Type
Crossword
Description

when a liquid is heated to a temperature at which it bubbles BOIL
animal that eats only meat CARNIVORE
loop that an electric current travels around CIRCUIT
substance that allows heat or electricity to pass through it easily CONDUCTOR
type of energy that can be used to power household items ELECTRICITY
process where things change over generations to become a species EVOLUTION
force created when two surfaces rub or slide against each other FRICTION
state of matter with no fixed shape such as air GAS
animal that eats only plants HERBIVORE
substance that does not allow heat/electricity to pass through it easily INSULATOR
type of energy that allows humans and other animals to see LIGHT
state of matter that flows and takes the shape of any container in it LIQUID
amount of matter in an object MASS
stuff that all things are made of MATTER
combination of more than one type of thing MIXTURE
animal that eats both meat and plants OMNIVORE
living thing ORGANISM
when light or sound is bounced off a surface REFLECT
when two objects push away from each other REPEL
to have young REPRODUCE
red-brown crystals that form on iron and steel RUST
formed when light rays are blocked by a solid object SHADOW
state of matter that holds its shape SOLID
mixture that is made when a solid dissolves in a liquid and disappears SOLUTION
form of energy that is produced when objects vibrate or shake SOUND
measure of how hot of cold things are TEMPERATURE

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

Mixtures and Solutions Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of matter in a solid, liquid, or gas. mass
The amount of matter in a given volume. density
Any solid, liquid, gas that has mass and can take up space. matter
When a solid, liquid, or gas changes state. statesofmatter
The amount of space an object can take up. volume
A physical combination of two or more substances that are blended together without forming a new substance. mixture
A mixture of substances that are blended so completely that the mixture looks the same everywhere. solution
The process of separating the parts of a mixture by evaporation or condensation. distillation
A substance that can attract and repel magneticattraction
It is when a particle leaves a liquid and turns into a gas evaporation
A substance that is dissolved by another substance to form a solution. solute
A substance that dissolves one or more other substances to form a solution. solvent
A change of matter in size, shape, or state without change in identity phsicalchange
The process of changing directly from a solid to gas without first becoming a liquid. sublimation
It is when a solid turns into a liquid. meltingpoint
The particular temperature for a substance at which it changes state from a liquid to a gas. boilingpoint
The maximum amount of substance that can be dissolved by another substance Solubility
It is when a liquid turns into a solid when temperature changes. FreezingPoint
The contraction of matter caused by a change in heat ThermalContraction
The expansion of matter caused by a change in heat. ThermalExpansion
A type of mixture in which the particles of one material are scattered through another and block the passage of light without settling out. Colliods
a measure on how gravity pulls on an object Weight
A substance that is formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements and that acts like a single substance. Compounds
A change in matter that occurs when atoms link together in a new way, creating a new substance different from the original substance. ChemicalChange
A solid formed by a chemical. Percipitate
A substance at the end of a chemical reaction of two substances. Products
The upward push of a liquid or gas on an object. Bouyancy
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into any simpler substance through chemical reactions. Element
The smallest unit of an element that retains the properties of that element. Atom
Any group of elements that conducts heat and electricity, has a shiny luster, and is flexible. Metal
A particle in the space outside the nucleus of an atom that carries one unit of negative charge. Eletron
A particle in a nucleus of an atom that has no net electric charge. Neutron
The center of an atom that has the most of its mass. Nucleus
A particle within the nucleus of an atom that carries one unit of positive electric charge. Proton
A particle that contains more than one atom joined together. Molecule
A solution of a metal and and at least one other solid which is often also a metal. Alloy

Heat and Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the measure of motion of matter particles. Temperature
a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 32 degrees and the boiling point of water a 212 degrees  Fahrenheit scale
a temperature scale that defines the freezing point of water as 0 degrees and the boiling point of water as 100 degrees Celsius scale
the temperature scale in which the freezing point of water is 273 K and the boiling point is 373 K; 0 K is absolute zero Kelvin scale
the temperature at which no thermal energy can be removed from matter. Absolute zero
thermal energy that is transferred from matter at a higher temperature to matter at a lower temperature. Heat
the transfer of energy by direct contact. The term can apply to either heat transfer or electron transfer. Conduction
the transfer of thermal energy by the circulation or movement of a liquid or gas. Convection
the movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature, that transfers heat from one part of the fluid to another. Convection current
the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves. Radiation
a material that transfers heat, electricity, or both easily. Conductor
a material that does not transfer, heat, electricity, or both easily. Insulator
a physical property that describes matter as a solid, liquid, or gas. State of matter
the physical change of matter from one state to another. Change of state
the changing a solid to a liquid. Melting
the withdrawal of heat to change something from a liquid to a solid. Freezing
the temperature at which no thermal energy can be removed from matter. Boiling
the changing of a gas to a liquid. Condensation
the spreading apart of the matter particles of an object when that object is heated. Thermal expansion
the total energy of all the particles in an object. Thermal energy
The amount of heat that must be absorbed or lost for 1 gram of a substance to change its temperature by 1°C. Specific heat
the change of a substance from a liquid to a gas; it that takes place at the surface of a liquid. Evaporation

States of Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The state of matter in which materials have a definite shape and a definite volume Solid
The state of matter in which a material has a definite volume but not a definite shape Liquid
The state of matter in which ba material has neither a definite shape or a definite volume Gas
The energy an object has due to it's motion Kinetic Energy
A result of force distibuted over an area Pressure
A temperature of zero Kelvins Absolute zero
The direct proportion of the volume of a gas to it's temperature if it is constant CHarles law
The inverse relationship between volume and gas Boyles law
A reversable physical change that occurs when a substanve changes states of matter Phase change
A description of change in which a system absorbs energy from it's surroundings Endothermic
The energy a substance must absorb into change from solid to liquid Vaporization
A description of change in which a system releases energy to it's surroundings Exothermic
The phase change in which a substance changes from liquid to gas Vaporization
The energy a substance must absorb in order to change from solid to liquid Heat of Vaporization
The process that changes a substance from liquid to gas based on temperature Evaporation
The pressure caused by the collisions of particles in a vapor with the walls of a container Vapor pressure
The phase change in which a substance changes from a gas or vapor to a liquid Condensation
The phase change in which a substance changes from a solid to a gas or vapor without changing to a liquid first Sublimation
The phase change in which a gas or vapor changes directly into a solid without first changing into a liquid Deposition

Matter Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of space something takes up. Volume
The amount of mass per unit of volume. Density
Particles are very close together. Solid
When a solid turns into a gas Sublimation
The property of a substance that is observed during a chemical change. Chemical Property
Matter cannot be created or destroyed however matter can change forms, says this law. Law of conservation of matter
The amount of matter in an object. Mass
The transfer of thermal energy through particles of matter that are in direct contact. Conduction
The transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves. Radiation
Has definite volume but no definite shape. Liquid
Something that can flow freely and mix together easily. Fluid
Particles collide very often Gas
A type of mixture in which the substances are not evenly mixed Heterogeneous mixture
A mixture of hot ions and electrons Plasma
Features of all matter that can be observed and measured without changing the chemical composition of the substance. Physical Properties
A type of mixture in which the substances are evenly mixed. Homogeneous mixture
The transfer of thermal energy by the motion of fluids. Convection
capable of being attracted by or acquiring the properties of a magnet Magnetic
Matter that can vary in composition Mixture
The amount of mass in something. Weight

Matter and its Properties Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

anything that has mass and takes up space matter
A particle that contains more than one atom joined together molecule
the particular temperature for each substance at which it changes state from a solid to a liquid melting point
A physical combination of two or more substances that are blended together without forming new substances mixture
A particle in the space outside the nucleus of an atom that carries one unit of negative charge electron
A particle in the nucleus of an atome that has no electric charge. neutron
A particle in the nucleus of an atom that has one unit of positive electric charge proton
A mixture of substances that are blended so completely that they mixure looks the same everywhere. solution
The smallest unit of an element that retains the properties of that element atom
A measure of the amount of matter in an object mass
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into any other substances element
Any substance that is formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements and acts like a single substance compound
A measure of how much space an object takes up volume
One of the three forms that matter can take: solid, liquid, gas state
the force of gravity between earth and an object weight
a dense structrue inside the center of a cell nucleus
a measure of how tightly packed the matter in an object is density
the particular temperature for each substance at which it changes state from a liquid to a gas boiling point
the temperature at which a substance changes state from a liquid to a solid freezing point
a form of matter that has a definite shape and and takes up a definite amount of space solid
a form of matter that does not take up a definite amount of space and has no definite shape gas
a form of matter that takes up a definite amout of space but does not have a definite shape liquid
to pass heat through a material while the material stays in place conduct
to prevent heat from passing through insulate
how something smells odor
the measure of how long something is length
a change of matter in size, shape, or state without any change in identity physical change
a change of matter that occurs when atoms ling together in a new way, creating a new substance different from the original substance chemical change
a new substance produced by a chemical change product
an original substance at the beginning of a chemical reaction reactant

Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

cannot be separated into simpler substance by physical or chemical means element
substance with only one type of particle puresubtance
element that is shiny and conducts heat and electricity metal
element that conducts heat and electricity poorly nonmetal
element with properties of metals and nonmetals metalloid
substance made up two or more different elements bonded together compound
substances that are not chemically combined mixtures
homogeneous mixture of two or more substances uniformly dispersed solution
in a solution, the substance that dissolves in the solvent solute
in solution, the substance in which the solute dissolves solvent
process where particles septa and spread evenly throughout mixture dissolving
able to dissolve soluble
unable to dissolve insoluble
solid solution alloy
measure of amount of solute dissolved in a solvent concentration
ability of one substance to dissolve in another solubility
mixture where particles are large enough to settle out suspension
mixture where particles can scatter light colloid
element we breathe in to survive oxygen
metal used to make rings gold
metal used to wire homes copper
metal used to make quarters and dimes silver
state of matter where particles are packed tight but vibrate solid
state of matter of the sun plasma
state of matter definite volume and particles can flow liquid
state of matter particles bouncing off each other gas
resistance to flow viscosity

Heat and Energy Transfers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

State of matter that has tightly packed particles that vibrate Solid
State of matter that has packed particles that move around Liquid
State of matter that has spread out particles that move freely and quickly Gas
Removing heat from a gas causes _____________ Condensation
Adding heat to a liquid causes ________________ Evaporation
Theory that states all particles that make up matter are constantly in motion Kinetic theory of matter
Measures the average kinetic energy of particles Temperature
Measures the total kinetic energy of particles Thermal energy
Unit used to measure energy Joules
The transfer of energy from a warmer object to a colder one Heat
Study of heat movement Thermodynamics
The comparison of how much matter there is in a certain amount of space Density
The amount of matter in an object Mass
The amount of space an object takes up Volume
_________ objects are more dense Colder
___________ objects are less dense Warmer
How thermal energy transfers between solid objects touching Conduction
A material that transfers heat well Conductor
A material that does not transfer heat well Insulator
How thermal energy transfers through liquids and gases Convection
How thermal energy transfers as electromagnetic waves Radiation

Physical Science Crossword Puzzle Project

Type
Crossword
Description

is an idea or explanation that you then test through study and experimentation. hypothesis
is the variable that is changed or controlled in a scientific experiment. dependent variable
are the variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable. independent variable
is the rate at which an object covers distance. speed
speed and direction of an object. velocity
a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams. kilograms
is the base unit for length or distance. meters
is the metric unit base for temperature. kelvin
something that causes a change in the motion of an object. (an object's mass multiplied by its acceleration) force
is the resistance of any physical object to any change in its state of motion. inertia
the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. radiation
the amount of energy exerted when a force of one newton is applied over a displacement of one meter. joule
transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object move. work
the amount of work (or energy transfererrd) in a certain amount of time. power
transfer occurs by three mechanisms: conduction, convection, and radiation. heat
a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference to some standard value. temperature
the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one degree Celsius, or to raise the temperature of one pound of a substance by one degree Fahrenheit. specific heat
energy that is transferred by the movement of electrons or ions. conduction
heat transferred in a gas or liquid by the circulation of currents from one region to another. convection
a material or an object that does not easily allow heat, electricity, light, or sound to pass through it. insulator
can be transferred from one object to another in the form of heat. thermal energy

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