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a central or primary rule or principle on which something is based. The basics and essentials fundamental
lack of perception, awareness, or judgement; ignorance. blindness
based on or in accordance with reason or logic. It's logical. rational
he fact or process of a species, family, or other group of animals or plants becoming extinct. extinction
the action or fact of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work. To misuse. exploitation
to kill (animals) for food. slaughter
a person who makes statements on behalf of a group or individual. spokesman
the practice of claiming to have higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case. hypocrisy
the natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organism. habitat
accept (a belief, theory, or change) willingly and enthusiastically. embrace
grand and impressive in appearance. imposing
intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth, power, or food. greed
a slaughterhouse. abattoir
the practice of eating only food not derived from animals and typically of avoiding the use of other animal products. veganism
a system in which members of an organization or society are ranked according to relative status or authority. hierarchies

Life Science Crossword

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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

Agriculture Crossword

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Any plant whose fruit, seed etc are used for food. Vegetable
Provide starch and make French fries Potato
a cultivated plant that is grown as food, especially a grain, fruit, or vegetable. Crops
A type of wheat used mainly for macaroni. Durum
The science or practice of farming, cultivation of soils & rearing of animals for food Agriculture
A powerful, motor-driven machine used to pull implements and do other work on the farm. tractor
The product of any of a variety of perennial crops, typically grasses that can be used as feed for ruminant animals. Hay
a cereal plant that is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc. Wheat
An animal kept to produce milk or beef. Cows
Type of gardening tool. Hoe
A person who owns or manages a farm. Farmer
A male sheep. Ram
This oil is used for healthy cooking and baking. Canola
Takes care of bees. Beekeeper
An expert who can give advice on crops and soils Agronomist

Nutrition Vocab Crossword

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the parts that make up a particular food ingredients
diet that excludes food of animal origin vegan diet
nutrition that helps the body use carbs, proteins, and fats vitamins
a substance in foods that helps with body functions nutrient
to rid the body of food by vomiting or by taking laxatives and diuretics purge
a quick weight-loss strategy that is popular for a short time fad diet
nutrient that provides energy, and helps the body store and use vitamins fat
building blocks that make up protein amino acids
a body weight that is 20 percent or more than desireable body weight obesity
an adnormal responce to food that is triggered by the immune system food allergy
simple sugar that is the body's main energy source glucose
a fat-like substance made by the body and found in certain foods cholesterol
a hormone that regulates the blood sugar level insulin
the sum of the processes by which humans, animals, and plants consume and use food nutrition
the listing of the amount of food that is considered a serving serving size
title of information panel that is required on most foods nutrition facts
a panel of nutrition information required on all processed foods regulated by the FDA food label
nutrient that is needed for growth, and to help build and repair body tissue protein
the part of grains and plants that cannot be digested fiber
a category of foods that contain similar nutrition food group
to eat a large amount of food in a short amount of time binge
an eating disorder in which a person binges and purges bulimia
a disease in which the body produces little or no insulin diabetes
a food substance that is made and stored in most plants starch
a unit of energy produced by food calorie

Agriscience Crossword

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All jobs relating in some way to plants, animals, and renewable natural resources Agriscience
Activities concerned with the production of plants and animals, and the related supplies, services, mechanics, products, processing, and marketing Agriculture
Commercial firms that have developed with or stem out of agriculture Agribusiness
Application of science to an industrial or commercial objective Technology
Raising of finfish, shellfish, and other aquatic animals under controlled conditions. Aquaculture
Application of enginerring principles in agricultural settings. AgEngineering
Use of modern principles and practices in animal growth and management. AnimalScienceTech
Use of modern principles in growing and managing crops CropScience
The study of the properties and management of soil to grow plants. SoilScience
Use of cells or components of cells to produce products or processes. Biotechnology
Abreviation for pest control program based on multiple-control practices. IPM
Food that has been grown wthout the use of certain chemical pesticides. OrganicFood
All aspects of water conservation and management. WaterResources
Space and mass around us. Environment
The turfgrass plant and soil immediately below it. Turf
Basic science of the plant and the animal kingdoms. Biology
Science dealing with the characteristics of elements or simple substances. Chemistry
Chemistry as it applies to living matter. Biochemistry
Science of insect life. Entomology
Science of soils and field crops. Agronomy
The science of producing, processing, and marketing fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants. Horticulture
Plants used for their appearance. Ornamentals
Animal growth, care, and management. AnimalSciences
Management of agricultural resources, including farms and agribusinesses. AgEconomics
Teaching and program management in agriculture AgEducation
Type of resources provided by nature that can replace themselves. Renewable

Facts from Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret Crossword

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Livestock and their byproducts account for at least 32,000 million _____ of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year, or 51% of all worldwide Tons
Animal agriculture is responsible for 18 percent of _____ gas emissions, more than the combined exhaust from all transportation. Greenhouse
_____ produce 150 billion gallons of methane per day. Cows
Animal agriculture water consumption ranges from 34-76 _____ gallons annually. Trillion
Agriculture is responsible for 80-90% of US _____ consumption Water
2,500 gallons of water are needed to produce one pound of _____ Beef
1,000 gallons of water are required to produce 1 gallon of _____ Milk
5% of water consumed in the US is by private homes. 55% of water consumed in the US is for animal _____ Agriculture
Animal agriculture is the leading cause of species extinction, ocean dead zones, water _____, and habitat destruction. Pollution
arly _____ of the contiguous US is devoted to animal agriculture. Half
Every _____, 7 million pounds of excrement are produced by animals raised for food in the US Minute
A farm with 2,500 _____ cows produces the same amount of waste as a city of 411,000 people. Dairy
130 times more _____ waste than human waste is produced in the US – 1.4 billion tons from the meat industry annually. 5 tons of animal waste is produced per person in the US. Animal
In the U.S. livestock produce 116,000 lbs of waste per _____ Second
For every one _____ of fish caught, up to five pounds of unintended marine species are caught and discarded as by-kill. Pound
As many as 40% (63 billion pounds) of _____ caught globally every year are discarded. Fish
Scientists estimate as many as 650,000 whales, dolphins and seals are killed every year by _____ vessels. Fishing
Animal agriculture is responsible for up to 91% of Amazon _____ Destruction
1-2 acres of _____ are cleared every second. Rainforest
Up to 137 _____, animal and insect species are lost every day due to rainforest destruction. Plant
80% of _____ sold in the US are for livestock. Antibiotics
More than 6 million animals are killed for food every _____ Hour
82% of starving children live in _____ where food is fed to animals, and the animals are eaten by western countries. Countries
Land required to feed 1 person for 1 year: Vegan: 1/6th acre; Vegetarian: 3x as much as a vegan; Meat Eater: 18x as much as a _____ Vegan
1.5 acres can produce 37,000 pounds of plant-based food. 1.5 acres can produce 375 pounds of _____ Meat
A person who follows a vegan _____ produces the equivalent of 50% less carbon dioxide, uses 1/11th oil, 1/13th water, and 1/18th land compared to a meat-lover for their food. Diet
Each _____, a person who eats a vegan diet saves 1,100 gallons of water, 45 pounds of grain, 30 sq ft of forested land, 20 lbs CO2 equivalent, and one animal’s life. Day

Persuasive Vocabulary Crossword

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a persuasive appeal that is used to show the credibility of the speaker (expert or celebrity) Ethos
a persuasive appeal that is used to evoke the emotions of the audience Pathos
a persuasive appeal that is uses logic through definitions, facts, or statistics to prove a point Logos
an error in thinking or arguing Fallacy
the author/creator of the persuasive appeals ethos, pathos, and logos Aristotle
to state something to be true with or without evidence Claim
a claim plus supporting reasons Thesis
a statement that creates an inferred conclusion Premise
a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief Assertion
language used to persuade an audience Rhetoric
the degree to which an objective is achieved Effectiveness
Judging the value or character of something; discussing the positive and negative advantages or disadvantages. Evaluate
A summary based on evidence or facts Conclusion
the available body of facts or information indicating whether a belief or proposition is true or valid. Evidence

Energy in an Ecosystem Crossword

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Physical conditions and non-living resources that affect living organisms. AbioticComponents
Living things that shape an ecosystem. BioticComponents
A long term change in the earths climate. ClimateChange
Ecosystem Community
The struggle among organisms. Competition
Feeds on plants or other animals. Consumers
Breaks down the cells of dead plants and animals into simpler substances. Decomposers
Community Ecosystem
A species at risk of extinction EndangeredSpecies
Adverse effects EnvironmentalImpact
Predator-prey and consumer-resource interactions. FoodWeb
Surroundings Habitat
Natural habitat unable to support the present species. HabitatDestruction
Not native to a specific location InvasiveSpecies
Both species benefit Mutualism
Living as a parasite Parasitism
Taint Pollution
All species living in a given area Population
Preying on other organisms Predator
An animal hunted or seized for food Prey
Able to produce it's own food from inorganic substances. Producers
The consumption of a resource faster than it can be replenished. ResourceDepletion
Heat, or light. SourceOfEnergy
Kind Species
Combination Symbiosis

Ecology vocabulary crossword puzzle

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What are animals called that eat meat? Carnivores
Animals that eat plants are? Herbivores
If animals eat both plants and meat they are called Omnivores
If the number of organisms that an environment can support due to limited resources it is Carrying capacity
If an organism cant carry out photosynthesis then they will have to eat on other organisms they are called ? Heterotrophs
A section of biospheres that has different types of organism intereacting with each other and with their environment is called Ecosystem
If a animal feeds on a herbivore and they are carnivores their known as Secondary consumers
The living things that lives in an area and interacts with each and also depend with each others are called Biotic Factors
The non-living things that living things need in order to survive are called Abiotic factors
A diagram that shows the transfer of food energy from one organism to the next organism is called Food chain
A web that is made of more than two food chain inter connect is Food web
A herbivore that feeds on plants are called Primary consumers
Are plants and algae they produce their own food thought process of photosynthesis are Autotrophs
A plant that uses photosynthesis to store energy is called Producers
The struggle between members of the same species or different species for limited reasources is called Competition
If the number of specfic organism in an area is known as Population density
A symbiotic relationship in which both organism benefit is called as Mutualism
A close long term of relationships between two organism of different species is called Symbiosis
A type of symbiotic relationship in which one organism benefits while the other is neither helped or harmed is called Commensalism
A role of an organism in an ecosystemis called a Niche

Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Crossword

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The first step of Cellular Respiration where glucose is broken in half and 2 ATP energy units are released. Glycosis
Short for Adenosine Triphosphate. It is the energy that is released when the mitochondrion breaks down the sugars you have eaten. ATP
The second of two major stages in photosynthesis, involving atmospheric CO2 fixation and reduction of the fixed carbon into carbohydrate. Calvincycle
The steps in photosynthesis that occur on the thylakoid membranes of the chloroplast and that convert solar energy to the chemical energy of ATP and NADPH, evolving oxygen in the process. Lightreactions
The small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move Stomata
Organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce its own food from inorganic compounds; also called a producer. Autotroph
An organelle inside a plant cell only where photosynthesis takes place Chloroplast
An organism that must eat plants or other animals for food heterotroph
An organelle inside an animal AND plant cell where cellular respiration takes place Mitochondria
The process by which plants use carbon dioxide + energy from the sun to create sugars and oxgen Photosynthesis
Produces 36 ATP energy units for each sugar molecule broken up Krebscycle
The process that takes place inside all eukaryotic cells (both plants and animals) that breaks down sugars to produce energy in the form of ATP Cellularrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place when there is oxygen Aerobicrespiration
Cellular respiration that takes place where there is NO oxygen anaerobicrespiration
Sugars produced by photosynthesis Glucose
Primary light absorbing pigment in autotrophs chlorophyll

Leadership Qualities Crossword

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to regard highly or favorably; regard with respect or admiration: Esteem
moral or ethical quality: Character
freedom from deceit, hypocrisy, or duplicity Sincerity
the ability to be relied on or depended on Reliability
the state or fact of being responsible, answerable, or accountable responsibility
a call or summons to engage in any contest, as of skill, strength, etc. challenge
a keen sense of what is appropriate, tasteful, or aesthetically pleasing; taste; discrimination. Tact
The true or actual state of a matter: Truth
the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery. Courage
esteem for or a sense of the worth or excellence of a person, a personal quality or ability Respect
cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. Teamwork
cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. Enthusiasm
a guiding or directing head, as of a movement Leader
the act of committing, pledging, or engaging oneself. Commitment
truthfulness, sincerity, or frankness: Free of deceit or fraud Honesty
adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. Integrity
full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing: Confidence
the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose. Determination
honesty, fairness, or integrity in one's beliefs and actions: Honor
the imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions, or information by speech, writing, or signs. Communication
a feeling of wonder or approval. Admiration
a wise and trusted coach, counselor or teacher. Mentor
steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. perseverance
the state or quality of being loyal; faithfulness to commitments or obligations. Loyalty
the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, Judgement
the manner in which one conducts or carries oneself, including posture and gestures Bearing