Type
Word Search
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BUILT IN OBSOLESCENCE
NONDURABLE GOODS
DURABLE GOODS
CONTAMINATE
INORGANIC
ORGANIC
CONSUMERISM
WASTE
SANTITARY LANDFILL
DUMP
QUALITATIVE
QUANTITATIVE
MIDDEN
RELIC
GARBOLOGY

Pollution Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

DUMPING
SEWAGE
WASTE
INDUSTRIAL
CHEMICALS
PESTICIDES
LANDFILLS
DEFORESTATION
GAMING
AEROPLANES
CONSTRUCTION
TRAFFIC
OZONE
ACID RAIN
SMOG
OIL
GAS
FOREST FIRES
COAL
CAR FUMES
NOISE
WATER
LAND
AIR

Scientific Method Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

analyze
conclusions
control
controlled
data
dependentvariable
evidence
experimental
explanations
hypothesis
independentvariable
naturalworld
observations
organized
patterns
prediction
qualitative
quantitative
questions
scientificmethod
support
tested
variables

Waste Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the movement of waste from sources to its final destination? Waste stream
What type of waste comes from farms? Agricultural waste
What type of waste makes up 36% of solid waste? Paper
Leachate is __________ from landfills composed of chemicals from garbage. liquid
Where is solid waste disposed of? Landfill
Which gas is a mixture of methane and CO2? Landfill gas
Incineration deals with _________ combustion at high temperatures. Complete
___________ is thermally processed in the absence of oxygen. Pyrolysis
Gasification produces _________ and solid residue. syngas
What type of diversion refers to collecting and processing items to make new products? Recycling
_________ decreases the amount of organic waste that enters landfills. Composting
What are any materials rinsed down a drain or flushed down a toilet called? sewage
Septic systems are usually used in what area? rural
How many steps does the municipal sewage treatment have? three
What is the first step in the process of recycling? resource recovery

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

Factors of Production Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Intangible
Tangible
Needs
Wants
Durable
Non durable
Services
Goods
Enterprise
Capital
Labour
Land

Experimental Variables Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Any condition that may cause a change in the system being studied. variable
Only one variable is changed to ensure that the effect of only that one variable can be measured. controlledexperiment
Another name for the independent variable. manipulated
Type of variable that is changed by the experiment in the design of the experiment. independent
Variable that changes as a result of the change in the independent variable. dependent
Another name for the dependent variable. responding
variables that are kept constant in each trial because they are not being studied. controlled
Allow scientists to compare normal changes in organisms or samples with those that may have occurred because of treatment. Controlgroup
Numerical data fall into this category. quantitative
Data recorded using adjectives: color, texture or species. qualitative

Waste Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

People that study people's garbage and dig holes in garbage dumps Garboalogist
A place where materials can be recycled bluebin
Any toxic,explosive,flammable etc. wastes hazardouswaste
Many gases that combine to create the most harmful pollutant to the air fossilfuels
Where compostable items go greenbin
A place where garbage is brought to and later buried landfill
The most commonly used material that harms the environment plastic
To cut back on using harmful products reduce
Any unwanted or discarded material that is not a liquid or gas solidwaste
To use something again reuse

Earth Day Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Things like air,water and soil together Ecosystem
Layer of gases surrounding a planet Atmosphere
To process used goods or waste so as to produce something that is often better Upcycle
To make something new out of used object recycle
The surroundings or conditions in which a person,animal or plant lives Environment
The natural home or environment of an animal,plant or organism Habitat
a layer in the Earth's atmosphere Ozone
Trash on the ground Litter
A substance discharged into the air Emissions
restored or replaced by natural process Renewable
Capable of being supported Sustainable
Made without chemicals Organic
Mixture of various decaying organic substances Compost
Sun energy Solar
Doesn't exist anymore Extinct
To keep something in its original state Preserve
To protect something Conserve
Deals with the relations of organisms to one another Ecology
A place to dispose of garbage and other waste material Landfill
Contamination of water and air with harmful substances Pollute

Economics Scarcity Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

capital
capital good
consumer good
division of labor
durable good
economic growth
economic interdependence
economics
entrepreneur
factor market
factors of production
good
gross domestic product
human capital
labor
land
market
need
nondurable good
paradox of value
product market
productivity
scarcity
service
specialization
utility
value
want
wealth

Statistics Words Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

cumulative frequency
event
expected value
frequency histogram
frequency polygon
interquartile range
median
midpoint
mode
outlier
parameter
qualitative data
quantitative data
random variable
range
sample
sample space
statistic
statistics
weighted mean