Type
Crossword
Description

A visible mass of condensed water vapor cloud
A flying vehicle with wings Airplane
Nectar feeding insects with two pairs of colorful wings Butterflies
occurrence of a natural electrical discharge of very short duration and high voltage between a cloud and the ground lightning
Seen in the sky on the fourth of July fireworks
plural form of goose geese
the natural satellite of the earth moon
Twinklt, Twinkle, little ____ star
Floats in the sky carrying a basket hot air balloon
This star warms our planet Sun
atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes snow
an arch of colors caused by the refraction and dispersion of the sun's light by rain rainbow
a type of aircraft with revolving overhead rotors helicopter
precipitation rain

Water Cycle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

tiny droplets of water dew
a thick cloud of dew released in the atmosphere fog
water droplets that fall from clouds to the Earth's surface rain
wet pellets that are a mix of rain and snow sleet
falling ice that are in the shape of white snow flakes snow
a deposit of small ice crystal frost
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere cloud
the draining away of water runoff
is the gaseous phase of water water vapor
the process of turning from liquid to vapor evaporation
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls from the clouds precipitation
an example of ????????????? is when a plant absorbs water through its roots transpiration
the process of vapor turning in to a liquid condensation
the solid state of water ice
a large stream of water river
a large body of water surrounded by land lake
a very large expanse of sea ocean
is water beneath the Earth's surface ground water
is water beneath the Earth's surface underground water
an extended of ice formed by falling ice glaciers
water having a large amount of salt saltwater
is a high-latitude region on a planet polarice
is the 3% of water we can use freshwater
the nature of something ingredients composition
the branch of science concerned with the properties of Earth's water hydrology
the amount of dissolved salts in water salinity

Aviation Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an aircraft which is not powered but instead glides on air glider
between or among continents intercontinental
powered flying vehicle, fixed wings, weighs more than air it displaces airplane
lift from one or morsels of revolving overhead rotors helicopter
compartment for the pilot in the aircraft cockpit
escape from aircraft by being explosively propelled out eject
process of finding ones location and planning a route navigation
revolving shaft with blades propeller
protect from danger, risk, or injury safety
become airborne takeoff
coming or bringing to land landing
horizontal structures on both sides of the plane supporting it in the air wings
two brothers that made first flight in a powered aircraft wrightbrothers
protect eyes from dust, glare, water, etc. goggles
one piece of clothing worn by military pilots flight suit
material that opens up to slow landing parachute

Astronomy Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A large cloud of gas and dust, spread out in an immense volume. nebula
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a star. protostar
An object whose gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light can escape. blackhole
The brilliant explosion of a dying supegiant star. supernova
An imaginary pattern of stars in the sky. constellation
The blue-white hot core of a star that is left behind after its outer layers have expanded and drifted out into space. whitedwarf
The tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion. inertia
The force that pulls objects towards each other. gravity
A huge, reddish loop of gas that protrudes from the sun's surface, linking parts of sunspot regions. prominences
A dark area of gas on the sun's surface tht is cooler that surrounding gases. sunspots
Rocky objects revoloving around the sun that are too small and numerous to be considered a planet. asteroids
A loose collection of ice, dust, and small rocky particles, typically with a long, narrow orbit. comet
The solid inner core of a comet. nucleus
The fuzzy outer layer of a comet. coma
The small, dense remains of a high-mass star after a supernova. neutronstar
The study of moons, stars, and other objects in space. astronomy
The apparent change in position of an object when seen from different places. parallax
All of space and everything in it. universe
A huge group of a single stars, star systems, star clusters, dusts, and gas bound together by gravity. galaxy
One of the small asteroid-like bodies that formed the building blocks of the planets. planetesimals
The movement of an object around another object. revolution
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis. rotation
A small, old, relatively coolo star. reddwarf
An artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication. satellite
A stream of electronically charged particles that emanate from the sun's corona. solarwind

Weather and Climate Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

of or at a fairly or comfortably high temperature warm
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere' typically high above the ground cloud
the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects air pollution
a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow storm
an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond it's normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land flood
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist dry
a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility blizzard
name given to rain that falls when surface temperatures are below freezing freezing rain
a substance diffused or suspended in the air, especially one normally liquid or solid vapor
a tornado, waterspout, or dust devil in which the rotatory ascending movement of a column of air is especially apparent twister
a storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail thunderstorm
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc weather
a small or swirling mass of something, especially snow or leaves moved by sudden gusts of wind flurry
a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this drought
an arch of colors formed in the sky in certain circumstances caused by the refraction and dispersion of the sun's light by rain or other water droplets in the atmosphere rainbow
light rain falling in very fine drops drizzle
a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside avalanche
a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface that obscures or restricts visibility fog
a loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to expansion of rapidly heated air thunder
(of a liquid) be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme cold freeze

The 15 Weather Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of water vapor present in air. Humidity
A mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system. Tornado
The perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction. Wind
Moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops. Rain
A storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean. Hurricane
A prediction or estimate of future events, especially coming weather or a financial trend. Forecast
The degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or object, especially as expressed according to a comparative scale and shown by a thermometer or perceived by touch. Temperature
Bright with sunlight. Sunny
The occurrence of a natural electrical discharge of very short duration and high voltage between a cloud and the ground or within a cloud, accompanied by a bright flash and typically also thunder. Lightning
Weather characterized by strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow. Stormy
A deposit of small white ice crystals formed on the ground or other surfaces when the temperature falls below freezing. Frost
A system of winds rotating inward to an area of low atmospheric pressure, with a counterclockwise (northern hemisphere) or clockwise (southern hemisphere) circulation; a depression. Cyclone
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc. Weather
A severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility. Blizzard
Atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer. Snow

Constellations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Scientific study of the objects outside of Earth. Astronomy
The distance that light tracels in one year Light Year
Indication of the temprature of a star. Star Color
A group of stars that appear to form a shape in the sky Constellation
An immerse cloud of gas and dust in soace Nebula
The imaginary band around the Earths middle that is 0° Latitude. Equator
Constellation of the two twins. Gemini
Constellation ruled by Mercury Virgo
Constellation ruled by Neptune Pisces
"The Centaur" Sagittarius
Constellation ruled by the sun. Leo
"The Crab" Cancer
Constellation ruled by Venus Taurus
"The Scales" Libra
A pattern or recognizable shape within a constellation. Asterism

The Water Cycle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

When water vapor turns back into a liquid. Condensation
When water falls from the atmosphere back to land. Precipitation
When water turns into water vapor. Evaporation
The water cycle helps regulate ___________________________. Temperature
Covers 70% of the Earth. Water
Water is a basic _______________________ of nature. Element
When plants release water on to their leaves that then evaporates into vapor. Transpiration
Depending on _______________________ precipitation could be rain, snow, sleet, or even hail. Temperature
When water does not get absorbed into the soil. run-off
A large collection of tiny droplets of water or ice crystals. Cloud
The journey of water from the Earth's surface to the atmosphere, and back again. WaterCycle

Earth Oceans and Weather Systems Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

layers of gas that surrounds planet atmosphere
the force that air puts on an area air pressure
a tool used to measure air pressure barometer
the average weather conditions in an area climate
anvil-shaped cloud that is often involved in heavy or violent storms cumulonimbus
the transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movement of molecules convection
the process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas evaporation
a rotating, funnel shaped cloud, they do not touch the ground funnel cloud
in weather, the boundary between two masses of air with different properties front
angular distance north and south of the equato latitude
the study patterns of weather meteorology
water that is released from clouds in the sky, includes rain, snow, sleet, and freezing rain precipitation
frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pellets sleet
a weather system that produces heavy precipitation, winds, lightning, and thunder thunderstorm
a funnel shaped cloud of column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward to the ground tornado
a storm with strong winds, and rain that forms over tropical waters hurricane
small, icy balls that fall from the sky hail
a region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation that develops into a hurricane or tropical storm tropical depression
extremely cold climate located near the north and south poles and on the tops of mountains, receives very little precipitation and has no trees tundra
a hurricane or tropical storm originating in the pacific ocean typhoon
a measure of how much water is in something moisture
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climate change global warming
a low lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance stratus
cloud forming a broken layer of small fleecy clouds at high altitude with a rippled or granulated appearance cirrocumulus
the transfer of thermal energy heat
a cloud forming a thick uniform gray layer at low altitude, from which rain or snow often falls nimbostratus
thin, wispy looking clouds, commonly found at heights greater than 6 kilometer cirrus
large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies cumulus
atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes snow
the movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences wind

Sun & Stars Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

equal to six trillion miles light year
apparent change in position of an object parallax
the process in which hydrogen atoms join to form helium nuclear fusion
its life span depends on its mass star
spinning neutron star pulsar
a system of two stars in which one star revolves around the other binary star
first stage of a star's life protostar
located on sun's surface and can be larger than Earth sunspot
a massive and extremely remote celestial object quasar
the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth is known as _______. gravity
the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion inertia
The eruption that occurs when magnetic energy heats gases on the sun to millions of degrees Celsius solar flare
a device that breaks light into colors and produces an image of the resulting spectrum spectrograph
also known as a star's luminosity absolute brightness
a graph used to find out if the temperature and the absolute brightness of stars are related HR diagram
a large cloud of gas and dust spread out in an immensive volume nebula
The blue-white core of a star that is left behind cools and becomes a _______. white dwarf
after a ______, some of the material from the star expands into space. supernova
an object with strong gravity that nothing can escape black hole
the remain of a high-mass star neutron star
the process of building something up gradually by the gathering together of smaller pieces is called _______. accretion
the amount of matter in an object mass
the relative mass of an object weight

Stars, Galaxies and the Universe Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The colors in the spectrum of a side moving toward earth are shifted slightly toward blue. Blueshift
A star that suddenly becomes brighter. Nova
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving. Doppler Effect
A large celestial body that is composed of gas and that emits light. Star
14 billion years ago, a sudden event that sent all matter and energy outward in all directions. Big Bang
The coldest temperature possible. Absolute zero.
Nightly luminous stars from main sequence stars that are more massive than the sun, which becomes larger than giants in their third stage. Super Giant
A large cloud of gas or dust in interstellar space; a region in space where stars are born. nebula
an object so massive and dense that even light cannot escape its gravity. Black hole
Pair of stars that revolve around each other and are held together by gravity. Binary stars
A collection of stars, dust, and gas bound together by gravity. Galaxy
Unknown material Dark energy
The total amount of energy stars give off each second. luminosity
The brightness of a star as seen from earth. Apparent magnitude
The study of the origin, properties, and evolution of the universe. Cosmology
A spiral galaxy in which the sun is one of hundreds of billions of stars. Milky Way Galaxy