Type
Crossword
Description

State of matter that has tightly packed particles that vibrate Solid
State of matter that has packed particles that move around Liquid
State of matter that has spread out particles that move freely and quickly Gas
Removing heat from a gas causes _____________ Condensation
Adding heat to a liquid causes ________________ Evaporation
Theory that states all particles that make up matter are constantly in motion Kinetic theory of matter
Measures the average kinetic energy of particles Temperature
Measures the total kinetic energy of particles Thermal energy
Unit used to measure energy Joules
The transfer of energy from a warmer object to a colder one Heat
Study of heat movement Thermodynamics
The comparison of how much matter there is in a certain amount of space Density
The amount of matter in an object Mass
The amount of space an object takes up Volume
_________ objects are more dense Colder
___________ objects are less dense Warmer
How thermal energy transfers between solid objects touching Conduction
A material that transfers heat well Conductor
A material that does not transfer heat well Insulator
How thermal energy transfers through liquids and gases Convection
How thermal energy transfers as electromagnetic waves Radiation

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

Heat and Energy Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the measure of motion of matter particles. Temperature
a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degrees  Fahrenheit scale
a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees Celsius scale
the temperature scale in which the freezing point of water is 273 K and the boiling point is 373 K; 0 K is absolute zero Kelvin scale
the temperature at which no thermal energy can be removed from matter. Absolute zero
thermal energy that is transferred from matter at a higher temperature to matter at a lower temperature. Heat
the transfer of energy by direct contact. The term can apply to either heat transfer or electron transfer. Conduction
the transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement of a liquid or gas. Convection
the movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature, that transfers heat from one part of the fluid to another. Convection current
the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves. Radiation
a material that transfers heat, electricity, or both easily. Conductor
a material that does not transfer, heat, electricity, or both easily. Insulator
a physical property that describes matter as a solid, liquid, or gas. State of matter
the physical change of matter from one state to another. Change of state
the changing a solid to a liquid. Melting
the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid. Freezing
the temperature at which no thermal energy can be removed from matter. Boiling
the changing of a gas to a liquid. Condensation
the spreading apart of the matter particles of an object when that object is heated. Thermal expansion
the total energy of all the particles in an object. Thermal energy
The amount of heat that must be absorbed or lost for 1 gram of a substance to change its temperature by 1°C. Specific heat
the change of a substance from a liquid to a gas; it that takes place at the surface of a liquid. Evaporation

Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

State of matter with a definite shape and a definite volume. solid
State of matter with an indefinite shape and a definite volume. liquid
State of matter that has an indefinite shape and an indefinite volume (example: air). gas
State of matter with an indefinite shape and indefinite volume (example: stars). plasma
Anything that has mass and volume. matter
The amount of space that something takes up. volume
The amount of matter in something. mass
Phase change from a solid to a liquid. melting
Phase change from a liquid to a gas. boiling
Phase change from a solid directly to a gas. Sublimation
Phase change from a gas to a liquid. Condensing
Phase change from a liquid to a solid. freezing
The building blocks of matter. atoms
The energy of motion is ______ energy. kinetic
To change from a solid to a liquid, add thermal _____. energy
Solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas are all ____/phases of matter. states
When heat is added to a substance, the particles move _________. faster
________ of matter are characteristics that describe matter. properties
Measure the volume of liquids from the bottom of their _____. meniscus
A ____ property can be observed or measured without changing the identity of the object. physical
A ____ property describes an object's ability to change into a new, different substance. chemical
An object's ability to burn. flammability
A comparison of the mass and volume of an object. density
A physical property describing an object's ability to flatten into a thin sheet. malleability
An object's ability to be drawn into a thin wire. ductility
The ability to dissolve into another substance. solubility
A liquid's resistance to flow. viscosity

Matter Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of space something takes up. Volume
The amount of mass per unit of volume. Density
Particles are very close together. Solid
When a solid turns into a gas Sublimation
The property of a substance that is observed during a chemical change. Chemical Property
Matter cannot be created or destroyed however matter can change forms, says this law. Law of conservation of matter
The amount of matter in an object. Mass
The transfer of thermal energy through particles of matter that are in direct contact. Conduction
The transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves. Radiation
Has definite volume but no definite shape. Liquid
Something that can flow freely and mix together easily. Fluid
Particles collide very often Gas
A type of mixture in which the substances are not evenly mixed Heterogeneous mixture
A mixture of hot ions and electrons Plasma
Features of all matter that can be observed and measured without changing the chemical composition of the substance. Physical Properties
A type of mixture in which the substances are evenly mixed. Homogeneous mixture
The transfer of thermal energy by the motion of fluids. Convection
capable of being attracted by or acquiring the properties of a magnet Magnetic
Matter that can vary in composition Mixture
The amount of mass in something. Weight

Properties and changes in matter. Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an airlike fluid substance which expands freely to fill any space available, irrespective of its quantity.[ Gas
idea that everything is made up of matter and are constantly moving. Kinetic Theory
measure of average kinetic energy of the particles in an object temperature
has a definite shape and definite volume solid
has a definite shape but not a definite volume liquid
flows and mixes together easily fluid
hot mixture of ions and electrons plasma
the movement of thermal energy from one place to another heat transfer
the transfer of thermal energy through particles of matter that are in direct contact conduction
the transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves convection
the transfer of thermal energy through the motion of fluids Radiation
the temp at which changes between solid into liquid that makes it solid melted into liquid melting point
the temperature at which changes between liquid and gas when a liquid evaporates into a gas boiling point
the process that added thermal that causes most substances to increase in size and expand thermal expansion
describes how substances react with other substances chemical properties
describes whether or not a substance will burn combustility
describes how easily a substance reacts with other substances reactivity
do not react with other substances stability
when two or more substances are combined and changed into new substances with new properties chemical change
chemical changes chemical reactions
substances that change or react reactant

Properties and Changes in Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of space an object takes up. Volume
The amount of matter in an object. Mass
A measure of the force, or pull, on an object due to gravity. Weight
The amount of mass per unit volume of a given substance. Density
Definite shape and volume. Solid
A definite volume but not a definite shape. Liquid
Has neither a definite shape nor definite volume. Gas
Flow easily and mix together easily. (gas & liquid) Fluid
A hot mixture of ions and electrons Plasma
Transfer of thermal energy through particles of matter that are in direct contact. Conduction
The transfer of thermal energy by the motion of fluids (gas & liquid) Convection
The transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves. Radiation
The process that added thermal energy causes most substances to increase size, or expand. Thermal Expansion
The temp at which changes between solid in liquid that make it solid melt into a liquid or make a liquid freeze into a solid. Melting Point
Describes how easily a substance reacts with other substances. Reactivity
When two or more substances are combined and changed into new substances with new properties. Chemical Change
Substances that change or react. Reactants
Matter can be neither created or destroyed. Law of Conservation of Mass
Do not react with other substances. Stability
The idea that particles are made up of matter and are constantly moving. Kinetic Theory

Matter and its Properties Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

anything that has mass and takes up space matter
A particle that contains more than one atom joined together molecule
the particular temperature for each substance at which it changes state from a solid to a liquid melting point
A physical combination of two or more substances that are blended together without forming new substances mixture
A particle in the space outside the nucleus of an atom that carries one unit of negative charge electron
A particle in the nucleus of an atome that has no electric charge. neutron
A particle in the nucleus of an atom that has one unit of positive electric charge proton
A mixture of substances that are blended so completely that they mixure looks the same everywhere. solution
The smallest unit of an element that retains the properties of that element atom
A measure of the amount of matter in an object mass
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into any other substances element
Any substance that is formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements and acts like a single substance compound
A measure of how much space an object takes up volume
One of the three forms that matter can take: solid, liquid, gas state
the force of gravity between earth and an object weight
a dense structrue inside the center of a cell nucleus
a measure of how tightly packed the matter in an object is density
the particular temperature for each substance at which it changes state from a liquid to a gas boiling point
the temperature at which a substance changes state from a liquid to a solid freezing point
a form of matter that has a definite shape and and takes up a definite amount of space solid
a form of matter that does not take up a definite amount of space and has no definite shape gas
a form of matter that takes up a definite amout of space but does not have a definite shape liquid
to pass heat through a material while the material stays in place conduct
to prevent heat from passing through insulate
how something smells odor
the measure of how long something is length
a change of matter in size, shape, or state without any change in identity physical change
a change of matter that occurs when atoms ling together in a new way, creating a new substance different from the original substance chemical change
a new substance produced by a chemical change product
an original substance at the beginning of a chemical reaction reactant

Energy and Heat Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the total kinetic and potential energy of all the particles in an object Thermal Energy
the transfer of thermal energy from a warmer object to a cooler object Heat
a type of heat transfer that only occurs in fluids, such as water and air Convection
transfers heat from one particle of matter to another within an object or between 2 objects Conduction
the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves Radiation
the measure of how hot or cold something is compared to a freezing point Temperature
the temperature at which a solid freezes Freezing Point
the temperature at which a liquid boils Boiling Point
a change from one form of energy to another Energy Transformation
a temperature scale most countries use Celsius Scale
a temperature scale the US uses Fahrenheit Scale
a temperature scale scientists use Kelvin Scale
the lowest temperature possible (0 Kelvins) Absolute Zero
the ability to do work or cause change Energy
the energy that results from the position or shape of an object Potential Energy
the energy that results from the motion of an object Kinetic Energy
the scientific principle that energy is neither lost nor created Conservation of Energy

Phase Changes/States Of Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Solid to a liquid melting
liquid to gas boiling
particles only vibrate solid
kinetic energy is the energy of motion
thermal energy is the same as heat
when you add thermal energy to a substance, the substance will changestate
gas to liquid condensation
liquid to solid freezing
Energy transfers from high temperature to low
Solid to gas sublimation
When you add thermal energy to particles the particles motion increases
Most substances ____ when heated. expand
Clouds form when water evaporates
The hotter the substance the _____ the particles are moving. faster
Energy of motion is _____ energy Kinetic

States of Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The state of matter in which materials have a definite shape and a definite volume Solid
The state of matter in which a material has a definite volume but not a definite shape Liquid
The state of matter in which ba material has neither a definite shape or a definite volume Gas
The energy an object has due to it's motion Kinetic Energy
A result of force distibuted over an area Pressure
A temperature of zero Kelvins Absolute zero
The direct proportion of the volume of a gas to it's temperature if it is constant CHarles law
The inverse relationship between volume and gas Boyles law
A reversable physical change that occurs when a substanve changes states of matter Phase change
A description of change in which a system absorbs energy from it's surroundings Endothermic
The energy a substance must absorb into change from solid to liquid Vaporization
A description of change in which a system releases energy to it's surroundings Exothermic
The phase change in which a substance changes from liquid to gas Vaporization
The energy a substance must absorb in order to change from solid to liquid Heat of Vaporization
The process that changes a substance from liquid to gas based on temperature Evaporation
The pressure caused by the collisions of particles in a vapor with the walls of a container Vapor pressure
The phase change in which a substance changes from a gas or vapor to a liquid Condensation
The phase change in which a substance changes from a solid to a gas or vapor without changing to a liquid first Sublimation
The phase change in which a gas or vapor changes directly into a solid without first changing into a liquid Deposition