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plant cells
animal cells
temperature
cooling
heating
nutrition
digestion
compounds
elements
atoms
cells
scientific skills

Chapter 2: Nutritional Needs Crossword

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High blood pressure Hypertension
The study of how the body uses the nutrient in food Nutrition
Starches and fiber are often called _______ carbohydrates. Complex
A condition resulting from a calcium deficiency, which is characterized by porous, brittle bones. Osteoporosis
A vitamin that dissolves in fats and can be stored in the fatty tissues of the body. Fat soluble
A mineral, such as iron or iodine, that is needed in the diet in amounts of less than 10 milligrams per day is called a(n) _____ element. Trace
A condition resulting from deficiencies of various nutrients, which is characterized by a reduced number of red blood cells in the bloodstream. Anemia
A nutrient required by the body to lubricate the joints and body cells and help regulate body temperature. Water
The bodily process of breaking food down into simpler compounds the body can use. Digestion
A disease of the nervous system resulting in a thiamin deficiency. Beriberi
A chemical chain that contains carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms. Fatty acid

Mole Day Word Search

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twentythree
october
sixotwo
science
numbers
protons
nucleus
normality
molarity
compound
atoms
periodictable
elements
chemistry
avogadro
atomicmass
mole

Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures Word Search

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Physical
Precipitate
Gas
Temperature
Color
Matter
Chemical
Periodic Table
Atom
Molecule
Homogeneous
Heterogeneous
Mixture
Compound
Element

8th Grade Science Crossword

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hydronium ions acid
energy needed to start activation
element, smallest unit atom
hydroxide ion base
speeds up a reaction catalyst
represents a substance formula
holds elements together chemicalbond
number in front of chem. symbol coefficient
different elements bonded compound
share electrons coevalentbond
gas to liquid condensation
mass per unit volume density
two elements bonded diatomic
solid carbon dioxide dryice
drawn into a wire ductility
expresses weight newton
how hot or cold temperature
positive charge proton
where protons and electrons live nucleus
solid formed precipitate
starting materials reactant
coil of wire with a current solenoid
definite shape and volume solid
no special arrangement amorphous
ability to dissolve solubility
vibrates in place solid
conducts electricity poorly nonmetal
full outter shell noblegas
unstable isotope radioactive
charged particle ion
conducts electricity
magnetism from electricity electromagnetism
electricity from magnetism electromagneticinduction
negative charge electron
can't be seperated element
heat required endothermic
heat produced exothermic
similar properties, periodic table Family
strong magnet ferromagnet
ability to burn flamable
moves freely gas
no definite shape/volume gas
expresses mass gram

Nutrition Vocabulary Review Crossword

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Substances in food that your body needs to carry out its normal functions Nutrients
the process of taking in food and using it for energy, growth, and good health Nutrition
sugars and starches contained in foods Carbohydrates
the tough, stringy part of raw fruits, raw vegetables, whole wheat, and other whole grains. Fiber
nutrients that provide the building blocks your body needs for growth. Proteins
fats found in many animal products such as butter, meat, and cheese. SaturatedFats
fats that are usually liquid at room temperature Unsaturatedfats
nutrients that help regulate body functions Vitamins
elements in foods that help your body work properly Minerals
a unit of heat that measures the energy available in foods Calorie
a mineral that helps control the amount of fluid in your body. Sodium
Nutrients found in fatty animal tissue and plant oils Fats
start off as oils and are made solid through processing Transfats
how you view your body Bodyimage
waxy chemical our bodies produce and need in small amounts Cholesterol

Cell Crossword Puzzle

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An organelle found in plants and algae that absorbs sunlight and uses it to drive the synthesis of organic compounds (sugars) from carbon dioxide and water Chloroplasts
A protective layer external to the plasma membrane in plant cells bacteria fungi and some protists; protects the cell and helps maintain its shape Cell Wall
A structure found in animal cells from which microtubules originate and that is important during cell division (contains two centrioles) Centrosome
The central vacuole is a cellular organelle found in plant cells. It is often the largest organelle in the cell. It is surrounded by a membrane and functions to hold materials and wastes. Central Vacuole
A narrow thread of cytoplasm that passes through the cell walls of adjacent plant cells that allows connections between them. Plasmodesma
A digestive organelle in eukaryotic cells; contains hydrolytic enzymes that digest engulfed food or damaged organelles Lysosome
The contents of a eukaryotic cell between the plasma membrane and the nucleus; consists of a semi-fluid medium and organelles; can also refer to the interior of a prokaryotic cell Cytoplasm
A cell structure consisting of RNA and protein organized into two subunits and functioning as the site of protein synthesis in the cytoplasm; in the eukaryotic cells the ribosomal subunits are constructed in the molecules Ribosomes
organelle composed of a double membrane that acts as the storehouse for most of a cell's DNA Nucleus
A bean-shaped organelle that supplies energy to the cell and has its own ribosomes and DNA Mitochondria
The thickest of the three main kinds of fibers making up the cytoskeleton of a eukaryotic cell; a hollow tube made of globular proteins called tubulins; found in cilia and flagella Microtubules
That portion of the endoplasmic reticulum with ribosomes attached that make membrane proteins and secretory proteins Rough ER
The portion of the endoplasmic reticulum that lacks ribosomes centrioles/ A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division. Smooth ER
A small cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division. Centrioles
A thin flexible layer around the cells of all living things; it's job is to separate the cytoplasm from the cell's surroundings Cell Membrane
A complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved in secretion and intracellular transport. Golgi Body

Food and Nutrition Crossword

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The starches and sugars present in foods which are made up of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen, which are used to store energy for the body. Carbohydrates
An indigestible complex carbohydrate that is found in the tough, stringy parts of vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Fiber
The amount of energy required by the body to maintain minimum essential life functions. Basal Metabolic Rate
Nutrients that help build and maintain body cells and tissues which are made of long chains of molecules called amino acids. Proteins
Substances in food that your body needs to grow, to repair itself, and to supply you with energy. Nutrients
A fatty substance that does not dissolve in water. lipid
Units of heat that measure the energy used by the body and the energy that foods supply to the body. Calories
The long stiff fibers that make up the walls of plant cells which are made of long chains of glucose (sugar) molecules linked together. Cellulose
The kinds and amounts of food and drinks a person usually consumes (eats & drinks). Diet
The total of all the chemical reactions an organism needs to survive. The process of chemical digestion and its related reactions. Metabolism
The Nutrition Label helps you determine the amount of calories and nutrients in one serving of food. Nutrition Label
Special carbohydrates that are found in foods like rice, wheat, corn, potatoes, and peas. Starches
Specific chemical compounds which are the building blocks of proteins. Amino Acids
When the amount of calories you consume is EQUAL to the amount of energy calories your body uses during activity during a day. Energy Balance

Periodic Table Vocabulary Crossword

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a substance that cannot be broken down into a simpler substance by ordinary chemical means element
the smallest unit of an element that has all of the properties of the element; basic building block of matter. atom
the number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of one atom of the element. atomic mass
the number of protons contained in each nucleus of its atoms of the element. atomic number
a horizontal row (left to right) in the periodic table. period
a vertical column (up and down) on the periodic table. group
a chart that organizes information about all of the known elements according to their atomic number. periodic table
describes how likely an element is to form bonds with other elements. reactivity
an element or substance that conducts heat and electricity, is malleable and ductile and has low ionization energy and low electronegativity values. Metals metal
an element that does not conduct electricity or heat and is usually a gas at room temperature. Nonmetals are brittle, have high ionization energies and high electronegativity values. Nonmetals tend to gain electrons to form anions nonmetal
group 1 metals on the periodic table that contain 1 valence electron and lose their valence electrons the most easily, making them the most reactive metals. alkali metals
group 1 metals on the periodic table that contain 2 valence electrons and are the second most reactive metals. alkaline earth metals
group 3-­12 on the periodic table. They have varying valence electrons and do not follow the normal trends of the other metals. They form brightly colored compounds and ions in solution. transition metals
group 17 nonmetals on the periodic table that contain 7 valence electrons. They only need to gain 1 valence electron to have a stable octet. They gain valence electrons the most readily, making them the most reactive nonmetals. halogens
group 18 elements on the periodic table that contain 8 valence electrons (He has 2) and a full valence shell making them very stable and inert. noble gases
an element that has some properties of a metal and some properties of a nonmetal. The metalloids are found on the boron staircase, there are 7 metalloids: B, Si, Ge, As, Sb, Te, and Po. metalloid
elements and/or compounds that when put together are unable to react chemically. The noble gases (group 18) elements are inert because of a full valence shell. inert
the charge of an atoms nucleus resulting from its number of protons nuclear charge
the distance between the nucleus of an atom and it's outermost energy level atomic raduis
the attraction a nucleus has resulting from its number of protons electronegativity

Plant Cells vs. Animal Cells Crossword

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This type of cell is rectangular in shape. plant
Animal cells are ______ in shape. irregular
This organelle is larger in a plant cell compared to it's size in an animal cell. vacuole
These green organelles are located in a plant cell, but not an animal cell. chloroplasts
The reason plant cells maintain their shape. cell wall
A plant cell is _____ than an animal cell. larger
An animal cell has many _____ vacuoles. small
This organelle in an animal cell contains digestive enzymes. lysosome
A(n) _____ cell has no cell wall. animal
The animal cell is _____ in size than the plant cell. smaller
Chloroplasts are the sight of ______ in a plant cell. photosynthesis
The organelle in the nucleus that helps make ribosomes; located in both plant and animal cells. nucleolus
This ER, located in both kinds of cells, has ribosomes making proteins. rough
_____ cells have the organelle that contains the DNA site where RNA is made. both
Both animal and plant cells have _____ different endoplasmic reticulums. two
Plant and animal cells are _____. eukaryotic
This site of cellular respiration is in both plant and animal cells. mitochondria
Both cells have this jelly-like substance that contains the organelles. cytoplasm
A plant cell has a cell wall AND a _______, unlike the animal cell. cell membrane
This "post office" organelle is located in both cells. golgi complex

Properties of matter Crossword

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Composes any physical substance Matter
The smallest unit in an element Atom
Basic building block of physical matter; cannot be broken down to a simpler substance Element
A single unit of a compound or a group of elements bonded together molecule
A chemical substance of two or more atoms of elements bonded together compound
state of matter composed of tightly packed molecules solid
state of matter composed of freely moving molecules that do not separate liquid
state of matter composed of freely moving molecules capable of indefinite expansion gas
A change from one state of matter to another phase change
Property of a substaance that can be measured without changing chemical properties physical property
The amount of a solute that can be dissolved into a liquid (solvent) in a given situation solubility
Temperature at which a substance boils boiling point
Temperature at which a solid melts Melting point
Temperature at which a substance freezes freezing point
Amount of mass per unit of volume density
A measure of the total amount of matter contained within an object mass
A measure of the amount of space an object fills volume