Type
Word Search
Description

Desalination
Suspended
Insoluble
Dissolved
Aquifer
Reservoir
Pollutants
Bacteria
Distillation
Potable
Sedimentation
Chlorination
Filtration

Water Resources Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Clean Water Act
algal blooms
Artificial Eutrophication
Sewage sludge
wastewater treatment
Wastewater
Dams
nonpoint-source pollution
point-source pollution
Water Pollution
Transporting water
Desalination
Reservoir
Thermal pollution
potable
Pathogens
Heavy Metals
Recharge Zone
Permeability
Porosity
Aquifer
Groundwater
Watershed
Surface Water
Condensation
The wate cycle

Types of Mixtures Cross-Word Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A substance made by mixing other substances togther. Mixture
A kind of matter, with characteristic properties and generally with a define compostition independent of its orgin. Substance
Something in chemistry which is a separation process consisting in the separation of a substance from a matrix. Extraction
Something that is able to dissolve other substances. Solvent
a technique for the separation of a mixture by passing it in solution or suspension through a medium in which the components move at different rates. Chromotography
Holding as much water or moisture as can be absorbed; thoroughly soaked. Saturated
Something that is incapable of being dissolved. Insoluble
A mixture not seen clearly through something. Colloid
Something that is made thinner when a solute is added to it. Colloid
Substances dissolved in a solution. Solute
Something that you put in a mixture for it to dissapear. Solution
Something formed by disstillation. Distillate
A liquid been past by a filter. Filtration
Any colloidal suspension of a liquid in another liquid. Emulsion
Something that will sink to the bottom when in a liquid. Sediment
Something that has a part remaining as a solid on a filter paper after a liquid passes through in the filtration procedure. Residue

Chapter 11 Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

fresh water on Earth's surface surface water
a virus, microorganism, or other substance that causes disease pathogens
a structure built across a river to control the river's flow dam
the ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through its open spaces or pores permeability
an area in which water travels downward to become part of an aquifer recharge zone
the accumulation of pollutants at successive levels of the food chain biomagnification
a temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by human activity and that has a harmful effect on water quality and on the ability of that body of water to support life thermal pollution
water that contains wastes from homes or industry wastewater
the water that is beneath the Earth's surface groundwater
the area of land that is drained by a water system watershed
suitable for drinking potable
a process of removing salt from ocean water desalination
the introduction into water of waste matter or chemicals that are harmful to organisms living in the water or to those that drink or are exposed to the water water pollution
a method of providing plants with water from sources other than direct precipitation irrigation
a process that increases the amount of nutrients in a body of water through human activities, such as waste disposal and land drainage artificial eutrophication
the percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that consists of open spaces porosity
pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a single specific site nonpoint source pollution
a flowing network of rivers and streams draining a river basin river system
pollution that comes from a specific site point source pollution
an artificial body of water that usually forms behind a dam reservoir
a body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows the flow of groundwater aquifer

Water Cycle and Terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Porosity
Contaminant
Watershed
Reservoirs
Surface Water
Storm Water Drains
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Point Source Pollution
Water Table
Impermeable
Permeable
Aquifer
Ground Water
Transpiration
Infiltration
Condensation
Evaporation
Precipitation

separating mixtures Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

solvent
solute
saturated
soluble
mixture
particle
filter
distil
insoluble
filtration
chromatograph

Hydrosphere Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Drinkable potable
When a gas changes into a liquid condensation
Saltiness of water salinity
Water that flows from the land into rivers and lakes runoff
Water is called this due to its ability to dissolve many things universalsolvent
All of the water on Earth hydrosphere
The "skin" or "film" on top of water surfacetension
Property where something sticks to other things adhesion
A factory dumping waste into a river would be this type of pollution pointsource
Evaporation from plants transpiration
Cloudiness of water turbidity
Rain, sleet, snow, and hail precipitation
The place where salt water and fresh water mix estuary
When a liquid changes to a gas evaporation
Water within the earth groundwater
How easily water can travel through rock permeability
The portion of land drained by a river riverbasin
Oxygen in water dissolvedoxygen
97% of Earth's water is this type saltwater
Most of Earth's freshwater is found here glaciers
The process of water seeping into the ground infiltration
3% of Earth's water is this type freshwater
Property where something sticks to itself cohesion
Pockets of water that feed wells and springs aquifer
The size of the spaces between rock porosity

Chapter 11: Water Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

fresh water on Earth's land surface surface water
streams and rivers moving across the land form a river system
area of land that is drained by a river watershed
water found beneath Earth's surface groundwater
an underground formation that contains groundwater aquifer
percentage of the total volume of a rock that was pores porosity
the ability of rock or soil to allow water to flow through it permeability
area of Earth's surface from which water percolates down into an aquifer recharge zone
meaning "safe to drink" potable
organisms that cause illness or disease pathogens
built across rivers to control the river's flow dams
artificial lake reservoir
process of removing salt from water desalination
polluting of water water pollution
pollution discharged from a single point point-source solution
runoff pollution nonpoint source polution
water that contains waste waste water
when power plants use water in their cooling systems then discharge warm water into a lake or river thermal pollution
chemical buildup in water biomagnification

Food Production Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

land that is covered mainly with buildings and roads. Urban
land that contains relatively few people and large areas of open space. Rural
resources that are produced by natural and artificial ecosystems. Ecosystem Services
the movement of people from rural areas to cities. Urbanization
all the things that a society builds for public use. Includes roads, sewers, railroads etc. Infrastructure
rapid expansion of the city into the countryside around the city. Urban Sprawl
increased temperature in a city. Heat Island
determining in advance how land will be used. Land-Use Planning
a computerized system for storing, manipulating, and viewing Geographic data. Geographic Information System
allowing more animals to graze in the area than the range can support. Overgrazing
clearing of trees from an area without replacing them. deforestation
the process by which trees are planted to re-establish trees that have been cut down in a forest land. reforestation
an area in which the land and the ecosystems it supports are protected from all exploitation. Wilderness
widespread starvation caused by a shortage of food. Famine
a condition that occurs when people do not consume enough calories or do not eat a sufficient variety of foods to fulfill all of the body's needs. Malnutrition
the type and amount of food that here she eats. Diet
the amount of food that can be produced in a given area. Yield
pollution that comes from a specific site. Point-Source Pollution
introduction of chemical, physical, or biological agents into water that degrade water quality and adversely affect the organisms in that water. water pollution
accumulation of pollutants at successful levels of the food chain. Biomagnification
a temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by human activity and that has a harmful effect on water quality and on the ability of that body of water to support life. Thermal Pollution
that increases the amount of nutrients in a body of water through human activities such as waste disposal and land drainage. Artifical Euthrophication
water that contains waste from homes or industry. Waste Water
Desalination, process of removing salt from ocean water. Desalination
an artificial body of water that usually forms behind a dam. Reservoir
structure that is built across a river's flow. Dam
a microorganism, another organism, a virus or a protein that causes disease; an infection agent. Pathogen
suitable for drinking. Potable
area in which water travels downward to become part of an aquifer. Recharge Zone
ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through it's open spaces or pores. Permeability
the percent of the total volume of a rock or sediment that consists of open spaces. Porosity
body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows the flow of groundwater. Aquifer
the water beneath the earth's surface. Groundwater
the area of land that is drained by a water system. Watershed
flowing network of rivers and streams draining a river basin. River System
fresh water on Earth's land surface. surface water
most common unit used to measure loudness. Decibel
any six silicate minerals that form bundles of minute fibers that are heat resistant flexible and durable. Asbestos
symptoms such as headache, fatigue, eye irritation, & dizziness, that may affect workers in modern, airtight office buildings; believed to be caused by indoor pollutants. Sick-Building Syndrome
value that is used to express the acidity or alkalinity of a system. pH
sudden runoff of large amounts of highly acidic water into lakes and streams when snow melts in the spring or when heavy rains follow a drought. Acid Shock

Scientific Equipment and Separating Mixtures Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

chromatography
centrifuging
magnetic
decantation
filtration
sieving
colloid
suspension
solution
saturated
dilute
concentration
solvent
solute
insoluble
soluble
dissolves
tripod
spatula
conicalflask
tongs
safetygoggles
watchglass
thermometer
bunsenburner
gauzemat
funnel
testtube
beaker

Water Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Having a positively charged end and a negatively charged end Polarity
water sticking to water Cohesion
Water sticking to another surface Adhesion
The skin of the water created by cohesion. Surface tension
The ratio of mass to volume in a substance. Density
The amount of energy to raise temperature. Specific heat
The saltiness of a body of water. Salinity
Water that flows over the land without sinking. Runoff
Underwater vent found near volcanoes. Hydrothermal vent
Weather pattern that develops over the ocean. El-Nino
Zone of the ocean. Photic zone
Water located below Earth's surface. Groundwater
A rock layer that collects and stores groundwater. Aquifer
A surface able to penetrated by water. Permeable
A surface that water cannot penetrate. Impermeable
An area of land that drains into drains, etc, to a river. Watershed
The land that water flows across or under. River basin
Freshwater stream. Tributary
Where freshwater and saltwater mix and meet. Estuary
Large material or artificial lake. Reservoir
Movement of cold water. Upwelling
A process, weathered rock is picked up and moved. Erosion
Where eroded materials such as rock and other materials are deposited by water, wind, ice. Sedimentation
Organisms that live in top layer of ocean. Phytoplankton
Enrichment of an ecosystem. Eutrophication
When organisms go far down. Chemosynthesis
Technique that uses sound. Sonar
Amount of present in the water. Dissolved oxygen