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Basic Chemistry Crossword

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The study of matter chemistry
Occupies space and has mass Matter
Solid, liquid, gas State of matter
Pure substances consisting of only one kind of atom in each molecule. Element
Pure substances consisting of two or more atoms in each molecule Compound
Chart of elements organized according to their atomic structure Periodic table
The part of the atom containing the protons and neutrons Nucleus
Positive particle of an atom. The number of these determines what kind of element it is Proton
Neutrally charged particle found in the nucleus and has mass Neutron
Negatively charged particle outside the nucleus Electron
Donated electrons form charged particles called ions to stick together Ionic bond
Shared electrons hold atoms together. Covalent bond
A distinct group of atoms bonded together Molecule
The smallest unit of an element Atom
Shows how atoms in a molecule are located and connected Structural formula
Show the number and type of atoms in a molecule Chemical formula
The ability to do work Energy
A protein molecule or organic molecule used as a catalyst Enzyme
Substances that affect the rate of a reaction but are not changed themselves. Also may start or stop a reaction from occurring. Catalyst
The metric unit used to weigh of a bar of gold kilogram
Substances that enable enzymes to work properly. Coenzyme
Small amount of liquid chemicals would be measured using this metric unit. Milliliter

Covalent Bonding Crossword

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Involves the sharing of electron pairs between atoms. Covalent Bond
Group of atoms bonded together. Molecule
Molecules composed of only 2 atoms. Diatomic Molecule
A compond where the atoms share electrons through covalent bonds. Molecular Compound
Formula giving the # of atoms in one molecule of a specific compound. Molecular Formula
Only one pair of electrons is shared between atoms. Single Covalent Bond
A formula that shows the arrangement of atoms in the molecule of a compound. Structural Formula
Pairof valence electrons of opposite spin that arent shared between the atomsin a molecule. Unshared Pair
The weakest intermolecular force. Dispersion Forces
A weak bond between 2 molecules. Hydrogen Bond
A pair of equal and oppositely charged poles separated by a distance. Dipole
Attractive orrepulsive forces between molecules that dont arise fromcovalent bonds or ionic bonds Van Der Waals Force
2 pairs of electrons are shared between the atoms rather than just one pair. Double Covalent Bond
A chamical bond between atoms involving 6 bonding electrons instead of 2 in a covalent single bond. Triple Covalent Bond
2 center, 2electron covalent bond in which 2 electrons derive from the same atom. Coordinate Covalent Bond
Composed of 2 or more atomscovalently bonded. Polyatomic ion
One measure of the strength of a chemical bond. Bond dissociation
A way of describing delocalized electrons within certain molecules where the bonding cant be expressed by one lewis structure. Resonance Structure
A model used in chemistry to predict the geometry of individual molecules from the # of electron pairs surrounding their central atoms. VSEPR Theory
A central atom is located at the center with 4substituentsthat are located at the corners. Tetrahedral Angle
Chemical bond where 2 atoms share a pair of electrons. Nonpolar Covalent bond
Bonds that are partly ionic. Polar Bonds
Has a slight positive charge onone side and a slight negative charge on the other. Polar Molecules
When 2 dipolar molecules interact with eachother through space. Dipole Interactions

chemical bonding Crossword

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an electrical force linking atoms chemicalbond
chemical bonding that reults from the eletrical attraction between large number of cations and anions ionicbonding
results from the sharing of electron pairs between two atoms covalentbonding
A covalent bond where electrons are not shared equally polarcovalentbond
the simplest structural unit of an element or compound molecule
a chemical compound whose simplest unit are molecule molecularcompound
a representation of a substance using symbols for its consituent elements chemicalformula
the energy required to break a chemical bond and form neutral isolated atoms bondenergy
States that atoms lose, gain or share electrons in order to acquire a full set of eight valence electrons octet rule
atoms gain more than 8 valence electrons expandedvalence
a bond formed when two atoms share a pair of electrons single covalent bond
a bond in which two atoms share two pairs of electrons double covalent bond
a bond formed by sharing three pairs of electrons triple covalent bond
a compound that consists of positive and negative ions ionic compound
ions that are made of more than one atom polyatomic ions
the uneven distribution of molecular charge molecular polarity
attractions between oppositely charged regions of polar molecules dipole forces
compounds composed of two different elements binary ionic compounds

Covalent Compound Crossword

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A group of atoms joined together by covalent bonds Molecule
Formula showing kinds of atoms in a compound Molecular Formula
A chemical bond involving the sharing of electrons between atoms Covalent Bond
The two weakest intermolecular attractions, disperion and dipole forces Vander Waals Force
Molecule with two regions and opposite charges Dipole
Attractive forces when an atom is weakly bonded Hydrogen Bond
Attraction between molecules from motion Dispersion Forces
Forces from the attraction of oppositely charged polar molecules Dipole Interactions
Molecule where a side is slightly positive and other negative Polar Molecule
Bond when electrons are shared unequally Polar Bond
Bond where electrons are shared equally Nonpolar Covalent Bond
Bond angle forms when a single bond forms four bonds Tetrahedral Angle
Valence shell electron pairs are repelled VSEPR Theory
Two or more equal electron dot structures Resonance Structure

Chemical Bonding Crossword

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Bonding which results from the electrical attraction between cations and anions Ionic Bonding
when two atoms share a pair of electrons Covalent Bonding
Covalent bond when electrons are not shared equally Polar covalent bond
the simplest structual unit of an element molecule
compound that consists of positive and negative ions Ionic compound
in a chemical compound the max amount of electrons is 8 in the highest energy level Octet rule
A charged group of covalently bonded atoms Polyatomic ions
bonding that results from the attraction between metal atoms and the surrounding sea of electrons Metallic bonding
ability of a substance to be hammered into thin sheets Melleability
ability of a substance to be drawn or pulled through a small opening to make a wire Ductiliy
simplest collection of atoms from which an ionic compound's formula can be established Formula Unit
covalent bond when one pair of electrons is shared between two atoms single bond
energy required to break a chemical bond and form isolated atoms bond energy
bonding that has an eneven distribution of charge polar

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

Organic Chemistry Crossword

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A compound which have the same molecular formula but a different structural formula Isomer
Hydrocarbon having the general formula CnH2n+2 Alkane
Hydrocarbon that contains one or more carbon-carbon double bonds. Alkenes with only one carbon-carbon double bond have the general formula CnH2n Alkene
A substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction without itself undergoing any permanent chemical change Catalyst
Reaction of alkenes with hydrogen, water or bromine Addition reaction
An organic acid containing the carboxyl group, -COOH. Carboxylic acid
The chemical name for burning Combustion
The breaking down of long chain hydrocarbon molecules a catalyst to produce smaller hydrocarbon molecules and/or hydrogen. Catalytic cracking
The conversion of glucose by microorganisms such as yeast into ethanol and carbon dioxide. Fermentation
A process that separates the components in a mixture on the bases of their different boiling points Fractional distillation
Organic compounds made up from the elements hydrogen and carbon only Hydrocarbons
A very large molecule built up of a number of repeating units called monomers Polymer
A formula which shows how the atoms are arranged in a molecule Structural formula
A family of organic compounds with members of the family having the same functional group and similar chemical properties Homologous series
The temperature at which a substance boils and turns to vapour Boiling point
A molecule that can be bonded to other identical molecules to form a polymer monomer
A mixture of hydrocarbons present under the earth's crust as a black sticky liquid Crude oil
A group of molecules attached to a backbone chain of a long molecule Side group
Used for fractional distillation of crude oil. Fractioning column
a sweet smelling chemical made by reacting an alcohol with an organic acid Esters

Biology Vocabulary Crossword

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what is the basic unit of a chemical element? atom
what is a substance consisting of atoms which all have the same number of protons? element
what is the smallest particle in a chemical element or compound that has the chemical properties of that element or compound? molecule
what is a chemical bond formed between two ions with opposite charges? ionic bond
what is a chemical bond formed by the sharing of one or more electrons, especially pairs of electrons, between atoms? covalent bond
What is a weak chemical bond between an electronegative atom, such as fluorine, oxygen, or nitrogen, and a hydrogen atom bound to another electronegative atom? Hydrogen bond
What is the sticking together of alike molecules, such as water molecule being attracted to another water molecule? Cohesion
What is the force of attraction between unlike molecules, or the attraction between the surfaces of contacting bodies? Adhesion
What is a measure of the hydorgen ion concentration of a solution? pH
What is a molecule that can combine with others of the same kind to form a polymer? Monomer
What are large molecules composed of many similar smaller molecules linked together ? Polymer
What is a large complex molecule, such as nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids, with relatively large molecular weight ? Macromolecule
What are molecular compounds made from just three elements: carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.? Carbohydrate
What is a series of sweet-tasting, crystalline carbohydrates, especially a simple sugar or a chain of two or more simple sugars? Saccharide
what is an organic molecule of biological origin that is insoluble in water and soluble in non-polar solvents ? lipid
What is a molecule composed of polymers of amino acids joined together by peptide bonds.? protein
What are the building blocks of all biological proteins ? Amino acid
What are proteins that act as catalysts within living cells ? Enzyme
What is a substance capable of initiating or speeding up a chemical reaction? catalyst
What is a model that assumes an enzyme and substrate have a rigid interaction with each other, where a substrate fits in a key-like fashion to its lock, the enzyme, turning on the reaction ? Lock and key model
What are acids consist of either one or two long chains of repeating units called nucleotides, which consist of a nitrogen base attached to a sugar phosphate? nucleic acid
what is a chemical reaction that builds up molecules by losing water molecules ? dehydration systhesis
What is a chemical reaction in which two molecules combine to form a larger molecule with the elimination of a small molecule ? condensation reaction

MACROMOLECULES Crossword

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A hydrogen bond is the electrostatic attraction between polar groups that occurs when a hydrogen (H) atom bound to a highly electronegative atom such as nitrogen (N), oxygen (O) or fluorine (F) experiences attraction to some other nearby highly electronegative atom. H-bonding
An organic compound is any member of a large class of gaseous, liquid, or solid chemical compounds whose molecules contain carbon. organicmolecule
large molecule, such as protein, commonly created by polymerization of smaller subunits macromolecule
a molecule that may bind chemically or supramolecularly to other molecules to form a polymer monomer
a substance that has a molecular structure consisting chiefly or entirely of a large number of similar units bonded toget many synthetic organic materials polymer
biological molecule consisting of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms, usually with a hydrogen–oxygen atom ratio of 2:1 carbohydrate
called simple sugars monosaccharide
polymeric carbohydrate molecules composed of long chains of monosaccharide units bound together by glycosidic linkages and on hydrolysis give the constituent monosaccharides or oligosaccharides. polysaccharide
macromolecular biological catalysts enzyme
surface on which a plant or animal lives substrate
large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues. protein
covalent chemical bond formed between two amino acid molecules. peptidebond
biologically important organic compounds containing amine and carboxylic acid functional groups, aminoacid
a group of naturally occurring molecules that include fats, waxes, sterols, fat-soluble vitamins, monoglycerides, diglycerides, triglycerides, phospholipids, and others lipid
amylum is a polymeric carbohydrate consisting of a large number of glucose units joined by glycosidic bonds starch
a multibranched polysaccharide of glucose that serves as a form of energy storage in animals and fungi. glycogen
an insoluble substance that is the main constituent of plant cell walls and of vegetable fibers such as cotton. cellulose
holding as much water or moisture as can be absorbed; thoroughly soaked. saturated
having carbon–carbon double or triple bonds and therefore not containing the greatest possible number of hydrogen atoms for the number of carbons. unsaturated
the region of an enzyme where substrate molecules bind and undergo a chemical reaction. activesite
uncommon in nature but became commonly produced industrially from vegetable fats for use in margarine, snack food, packaged baked goods and frying fast food transfat
simple polyol compound. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid that is sweet-tasting and non-toxic. glycerol
is a carboxylic acid with a long aliphatic chain, which is either saturated or unsaturated fattyacids
biopolymers, or large biomolecules, essential for all known forms of life. nucleicacids
organic molecules that serve as the monomers nucleotides
inorganic chemical and a salt of phosphoric acid. phosphate
carbohydrate with the formula C5H10O5; ribose
Deoxyribonucleic acid is a molecule that carries the genetic instructions used in the growth, development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses DNA
Ribonucleic acid is a polymeric molecule implicated in various biological roles in coding, decoding, regulation, and expression of genes RNA
minimum energy which must be available to a chemical system with potential reactants to result in a chemical reaction. activationenergy

Atoms, Elements, and Compounds Crossword

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are the building blocks of matter Atoms
Neutrons and Protons are located here Nucleus
Positively charged particles Protons
Particles that have no charge neutrons
Negitively charged particles Electrons
pure substances that cannot be broken down into other substances by physical or chemical means Element
Atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutrons Isotopes
A pure substance formed when two or more different elements combine Compound
chemical bond that forms when electrons are shared Covalent bond
a compound in which the atoms are held together by covalent bonds Molecule
an electrical attraction between two oppositely charged atoms or groups of atoms ionic bonds
process by which atoms or groups of atoms in substances are reorganized into different substances chemical reaction
substance that lowers the activation energy needed to start a chemical reaction catalyst
biological catalyst that speed up the rate of chemical reactions in biological processes enzymes
specific location where a substrate binds on an enzyme active site
molecules that have an unequal distribution of charges polar molecules
the electrostatic attraction hydrogen bond
the substance that is dissolved in the solvent solute
substance in whih another substance is dissolved solvent
anothe name for homogeneous mixture solution