Type
Crossword
Description

energy resources that do not run out renewable
what is needed to maintain a standard of living resources
what type of food is grown without the use of artificial pesticides or chemicals organic
the number of crops that are harvested from a certain area yields
when something does not consume or destroy resources or the environment sustainable
the type of energy that is generated by fast flowing water hydraulic
the amount of water used by a country both domestically and through imports water footprint
when you don't have enough of a resource like water or energy deficit
when you have too much of a resource such as water or energy surplus
finite fuels produced from the remains of living organisms fossil fuels
the balance of the different types of energy used in the country energy mix
resources that cannot be replaced once used non-renewable

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things. Natural Resources
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years. Nonrenewable resource
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Alternative energy
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol. Biomass energy
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones. Recycling
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms. Fossil Fuel
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity. Geothermal energy
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river. Hydroelectric energy
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission. Nuclear energy
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells. Solar energy
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials. Conservation
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out. Inexhaustible source
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating. Natural gas

Sustainability Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

able to be reused or recycled renewable
the number of births per 1,000 women fertilityrate
able to be maintained or continued sustainability
something being released, especially pollution emissions
a natural fuel such as coal or fas, formed from the remains of living things fossilfuel
the impact of human activities on the environment environmentalfootprint
the number of people or organisms that can be supported carryingcapacity
the using up of a resource consumption
governmental decisions concerning issues within a country domesticpolicy
per person percapita
the level of wealth and comforts in which someone is living livingstandards
governmental decisions concerning issues with other countries foreignpolicy
more than enough; extra surplus
a lack of something scarcity
materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain naturalresources
parts of the world that are less technologically and economically advanced developingworld

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources and Diffrent types of Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The ability to do work or bring about change Energy
How much atoms and molecules are moving in this resource Thermal
A organic matter that can be used as an energy source Biomass
Waterfalls can help can with this type of renewable energy Hydropower
This type of resource is NOT bad for the environment and it comes from the sun(2 words) Solarenergy
Uneven heating of the Earth's surface can cause this Wind
It is made from carbon dioxide plant matter Coal
This is found as a gas and it makes your grill run Propane
Our school uses this type of renewable resource(2 words) Geothermalenergy
This is made in fossil fuel(2 words) Naturalgas
All livings this have at least one of these Cell
To use again Recycle
This is harmless energy to the Earth (2 words) Windturbine
The law of _______________ of energy Conservation
A natural gas resource that can be replaced in nature at the same rate it is produced Renewable
Energy that humans use to meet their needs(2 words) Naturalresources
Resource that exists in a fixed amount Nonrenewable
Creates electrics through heat; low risk to the environment Uranium
The amount of useful energy (2 words) Energyconservation

Earth's Resources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a type of natural resource that cannot be replaced or can only be replaced after thousands or millions of years nonrenewable
protecting our natural resources and using them responsibly conservation
a type of natural resource that can be replaced renewable
a solid, non-living substance found in nature mineral
a non-living substance made of one or more minerals; there are 3 main types rock
a material that is burned for energy fuel
a mixture of minerals, weathered rocks, and decayed plants and animal matter soil
a type of resource found on Earth that is necessary or useful to people natural
the trace or remains of an organism that lived long ago fossil
type of energy from the sun solar
died out, leaving no more of that type of organism alive extinct
when harmful things get into the water, air, and land pollution
a type of energy that comes from moving air wind
energy made from moving or falling water hydroelectricity
a type of resource that can be used again and again reusable
energy from living things, plants or animals, or waste biofuels
a type of energy made from heat inside the earth geothermal
melted rock that is underground in the mantle layer of the Earth magma
combination of sand, silt, clay and humus; best soil for plants loam
tiny bits of weathered or broken-down rock and once-living animals and plants sediment

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is a renewable resource that is provided every day by a major part of our solar system. Solar energy
This is a nonrenewable resource that is made up of another energy source. Nuclear Energy
This is a nonrenewable resource that is in the periodic table and makes up another energy resource. Uranium
A nonrenewable resource that takes a very long time to form from decomposing organic matter. Coal
A renewable resource that is created from the burning of sugarcane and/or wood. Biomass
A nonrenewable resource that was formed from tiny sea animals and plants millions of years ago. Propane
A renewable resource that is made from rotting plant material. Methane
A nonrenewable resource that is made from heat in the Earth. Geothermal
This is a renewable resource that is made from the differences in air pressure. Wind
A fossil fuel that is nonrenewable and is formed for over millions of years. Natural Gas

Environmental Sustainability Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An area's ability to create an ongoing supply of renewable resources and absorb waste Biocapacity
Materials such as minerals, trees, and water that occur naturally and can be used Natural Resources
The process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects Recycling
Energy that is collected from resources that are naturally replenished Renewable Energy
Organic materials produced in a renewable manner that can be used to create energy Biomass Fuel
The impact of a person or community on the environment Ecological Footprint
The process of maintaining change in a balanced environment Sustainability
A fuel derived directly from living matter Biofuel
A naturally occurring liquid found beneath the Earth's surface that can be refined into fuel Petroleum
Energy that is collected from resources that cannot be replenished on a human timescale Nonrenewable Energy
Energy that is collected from the Sun Solar Energy
A device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy Wind Turbine
Unrefined petroleum Crude Oil
A healthy environment where the natural resources are not being overused is called __________. Sustainable
A unhealthy environment where the natural resources are being overused is called __________. Unsustainable
A natural fuel formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms Fossil Fuel
Thermal energy generated and stored in the Earth Geothermal Energy
Electricity produced by running water moving a turbine Hydroelectric Energy

SOIL CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

Largest particle dries quicl;y and texture is rough and gritty. Sand
Relative proportions of sand, silt, and clay texture
What the soil is composed of air, water, nutrients, and orgainic matter Composition
the proccess by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, ext. Erosion
How much water the soil will allow through permeability
Depends on how many pores and the size of the pores porosity
influenced by the amount of proteins present in the soil Color
used to identify different types of soil Soil Properties
the break down of rock and minerals by rain, acid, salt, wind, and temperature into sediments weathering
Medium sized particles, texture is smooth and powdery when dry and slippery when wet. silt
smallest particle; smooth and hard as stone when dry and sticky when wet clay
Mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Best type of soil for growing plants. Loam
soil layers; more mature soil has more horizons soil horizon
Mixture of rock, minerals, and organiz matter soil
living particles in soil organic
non living particles in soil inorganic
Mostly made of decaying leaves, twigs, and animal remains/waste Humus
loose soil that is rich in organic material needed by plants topsoil
rich in minerals that are wased down in minerals that are wased downfrom topsoil by rain subsoil
slightly broken up rock. plants roots cannot go through this layer. Mostly inorganic. weathered rock
also knowthe parent material. unweathered solid rock bneath all layers. bedrock
the extraction of valuable minerals or geological materials from the earth. mining
a natrual material with a high concentation of metals and valuable materials that can be extracted for a profit. Ore
when a mine is no longer being used, the land should be restored to its former state or better. Reclamation
minerals or substances that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. Natrual resource
a natural resource that can be replaced quickly enough so that we will not run out renewable resource
hydrocarbons created from the remains of formerly living organisms used for energy. fossil fuel
a natrual resource that we need to use carefully because it cannot be replaced quickly and we will run out. nonrenewable resource

Energy Resources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This type of energy cannot be reproduced as fast as it is used. nonrenewable
The ability to do work is? Energy
This is a renewable form of energy that is powered by moving water. Hydroelectric
A black, rock-like fossil fuel. Coal
The Earth's main source of energy Sun
Another name for oil Petroleum
Energy produced by the sun solarenergy
Energy that splits atoms, creates steam, and turns turbines Nuclearenergy
Energy that comes from heat and magma underground Geothermal
A mixture of methane and other gases Naturalgas

Energy Sources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

uses rise and fall of tides to convert kinetic energy of incoming and outgoing tides into electrical energy Tidal
a viscous liquid derived from petroleum, especially for use as a fuel or lubricant. Oil
the perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction. wind
The energy the Earth receives from the sun, primarily as visible light and other forms of electromagnetic radiation solar energy
Flowing water creates energy that can be captured and turned into electricity Hydroelectric
is produced from organic material and is commonly used throughout the world Biomass
Supplies people use that are naturally found on Earth. For example, wood, water natural resources
An energy source from ancient plants and animals. For example, oil, coal, and natural gas. fossil fuels
A resource that can be replaced as needed. For example, plant-based fuels, wood, or biomass. renewable
A resource that cannot be replaced faster than it is consumed or used. For example: fossil fuels. nonrenewable
esource that uses heat from deep underground to heat up water and turn it into steam. The steam can be used to heat homes or turn turbines to make electricity. geothermal
An energy source that uses heat from nuclear fission to turn water into steam for turning turbines to make electricity nuclear power
Converts hydrogen and oxygen into water to produce electricity. This can be used in cars and the only waste product is water. fuel cells
Any source of energy other than fossil fuels that is used for constructive purposes. Alternative
The state when objects are not yet in motion. Gravitational

Energy Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
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