Type
Word Scramble
Description

Two years
piped
electicuted
fillited
Relax
seabass
factory
Chilled
seabreem
processing plant
colour change
killed
refridgerated lorry
wellboat
stored

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

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

Agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A person who studies and experiments with the selection and growth of crop plants and pastures. Agronomist
The science or practise of farming. Agriculture
An animal kept to produce milk or beef. Cow
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal used as food. Grain
A person who owns or manages a farm. Farmer
A person who studies the origin, managment and use of soils. Soilscientist
A tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable. Carrot
A pale yellow oval citrus fruit with thick skin and fragrant, acidic juice. Lemon
A powerful motor vehicle with large rear wheels, used chiefly on farms for hauling equipment and trailers. Tractor
A breed of sheep. Merino
Grass that has been mown and dried, often use as sheep food. Hay
Pollination of a flower or plant with pollen from another flower or plant. Crosspollination

Climate Change Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A specific event or condition that happens over a period of hours or days weather
Refers to the average weather conditions over many years in a certain place climate
The warmer periods between ice-ages Interglacial
A cycle that causes the Earth's orbit to get closer and further away from the sun Milankovitch
The process plants use to make food where they take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and give out oxygen Photosynthesis
The most common greenhouse gas carbondioxide
A type of fuel that was made under the ground millions of years ago fossilfuels
The greenhouse gas that comes from rotting rice and cows stomachs Methane
When the carbon dioxide increases, the ________________ increases temperature
The adjustment or preparation of natural or human systems to a new or changing environment Adaptation
The process of cutting down the forests Deforestation
The release of a substance/gas into the atmosphere Emissions
Continually frozen ground that occurs when the temperature remains below 0 degrees for several years Permafrost
Collecting and reprocessing a resource so it can be used again Recycling

Poultry Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A mature female chicken that produces eggs. layer
A mature male chicken. Rooster
Used mainly for meat. broiler
A young female chicken. pullet
A male chicken that is less than 1 year old. cockerel
A male chicken that has been neutered. capon
A hen that is no longer laying eggs. spent hen
Upper portion of the leg that is separated at the knee & hip joint. thigh
Thigh and drumstick with a portion of the back attached. leg quarter
Lower portion of the leg that is separated at the knee and hock. drumstick
Part of the wing between the wing tip and the second joint. flat
Part of the wing between the second joint and the body. drumette
Heart, gizzard, and liver. giblets
The back of the carcass beginning at the base back to the tail. back
Serving size of poultry. four ounces
Grade that is normally sold in stores. grade A
Dark meat has more ___________ which causes the color change. oxygen
"________" poultry has never been chilled below 26 F. fresh
"________" poultry has been chilled to below 0 F. frozen

All About Plants Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Completes its life cycle within a year Annual
Plants life cycle normally taking two seasons Biennial
A green pigment in plants absorbing light energy used to carry out photosynthesis Chlorophyll
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs chloroplast
An angiosperm which has two seed leaves dicot
Young plant developing from the zygote embryo
Joining on a sperm cell and an egg cell fertilization
Part of stamen supporting an anther filament
Sprouting of the embryo from a seed that occurs where the embryo resumes growth germination
A plant producing seeds that ae not enclosed by a protective cover gymnosperm
An angiosperm with one seed leaf monocot
A structure containing egg cells ovary
A plant lasting for three seasons or more perennial
The vascular tissue through food moving in some plants phloem
Process where a plant captures energy in sunlight and is used to make food photosynthesis
A threadlike root that anchors nonvascular plants to the ground rhizoid
The male reproductive part of a flower which produces pollen stamen
Pollen grains land on this sticky part stigma
Small openings on surface layers of a leaf and is controlled when a gas enters and exits the leaf stomata
Cell organelle storing materials such as water, salt, protein, and carbohydrates vacuole
System of a tube like structure in plants where minerals an food move vacular tissue
Vascular tissue carrying water upward from the roots to every part of the plant xylem
A fertilized egg zygote

Excretion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Name of organ where urine exits the body. urethra
Two bean shaped organs that filter blood. kidneys
Internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in external environment homeostasis
Waste fluid that exits body via the urethra urine
Million tiny filtering factories that remove waste from blood. Nephrons
Urine flows from kidneys to bladder through two narrow tubes. ureters
Waste that comes from the breakdown of proteins. urea
Process of removing cellular waste from body. excretion
Saclike muscular organ that stores urine urinary bladder
Organ that produces insulin. pancreas
Disease that doesn't allow correct absorption of sugar into cells. diabetes
Used to test/analyze the presence of substances in fluids. Dipstick

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

Matter and Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of matter a substance contains Mass
The amount of space a substance takes up Volume
Any material that has mass and takes up space Substance
The ratio of mass to volume of an object; how tightly packed a substances particles are Density
matter that has a fixed shape and a fixed volume Solid
matter that has definite volume but no definite shape; takes the shape of its container liquid
matter that has no definite shape or volume; expands to fill its container gas
The gaseous state of a substance that is normally liquid or solid at room temperature vapor
a change in which only the appearance or form of matter changes and not its chemical properties physical change
a change in matter in which the arrangement of atoms are changed and an entirely new substance is formed chemical change
A composition of two or more substances that are not chemically combined with each other and are capable of being separated. mixture
any combination of substances that has uniform composition and properties; a mixture that is uniform throughout homogeneous
any combination of substances that does not have uniform composition and properties; a mixture of physically distinct substances with different properties heterogeneous
A mixture in which particles of one or more substances (the solute) are distributed uniformly throughout another substance (the solvent) solution
process of separating a mixture of a solid and a liquid filtration
process for separating two liquids based on the boiling points of both liquids distillation
A substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances by chemical means element
A substance consisting of atoms or ions of two or more different elements in definite proportions joined by chemical bonds; cannot be physical separated compound

Plant Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

use of plants that benefit sick/injured people medicine
use of plants that keeps soil from being moved erosioncontrol
refers to cold tolerance of plants hardiness
completes life cycle in one growing season annual
reaches maturity in summer summerannual
reaches maturity in winter winterannual
completes life cycle in two growing seasons biennial
takes at least three growing seasons to complete life cycle perennial
protects the seed seedcoat
seed leaves cotyledon
connection between plumule and radicle hypocotyl
shoot tip plumule
embryonic root radicle
food for seed endosperm
changing from a seed to a seedling germination
mechanical removal of seed coat scarification
cooling time required before germination stratification
one of the requirements for germination moisture
process by which plants produce oxygen and food photosynthesis
process by which food and oxygen are turned into energy respiration