Type
Crossword
Description

A material that can be decomposed in a biological process Biodegradable
…describes the characteristic of a material to resist relative movement within itself. Viscosity
Metals with relatively high densities or atomic weights that are often toxic at low concentrations. HEAVY
Carbon-based compounds naturally derived from living organisms ORGANIC
Metals which are magnetic and give little resistance to corrosion FERROUS
A material used to make plates, pots and teeth. CERAMIC
A non-ferrous heavy metal found in kitchen wear, jewelry, and mobile phones NICKEL
A material that can be shaped, drawn or molded without breaking PLASTIC
Material suffers from if it is constantly stressed beyond its yield point fatigue
is the property given to a material which catches fire easily. flammability

Physical and Chemical Properties Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A measure of how much matter is in an object Mass
The amount of space that matter occupies Volume
The longest extent of anything as measured from end to end Length
The form of an object or it's external boundary Shape
Does not depend on the amount of matter being observed Intensive
A term used to be described material that can be hammered or rolled into flat sheets Malleability
A term used to describe a material that can be pulled out into a longwise Ductility
The liquids resistance to flowing Viscosity
Physics the property of power conducting heat,electricity, or sound Conductivity
The properties of attraction possessed by magnets Magnetism
The measurement of how much mass of a substance is contain in a given volume Density
Temperature at which a material reaches each point Freezing Point
The quality or property of being soluble Solubility
The rateat which material undergoes a chemical reaction Reactivity
The gradual wearing away of a metal element due to a chemical reaction Corrosion
To dull the luster of a metallic surface Tarnish
The ability of a substance to burn or ignite causing fire or combustion Flammability
A materials acidity or basic level Ph
The act or process of burning Combustion
The quality relative degree, or specific degree or being toxic or poisonous Toxicity

Year 7 Properties Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This type of property is related to how a substance reacts with others Chemical
This is a type of property you can observe Physical
This is a physical property you can see colour
The point at which a liquid turns to a gas boiling point
A physical property that describes when solids will turn to liquids Melting point
A substance that feels heavy and has a lot of mass for its volume would be called: Dense
This is a physical property you can smell Odour
Metals can be attracted to one another because they are: magnetic
Rubber is used around TV cords because it has low electrical: conductivity
A physical property that makes hot pots and pans dangerous to touch: thermal conductivity
This chemical property means a substance burns easily Flammability
You should not eat or touch substances with this chemical property Toxicity
Acids are dangerous because they are: corrosive

WHMIS Safety Symbols Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Contents could catch on fire Flammable
Contents are under pressure Compressed Gas
Living Materials biohazard
Should not eat or drink Poisonous
Highly poisonous in all forms Toxic
Contains materials that are highl radioactive Radioactivewaste
Causes burns or explosions without flame Oxidizer
Reason to tie up your hair in th elab flammable
Characteristic of strong acids Corrosive
Materials that should not be disposed of in a sink. Environmentaldanger
Characteristic of compressed gas and spray cans explosive
Will cause irrittion to skin and eyes harmfulirritant
Will cause damage to internal body organs and systems healthhazard

Material Science Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Material Science is a branch of science that focuses on materials; interdisciplinary field composed of physics and _________. chemistry
Ability of a material to break, snap, crack or fail easily when subjected to external loads. Brittle
Ability of a material to undergo permanent deformation through cross-section reductions and elongation without fracture. ductility
Reversible deformation of the form or dimensions of a solid body under stress. elastic
Irreversible deformation of the form or dimension of a solid body under stress. plastic
Able to withstand great strain without tearing or cracking toughness
Category of materials that consists of aluminum, copper, steel (iron alloy), nickel, and titanium metal
Category of materials that includes clay, silica glass, alumina, and quartz ceramic
Category of materials that includes PVC, teflon, various plastics, adhesives, and kevlar polymer
Category of materials that includes wood, carbon fiber resins, and concrete composite
Metals are _____________ strength high
Metals have a __________ melting point. meduim
Polymers are ________weight. light
Polymers are _____ to corrosive chemical environments inert
Some polymers can be ________ to 1000% the original length stretched
A mixtures of two or more metal and nonmetal elements (for example, steel) is called an _____ alloy
A materials scientist uses his/her combined knowledge of physics, chemistry and ______________ to exploit property-structure combinations for practical use. metallurgy
The example of a composite in our lab was a ________________. popsicle stick
Our example of a metal was a _____________. paper clip
In our lab we used a ____________ to represent polymers. plastic bag
Mrs. Schneider had a single ______ to represent ceramics. tile

Rocks and minerals Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate Calcite
a machine that collects oil Guahers
This chemical element has the symbol S and atomic number of 16 Sulphur
India is the largest producer of this mineral Mica
A mineral usually made up of colorless or pale-colored crystals Feldspar
a component of soil formed by the decomposition of leaves and other plant material Humus
a fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore Vein
a silvery-white metal in the actinide series of the periodic table Uranium
A fossil formed when sediment fills the inside or covers the outside of a dead organism Mold Fossil
a soft finely stratified sedimentary rock that formed from consolidated mud or clay Shale
also known as common mica, isinglass, or potash mica Muscovite
a hard, dark, glasslike volcanic rock formed by the rapid solidification of lava without crystallization Obsidian
a clay mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate Talc
The word from sweden directly translates to heavy stone Tungsten
the process of scraping or wearing away Abrasion
a metamorphic rock that may be foliated or nonfoliated Marble
Made up of sodium chloride and colorless cubic crystals Halite
a group of dark-colored amphibole minerals found in many types of igneous and metamorphic rocks Hornblende
a mixture of hydrous aluminum oxides, aluminum hydroxides, clay minerals, and insoluble materials Bauxite
unrefined petroleum Crude Oil
extracting a metal from ore by BLANK Smelting
a low-grade iron ore consisting largely of chert Taconite
a reddish-black mineral consisting of ferric oxide Hematite
a name used for a large group of black mica minerals that are commonly found in igneous and metamorphic rocks Biotite
flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons Natural Gas

Metals and Non Metals Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A mixture of 2 or more metals ALLOY
The corrosion of iron RUSTING
Metals are good conductors of _________ HEAT
Metals are also good conductors of _________________ ELECTRICITY
A alloy of copper and tin BRONZE
Property of metal (shiny) LUSTROUS
Word to describe metals that can be stretched into wires DUCTILE
Word to describe metals that can be beaten into shape MALLEABLE
The most reactive metal CALCIUM
The least reactive metal Copper
________ is necessary for rusting to occur. oxygen
________ is also necessary for rusting to occur water
_____ prevents air (oxygen) getting into test tube B. oil
Instruments are often made of the alloy ______ BRASS
Gas given off when the metals reacted with water and HCl HYDROGEN
Coating iron with zinc to prevent rusting GALVENISING

Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

State of matter with a definite shape and a definite volume. solid
State of matter with an indefinite shape and a definite volume. liquid
State of matter that has an indefinite shape and an indefinite volume (example: air). gas
State of matter with an indefinite shape and indefinite volume (example: stars). plasma
Anything that has mass and volume. matter
The amount of space that something takes up. volume
The amount of matter in something. mass
Phase change from a solid to a liquid. melting
Phase change from a liquid to a gas. boiling
Phase change from a solid directly to a gas. Sublimation
Phase change from a gas to a liquid. Condensing
Phase change from a liquid to a solid. freezing
The building blocks of matter. atoms
The energy of motion is ______ energy. kinetic
To change from a solid to a liquid, add thermal _____. energy
Solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas are all ____/phases of matter. states
When heat is added to a substance, the particles move _________. faster
________ of matter are characteristics that describe matter. properties
Measure the volume of liquids from the bottom of their _____. meniscus
A ____ property can be observed or measured without changing the identity of the object. physical
A ____ property describes an object's ability to change into a new, different substance. chemical
An object's ability to burn. flammability
A comparison of the mass and volume of an object. density
A physical property describing an object's ability to flatten into a thin sheet. malleability
An object's ability to be drawn into a thin wire. ductility
The ability to dissolve into another substance. solubility
A liquid's resistance to flow. viscosity

Clay Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Mixture of clay and water to join clay together slip
Scratching the surface of clay, joins pieces of clay together score
pottery fired at a low temperature, is porous and relatively soft earthenware
Where a pot can be thrown or placed to dry when removed from the wheel bat
Formulated to melt at a specific temperature and are placed in the kiln to monitor and determine kiln temperature cone
Range of firing of clays and glazes low fire
Forming on a potter's wheel using a clay body with plastic qualities throwing
Using thin sheets of clay to build a structure slab
Firing in which glaze materials melt and form a vitreous coating on clay glaze firing
Heating pottery/sculptures in a kiln or open fire to bring the clay or glaze to maturity firing
Aligning clay on a potter's wheel centering
Process of firing at a low temperature bisque firing
Inserting your thumb in a ball of clay and ______________ between your thumb and fingers pinching
Refers to any type of ceramic ware pottery
Decomposed rock combined with water to create a plastic, malleable body, that fired in a kiln to fuse together and become a stone-like state clay
Made from early materials with the aid of heat ceramics
Unglazed ceramic ware that has been fired to remove moisture bisque
Base of a piece of pottery. Left unglazed in high-fired ware; occasionally glazed in low-fire foot
Forming pottery/sculpture from rolls of clay coiling
Furnace/oven built of heat resistant materials to fire pottery/sculpture kiln
Kneading clay to expel the air and rid of lumps wedging
Form used for support and shaping of clay mold
Vitreous coating that has been melted onto a clay surface by using heat glaze
Unfired pottery/sculpture greenware
Turntable that allows you to spin a piece of pottery or sculpture banding wheel
Special paint for clay that colors it, but is not glassy-like underglaze
Moisture has evaporate from clay and shrinkage has just ended, clay is not totally dry leather hard

Contents of cigarettes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Found in nail polish remover Acetone
an ingredient in hair dye Acetic Acid
a common household cleaner Ammonia
used in rat poison Arsenic
found in rubber cement Benzene
used in lighter fluid Butane
active component in battery acid Cadmium
Released in car exhaust fumes Carbon Monoxide
Embalming fluid Formaldehyde
Found in barbecue lighter fluid Hexamine
used in batteries Lead
An ingredient in mothballs Naphthalene
a main component in rocket fuel Methanol
used as insecticide Nicotine
material for paving roads Tar
used to manufacture paint Toluene
a preparation of the nicotine-rich leaves of an American plant, which are cured by a process of drying and fermentation for smoking or chewing. Tobacco
colourless pungent gas in solution made by oxidizing methanol. formaldehyde
group of chlorofluorocarbons and related compounds. freon
Pest killer methoprene
Sugar alcohol/sweetener maltitol
a solid material which is typically hard, shiny, malleable, fusible, and ductile Metals
pheromone used by some organisms, double bond isomer of nerolic acid. geranic acid
highly corrosive strong mineral acid sulfuric acid
It is a colorless, extremely poisonous and flammable liquid that boils slightly above room temperature. Hydrogen cyanide

MINERALS CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

Physical property of some minerals that causes them to break along smooth, flat surfaces. Cleavage
solid in which the atoms are arranged in an orderly, repeating pattern. Crystal
physical property of some minerals that causes them to break with uneven, rough, or jagged surfaces. Fracture
measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched. Hardness
beautiful, rare, highly, prized mineral that can be worn in jewelry Gem
describes the way a mineral reflects light from its surface; can be metallic or nonmetallic. Luster
hot, melted rock material beneath Earth’s surface. Magma
naturally occurring inorganic solid that has a definite chemical composition and an orderly internal atomic structure. Mineral
deposit in which a mineral exists in large enough amounts to be mined at a profit Ore
describes a mineral that contains silicon and oxygen and usually one or more other elements. Silicate
ratio of a mineral’s weight compared with the weight of an equal volume of water. Specific gravity
color of a mineral when it is in powdered form. Streak