Type
Crossword
Description

very large gigantic
playing about happily frolicking
continuing or enduring forever perpetual
surrounded by land landlocked
the ocean falls and rises twice a day tide
a Spanish sailing ship with square-rigged sails used for war or commerce galleon
the two halves of a whale's tail flukes
uses sound waves to find items that are underwater sonar
cut as if with a knife or scissors sheared
stayed nearby hovered
standing still, not moving stationary
gold coins also known as "pieces of eight" doubloons
a machine that regulates the flow of oxygen for divers regulator
of or relating to the sea marine
to take something too lightly underestimate
to make stable stabilize
sudden violent winds accompanied by rain rainsqualls
sailors use two landmarks that are a known distance apart, usually to help them figure out where they are triangulate
property saved from destruction in a wreck salvage
sudden violent winds often accompanied by rain squalls
objects made by human beings artifacts
searched carefully scoured

Sarah Plain and Tall Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

time when day changes into night dusk
smooth and slippery slick
making someone annoyed pesky
flat area of land covered by grass prairie
sudden, violent wind often with rain squall
tool used for lifting hay pitchfork
bird found near a shore killdear
stone in front of a fireplace hearthstone
plant used to make cloth and oil flax
building material used to cover a roof shingles
field where animals are kept paddock
plant blown across the ground by wind tumbleweed
thick, flat piece of wood slab
strange and mysterious eerie
young person who causes trouble rascal
very lively feisty
strong smell pungent
hill of sand near an ocean dune

Boat Basics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Swing or Steer off course Yaw
Moving waves or path boat leaves Wake
To the direction from which wind is coming Windward
Hull bottom shaped of a "V" V Bottom
Fore & aft balance Trim
Stern cross-section Transom
Right angles to the centerline of boat Thwartships
Stern cross-section Transom
Bar or handle for turning rudder Tiller
Rise and fall of water levels Tide
Fill with water but not settle to bottom Swamp
Forward most part of bow Stem
The after part of the boat Stern
Violent wind and rain Squall
Measurement of the water's depth Sounding
Cabin or Saloon floor Sole
Not fastened; to loosen Slack
Direction toward which the current is flowing Set
Boat ready for use Seaworthy
A through hull valve, a shut off SeaCock
Propeller Screw
Art & skills of boat handling Seamanship
Make fast Secure
Drain holes on deck Scuppers
Allow line to feed freely Run
Vertical board for steering boat Rudder
Anchor line or chain Rode
Sides of a boat aft of amidships Quarter
Left side of a boat looking forward Port
Navigation by use of visible references Piloting
Vessel having right-of-way Priveleged
Protection for wharves, piers etc. Piling
Over the side Overboard
Art of conducting a boat from one point to another navigation
One minute of Latitude, App 6070 feet Nauticalmile
Equal distant from bow to stern Midship
A record of courses or operation Log
Rope and cordage used aboard a vessel Line
Sideways movement caused by wind or current Leeway
Direction away from the wind Leeward
A storage space in a boat's stern area Lazarette
Distance north or south of the equator Latitude
Centerline of a boat running fore and aft Keel
A measure of speed Knot
Structure usually projecting out from the shore Jetty
Main body of a vessel Hull
Person who steers the boat Helmsperson
Wheel or tiller controlling the rudder Helm
An opening in a boat's deck Hatch
Kitchen area Galley
Equipment that is jammed or entangled Fouled
Compartment in the bow of a small boat Forepeak
The palm of an anchor Fluke
A distress signal Flare
Six feet Fathom
The depth of water a boat draws Draft
A pier or a wharf Dock
A boat's weight in water Displacement
Horizontal movement of water Current
Small shelter cabin in a boat Cuddy
A line down in circular turns Coil
Opening from which the boat is handled Cockpit
Fittings through which anchor lines are led Chock
Map used by navigators Chart
A fitting to which lines are made fast Cleat
To turn over Capsize
Float used for marking a position on the water Buoy
Forward part of a boat Bow
Hull below the floor boards Bilge
The greatest width of the boat Beam
Opposite of ahead Astern
Above the deck Aloft
Opposite of windward Alee
Toward the stern of the boat AFT
On or within the boat Aboard

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

Natural Hazards Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A series of ground vibrations. earthquake
Overflowing of water on land. flood
A rupture in the earths crust where lava can escape. volcano
A mass of snow falling rapidly down a moutain. avalanche
Storm with violent wind. hurricane
Violent rotating column of air. tornado
A fire in a area of combustible vegetation that occursin the countryside. Forest fire
A series of waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of water. tsunami
A sudden colapse of the ground caused by natural erosion. sink hole
Servere winter storm. blizzard
an unsual dryness of soil caused by low rain fall over a prolonged period. drought
Perido of a unusually and excessively hot weater. heat wave

Nautical Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

"Red ______________" NUN
"Green __________" CAN
Left Side of the Boat PORT
Right side of the boat STARBOARD
Front of the boat BOW
Back of the boat STERN
"Red, Right, ___________________" RETURNING
Positioning the boat with the wind directly in front of you (3W) INTO THE WIND
Running with wind directly behind you DOWNWIND
Sailing with wind directly on your side (2W) BEAM REACH
Sailing with wind forward of you at 45 degrees or less (2W) CLOSE HAULED
A Forward Sail JIB
To change sailing direction by swinging the bow thru the wind TACK
To change direction by swinging the stern thru the wind JIBE
A big, colorful forward sail usually used downwind SPINNAKER
I have 2 masts with the shorter one stepped aft of the rudder post or wheel YAWL
Two boats sailing parallel, one closest to the wind WINDWARD
Two boats sailing parallel, one below the other, further from the wind LEEWARD
The "King of Knots" BOWLINE
Knot to stop a rope from running through a block (2W) FIGURE EIGHT
Best way to attach a fender to a rail (3W) TWO HALF HITCHES
What you fasten a dockline to CLEAT
A way to tidy up loose ends of line on a deck and make flat (2W) FLEMISH COIL
Putting away a sail so that it lies back and forth on itself neatly FLAKE
A Type of Visual Distress Signals FLARES
Personal Floatation Device PFD
Color of Port Side Light RED
Color of Starboard Side Light GREEN
Color of Stern Light WHITE
Red flag with a white diagonal stripe indicates what? DIVER DOWN
Air filled bumpers used when docking or rafting up boats FENDERS
Type of Permanent Mooring Anchor MUSHROOM
Another name for a Plow Anchor CQR
Small craft anchor for temporary use GRAPNEL
What you always do to make sure your anchor is set BACKDOWN
Time between tide changes SLACK
Line used for anchoring RODE
Mechanism used in pulling in a sail WINCH
Line used to pull in a sail SHEET
I have 2 to 7 masts with the foremast shorter than the others SCHOONER

Air Pollution/Global Warming Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A type of rain that is caused by air pollution ACID RAIN
Methane, CO2, Hydrogen, and Fluorine are what type of gasses GREENHOUSE GASSES
This was enacted in 1963, by the 88th US Congress CLEAN AIR ACT
Can air pollution affect humans? True or False? TRUE
Can Air pollution affect animals? True or False? TRUE
40% premature deaths caused by air pollution were in ____? CHINA
China, along with India, contains over 50% of the world’s sources of ____ pollution AIR
Air pollution kills over _____ million people each year SEVEN
What is the abbreviation of the government agency that protects the environment? EPA
Acid rain harms vegetation and _____ life? WATER
Air pollution can affect your ______ system IMMUNE
The Pollution Prevention Act, is an act that limits the amount of ______ that the industries are releasing into the enviroment GASSES
The Clean Air Act works alongside the experts at ___ to reduce and regulate emission of greenhouse gasses RFF
Chronic respiratory disease, lung cancer, heart disease, damage to the brain, and COPD are examples of ____ term effects LONG
Acid rain is an effect on the __________ ENVIRONMENT
Would visability increase or decrease due to air pollution DECREASE
Burning ______ _____ is a cause of air pollution/global warming FOSSIL FUELS
Air pollution can cause us to have an upper respiratory disease called ______ ASTHMA
The government of the US and the world have enacted policies and created agencies to regulate the quality of the ___ AIR
Air Pollution/Global Warming can cause ozone _________ DEPLETION

Catastrophic Events Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An overflow of a large amount of water Flood
Storm with violent winds, warm water, and low pressure Hurricane
Violent shaking of the ground as a result of plate tectonic movement Earthquake
Long, high sea wave caused by earthquake in ocean Tsunami
Space debris that enters the Earth's atmosphere Meteor
Severe snow storm with high winds and low visibility Blizzard
Prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Drought
Destructive vortex of violent wind Tornado
A mountain of hill where lava flows out Volcano
Volcanoes can cause total devastation to ecosystem that is touched by _____ or ash Lava
Tornadoes destroy anything in it's ______ Path
Droughts can cause loss of plant and ________ life Animal
If meteors are large enough, they can cause blackout of the _____ Sun
Tsunamis can cause massive ___________ and water damage Flooding

Nonverbal Communication Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Message expressed by nonlingquistic means nonverbal communication
Nonverbal behaviors that match the thoughts and emotions the comunicator is expressing linguistacally are called? complementing
Expressions that replace verbal interjections substituting
Enphasizing oral messages accenting
Influencing the flow of verbal communication regulating
A mixed message contradicting
Inadvertant signals of deception leakage
Emphasizing punctuality, schedules and completing one task at a time monochronic
A flexible schedule with multipletasks polychronic
Body position and movement kinesics
The degree to which we face toward or away from someone with our body, feet, and head body orientation
What your position says nonverbally about how you feel posture
Movements that accompany speech but don't stand on thier own illiustrators
Deliberate nonverbal behaivors that have a precise meaning and are known to virtually everyone within a cultural group emblems
Unconcious bodily movements in response to the environment adaptors
Self-touching behaviors manipulators
Slow-motion epressions microexpressions
Nonverbal, vocal messages paralanguage
The study of touching haptics
The study of the way people and animals use space proxemics
The first of Hall's four spatial zone: skin contact to 18 inches away intimate distance
2nd spatial zone : 18 inches to 4 feet away personal distance
3rd spatial zone: 4 to 12 feet away social distance
Hall's furthest zone public distance
Comments "accompanied by gestures" repeating
A common example of contradicting mixedmessage
Movements of the hands and arms gestures
Any geographical area we assume "rights" to territory
The study of how humans use and structure time chronemics

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

EARTH SCIENCE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, then transport it away to another location. EROSION
wear away or change the appearance or texture of (something) by long exposure to the air: WEATHERING
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth's layers, and are a result of an earthquake, explosion, or a volcano that gives out low-frequency acoustic energy SEISMIC WAVES
an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes, such as force and duration. SEISMOGRAPH
the point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the hypocentre or focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates. EPICENTER
the great size or extent of something MAGNITUDE
a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. volcano
is one of several very large landmasses on Earth continent
a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth, and is expected to exist on other terrestrial planets. magma
the line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet horizon
a solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence. mineral
the upper layer of earth in which plants grow, a black or dark brown material typically consisting of a mixture of organic remains, clay, and rock particles soil
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action. earthquake