Type
Crossword
Description

Architect, William ______ LAMB
It is a well recognized _______________ LANDMARK
Tallest building for 40 years, until first World _____ Center TRADE
So big it has it's own zip _______, 10118 CODE
People go here to look over the city, ______________ Deck OBSERVATION
In what state? NEW YORK
Built using an ________ line ASSEMBLY
City it is in MANHATTAN
Tall buildings like this are called SKYSCRAPERS
Built in 410 days and under BUDGET
Is what architectural style? ART DECO
Climb 1,872 _______ to the 102nd floor Observatory STEPS
1,454 feet at the tip of the ANTENNA
Located on _____ Avenue Fifth
Film it was featured in KING KONG
It is hit by _____ about 100 times a year LIGHTNING

The Maya Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The Maya built these on top of their pyramids temples
The Maya beleived that their priests and kings could ___ with the gods. communicate
The soil in the rainforests was ____. poor
Slash-and-burn agriculture is a farming method in which trees are ___ and the ash fertilizes the soil. burned
Most Maya people lived in _____, not near the center of the city. farmingvillages
The basic social unit in Maya society was the _____. extendedfamily
Feathers from this colorful tropical bird were traded by the Maya. quetzal
Temples were built on these so that they could be closer to the gods in heaven. pyramids
One of the most startling Mayan religious practices was _____. humansacrifice
One of the 2 reasons why the great Maya cities fell. warfare
One of the 2 reasons why the great Maya cities fell. drought
The Maya developed an advanced writing system that used _____. hieroglyphics
Carved glyphs that celebrate rulers and their deeds have been preserved on stone monuments called ____. stelae
The Maya developed three distinct types of ______ for religious festivals, farming tasks and historical dates.. calendars
The Mayan numbering system differed from the European system because it included a numeral for ____. zero
The Maya built these for observing the sky. observatories
The Maya did NOT have horses, oxen or _____ vehicles. wheeled
While today, Maya buildings plain, gray ____ structures, they were once brightly colored and decorated. stone
The Maya were excellent astronomers and plotted the movement of the sun, moon, and planets without the use of these. telescopes

Famous Skyscrapers Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Empire State Building
Burj Khalifa
Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower
Ping An
Lotte
One World Trade Center
CTF Finance
Taipei
Shanghai
I C C
Petronas
Zifeng Tower
Willis Tower
Kingkey
Guangzhou
Wuhan Center
Marina
Park Avenue
Trump Tower
Jin Mao Tower

The 13 Colonies Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Founded in North America in 1682 by William Penn in Philadelphia it is the 12th colony. Pennsylvania
Founded in 1607 by John Smith in Jamestown it is the first colony during that time it was the starving time. Virginia
This is the second colony founded in 1626 by Peter Minuit on Manhattan Island. New York
John Winthrop and other colonists founded this colony in 1630 this is the third colny. Massachusetts
Founded in 1633 by Lord Baltimore a major city in this colony is Baltimore it is the 4th colony. Maryland
Land of the Brave this colony was founded in 1636 by Roger Williams and others at Providence. Rhode Island
This colony was founded by Thomas Hooker in 1636 at Hartford a city in this colony is New Haven. Connecticut
Founded in 1638 by John Mayson and established by John Wheelwright it is the seventh colony. New Hampshire
Peter Minuit founded this colony along with Sweden company in 1638. Reason for founding is trade and profits. Delaware
This colony was founded in 1653 by Virginia colonists a major city in this colony is Raleigh. North Carolina
English colonists founded this colony in 1663 this colony was one of the warmest colonies in North America. South Carolina
Named after the British Island of Jersey situated in the English Channel founded in 1664. New Jersey
This is the last colony and it was founded in 1732 by James Oglethorpe a major city in this colony is Savannah. Georgia

Under Construction Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Architecture
Builder
Building
Bulldozer
Concrete
Contractor
Crane
Creation
Demolition
Design
Development
Dumptruck
Engineering
Excavator
Forklift
Foundation
Framework
Groundbreaking
Industrial
Infrastructure
Invention
Maintenance
Manmade
Project
Redevelopment
Refurbishment
Remodel
Roadwork
Roofscape
Sawmill
Scaffold
Shape
Skyscraper
Street Sweeper
Structure
Technology
Timber
Viaduct

Skyscrapers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

City in the United States that is known for their tall skyscrapers New York
Tallest skyscraper in the world Burj Khalifa
Heavy material used in old tall structures stone
Strongest shape for building Triangle
Skyscrapers that were knocked down during terrorist attacks in 2001 Twin Towers
First building to use steel construction... The ______ _______ Company Building Home Insurance
Part of the skyscraper that is below ground foundation
The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes technology
Nickname of building One 57.... The "________ Building" billionaire
Long, strong arms used mainly in supporting cathedrals buttresses
Machine that carries people up and down skyscrapers elevator
Creating a smaller representation of an object model

Unit 4.2 Vocab Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

sidewalk acera
agriculture agricultura
right derecha
left izquierda
ancient antiguo
advanced avanzado
avenue avenida
neighborhood barrio
calender calendario
hunt cazar
city ciudad
civilization civilización
build construir
cross cruzar
city block la cuadra
from desde
turn doblar
building edificio
on the corner en la esquina
between entre
statue estatua
excavation excavación
across from frente a
to hasta
tool herramienta
modern moderno
monument monumento
object objeto
pyramid pirámide
plaza plaza
skyscrapers rascacielos
religion religión
ruins ruinas
straight derecho
traffic light semáforo
temple templo
tomb tumba

Illinois Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In the 1800s, Illinois connected the Eastern coast to the western _ frontier
Illinois is the _ state prairie
Chicago is the "_ City." windy
Lake_ is a Great Lake Michigan
The_ Mart is the most famous commercial building. merchandise
According to legend, a_ set Chicago on fire. cow
President Lincoln was buried in the state of_ springfield
The western border of Illinois is_ River Mississippi
The Chicago Cubs play at_ field. wrigley
Chicago is the_ number largest city in the United States. third
Illinois is a major_ center transportation
Frank Lloyd Wright was a famous_ architect
Chagall, Calder, and_ are artists at a public display in Chicago. Picasso
Illinois is also called the Land of_ Lincoln
The_ is the downtown area of Chicago. loop
President Lincoln practiced_ in Illinois. law
Author Carl_ wrote about Illinois sandburg
_ Tower is one the tallest buildings in the world. sears
_ very tall buildings, first appeared in Chicago. skyscrapers

Bridge Engineering Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A _________________ bridge uses shapes such as triangles and trapezoids to give it strength. Truss
A ___________________ bridge has a curved bottom and is usually supported at the ends. Covers small distances usually over a small stream or uneven surface. Arch
A _______________ bridge is meant to cover great distances. Usually very expensive to make but are very appealing. (Example: golden gate bridge) Suspension
A _____________ bridge uses cables to distribute the tension load to usually a central or pair of vertical beams. Cablestayed
A _________________ bridge is a bridge built using structures that project horizontally into space, supported on only one end. cantilever
__________________ bridges, also known as stringer bridges, are the simplest structural forms for bridge spans supported by an abutment or pier at each end. Beam
A force caused by the state of being stretched. Tension
Force caused by the act of being squeezed together. compression
The weight of the bridge that must be supported by the structure of the bridge. Dead Load
The steps that engineers use to design something to solve a problem Engineering Design Process
The outermost end supports on a bridge, which carry the load from the deck Abutments
The distance a bridge extends between two supports. Span
The vertical structure in a suspension bridge or cable staryed bridge from which cables are hung Tower
A strain produced when material is twisted Torsion
A structure built over an obstacle, such as a river or a road. Bridge
Supported roadway on a bridge. Deck
A structural support; to strengthen and stiffen a structure to resist loads. Brace
An engineer who plans, designs, and supervises the construction of facilities essential to modern life. (examples: bridges, buildings, roads, etc..) Civil Engineer
A mixture of water, sand, small stones, and a gray powder called cement. Concrete

China Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

91% of Chinese people belong to this ethnic group Han
the capital of this province in Guangzhou Guangdong
The longest river in China Yangtze
Famous capital dish Peking duck
Famous philosopher Confucius
ancient capital xian
shufa calligraphy
chinese characters hanzi
southern capital Nanjing
famous mountain in anhui province huangshan
british wars opium wars
Massive engineering project on long river three gorges dam
birthplace of Chairman Mao Changsha
province famous for its spicy hot food sichuan
shanghai landmark building pearl tower
olympic stadium birds nest
hefei is its capital anhui
october 1 national day
revolutionary sun yat sen
chinese new year spring festival
general zhege liang
mid autumn food mooncakes
last emperor puxi
prosperous dynasty ming
historical figure caocao
returned to china in1998 hong kong
emperors seat of power forbidden city
changcheng greatwall
beijing sight temple of heaven
form of writing pinyin
basketball player youming
national sport pingpong

North America Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The ____ Mountains stretch from Canada across the United States including Colorado Rocky
Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area Greatlakes
Ships can cross from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean using this canal PANAMA
Largest country in North America by population UNITEDSTATES
The capital city of this country is San Jose COSTARICA
Puerto ____ is a U.S. territory in the Caribbean Sea RICO
The tallest mountain in North America MCKINLEY
Country located between Honduras and Panama NICARAGUA
Ocean located to the west PACIFIC
The capital city of this island country is Havana CUBA
Body of water stretching from Mexico to Florida GULFOFMEXICO
This city is the capital of Greenland NUUK
Longest river in North America MISSISSIPPI
The largest city in North America by population is ____ City MEXICO
The French speaking province of Canada QUEBEC
The Appalachian ____ are located in the eastern United States MOUNTAINS
Country just south of Mexico GUATEMALA
This country is considered the largest island in the world GREENLAND
Largest country in North America by area CANADA
The island of Hispaniola includes the Dominican Republic and this country HAITI
Most populous city in Canada TORONTO
Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area SUPERIOR
The Rio ____ forms the border between Texas and Mexico GRANDE
The capital of Canada OTTAWA
North America is the 3rd largest__________ continent
countries make up the continent of North America Twenty-four
Death Valley, in California, is the ________point on the continent. lowest
North America was named after the explorer_____ Americo Vespucci.
About 502 ______people live in North America. Millon
Italian explorer Christopher Columbus was the first European to navigate to North America in______ 1492