Type
Crossword
Description

_____ is normally measured in kilometres per hour. (5) SPEED
The Earth keeps us down on the ground because of _____. (7) GRAVITY
Speed = _____/time. (8) DISTANCE
_____ cannot be created or destroyed but is transferred from one form to another. (6) ENERGY
Your ears detect _____. (5) SOUND
_____ involve the transport of energy without the transport of matter. (5) WAVES
_____ is energy that is transferred from one object to another because of a difference in temperature. (4) HEAT
The movement of charged particles through a wire or other medium is called _____ energy. (10) ELECTRICAL
Atomic energy can also be called _____ energy. (7) NUCLEAR
_____ potential energy is the energy stored in an object as the result of its vertical position or height. (13) GRAVITATIONAL
_____ potential energy can be found in a taut bow or stretched elastic band. (7) ELASTIC
_____ travels in waves and is the only form of energy visible to the human eye. (5) LIGHT

Potential and Kinetic Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Unit of Energy Joules
The energy an object has because of its motion. KINETIC
Visible energy that is given off by some objects in the form of radiation. LIGHT
Energy that moves in the form of rays, waves, and particles, such as nuclear energy. RADIATION
Energy of moving electric charges. ELECTRIC
Type of energy that is created through the breaking of chemical bonds in alkaline batteries. CHEMICAL
SI unit of energy. JOULES
Stored energy is called POTENTIAL
The SI unit of force. NEWTONS
What kind of potential energy is MGH used to calculate GRAVITATIONAL
Energy stored in an object when the shape of an object is changed like when a rubber band is stretched or compressed ELASTIC
Vibrating air that travels as waves to your ears SOUND
Energy commonly called heat. THERMAL
The force of attraction between two masses GRAVITY
The sum of kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy, and elastic potential energy in a system is called MECHANICAL
When nothing changes because there is no friction or air resistance. CONSERVATION
Rate at which speed changes ACCELERATION
To convert from one form to another TRANSFORMATION
Energy released during fission or fusion, used mostly to generate electricity. NUCLEAR
Scientific method of expressing magnitudes or qualities of important natural phenomena. SI

Work, Energy, and Power Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

stored energy potential energy
energy of a moving object kinetic energy
the ability to do work energy
work done in a certain amount of time power
friction converts kinetic energy to nonmechanical
the sum of kinetic energy and all forms of potential energy total energy
a push or pull force
SI unit of work joule
the force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact friction
the product of the force exerted on an object and the distance the object moves in the direction of the force work
the sum of an object's potential and kinetic energy mechanical
energy that is stored in chemical bonds chemical
the net work done on an object is equal to its change in kinetic and potential energy work energy theorem
he unit of power equal to one joule of energy transferred in one second watt
form of energy involved in weighing fruit on a spring energy gravitational
a stretched rubber band or a stretched or compressed spring are examples of which potential energy elastic
states that energy cannot be created nor destroyed, but only transformed from one form into another conservation of energy
a roller coaster track is an example of a closed path
the gravitation force is called a conservative force
friction and air resistance is an example of what type of force nonconservative

Energy vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact Friction
A device that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy Electric generators
the energy of an object that is due to the object's motion Kinetic energy
the energy that an object has because of the position, shape, or condition of the object Potential energy
the kinetic energy of a substance's atoms Thermal energy
the percentage of energy put into a system that does useful work Energy efficiency
a nonrenewable energy resource formed from the remains of organisms that lived long ago Fossil fuels
the law that states that energy cannot be created or destroyed but can be changed from one form to another Law of conservation of energy
a natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at which the resource is consumed Renewable resource
a resource that forms at a rate that is much slower than the rate at which the resource is consumed Nonrenewable resource
the capacity to do work Energy
the amount of work an object can do because of the object's kinetic and potential energies Mechanical energy
the energy available for use when an elastic body returns to its original configuration Elastic potential energy
the energy released when a chemical compound reacts to produce new compounds Chemical energy
the potential energy stored in the gravitational fields of interacting bodies Gravitational potential energy
A change from one form of energy to another Energy conversion
the energy that is associated with charged particles because of their position Electrical energy
the energy released by a fission or fusion reaction; the binding energy of the atomic nucleus Nuclear energy
Something that can produce heat, power life, move objects, or produce electricity Energy resource
a form of energy associated with the vibration of matter Sound energy
Energy that travels by waves or particles, particularly by heat, or x-rays Radiant energy

Types of Energy Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A measure of systems ability to,change or create change in other systems Energy
Relations g to the interrelation of electric currents and magnetic fields Electromagnetic
A ball rolling down a hill is an example of _________ energy Kinetic
A roller coaster at the top of a hill is an example of ________ energy Potential
the potential energy related to an objects height Gravitational
A change from one form of energy to another is energy __________ Transformation
What law states energy can't be destroyed? Conservation
Energy with an electric charge that lets work be accomplished Electric
Fireworks is an example of _______ energy Chemical
The sum of potential energy Mechanical
Energy that is generated and measured by heat Thermal
The type of energy released during nuclear fission Nuclear
The energy that moves energy extremely rapid Light
The potential energy associated its objects that can be stretched Elastic
The presence and/or flow of electric charges Electricity
When electrons are lost Positive
When electrons are gained Negative
When you rub your clothes together it creates what type of energy Static
An example of static electricity being released Lightning
Copper and aluminum are examples of ______ Conductors

Energy Vocab Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

the ability to do work ENERGY
The energy an object has because of its motion KINETIC ENERGY
The energy an object can store caused by its position POTENTIAL ENERGY
The sum of potential and kinetic energy MECHANICAL ENERGY
The internal energy of an object due to the kinetic energy of its atoms THERMAL ENERGY
The energy stored in the bonds of chemical compounds CHEMICAL ENERGY
The energy to move charged particles through wire ELECTRICAL ENERGY
The energy produced by vibrating sound waves SOUND ENERGY
Energy that travels by waves or particles, particularly electromagnetic radiation RADIANT ENERGY
The energy in the nucleus of an atom NUCLEAR ENERGY
The energy an object has because of its position in a gravitational field GRAVITATIONAL POTENTIAL ENERGY
The energy stored from stretching an elastic object ELASTIC POTENTIAL ENERGY
The resistance to motion of an object moving relative to another FRICTION
Energy cant be created or destroyed but transformed LAW OF CONSERVATION OF ENERGY
A measure of how well a device transforms energy into a form we want ENERGY EFFIENCY
Renewable or nonrenewable resources for obtaining an energy source ENERGY RESOURCE
Energy sources that have developed within the earth over millions of years FOSSIL FUELS
Machine that converts a form of energy into another ELECTRIC GENERATOR
Economic value that cant be readily replaced by natural means on an equal level of consumption NONRENEWABLE RESOURCES
A resource that can be replenished naturally over time RENEWABLE RESOURCE
the process of changing one form of energy to the other ENERGY CONVERSION

Thermodynamics Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the ability to do work or produce heat energy
energy due to position or composition potential energy
energy due to the motion of the object kinetic energy
energy can be converted from one form to another but can be neither created nor destroyed law of conservation of energy
kinetic energy transferred to a surface as heat frictional heating
a measure of the random motions of the components of a substance temperature
a flow of energy due to a temperature difference heat
energy flows out of a system exothermic
energy flows into a system endothermic
the study of heat energy thermodynamics
sum of the kinetic and potential energies of all "particles" in the system internal energy
amount of energy (heat) required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius calorie
4.184 __________ = 1 calorie joules
to measure how much energy is produced or absorbed by a given reaction enthalpy
1 atm pressure, liquid water always changes to gaseous water at 100 degrees Celsius boiling point
1 atm pressure, water freezes at 0 degrees Celsius freezing point
used to determine the heat associated with a chemical reaction calorimeter
a transfer of heat energy through space by means of electromagnetic waves radiation
heat that is transferred by movement of a fluid convection
heat transferred method between objects in contact as a result of temperature difference conduction
the lowest possible temperature on the Kelvin scale where all molecules would stop absolute zero
a unit of measurement that was once called Centigrade because there are 100 degrees between the freezing and boiling points of water in this scale celsius
the quantity of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kg of a substance by 1℃ at constant pressure specific heat

Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, and Radiation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

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

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

You've Got to Move It Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How fast something is going Speed
Unit of force Newton
Not moving Stationary
Increasing speed Acceleration
Push or pull Force
Energy of motion Kinetic
Force due to gravity Weight
Type of friction Air resistance
Measuring tool for force Newton meter
Another name for resultant force Net
Force on objects that are not moving Normal
Upward force on a floating object Buoyancy
Heat energy Thermal
Energy in a spring Elastic
Energy in an object above the ground Gravitational Potential
Unit of Energy Joule
Energy is neither created nor destroyed, only changed from one form to another Law of Energy Conservation
Energy produced by moving electrons Electrical
Energy transfer through a substance Conduction
Transfer of energy in the form of waves Radiation
Transfer of heat to the surface Convection
Material tat does not allow heat through Insulator