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the act of cutting down or burning trees in an area deforestation
gradual warming in the overall temperature of the earth's surface caused by the greenhouse effect global warming
the ability to be resilient, cope with change, and be maintained at a certain rate or level sustainability
to convert waste into reusable material recycle
contamination of the air, water, or soil with harmful materials that can hurt humans and the environment pollution
preserving, protecting, or restoring natural resources for future generations conservation
aims to measure the financial, social, and environmental performance of a business over time triple bottom line
a way to measure the impact that a particular human product has on the environment life cycle analysis
the study of the relationship of living things (humans, plants, animals) with each other and their environment ecology
large-scale, intensive production of crops and animals, often involving chemical fertilizers and herbicides on crops industrialized agriculture
the cultivation of a single crop in a given area monoculture
an area of land that has been drained by a river or other body of water watershed
a wastewater treatment system that uses sunlight, bacteria, plants, and animals to purify water living machines
formed by natural processes, such as oil, coal, and natural gas fossil fuels

Pollution and the Environment Crossword

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contamination of the earth pollution
excessive amount of noise or an unpleasant sound that causes ... noise pollution
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants acid rain
an increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes changes in climate that may result from the greenhouse effect. global warming
caused by oil spills and factory waste water pollution
smoke and other pollutants combined with fog smog
harmful to humans and the environment hazardous
one that can be used again and again renewable resource
can only be used once nonrenewable resource
destroyed by CFCs ozone
another word for poisonous toxic
pollutants can affect the senses
Americans produce more _______________ than any other nation garbage

Human/Global Impact Crossword

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A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring species
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time climate
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and live in the same area population
Place where an organism lives habitat
organism's role, or job, in its habitat niche
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves. deforestation
Large geographic area with a similar climate and ecosystem biome
the living organisms in an ecosystem biotic
Any nonliving component of an environment abiotic
the diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole) biodiversity
species whose population size is rapidly declining and will become extinct if the trend continues endangered species
Species that is likely to become endangered. threatened species
no longer present anywhere in the world; could be biotic or abiotic. global extinction
permanent elimination of a species from earth; irreversible loss species extinction
the loss of living space due to human activity or catastrophic events habitat loss
plants and animals that have migrated to places where they are not native invasive species
An increase in population over a period of time population growth
Release of harmful materials into the environment pollution
the use or extraction of a resource until it is depleted over exploitation
The process of making new products from materials that were used in another product. recycle
using a resource over and over in the same form reuse
to use less of something reduce
a piece of land where waste materials are dumped dump
A low area of land that is built up from deposits of solid refuse in layers covered by soil. landfill
A measure of how much an individual consumes, expressed in area of land by soil. ecological footprint
All the different populations that live together in an area community
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment ecosystem
Habitat Destruction, Invasive Species, Population, Pollution, Overharvesting HIPPO

Agri-ology crossword

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genetically modified organism GMO
Plural form of biofuel. biofuels
Cure or preserve(meat or fish) by exposure to smoke smoking
what is the Top layer of soil top soil
A glass building in witch plants are grown that need protection from cold weather greenhouse
The ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level sustainability
Also called alchohol,ethyl alcohol ethanol
Drugs that cover a broad range of infections antibiotics
A biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment ecosystem
Method of preserving food, sealed inn a airtight container canning
cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products agriculture
water leaving farm fields because of rain, melted snow, or irrigation. As runoff moves, it picks up and carries pollution, which it can deposit into ponds, lakes, coastal waters, and underground sources of drinking water. agriculture runoff
the science of breeding and caring for farm animals. animal husbandry
traditionally contrasted with pasturage lands such as heaths arable land
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem. biodiversity
procedures intended to protect humans or animals against disease or harmful biological agents biosecurity
labeling term that indicates that the food or other agricultural product has been produced through approved methods. certified organic
making a exact copy of cloning
the action of rotating around an axis or center. crop rotation
the process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents. erosion
food for the plants, cow waste fertilizer
chemical compound with the chemical formula CH₄. It is a group 14 hydride and the simplest alkane, and is the main constitue methane
the cultivation of a single crop in a given area. monoculture
the job of supervising or taking care of something, such as an organization or property stewardship
preserve (food or other perishable items) in vinegar, brine, or a similar solution. pickling
also known as artificial selection, is a process used by humans to develop new organisms with desirable characteristics selectivebreeding
an even-toed ungulate mammal that chews the cud regurgitated from its rumen. The ruminants comprise the cattle, sheep,etc ruminant
a substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants or to animals. pesticide
not consisting of or deriving from living matter. nonorganic
a way of growing crops or pasture from year to year without disturbing the soil through tillage. notillfarming
an area of coastal land that is regularly covered by the tide. SALTING
the deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material. genetic engineering
containing genetic material that has been artificially altered so as to produce a desired characteristic. geneticmodification
a substance that is toxic to plants and is used to destroy unwanted vegetation. herbicide
a regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells or tissues into action. hormone
the process or fact of irradiating or being irradiated irradiation
the supply of water to land or crops to help growth, typically by means of channels irrigation

Biosphere Crossword

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Living organism that affect other organisms Biotic Factor
Climate that is normally warm, and sunny. Tropical climate
The variety and variability of life on earth Biodiversity
The natural home of an organism Habitat
Harvesting a resource to the point of diminishing returns. Overharvesting
A fuel directly derived from from living matter Biofuel
Energy made from within the earth's crust Geothermal energy
The maximum population size of the species that the environment can sustain indefinitely Carrying capacity
The impact of a human or community on the environment Ecological footprint
Convert waste into reusable material. Recycle
Plants or animals that are nonnative to the ecosystem and will cause harm. Invasive species

Biomes Crossword

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Description

The amount of biomes. six
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors. Biome
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others. Savanna
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers. Tundra
A non-living thing. Abiotic
Biomes that are found on land. Land Biomes
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters. Temperate Grasslands
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates. Desert
A living thing. Biotic
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there. Coniferous Forests
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off." Deciduous
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow. Tropical Rain Forests
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms. Habitat
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area. Climate

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

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Description

Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things. Natural Resources
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years. Nonrenewable resource
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Alternative energy
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol. Biomass energy
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones. Recycling
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms. Fossil Fuel
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity. Geothermal energy
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river. Hydroelectric energy
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission. Nuclear energy
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells. Solar energy
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials. Conservation
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out. Inexhaustible source
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating. Natural gas

Crop Production Crossword

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the first step in starting a farm when the crop to be grown has already been decided. Site selection
unwanted plants which grown along the useful crops Weeds
when soil is scraped up and heaped around the base of a plant to form a small mound using a hoe or trowel Moulding
any type of material that is spread or laid over the surface of the soil as a covering Mulch
the method in which a controlled amount of water is supplied to plants at regular intervals for agriculture Irrigation
used to improve production by restoring nutrients to your soil. It makes fields more productive. Fertilizer
the ability of a soil to sustain agricultural plant growth, i.e. to provide plant habitat and result in sustained and consistent yields of high quality. Soil fertility
a natural medium for plant growth and it supplies nutrients to plants. soil
organic material that forms in soil when plant and animal matter decays. Humus
the ability of the soil to supply essential plant nutrients and soil water in adequate amounts and proportions for plant growth and reproduction. Soil Fertility
the process of removing trees, stumps, brush, stones and other obstacles from an area of land Land Clearing
The process of loosening and turning of the soil ploughing
the process of planting seeds Sowing
the shape and rise of the land surface Topography
the distance between seeds in a given row and the distance between rows planting distance

Agriscience Crossword

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Description

All jobs relating in some way to plants, animals, and renewable natural resources Agriscience
Activities concerned with the production of plants and animals, and the related supplies, services, mechanics, products, processing, and marketing Agriculture
Commercial firms that have developed with or stem out of agriculture Agribusiness
Application of science to an industrial or commercial objective Technology
Raising of finfish, shellfish, and other aquatic animals under controlled conditions. Aquaculture
Application of enginerring principles in agricultural settings. AgEngineering
Use of modern principles and practices in animal growth and management. AnimalScienceTech
Use of modern principles in growing and managing crops CropScience
The study of the properties and management of soil to grow plants. SoilScience
Use of cells or components of cells to produce products or processes. Biotechnology
Abreviation for pest control program based on multiple-control practices. IPM
Food that has been grown wthout the use of certain chemical pesticides. OrganicFood
All aspects of water conservation and management. WaterResources
Space and mass around us. Environment
The turfgrass plant and soil immediately below it. Turf
Basic science of the plant and the animal kingdoms. Biology
Science dealing with the characteristics of elements or simple substances. Chemistry
Chemistry as it applies to living matter. Biochemistry
Science of insect life. Entomology
Science of soils and field crops. Agronomy
The science of producing, processing, and marketing fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants. Horticulture
Plants used for their appearance. Ornamentals
Animal growth, care, and management. AnimalSciences
Management of agricultural resources, including farms and agribusinesses. AgEconomics
Teaching and program management in agriculture AgEducation
Type of resources provided by nature that can replace themselves. Renewable

Environmental Science Crossword Puzzle

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Description

Organisms that produce their own food Producer
Network or related food chains Foodweb
An animal killed for food Prey
A type of consumer that eats animal material Carnivore
A type of consumer that eats plant material Herbivore
Tiny plants and animals that break down dead materials into nutrients Decomposers
Plants and animals in an area,functioning together with their surroundings Ecosystem
the process plants use to make food from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide Photosynthesis
organisms that get nutrients by eating other organisms Consumers
an animal that kills other animals for food Predator
a partnership between organisms that helps one or both of them survive Symbiosis
water vapor forms clouds and returns to Earth Precipitation
change of water from a liquid to a gas state Evaporation
natural home of a plant or animal Habitat
the number of different organisms in an ecosystem Biodiversity
living factors that directly or indirectly affect an organism in its environment, such as disease, predators, and parasites Biotic
non-living factors that affect organism survival, such as water availability, pollution, and temperature range Abiotic
water lost to the atmosphere by the activities of plants Transpiration

Health and Wellness Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate