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Motion
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Sun
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Energy
Tides
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Waves
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Energy Word Search

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waves
vibration
fossil fuels
uranium
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coal
oil
nonrenewable resource
renewable resource
biomass
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solar
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sound
sun
fusion
fission
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electromagnetic
electrical
chemical
thermal
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elastic
gravitational
potential
kinetic
joule
energy

Ocean Vocabulary! Crossword

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Description

High crested waves that crash near shore. BREAKER
The curving of moving objects from a straight path due to Earth's rotation. CORIOLIS EFFECT
Is the highest point of a wave. CREST
Are stream like movements of ocean water far below the surface. DEEP CURRENT
A periodic change in the location of warm and cool surface waters in the Pacific Ocean. EL NIÑO
Are tides with minimum daily tidal ranges that occur during the first and third quarters. NEAP TIDES
Are tides with maximum daily tidal range that occurs during the new and full moons. SPRING TIDES
Is a local rise in sea level near the shore that is caused by strong winds from a storm, such as a hurricane. STORM SURGE
The area between the breaker zone and the shore. SURF
Stream like movements of water that occurs at or near the surface of the ocean. SURFACE CURRENT
Are rolling waves that move in a steady procession across the ocean. SWELLS
Is the difference between levels of ocean water at high tide and low tide. TIDAL RANGE
Are daily movements of ocean water that change the level of the ocean's surface. TIDES
Is the lowest point of a wave. TROUGH
Are waves that form when a large volume of ocean water is suddenly moved up or down. TSUNAMI
Is a process in which cold, nutrient-rich water from the deep ocean rises to the surface and replaces warm surface water. UPWELLING
The vertical distance between a wave crest and its trough. WAVE HEIGHT
The distance between adjacent wave crests or wave troughs. WAVE LENGTH
Is the time between the passage of two wave crests (or troughs) at a fixed point. WAVE PERIOD
Are white, foaming waves with very steep crests that break in the open ocean before the waves get close to the shore. WHITECAP

Kinetic and Potential Energy Crossword

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Description

Potential energy that depends upon and object's height Gravitational
V stands for Velocity
The ability to do work Energy
The more mass, the _____ kinetic energy. More
The energy of motion Kinetic
The letter h stands for Height
The letter g represents Gravity
The letter m represents Mass
Stored energy Potential
The unit for energy Joules
The ______ the speed, the less the kinetic energy. Lower
Kinetic energy depends upon mass and ________. Velocity
Potential energy depends upon mass and _______. Height
The Law of ___________ of Energy Conservation

Potential and Kinetic Energy Crossword

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Description

Unit of Energy Joules
The energy an object has because of its motion. KINETIC
Visible energy that is given off by some objects in the form of radiation. LIGHT
Energy that moves in the form of rays, waves, and particles, such as nuclear energy. RADIATION
Energy of moving electric charges. ELECTRIC
Type of energy that is created through the breaking of chemical bonds in alkaline batteries. CHEMICAL
SI unit of energy. JOULES
Stored energy is called POTENTIAL
The SI unit of force. NEWTONS
What kind of potential energy is MGH used to calculate GRAVITATIONAL
Energy stored in an object when the shape of an object is changed like when a rubber band is stretched or compressed ELASTIC
Vibrating air that travels as waves to your ears SOUND
Energy commonly called heat. THERMAL
The force of attraction between two masses GRAVITY
The sum of kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy, and elastic potential energy in a system is called MECHANICAL
When nothing changes because there is no friction or air resistance. CONSERVATION
Rate at which speed changes ACCELERATION
To convert from one form to another TRANSFORMATION
Energy released during fission or fusion, used mostly to generate electricity. NUCLEAR
Scientific method of expressing magnitudes or qualities of important natural phenomena. SI

Energy Crossword Puzzle

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Description

ability to do work or cause change energy
type of energy that particles put together to create a reaction causing a chemical reaction chemical
visible energy light
energy stores/saved up potential
energy in motion kinetic
reusable energy renewable
electricity- charged particles repelling or actracting each other electrical
type of energy when you hear it sound
heat energy thermal
used to power houses, provide light, and break down food energy
example of renewable energy sun
can never be created or destroyed, just transfered energy
potential and kinteic energy combined mechanical
type of energy when a ball sitting on a table potential
type of energy when rain falls kinetic
type of energy when a plane is landing mechanical
example of energy when a kid is at the top of the slide potential
what type of energy can change like kinetic potential
what energy depends on the mass and speed of an object kinetic
energy example when you shoot a basketball potential

Energy Sources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

what is stored energy called potential energy
radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis. solar energy
form of energy conversion in which turbines convert the kinetic energy of wind into mechanical or electrical energy that can be used for power wind energy
energy derived from the heat of the earth. The earth's centre is a distance of approximately 4000 miles and is so hot that it is molten. geothermal energy
energy produced by a chemical reaction into usable electric power. hydrogen energy
a form of hydropower that converts the energy of the tides into electricity or other useful forms of power. tidal energy
power is the transport of energy by wind waves, and the capture of that energy to do useful work wave energy
is the term referring to electricity generated by hydropower hydroelectric energy
a renewable energy source from living or recently living plant and animal materials which can be used as fuel biomass energy
look like giant windmills, generate electricity wind turbines

Work, Energy, and Power Crossword

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Crossword
Description

stored energy potential energy
energy of a moving object kinetic energy
the ability to do work energy
work done in a certain amount of time power
friction converts kinetic energy to nonmechanical
the sum of kinetic energy and all forms of potential energy total energy
a push or pull force
SI unit of work joule
the force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact friction
the product of the force exerted on an object and the distance the object moves in the direction of the force work
the sum of an object's potential and kinetic energy mechanical
energy that is stored in chemical bonds chemical
the net work done on an object is equal to its change in kinetic and potential energy work energy theorem
he unit of power equal to one joule of energy transferred in one second watt
form of energy involved in weighing fruit on a spring energy gravitational
a stretched rubber band or a stretched or compressed spring are examples of which potential energy elastic
states that energy cannot be created nor destroyed, but only transformed from one form into another conservation of energy
a roller coaster track is an example of a closed path
the gravitation force is called a conservative force
friction and air resistance is an example of what type of force nonconservative

Water on Earth Crossword

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The proccess of the constant motion of water. Water Cycle
forms of water that come from the sky and reach earth's surface Pecipitation
Fills spaces in the ground and soil Ground Water
Device that measures distance by recording echoes underwater Sonar
Shalow area that extends on the edge of a continent Continental Shelf
A steep incline leading down on the edge of a continent. Continental Slope
A nearlly flat region of the ocean floor Abbysal Plain
a deep canyon in the ocean floor Trench
motion of energy through a body of water Wave
rise and fall of water on its coastline Tides
a tide that has the greatest difference between low and high tide when the sun and moon align Spring Tides
A tide with the least difference between high and low tides when the sun and moon allign Neap Tides
amount of dissolved salts in water samples. Salinity
large stream of water that flows through the ocean. Current
The effect of Earths rotation on the direction of currents or winds. Coriolis Effect
Yearly average conditions of temperature, winds, etc. in an area. Climate
An event in climate tthat occurs every 2-7 years in the Pacific Ocean. El Nino
An event in climate that occurs in the Eastern pacific Ocean La Nina
Motion of cold waterupward from the deep ocean because of wind Upwelling

Force & Motion Word Search

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Gravity
Friction
Velocity
Weight
Momentum
Speed
Potential energy
Kinetic energy
Newton's third law of motion
Newton's second law of motion
Newton's first law of motion
Law of conversation of mass
balanced force
Net force
Unbalanced force
Action force
Reaction force
Motion
Inertia
Meters per second
Acceleration
Newton
Mass
Force

Work, Power, Speed, Energy Word Search

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electromagnetic
chemical
electrical
thermal
nuclear
mechanical
energy
elastic potential
Gravitational potential
kinetic energy
potential energy
newton
motion
direction
kilogram
mass
velocity
acceleration
distance
speed
watt
power
joule
work