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africa
borneo
Ebu gogo
extint mega found
footprint
india
Low sea levels
nungo man
Raft sailing
Rock art
sea crossing

Famous Explorers Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who sailed the ocean in 1492 Christopher Columbus
Who was the first European to reach India by sea Vasco de Gama
1497, he discover parts of North America John Cabot
Made the first Europeans contact with the Eastern Coast of Australia James Cook
He conquered Mexico Hernando Cortes
Mapped much of the Southern half of the modern United States Hernando De Soto
Conquered Peru Francisco pizarro
English sea explorer and navigator in the early 17th century Jacque Cartier
Organized the Castilian expedition to the East Indies Ferdinand Magellan
Best known for crossing the isthmus of Panama to the Pacific Ocean in 1513 Vasco Balboa
First demanstrates that Brazil and the West IndIves did not represent Asias eastern outskirts as initially conjectured from Columbian voyages America Vespucius
Sailed around the southernNmost tip of Africa in 1488, reaching the Indian Ocean from the Atlantic Bartolomeu Dias
Found the city of Santa Fe and New Mexico in 1610 Pedro Peralta
Explored the Great Lakes region of the United States, Canad, the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico Sierra do Salle
Claimed the Moreast coast of South America for Portugal Pedro Alvares Cabral
Founded New France and Quebec City on July 3, 1608 Samuel Champlain
First governed of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown Juan Ponce Leon
Italian explorer of North America in service of King Francis I of France Giovanni Verrazzano
First resident Bishop of Chiapas Bartolome Casas

Human Impact on Climate Change Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the practice of faming AGRICULTURE
all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country POPULATION
the level of the sea's surface SEA LEVEL
the ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level SUSTAINABILITY
a ridge of rock in the sea formed by the growth and deposit of coral CORAL REEF
a woody perennial plant TREES
a gas that contributes to the greenhouse effect by absorbing infrared radiation, e.g., carbon dioxide and chlorofluorocarbons GREENHOUSE GASES
change related to or determined by the sun SOLAR CHANGE
the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles RADIATION
wild animals WILDLIFE
the act of clearing a wide area of trees DEFORESTATION
a storm with a violent wind HURRICANE
the process or state of breaking or being broken into small or separate parts FRAGMENTATION
a large area covered with trees and undergrowth FOREST
a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility BLIZZARD
gases surrounding a planet ATMOSPHERE
an ecological or environmental area where a specific species lives NATURAL HABITAT
a person or thing that prevents someone or something from suffering harm or injury PROTECTION
a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment ECOSYSTEM
a structure with a roof and walls BUILDING
storms of catastrophic proportion MEGA STORMS
naturally present in air and absorbed by plants in photosynthesis CARBON DIOXIDE
break down chemically DEGRADATION

Marvel Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Possesses shrinking tech Ant Man
Warrior of Wakanda Black Panther
Sheild Agent; aka Natasha Romanoff Black Widow
The First Avenger Captain America
Octopus doctor Doc Oc
The destroyer Drax
Spiderman's nemesis that gives off an electric current Electro
Tech that allows him to fly; in the comics he has wings Falcon
Green alien with a sword Gamora
Plant Groot
Incredible eye sight; wields a Bow and Arrow Hawkeye
Giant Green Rage Monster Hulk
Emits high temperatures Human Torch
Can't see Invisible Woman
Billionarie; also know as Tony Stark Iron Man
Juggernaut Juggernaut
Ice giant; god of mischief Loki
"Made of rubber" MR FANTASTIC
aka Green Goblin NORMANOSBORNE
Superspeeder Quicksilver
Spiderman's nemesis that's and African animal Rhino
Raccoon Rocket
Wants the infinity orb Ronan
Spiderman's nemesis; quick _____ Sand Man
Telekinesis SCARRLETWITCH
Friendly, neighborhood __________ Spiderman
Wields infinity goblet; obsessed with finding infinity stones Thanos
Peter Quill Star Lord
Metal Beast sent form Asgard THE DESTROYER
Rock Monster Thing
Prince of Thunder; Oden son Thor
Robot with artificial intelligence; wants to reform the world Ultron
Spiderman's nemesis; black goo Venom
aka Doctor Doom VICTERVONDOOM
Robot; mind gem rests in his head Vision
Claws WOLVERINE
Flying whistle YONDU

Age Of Exploration Crossword Puzzle:

Type
Crossword
Description

In 1592______ sailed the ocean blue. Columbus
Conquered the Inca civilization. Francisco Pizaro
Discovered New York State, Canada and Hudson Bay Henry Hudson
Fierce sailors who raided towns in their free time Vikings
A navigation device which replaced the Astrolabe and the Cross-staff because it could be used on land and sea. Sextant
A faster and more efficient cargo ship invented for better sea tavel. Caravel
Famous Portuguese leader who created a school for navigational sailing. Prince Henry
A system used for mass-producing books and maps. Printing Press
Long stories passed down verbally generation to generation. Saga
Northern part of Europe which includes Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Scandinavia
Eric The Red's son, viking explorer who discovered Greenland Lief Ericson
A very long and sleek ship used by the vikings. Longship
The Incan emperor that Francisco Pizaro captured and murdered. Atahlupa
Famous conquistador who conquered the Aztecs of Mexico. Hernando Cortes
Number of natives Christopher Columbus took back to Spain to serve as slaves. 500 natives
Columbus's sons name. Ferdinand
Name of the biggest main ship Columbus sailed with on his most famous voyage. Santa Maria
Name the other two ships in the same voyage in number 17. Nina and Pinta
A term used by the vikings to describe the savage natives. Skraelings
What the vikings were called/what they called themselves. Norsemen
A famous explorer who has a game named after him and found a lot of the Silk Road Marco Polo
An enormous trading route from East Asia to Europe. Silk Road

Ancient Rome Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This runs across the center of the peninsula Italy. Tiber River
One of the longest coastlines in Europe. Italian Peninsula
A sea between southern Europe, the northern coast of Africa, and southwesterm Asia. Mediterranean Sea
The capitol of Italy,that spreads across 7 low hills, and is about 15 minutes up the Tiber River. Rome
An Estruscan noble that murdered the king. Tarquin
A Roman leader that forced Tarquin and his sons out of Rome, and later became king. Junis Brutis
This man led Roman forces into battle and got captured. Regulus
The wealthiest, most powerful citizens. patricians
About 90% of Roman citizens. plebeians
A form of government where citizens have a right to vote. republic
People who are elected to represent the people. representatives
Any of various governing bodies. Senate
Officials who managed the government and the army. consuls
Someone who has total control over the people. dictator
People that were appointed by the Senate to protect the rights of plebeians. tribune
A city-state located in North Africa. carthage
Wars that ,altogether, lasted nearly 120 years. Punic Wars
A Carthaginian general. Hannibal
He attacked Carthage and defeated it. Scipio
A sense of pride in one's country. patriotism

The Veldt Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A grassy country, with few trees/bushes Veldt
Squares, circles, and triangles are this Two-Dimensional
A trip Jaunt
Heavy woven cloth Tapestry
Preoccupied Bemused
Bottom or low levels Subsided
Flying horse Pegasus
Stone or rock Agate
Being Cheerful Joviality
Tube/Pipe Flue
Lots of pain Insufferable
Delusional Paranoia
Animal footprints Spoor
Enthuse Engrossed
Cover Thatched

Rocks and minerals Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

a carbonate mineral and the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate Calcite
a machine that collects oil Guahers
This chemical element has the symbol S and atomic number of 16 Sulphur
India is the largest producer of this mineral Mica
A mineral usually made up of colorless or pale-colored crystals Feldspar
a component of soil formed by the decomposition of leaves and other plant material Humus
a fracture in rock containing a deposit of minerals or ore Vein
a silvery-white metal in the actinide series of the periodic table Uranium
A fossil formed when sediment fills the inside or covers the outside of a dead organism Mold Fossil
a soft finely stratified sedimentary rock that formed from consolidated mud or clay Shale
also known as common mica, isinglass, or potash mica Muscovite
a hard, dark, glasslike volcanic rock formed by the rapid solidification of lava without crystallization Obsidian
a clay mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate Talc
The word from sweden directly translates to heavy stone Tungsten
the process of scraping or wearing away Abrasion
a metamorphic rock that may be foliated or nonfoliated Marble
Made up of sodium chloride and colorless cubic crystals Halite
a group of dark-colored amphibole minerals found in many types of igneous and metamorphic rocks Hornblende
a mixture of hydrous aluminum oxides, aluminum hydroxides, clay minerals, and insoluble materials Bauxite
unrefined petroleum Crude Oil
extracting a metal from ore by BLANK Smelting
a low-grade iron ore consisting largely of chert Taconite
a reddish-black mineral consisting of ferric oxide Hematite
a name used for a large group of black mica minerals that are commonly found in igneous and metamorphic rocks Biotite
flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons Natural Gas

Imperialism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a territory that a colonial power ruled directly through colonial officials colony
African country that remained independent via their military Ethiopia
a soldier from colonial India under the direction of a British Commander sepoy
one of the inspirations for Westerners to colonize China gold
effort by the Righteous and Harmonious Fists to expel foreigners from China Boxer Rebellion
largest colonial power in Africa England
little buddy of the USA in Africa...remained independent Liberia
British adventurer who made millions in gold and diamonds in Africa Cecil Rhodes
pride in your country, support of its policies, and feeling of superiority nationalism
acronym for the motives of imperialism name
meeting where Europeans agreed on how to divide up the African continent Berlin Conference
had to inform others that you wanted part of Africa Article 34
lead European leaders at the Berlin Conference Otto von Bismark
author of White Man's Burden Rudyard Kipling
colony with its own government but policies guided by a foreign power protectorate
time between 1800-1914 when countries set out to control foreign lands Age of Imperialism
political, economic, social, military control of another country imperialism
a region where an imperial power has exclusive economic and trading control sphere of inluence
amount of input Africans had at the Berlin Conference zero
competition by Europeans to claim part of Africa Scramble for Africa
poem advocating "westernization" of Africa and other non-industrialized areas White Man's Burden

Topography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Variation or change in the elevation of land terrain relief
physical features of land terrain
shape of the Earth's surface and the way its physical features are arranged, especially their positions and elevations. topography
physical features of the Earth's surface found in a given region landscape
height above sea level elevation
a landform that rises more than 600 meteres (2,000 feet) above its surrounding landscape with steep slopes and a peak mountain
group of mountains that were formed in the same way at the same time mountain range
more than mountain range in a given area mountain system
a group of mountain ranges and systems mountain belt
an extensive, raised, flat-surfaced area that has slopes or cliffs on one or more sides. They rise 600-1500 meters above sea level, extending for many miles with little relief plateau
a large, table-like landform that is the result of plateau erosion mesa
a table-like landform like a mesa, but smaller and also a result of erosion butte
areas of extensive flat landthat do not rise far above sea level plains
areas of flat land along sea coaststhat are low in elevation coastal plains
areas of flat land that are found inland and are usually higher in elevation than coastal plains interior plains
people who make maps cartographers
maps that show the topography of the land, using contour lines topographic maps
markings on topographic maps that show elevation, steep slopes, and lines that are farther apart to show less steep areas contour lines

Age of Exploration Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

first European to make it to India by sea daGama
explorer who is given credit for "discovering" the Americas Columbus
his crew was the first to circumnavigate the globe Magellan
first European to sail to the southern tip of Africa Diaz
the wife of King Ferdinand of Spain. She and her husband sponsored Columbus' voyages Isabella
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Aztec Cortes
Spanish conquistador who defeated the Inca Pizarro
Spanish explorer who claimed Florida in his search for the "Fountain of Youth" Poncedeleon
Muslim explorer who led the Ming voyages in Chinese history ZhengHe
large Chinese ships Junk
navigational instrument Compass
the transfer of plants, animals, and diseases between the Old and New Worlds ColumbianExchange
a labor system in which a person is seen as property slavery
the most economically valuable agricultural product grown in Latin America Sugar
name given to the voyage made by many slaves during their forced migration from Africa to the Americas MiddlePassage
labor system used by the Inca Mita
Prince of Portugal who sponsored voyages of exploration HenrytheNavigator
famous silver mine in South America Potosi
economic philosophy that encouraged countries to accumulate as much wealth as possible by exploiting colonies for resources mercantilism
dominant religion of Latin America following European settlement Catholicism