Type
Crossword
Description

If you _______ your old aluminum cans, companies can make them into new cans. RECYCLE
When there is little or no rain for a long time, a _______ occurs. DROUGHT
Food is an example of a ________ that living things need to survive. RESOURCE
You could _____ a water bottle by filling it up with water again. REUSE
Heavy rains can cause a _____ if water covers normally dry land. FLOOD
A kind of organism is _______ when there are no more left alive. EXTINCT
When harmful materials are put into an environment, it is called _________. POLLUTION
By taking shorter showers, you ______ how much water you use. REDUCE
A kind of organism is __________ when there are only a few of those organisms left. ENDANGERED
Scientists can use a ______ to learn more about a living thing from the past. FOSSIL

Human/Global Impact Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Earth's Resources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a type of natural resource that cannot be replaced or can only be replaced after thousands or millions of years nonrenewable
protecting our natural resources and using them responsibly conservation
a type of natural resource that can be replaced renewable
a solid, non-living substance found in nature mineral
a non-living substance made of one or more minerals; there are 3 main types rock
a material that is burned for energy fuel
a mixture of minerals, weathered rocks, and decayed plants and animal matter soil
a type of resource found on Earth that is necessary or useful to people natural
the trace or remains of an organism that lived long ago fossil
type of energy from the sun solar
died out, leaving no more of that type of organism alive extinct
when harmful things get into the water, air, and land pollution
a type of energy that comes from moving air wind
energy made from moving or falling water hydroelectricity
a type of resource that can be used again and again reusable
energy from living things, plants or animals, or waste biofuels
a type of energy made from heat inside the earth geothermal
melted rock that is underground in the mantle layer of the Earth magma
combination of sand, silt, clay and humus; best soil for plants loam
tiny bits of weathered or broken-down rock and once-living animals and plants sediment

Forensic Science Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Material that connects an individual or thing to a certain group. ClassEvidence
This type of fingerprint has no deltas and accounts for about 5% of human fingherprints. Arches
The most common way to remove organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which all the organs are removed at once. RokitanskyMethod
These type of fingerprints are clearly visible and are made when you touch something such as paint or blood and then touch other surfaces. PatentPrints
The path a bullet takes Trajectory
The type of glass that is found in the rear and side windows of a car. TemperedGlass
Solids that have their atoms arranged randomly. Amorphous
The arrangement of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel. Rifling
The term which encompases all objects that can establish whether a crime has been committed or can provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime. Evidence
The process of separating light into its component colors or frequencies. Refraction
The study of insects in order to provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime. Entomology
Where is DNA located in our bodies? Chromosomes
The study of the uniqueness of friction ridge structures and their use for personal identification. Ridgeology
These types of fingerprints must have one delta and one or more ridges that enter and leave on the same side. Loops
The condition that occurs when there is no heartbeat, no pulse, a cold exterior, and no neurological activity in a body. Death
The condition after death when the muscle cells deplete ATP and the body begins to stiffen. Rigor Mortis
A person's last or dying breath; may be preceded with the "death rattle." Terminal Apnea
A medically qualified public officer whose duty is to investigate deaths occurring under unusual circumstances. Medical Examiner
A fingerprint system that uses whorls. Henry System
Bullet-proof glass Laminated Glass
Fractures emanating outward from a hole. Radial Lines
The instrument most used for examining bullets to see if they've been fired from the same gun. Comparison Microscope
The long, metal tube that guides a projectile out of a firearm. Barrel
These types of fingerprints are formed when you touch something and oil or sweat leaves a print. Latent Prints
The method of removing organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which a medical examiner dissects each organ individually. Virchow Method

Natural Disasters Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A cold storm normally in the coldest parts in the world Blizzard
A storm that normally happens in the desert Sandstorm
A disaster that shakes the Earth Earthquake
A huge wave caused by an ocean-floor earthquake Tsunami
A whirling storm caused by the wind Cyclone
A storm in shape of a spiral that is similar to a cyclone Hurricane
A fire that gets out of control and hurts anything it touches Wildfire
A storm that takes you and spins you around Tornado
When a volcano erupts Volcanic eruption
When snow falls off a cliff in multiple turns Avalanche
When there is heavy rainfall and it gets out of control Flood
A fire that happens in nature areas Bushfire
When there has not been any rain for a long time Drought
When the land starts to sink into the ground Landslide
A storm simillar to a blizzard but more snow is involved Snowstorm

SOIL CROSSWORD

Type
Crossword
Description

Largest particle dries quicl;y and texture is rough and gritty. Sand
Relative proportions of sand, silt, and clay texture
What the soil is composed of air, water, nutrients, and orgainic matter Composition
the proccess by which the surface of the earth is worn away by the action of water, glaciers, winds, waves, ext. Erosion
How much water the soil will allow through permeability
Depends on how many pores and the size of the pores porosity
influenced by the amount of proteins present in the soil Color
used to identify different types of soil Soil Properties
the break down of rock and minerals by rain, acid, salt, wind, and temperature into sediments weathering
Medium sized particles, texture is smooth and powdery when dry and slippery when wet. silt
smallest particle; smooth and hard as stone when dry and sticky when wet clay
Mixture of sand, silt, and clay. Best type of soil for growing plants. Loam
soil layers; more mature soil has more horizons soil horizon
Mixture of rock, minerals, and organiz matter soil
living particles in soil organic
non living particles in soil inorganic
Mostly made of decaying leaves, twigs, and animal remains/waste Humus
loose soil that is rich in organic material needed by plants topsoil
rich in minerals that are wased down in minerals that are wased downfrom topsoil by rain subsoil
slightly broken up rock. plants roots cannot go through this layer. Mostly inorganic. weathered rock
also knowthe parent material. unweathered solid rock bneath all layers. bedrock
the extraction of valuable minerals or geological materials from the earth. mining
a natrual material with a high concentation of metals and valuable materials that can be extracted for a profit. Ore
when a mine is no longer being used, the land should be restored to its former state or better. Reclamation
minerals or substances that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. Natrual resource
a natural resource that can be replaced quickly enough so that we will not run out renewable resource
hydrocarbons created from the remains of formerly living organisms used for energy. fossil fuel
a natrual resource that we need to use carefully because it cannot be replaced quickly and we will run out. nonrenewable resource

Water Conservation Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is a more water-efficient way to bathe? shower
What can take 150 gallons of water each time you wash it? Car
One gallon of what takes nearly 13 gallons of water to produce? gasoline
What can you use to save water washing dishes? dishwasher
Turn off the what when brushing your teeth? faucet
A liquid that all living things need to survive water
Repairing a what can save up to 100 gallons of water a day? leak
Doing what throughout the day can help save water cleaning the floors at night? drysweep
What is gently used water that can be reused for other purposes? greywater
What is a container that collects rainwater? rainbarrel
Instead of using water to defrost foods, what appliance can you use? fridge
It takes 1.5 gallons of what to manufacture a single plastic bottle? water
What can you install in your faucets at home and work to save water? lowflow
Water your yard in the early what to save water? morning
Plug up the what to save water if washing dishes by hand? sink
Up to 50% of household water use goes towards what? outdoors

Crossword Riddles

Type
Crossword
Description

Which Netflix Original takes place in a school of arts called Keaton? Backstage
What is the capital of Michigan? Lansing
Poor people have it. Rich people need it. If you eat it you die. What is it? Nothing
What comes down but never goes up? Rain
I’m tall when I’m young and I’m short when I’m old. What am I? Candle
Mary’s father has 5 daughters – Nunu, Nene, Nini, Nono. What is the fifth daughters name? Mary
If I drink, I die. If i eat, I am fine. What am I? Fire
Throw away the outside and cook the inside, then eat the outside and throw away the inside. What is it? Corn
What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it? Short
What has hands but can not clap? Clock
What can you catch but not throw? Cold
What is so delicate that saying its name breaks it? Silence
If a blue house is made out of blue bricks, a yellow house is made out of yellow bricks and a pink house is made out of pink bricks, what is a green house made of? Glass
They come out at night without being called, and are lost in the day without being stolen. What are they? Stars
Mr. Blue lives in the blue house, Mr. Pink lives in the pink house, and Mr. Brown lives in the brown house. Who lives in the white house? President
What gets broken without being held? Promise
What is always coming but never arrives? Tomorrow
What has Eighty-eight keys but can’t open a single door? Piano
What has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps, can run but never walks, and has a bank but no money? River
The Smith family is a very wealthy family that lives in a big, circular home. One morning, Mr. Smith woke up and saw a strawberry jam stain on his new carpet. He figured out that everyone who was there that morning had a jam sandwich. By reading the following excuses, figure out who spilled the jam. Billy Smith: “I was outside playing basketball.” The Maid: “I was dusting the corners of the house.” Chef: “I was starting to make lunch for later.” Who is lying? Maid
What can you hear but not touch or see? Voice
What starts with “P” and ends with “E” and has more than 1000 letters? Post Office
What loses its head in the morning but gets it back at night? Pillow
What is something you will never see again? Yesterday
What is round on both sides but high in the middle? Ohio
I have keys but no locks. I have space but no room. You can enter but can’t go outside. What am I? Keyword
How many seconds are there in a year? twelve
What goes through towns and over hills but never moves? Road

Life Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

All living and nonliving things that exist and interact in one place. Ecosystem
The remains of plants and animals. Organic Matter
All the organisms that live in the same ecosystem and interact with each other. Community
All the organisms of the same kind that live in the ecosystems. Population
An organism that eats living things to get energy. Consumer
An animal such as an insect or bird, that helps plants make seeds by moving pollen from one part of the plant to another. Pollinator
Any organism that makes its own food. Producer
The process of making more of one's own kind. Reproduction
The scattering or carrying away of seeds from the plant that produced them. Seed Dispersal
An animal that only eats other animals. Carnivore
An animal that only eats plants. Herbivore
An animal that eats both plants and other animals. Omnivore
The process plants use to make food. Photosynthesis
An animal that hunts other animals for food. Predator
An animal that is hunted for food by a predator. Prey
To break down into simpler materials. Decay
An orgaism that breaks down the remains of dead organisms. Decomposer
A tiny living thing that can only be seen with a microscope. Microorganism
The process of breaking down materials into a different form for a new use. Recycling
An animal that feeds on the remains of dead animals. Scavenger
A physical feature or behavior that helps an organism survive in its habitat. Adaptation
The coloring, marking, or other physical appearance of an animal that helps it blend in with its surroundings. Camoflauge
The place where an organism lives. Habitat
To go into deep sleep during which an animal uses very little energy and usually does not need to eat. Hibernate
An adaptation that allows an animal to protect itself by looking like another kind of animal or like a plant. Mimicry
The role a plant or an animal plays in its habitat. Niche
A group of organisms that produce organisms of one kind. Species
No longer living Extinct
To move to another region when seasons change and food supplies become scarce. Migrate
A major division of geologic time defined by events that took place during that time. Era
The preserved traces and remains of an organism that lived long ago Fossil
A scientist who studies fossils. Paleontologist

CPR Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A first aid procedure that supplies oxygen and blood to the body until normal function resumes. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
When performing CPR this needs to be pinched to make sure airflow travels to the lungs of the victim. Nose
When performing CPR this part of the body needs to be tilted back in order to open the airway. Head
30 of these are given during CPR. Compressions
2 of these are given during CPR. Breaths
If someone is in need of CPR and have by lying there for more than ____ minutes, brain death is probable. Ten
If you start performing CPR within the first _____ minutes, brain damage is unlikely. Four
The Department of Health requires that the ambulance service reaches 75% of category A (life-threatening) calls within ________ minutes. Eight
This type of CPR is used by doing compression's only until help arrives. Hands Only CPR
This is used when a person is unconscious, has a heartbeat, but is not breathing. Rescue Breathing
A portable device that checks the heart rhythm and can send an electric shock to the heart to try to restore a normal rhythm. AED
If an INFANT is lying on the floor with no heartbeat and is not breathing, it is most likely because of a ___________ issue. Respiratory
If an ADULT is lying on the floor with no heartbeat and is not breathing, it is most likely because of a ___________ issue. Heart
The right depth and rate of compression's will help _______ flow to the brain. Blood
When preparing for possible CPR, the very first thing you do when you come upon someone whom you believe to be unconscious is check for __________________. Responsiveness

Ecology/Environmental Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Precipitation that is more acidic than normal because of air pollution. Acid Rain
Capable of being broken down by bacteria and other decomposers. Biodegradable
Fuel made from living things. Biomass Fuel
Human-made gases containing chlorine and fluorine Chlorofluorocarbons
The process of helping biodegradable wastes to decompose naturally. Composting
A period of less rain than usual Drought
The study of how living things interact with each other and their environment Ecology
The community of organisms that live in a particular area, along with their nonliving surroundings Ecosystem
Pollutants that are released into the air Emissions
An energy-rich substance (such as coal, oil, or natural gas) Fossil fuels
The theory that increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will raise Earth's temperature. Global Warming
The trapping of heat near Earth's surface by certain gases in the atmosphere. Greenhouse Effect
The breaking of a habitat into smaller, isolated pieces. Habitat Fragmentation
An energy-rich chemical compound that contains carbon and hydrogen atoms. Hydrocarbon
A species that influences the survival of many others in an ecosystem. Keystone Species
A thick, brownish haze formed when certain gases react with sunlight Photochemical Smog
A resource that is either always available or is naturally replaced in a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A close relationship between two species that benefits at least one of the species. Symbiosis
A condition in which a layer of warm air traps polluted air close to Earth’s suface Temperature Inversion
A species that could become endangered in the near future. Threatened Species