenth century exodusters
a track or set of tracks made of steel rails along which passenger and freight trains run. railroad
the former name of the railroad network built between California and Utah central pacific railroad
a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago, Illinois and New Orleans, Louisiana union pacific railroad

Trains Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

caboose
cargo
boxcar
freightyard
crossing
spikes
tracks
ticket
baggage
conductor
passenger
freight
diesel
locomotive
travel
steam

TRANSPORTATION Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The first major improved highway in the U.S built by the federal government. National Road
Built to facilitate portage of shipments and freight by water James River & Kanawha Turnpike
Constructed as Virginia worked during the first half of the 19th century to improve transportation facilities in the western portion of the state. Giles, Fayette & Kanawha Turnpike
The first common carrier railroad and the oldest railroad in the U.S. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
A Class I railroad formed in 1869 in Virginia from several smaller Virginia railroads begun in the 19th century. Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad
Class I railroad with headquarters in Norfolk, VA that most commonly hauls coal. Norfolk Southern
A small or mid-sized railroad company that operates over a relatively short distance. Short-Line Railroad
A railway with a track gauge narrower than 1,435 mm. Narrow gauge
A railroad gauge of 56.5 inches standard in the U.S., Britain, and many other parts of the world. Standard gauge
A riverine carl-capable working boat, or a small to mid-sized recreational sailing yacht. Keelboat
A cargo boat with a flat bottom for use in shallow water. Flatboat
Contained double-decker bunks and were heated and normally up to 100 feet long. Bunkhouse ark
Organized in 1835 and chartered to complete work on the James River Canal. James River & Kanawha Company

U.S. Railroad's Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Amtrak
BC Rail
BNSF
Burlington Northern
Canadian National
Canadian Pacific
Chessie System
Chicago and North Western
Conrail
CSX Transportation
Erie Lackawanna
Grand Trunk Western
Illinois Central
Kansas City Southern
Milwaukee Road
Missouri Pacific
New York Central
Nickel Plate Road
Norfolk Southern
Northern Pacific
Penn Central
Pennsylvania Railroad
Rio Grande
Santa Fe
Soo Line
Southern Pacific
Union Pacific
Wabash Railroad
Western Pacific
Wisconsin Central

Engineering Careers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Original term for flight technology Aeronautical
Designing ways to contain chemicals Biochemical
Designing chemical plants Chemical
Covering many engineering skills like electrical, mechanical, and chemical Design
Study of electrical flows Electrical
properly takes care of air crafts Flight
Study of the earth Geological
Takes care of our AC and heating systems for our homes Heating + Ventilation
Making the plans to build a building Industrial
Jams signals or blocks them Jammer
Classic or basic engineer Kinetic
Operates trains Locomotive
Construction using machines Mechanical
Design nuclear power plants Nuclear
Design oil making machines Oil
Make paper making machines Paper
Make sure an item has good quality Quality
Designs components for a railroad Railroad
Makes sure buildings are structurally strong Stuctural
Design phones and how they transmit voice and data Technology
Responsible for making sure your utilities are available Utilites
Makes medicines stable for animals Veterinarian
Oversees water and sewer treatment Water+Sewer
Designs x-ray machines to view the body X-Ray
Test stress point of material Yield
Design animal habitats Zoologist

Industrialization Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Someone who starts or organizes a business or a factory. Entrepreneur
Who was part of the working class? Factory-Workers
Where did the Industrial Revolution begin? England
What type of revolution was the industrial revolution? Economic-revolution
Coal was needed to smelt the ______ ore. Iron
What was one of the uses of the steam engine? Drive-Locomotives
Synonym for cloth Textile
Industrialization began in ___________ in 1850. Germany
What was the name of the city that was industrialized first in England? Manchester
Synonym for wagon. Corf
_______ destroyed spinning mules to keep their jobs. Artisans
What was the youngest age children could work at? Five
Factory where iron is smelted for processing. Foundry
Who built the first passenger railway? Robert-Stephenson
What is a combustile gas present in coal mine? Firedamp

Road Safety Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

You apply this to stop your vehicle Brake
A pace by which you must abide by Speed Limit
To not be intoxicated Sober
A lifesaving restraint Seatbelt
Something you should avoid while driving Distractions
An area where traffic fines double Work Zone
This is required by law to drive License
People the driver is responsible for Passengers
An area where you should look and listen before crossing Railroad Crossing
You should turn these on for safety Lights
Slippery roadways that may not appear as so Black Ice
How the driver indicates which way they are turning Blinker
The indicator of how quickly you are traveling Speedometer
Watch for these to cross the road Pedestrian
They are here to keep us safe! Police
Perform this action safely by looking and using a signal Merge
A digital aid in navigating gps
Emotions to keep under control while driving Road Rage
A large vehicle to take precaution around Wide load
The part of your vehicle that meets the road Tire

Transcontinental Railroad Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Father of the Central Pacific Railroad Theodore Judah
_______ laborers made up over 90 percent of Central Pacific's workforce. Chinese
Which act provided the federal government support for the building of the very first transcontinental railroad Railway Act
Who was president while the Transcontinental Railroad was being built Abraham Lincoln
The 1850s were a time of _______ expansion for the United States. westward
Where was the meeting point of the Transcontinental Railroad Promontory
8 ________ tracklayers put down 3,520 rails of the railroad Irish
Who had lost a lot of land in the building of the railroad Native Americans
The amount of years it took to build the Transcontinental Railroad six
This state was connected to the east coast through the first railroad California
How many private companies were involved in the building of the railroad three
Governor that drove the Golden Spike that symbolized the completion of the railroad Stanford
Where did the Union Pacific's tracks start Iowa
Judah headed here to convince congressional leaders Washington
Who was in charge of the building of the Central Pacific Crocker
The railroad had to pass through mountains, in which state was this Nevada
the ceremonial spike driven by Leland Stanford to join the rails for the first time golden Spike
Amount of days it would take to travel from San Francisco to New York by railroad ten
total control of a type of industry by a single company or person monopoly
Transcontinental Railroad was also called the ______ _______ Overland Route

Electromagnetic Waves Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Which type of electromagnetic waves has the longest wavelength? Radio Waves
Which Type of Electromagnetic wave does your body emit? Infrared Waves
What decreases in a wave, when the frequency is decreased? energy
Which type of electromagnetic wave causes a chemical glow in a fluorescent light bulb ? ultraviolet waves
what color in visible light spectrum has the highest freuency violet
What is energy carried by an electromagnetic wave is called radiant energy
This wave is used at airports to screen passengers x-rays
These waves are used for satellite communication, microwaves
A wave that you can see with your sees.(unaided) lightwaves
Physicians can use these waves to destroy cancerous cells gamma rays

Genetics Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Factors that control a trait Allele
A person's genetic makeup Genotype
A person's physical appearance Phenotype
A change in a gene or chromosome Mutation
A chart that tracks which members of a family have a particular trait Pedigree
A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell Karyotype
An organism that has the same genes as the organism it was produced from Clone
Breeding two individuals with similar traits Inbreeding
Same alleles for a single trait Homozygous
Different alleles fo a single trait Hetrozygous
The science behind heredity Genectics
The chance of something occuring Probability
When two alleles are equal and present in both the phenotype and genotype of an organism Codominance
A chart that shows all the possible combinations of two genotypes Punnet Square
The process that produces 4 sex cells Meiosis
Breeding two individuals with different traits Hybridization
Moving healthy genes into cells to replace missing or abnormal genes in order to correct a genetic disorder Gene therapy
A genetic problem caused by an issue in an organism's genes Genetic disorder
A trait controlled by three or more alleles is said to have ________________ Multiple alleles
Choosing two organisms with desired traits to be bred Selective breeding