Type
Crossword
Description

The factor being tested in an experiment variable
An experiment run without a vaarialbe in order to show that any data from the experimental setup was due only to the variable that was being tested control
Proposed solution to a scientific problem hypothesis
Summarizing statement ovserved experimental facts that has been tested many times and is generally accepted as true Law
A solution to a scientific problem conclusion
A logical, time-tested explanation for events that occur in the natural world Theory
The amount of matter in an object mass
Measure of the force of attraction between objects due to gravity weight
Mass per unit volume density
Measure of the motion of molecules temperature
Anything that has mass and volume matter
Force of attraction that depends on the mass of two objects and the distance between them; responsible for accelerating an object toward the Earth gravity
Amount of space an object takes up volume
Tendency of objects to remain in motion or to stay at rest unless acted upon by an outside force Inertia
Process by which a substance becomes a new and different substance chemicalchange
Process by which a substance changes phase physicalchange
Phase in which matter is extremely high in energy and cannot be contained by ordinary matter; very rare on Earth; found in stars plasma
Change of a gas to a liquid condensation
Vaporization that takes place at the surface of a liquid Evaporation
Change of a liquid to a gas vaporization
Change from the solid phase directly into the gas phase sublimation

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 IN OUR SURROUNDINGS Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Takes the shape of its container liquids
5. Sublimation is when a solid becomes ______ without going through a liquid phase gas
17. What forms when one substance dissolves in another substance solution
When a gas becomes a solid directly sublimation
4. All matter has _________ even in the absence of gravity. mass
12. The state of matter whose volume depends on the container. gas
15. The smallest particle of an element. atom
This state of matter has high intermolecular force of attraction solids
conversion of liquid into gaseous state below its boiling point evaporation
its meaning is hidden latent

Matter Crossword

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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

Science Chapter 3 Vocabulary Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a temperature at 0 Kelvins absolute zero
the inverse variation of the volume of a gas with its pressure if the tempature and the numbers of particles are constant Boyle's Law
the direct porportion of the volume of a gas to its tempature if the pressure and the number of particles of the gas are constant Charle's Law
the phase change in which a substance changes from a gas\ vapor to a liquid condensation
the phase change in which a gas\ vapor changes directly into a solid without first changing into a liquid deposition
a description of a change in which a system absorbs energy from its surroundings endothermic
The process that changes a substance from a liquid to a gas at the tempatures below the subatances boliling point evaporation
a change in which a system releases energy to its surroundings exothermic
the stae of matter in which a material gas neither a definite shape nor a definite volume gas
the energy a substance must absorb in order to change froma solid to a liquid heat of fusion
the energy a substance must absorb in order to change from a liquid to gas heat of vaporization
the energy an object has due to its motion kinetic energy
material has a definite volume but not a definite volume liquid
a reversibale physical change that occurs when a substance changes from one state of matter to another phase change
the result of a force distriuted over an area pressure
a material has both a definite shape and a definite volume solid
the phase change in which a substance changes from a solid to a gas/vapor without changing to a liquid first sublimation
the pressure caused by the collisions of particles in a vapor with the walls of a container vapor pressure

properties and changes of matter Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the space it takes up an object/ can be measured volume
is anything that takes up space matter
the measure of how tightly matter is packed in an object, whether how an object will float or sink, and is a combination of mass and volume density
when any state of matter changes its substance that cannot be reversible chemical changes
when any state of matter changes, but can come back to its original shape physical changes
when the farthest particles on the surface of the liquid escape into the air and become gas Evaporation
the amount of matter in an object mass
how strongly gravity pulls on an object weight
the chnage from a state from a solid to a liquid melting
One that does not have a uniform composition and in which the individual substance remain distinct Heterogeneous Mixture
One that has a uniform composition throughout and always has a single phase; also called a solution Homogeneous Mixture
States that mass is neither created nor destroyed during a chemical reaction but is conserved Law Of Conservation of Mass
A physical blend of two or more pure substances in any proportion in which each substance retains its individual properties; can be separated by physical means mixture
A form of matter that has a uniform and unchanging composition; also known as a pure substance substance
A uniform mixture that may contain solids, liquids, or gases;also called a homogeneous mixture solution
matter are observable in everyday life: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma states of matter
the characteristics of a substance. properties
one substance is mixed with another and dissolves in the substance solution
state a substance reaches when it changes from a solid or liquid to a gas either at room temperature or boiling temperature. evaporation
the gaseous state of water water vapor

Mixtures and Solutions Crossword

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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

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

States of Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Physical forms in which a substance can exist States of matter
Change of a substance from liquid to gas Evaporation
States that as the as the temperature of a gas increases, its volume increases by the same amount Charles's Law
The amount of space an object takes up Volume
State of matter with a definite shape and volume Solid
Change of a substance from one physical form to another Change of state
State of matter that has a definite volume, but it takes the shape of its container Liquid
Change of state in which a solid changes directly into gas Sublimation
Amount of force exerted on a given area of surface Pressure
State of matter that has no definite shape or volume Gas
The change of a liquid to a vapor, or gas throughout the liquid Boiling
A liquids resistance to flow Viscosity
States that as the pressure of a gas increases, its volume decreases by the same amount Boyles's Law
Change of state from a solid to a liquid Melting
Measure of how fast the particles in an object are moving Temperature
Force that acts on the particles at the surface of a liquid Surface Tension
Change of state from a gas to a liquid Condensation

Matter around us Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Matter takes up ________. space
The smallest particle of an element. atom
Something that is not a pure substance is a _______________. mixture
A heterogeneous mixture is the _________ throughout. same
What forms when one substance dissolves in another substance. solution
Not quite a solution colloid
An element can not be broken down into ____________ parts. simpler
A scientific _______ states a pattern or rule observed in nature. law
A way to represent things that aids understanding. model
Matter makes up ______ of the stuff in the universe. all
Sublimation is when a solid becomes ______ without going through a liquid phase. gas
A heterogeneous mixture that separates over time suspension
A fourth state of matter that is rare on earth but found on the sun. plasma
Takes the shape of its container liquid
All matter has _________ even in the absence of gravity. mass
The state of matter whose volume depends on the container. gas
When a gas becomes a solid directly. deposition
A well-tested explanation that has broad evidence and predictive value. theory

Chapter 3 Phases of Matter Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Matter that has a definite shape and volume Solid
Matter that has no definite shape but a definite volume Liquid
Matter that has no definite shape or volume Gas
Phase change from solid to a liquid Melting
Phase change from a liquid to a solid Freezing
Phase change from a liquid to a gas Vaporization
Phase change from a gas to a liquid Condensation
Phase change from a solid to a gas Sublimation
A property that can be observed without changing the identity of the substance. Physical Property
Heat is released Exothermic
Heat is absorbed Endothermic
Constant, random motion Particle motion of gas
Constant motion, closer together, less kinetic energy Particle motion of liquids
Fixed in place, packed tightly Particle motion of solid
The volume of a fixed mass of gas varies inversely with the pressure at constant temperature Boyle's Law
The volume of a fixed mass of gas at constant pressure varies directly with the Kelvin temperature scale Charles' Law