Type
Crossword
Description

When iron is left in moist air it goes _____________? rusty
Is the surface of rusted metal smooth or rough? Rough
What could you use to prevent rust forming on the hinge of a gate? oil
What could you do to keep iron railings from corroding? Paint them
When a piece of iron rusts does it become stronger or weaker? Weaker
What colour is rust? Reddish brown
Iron reacts with ___________ in the atmosphere to produce rust Water
What is the chemical name for rust? Iron oxide
Iron rusts quicker by the sea. What is in the sea that causes this to happen? Salt
Rust is a form of __________________. Corrosion

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

Chemical Reactions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A process during which chemical bonds between atoms are broken and new ones are formed. Producing one or more different substances. Chemical Reaction
The starting materials in a chemical reaction. Reactant
The new substances that are formed in a chemical reaction. Product
A representation of a chemical reaction that uses symbols to show the relationship between the reactants and the products. Chemical Equation
Tells how many atoms, molecules, or formula units take part in a reaction. Coefficient
Tells how many atoms of an element are contained in one molecule or formula unit. Subscript
Energy is released. Exothermic Reaction
Energy is absorbed Endothermic Reaction
A condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions. There are three types of visual balance: symmetry, asymmetry, and radial. Balance
A chemical reaction that occurs when a substance reacts with oxygen, releasing energy in the form of heat and light. Combustion Reaction
A chemical reaction that occurs when a substance reacts with oxygen, releasing energy in the form of heat and light combustion reaction A chemical reaction in which two or more reactants combine to produce a single product. Synthesis Reaction
A reaction in which a single compound breaks down to form two or more simpler substances. Decomposition Reaction
Chemical reaction in which one element replaces another element in a compound. Single-displacement Reaction
A reaction in which a gas, a solid precipitate, or a molecular compound forms from the exchange of ions between two compounds. Double-displacement Reaction
A solid that forms from a solution during a chemical reaction. Precipitate
A chemical change in which a substance combines with oxygen, as when iron oxidizes, forming rust. Oxidation
Any process in which electrons are added to an atom or ion. Reduction
A substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected. Catalyst

Weathering & Erosion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the breakdown of rocks into smaller particles weathering
small particles of rock that break off another rock sediments
the type of weathering in which the composition stays the same physical
the type of weathering in which the composition of the rock changes chemical
what water does when it freezes expands
the release of pressure that causes a rock to break exfoliation
when sediments collide and break abrasion
the name of the rock that caves form in limestone
the most important cause of chemical weathering water
when oxygen combines with iron in a rock and forms iron oxide(rust) oxidation
examples of organisms that release acids to chemically weather rocks lichens
decayed plant an animal material found in soil humus
when the bedrock matches the soil residual
when the bedrock does NOT match the soil transported
the process by which weathered sediments are transported erosion
another name for gravity erosion massmovement
the force behind most types of erosion gravity
a smaller stream running into a larger one tributary
an area of land that drains to a specific stream/water body watershed
a v-shaped valley is formed by this river
when sediments are dissolved in water solution
when small minerals are carried within water suspension
a u-shaped lake that forms when a meander is cut off from the rest of a stream/river oxbow
wind blows loose sediment against rocks sandblasting
a U-shaped valley is made by this glacier
a rock deposited by a glacier that does not match the surrounding rock in the area erratic
the shape of rocks eroded by water round
the shape of rocks eroded by gravity angular
you find these on rocks carried by glaciers scratches

Matter, Physical and Chemical and Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a homogeneous mixture of gases air
the smallest particle of an element that still has the properties of the element atom
a homogeneous mixture of metals primarily copper and zinc bronze
a chemical change when something reacts rapidly with oxygen burning
a force which a liquid exerts upward on objects bouyant
tarnishing is an example of this type change chemical
a form of carbon, it is an unrenewable source of energy coal
Milk is an example of this type mixture. This type mixture can scatter light. Colloid
What matter is made of. It is fixed for a pure substance Composition
A pure substance made up of two or more elements chemically combined compound
Changing of a vapor into a liquid Condensation
For water to condense, the temperature must _______________. Decrease
A chemical reaction when a material begins to breakdown into simpler substances Decomposition
Mass divided by volume, this is a physical property density
A chemical reaction when matter starts breaking down. Decay
As a liquid is heated, it changes from a liquid to a vapor boiling
Energy fuels which are not renewable Fossil
A physical change when liquid slowing changes to a vapor evaporation
Energy is converted to this when magnets rotate in a generator Electricity
A pure substance made up of only one type atom element
When water freezes it _____________ expands
A colloid composed of dust particles and water droplets Fog
The heat required to convert a solid to a liquid is called the Heat of ________________ Fusion
To ____________ is to convert a liquid to a solid Freeze
This from of matter has particles moving very rapidly, has no definite shape and no definite volume Gases
A heterogeneous mixture when several types of rock present Granite
A mixture in which you can see the various parts heterogeneous
A mixture such as a solution where everything looks the same homogeneous
As temperature increases, the kinetic energy of the molecules __________________. 'increases
As kinetic energy increases, the _______________________________ increases temperature
A temperature increase indicates a/an _____________________ in kinetic energy Increase
The energy of motion Kinetic
A solid _______ when heat is added, turning into a liquid melts
The source of geothermal heat magma
the source of solar energy sun
a homogeneous liquid coolade
a state of matter with moderately fast moving particles and no definite shape liquid
One of the two types of matter, It is not chemically combined and does not have a definite fixed comnposition mixture
The smallest particle of a compound molecule
Per the Kinetic Molecular Theory, particles are in constant _____________ MOTION
When matter reacts with oxygen it is said to ____________________ oxidize
Another nonrenewable fuel petroleum
Changes which do not produce a new substance Physical
When iron reacts with oxygen , this chemical change is called ________________ rusting
A chemical change occurs when wood _______ rots
A compound containing sodium and chlorine salt
a heterogeneous mixture sand
A state of matter where the particles are very close together and move very slowly soild
A physical property defined as the quantity of matter present. mass
If this word is used, it will always result in a chemical change reacts
a homogeneous mixture solution
To change directly from a solid to a vapor sublimation
The heat added to change a liquid to a vapor id heat of _________________ vaporization
The effect of shining a light through a colloid or suspension Tyndall
Another name for a gas vapor
This liquid expands when it freezes water
the resistancce of a liquid to flowing viscosity
the amount of space matter occupies volume
a solid less dense than water will ___________ float

Chemical Reactions Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a type of chemical reaction in which two or more simple substances combine to form a complex product synthesis reaction
a chemical reaction when a single compound breaks down into two or more elements or new compounds decomposition reaction
a chemical reaction were an element reacts with a compound & takes the place of another element in that compound single replacement reaction
a chemical reaction where two compounds react & the negative ions and the positive ions switch forming a new compound/product double replacement reaction
an exothermic reactions which usually involves some reaction with oxygen combustion reaction
the maximum quantity of a substance that may be dissolved in another solubility
a chemical equation for a reaction which lists only those participating in the reaction net ionic equation
cause a substance to be deposited in solid form from a solution precipitate
the creation of a solid from a solution precipitation reaction
a chemical reaction when an acid and a base react quantitatively with each other neutralization reaction
a list of metals ranked in order of decreasing reactivity to displace hydrogen gas from water and acid solutions activity series
the tendency of a substance to undergo chemical reaction either alone or with other materials in order to release energy chemical reactivity
the substance that gives away electrons is oxidized - iron reacts with oxygen forming a chemical called rust because it has been oxidized oxidation reaction
half of the reaction is chemical species decreases oxidation numbers (gaining elections) and the other half involves oxidation (lost elections) reduction reaction
a number assigned to an element in chemical combination that represents the number of elections lost or gained by an atom oxidation number

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

Acids and Bases Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A substance that can donate hydrogen ions (H+). Acid
A substance that can accept hydrogen ions because it has an hydroxide ion (-OH). Base
Chemicals that change colors in the presence of hydrogen and/or hydroxide ions. Indicators
A common used indicator to determine the pH of acids and/or bases. Litmus Paper
What a substance is considered if it has a pH of 7. Neutral
A measure of how acidic or alkaline a substance is. pH
The reaction of an acid with a base to produce a salt and water. Neutralization
A base can also be defined as a proton... Acceptor
A acid can also be defined as a proton... Donor
How a base feels. Slippery
How a acid tastes. Sour
How a base tastes. Bitter
To break down. Emulsify
A scale in which numbers 0-14 are used to determine the pH of a substance. pH Scale
How a acid feels. Sting
What acids/bases do in substances in solutions to produce either hydrogen or hydroxide(depending on substance). Ionize
The ion found in a acid. Hydrogen
The ion found in a base. Hydroxide
The word used when acids reacts with active metals. Corrode
The process by which a precipitate forms. Precipitation

Weathering and erosion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The process that breaks down rock and other material at Earth surface weathering
The process by which ice wind water and soil move weather rock Erosion
Rock is physically broken down into smaller pieces mechanical weathering
Breaks down rock with chemical changes chemical weathering
The geological principle that the same geologic processes that operate it today in the past to change Uniformitarianism
Grinding away of rocks by other rock particles carried in water with ice or wind Abrasion
Sports rock when water seeped into cracked and freezes and expands Ice wedging
Chemical change in which substance combines with oxygen as when iron oxides forming rest Oxidation
Characteristics of material that is full of tiny connected air spaces I can see through Permeable
Loose weathered material and earth surface in which plants can grow Soil
Dark colored organic material in soil Humus
Organisms that breakdown the remains of organisms and I just them Decomposers

Solar System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What Planet has no atmosphere and is therefore covered with craters? Mercury
What Collided into Earth to create Earth's moon? Thea
1 AU is equal to 150 million BLANK? killometers
What Planet is 1 AU away from the sun Earth
Apparent backwards motion of planet movement across the sky Retrograde Motion
What Planet is red because rust (iron oxide) Mars
Severe green house effect because of CO2 rich atmosphere Venus
Has a great swirling storm known as the Redspot Jupiter
Has a low density and could float in water/Rings made of rock, ice and dust Saturn
Bluish green color due to methane/Rotates on it's side Uranus
Blue because of methane and water/ Last Planet Neptune
The thoery that the sun and planets developed out of a cloud of gas and dust Solar Nebular Theory
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit around the sun, together with smaller bodies in the form of asteroids, meteoroids, and comets. Solar System

Corrosion Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

aluminium
boiling
Corrosion
iron
Metal
nonmetal
oil
oxide
oxygen
paint
rusting
water