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power that is able to be replenished and causes no damage to the environment sustainable energy
enviromental form of energy solar panels
process of converting waste materials into new materials recycling
arrangement for helping farmers and producers in LIC's fairtrade
programmes to protect biodiversity, life and places conservation projects
A change in global or regional climate patterns. climate change
The whole of mankind or nature existing everywhere universality
The idea that believers have a duty to look after the enviroment on behalf of God Stewardship
Relying or depending on each other, a change to one thing affects others interdependence
The chopping down of large areas of woodland for building and growing crops Deforestation
A catholic charity that supports sustainable development goals CAFOD
Fuel formed by natural processes, eg. anaerobic decomposition of dead organisms Fossil fuels

Environmental Sustainability Crossword

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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

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

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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

Climate Change Crossword

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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

Biosphere Crossword

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Living organism that affect other organisms Biotic Factor
Climate that is normally warm, and sunny. Tropical climate
The variety and variability of life on earth Biodiversity
The natural home of an organism Habitat
Harvesting a resource to the point of diminishing returns. Overharvesting
A fuel directly derived from from living matter Biofuel
Energy made from within the earth's crust Geothermal energy
The maximum population size of the species that the environment can sustain indefinitely Carrying capacity
The impact of a human or community on the environment Ecological footprint
Convert waste into reusable material. Recycle
Plants or animals that are nonnative to the ecosystem and will cause harm. Invasive species

CLIMATE CHANGE Crossword

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The average weather for a region over a long time period climate
Water _____ vapor
A change in the quality of the environment that can adversely affect the heaalth of humans or other living organisms pollution
The ___ Layer has holes in it due to global warming ozone
___ ___ is another name for global warming climatechange
_____ energy: direct radiant energy from the sun solar
_____ dioxide is what we exhale carbon
Process that occurs in living green plants where carbon dioxide is converted to oxygen photosynthesis
The mixture of gases surrounding the earth atmosphere
_____ warming global
_____ fuels fossil
Planet _____ is heating up because of global warming earth
You can _____ a plastic bottle recycle
_____ gases can cause global warming greenhouse

Human Impact on Our Environment Crossword

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ability to maintain sustainability
something in which something lives environment
resources supplied by nature natural resources
contaminating with unwanted substances or factors pollution
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical envrionment ecosystem
a change in global temperatures attributed largely to levels of carbon dioxide produce by fossil fuels climate change
the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or organism habitat
a large naturally occuring community of flora and fauna occupying a habitat e.g. forest or ocean biome
energy from which a source that is not depleted when used such as wind or solar power renewable resource
the action of investigating something or someone formal or research investigation

population dynamics crossword puzzle

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group of organisms of the same species that live in the same area population
number of individuals per unit area population density
the presence of too many individuals in an area for available resources overpopulation
occurs when individuals of a population reproduce at a constant rate exponential growth
as resources become less available the population growth rate slows or stops logistic growth
the number os organisms of one species that can be supported in an enviroment carrying capacity
study of info about human populations demography
refers to the number of people of each different age level within a population age structure
resources that can regenerate if they are alive renewable resources
resources that cannot be replenished by natural process nonrenewable resource
a way of using natural resources without depleting them or causing long-term environmental harm sustainable development
the total of all the variety of organisms in a specific area biodiversity
unwanted change in the environment that is caused by harmful substances, wastes, gases, noise, and radiation pollution

Renewable Energy Crossword Clayton Trivedi

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A popular term for "non-conventional" transportation fuels made from natural gas or biomass materials alternative fuel
An energy storage device made up of one or more electrolyte cells battery
Any organic (plant or animal) material which is available on a renewable basis biomass
A term used to refer to all forms of climatic inconsistency, but especially to significant change from one prevailing climatic condition to another climate change
A fossil fuel formed by the breakdown of vegetable material trapped underground without access to air coal
Chemical oxidation accompanied by the generation of light and heat combustion
The net removal of trees from forested land deforestation
An electric current that flows in only one direction through a circuit direct current
A form of energy characterized by the presence and motion of elementary charged particles generated by friction, induction, or chemical change electricity
Any substance that cannot be separated into different substances element
A discharge or something that is given off; generally used in regard to discharges into the air emmision
The ability to do work or the ability to move an object energy
A colorless liquid that burns to produce water and carbon dioxide ethanol
The Federal government agency that regulates and oversees energy industries in the economic, environmental, and safety interests of the American public FERC
Something which changes the state of rest or motion of something force
Fuels (coal, oil, natural gas, etc.) that result from the compression of ancient plant and animal life formed over millions of years fossil fuels
Any material that can be burned to make energy fuel
An increase in the near surface temperature of the Earth global warming
The heat energy that is produced by natural processes inside the earth geothermal energy
The layout of an electrical distribution system. grid
Energy that comes from moving water hydropower
A unit of power, usually used for electric power or to energy consumption kilowatt
Radiant electromagnetic energy that an observer can see light
An odorless, colorless, tasteless, non-toxic clean-burning fossil fuel natural gas
Fuels that cannot be easily made or "renewed." nonrenewable
The raw material that petroleum products are made from oil
The process by which green plants make food (carbohydrates) from water and carbon dioxide, using the energy in sunlight photosynthesis
The process of converting materials that are no longer useful as designed or intended into a new product recycling
The radiant energy of the sun, which can be converted into other forms of energy, such as heat or electricity solar energy
A device which blades, which is turned by a force, e.g. that of wind, water , or high pressure steam turbine

Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, and Radiation Crossword

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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

Renewable Resources Crossword

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Electricity produced by moving water, especially from across a river. hydroelectric power
The basic unit of a chemical element. atom
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. environment
The action of dividing or splitting something into two or more parts. fission
The process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity. fusion
A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants. global warming
The time taken for the radioactivity of a specified isotope to fall to half its original value. half-life
The energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity. nuclear energy
The ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality. power
The emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles, especially high-energy particles that cause ionization. radiation
The emission of ionizing radiation or particles caused by the spontaneous disintegration of atomic nuclei. radioactivity
A fuel derived directly from living matter. bio-fuel
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. natural resources
An organic natural resource which can replenish to overcome usage and consumption, either through biological reproduction or other naturally reoccurring processes. renewable resource
Radiant energy emitted by the sun. solar energy
The cycle of processes by which water circulates between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land, involving precipitation as rain and snow, drainage in streams and rivers, and return to the atmosphere by evaporation and transpiration. water cycle
The conversion of one form of energy into another, or the movement of energy from one place to another. energy transfer
An energy that travels by waves or particles, particularly electromagnetic radiation such as heat or x-rays. radiant energy
The perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction. wind
A hot spring in which water intermittently boils, sending a tall column of water and steam into the air. geyser
The quality of being hot; high temperature. heat
The vapor into which water is converted when heated, forming a white mist of minute water droplets in the air. steam
Of, relating to, or produced by the internal heat of the earth. geothermal