Type
Crossword
Description

Architectural structures built against or projecting from a wall. buttresses
Name for parts of a structure that has more than one part members
A squeezing force compression
A force that bends a structure bending
An electrical tower used to hang cables to transport electricity pylons
Sticking out structures witch carry a load cantilever
The weakening or breaking down of a structure over time due to stress or weather fatigue
Rusting due to weather corrosion
A pictorial representation or view of an object isometric
An artistic design used to indicate where light is coming from shading
The process of making a task easier is referred to as Mechanical ___________ advantage
A gear that can be found between two spur gears idler
A movement going up and down or forwards and backward is refed to as a ____________ movement reciprocating
Converts rotary movement into reciprocating movment cams
The difference between two gears are referred to as gear _________. ratios

Electricity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a flow of electric charge Current
a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged particles Electricity
a force that acts at a distance due to a magnetic field Magnetism
a hindrance to the flow of a charge resistance
an electromotive force or potential difference expressed in volts Voltage
the difference of electrical potential between two points Potential Difference
is a characteristic of a unit of matter that expresses the extent to which it has more or fewer electrons than protons Charge
a stable subatomic particle that is found in atoms with a charge of negative electricity Electron
an atom or molecule with a net electric charge due to the loss or gain of one or more electrons Ion
A device used to transfer electrical energy from one circuit to another transformer
an electronic component that is designed to offer a desired amount of resistance to the flow Resistor
the complete path around which an electric current flows Circuit
a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit Parallel Circuit

Athletic Training Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The study of structure and form of a body Anatomy
The study of human movement Kinesiology
The study of the functional processes of a body Physiology
Standing, facing forward with arms at sides and palms facing upward; Also called standard anatomical position Anatomical Position
Moving a body part away from the middle of the body Abduction
Moving a body part toward the midline of the body Adduction
Range of motion performed by an athlete Active range of motion
Moement performed by examiner while the athlete relaxes all muscles Passive range of motion
A joint between bones Articulation
Refers to both right and left (on both sides) Bilateral
A fluid filled sac that serves as a cushion and reduces joint friction Bursa
Refers to the neck; the seven vertebrae Cervical
Refers to the upper back; 8th trhough 19th vertebrae thoracic
Moving a joint in a circular motion Circumduction
Farthest away from the centre of the body Distal
Closest to the centre of the body proximal
Back or posterior of any structure Dorsal
Front or anterior of any structure Ventral
The bottom or sole of the foot Plantar
Ankle movement bring the foot toward the shin Dorsiflexion
Turning the sole of the foot outward Eversion
Turning the sole of the foot inward Inversion
Bending a joint or decreasing the angle between two bones Flexion
Excessive, forceful extension of a limb beyond its normal limits Hyperextension
Excessive, forceful flexion of a limb Hyperflexion
Away from the midline of the body; toward the side Lateral
Toward the midline of the body Medial
A band of non-elastic, tough connective tissue connecting the ends of bones Ligament
Crescent shaped wedges of cartilage that pad the knee between the tibia and femur Meniscus
A dense, tough tissue that attaches muscles to bone Tendon
Turning downward Pronation
Turning upward Supination
movement in the anterior direction Protraction
Movement in the posterior direction Retraction
Decrease in muscle or tissue size odten due to lack of use atrophy
Increase in muscle or tissue size Hypertrophy
A bruise; a closed injury caused by a blow or a crushing of the tissue Contusion
A grating, grinding, or sticking sound or sensation Crepitus
A collection of blood beneath the skin Hematoma
A method or apparatus used for treatment or therapy Modality

Vex robotics Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

SYSTEM
STEERING
SPUR
SPEED
SKETCH
SHOCK
SENSOR
RATIO
PROTOTYPE
PROCESSOR
POWER
PITCH
PINION
MODEL
MECHANIC
MANIPULATOR
LINKAGE
LIFT
LEVER
KINETIC
JOINT
INNOVATION
INDEX
IDLER
GEAR
FRICTION
FORCE
EPICYCLE
ENGINEER
DRIVETRAIN
DRIVER
DOWNLOAD
DIRECTION
DESIGN
DEGREE
CURRENT
CONTROLLER
CONTROL
CONSTRAINT
CLAW
CAD
BEVEL
AUTONOMOUS
ASSEMBLY
ANIMATE
ACTUATION
ACCUMULATOR
ACCELERATION

Mechanisms Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The part of the machine that contains two or more pieces; motion of one compels the motion of the others. Mechanism
Circular Movement Rotary
Movement in a straight line Linear
Back and forth movement Reciprocating
The movement that starts the motion Input
The movement that happens because of the input Output
Allows the gears to rotate in the same direction. Simple Gear Train With Idler
Rotary input and output with a 90 degree angle Bevel Gear
Similar to a bevel gear, rotary input, 90 angle Worm and Wheel
Input is rotary, output is linear. Examples include a Jack and Vice Leadscrew
Output is linear, converts rotary motion of steering wheel to the side to side in the wheels Rack and Pinion
Found on bicycles Chain Drive
Similar to chain drives, but found in vehicles Belt Drive
Reciprocating output, follower is raising, the falls. Cam and Follower
Reciprocating output, slider is dragged back and forth. Crank and Slider

Newton's Law Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The tendency of an object to resist change in its motion Inertia
For every action there is an equal opposite reaction Newtons Third Law
Acceleration of an object depends upon its mass & the force acting upon it Newtons Second Law
The distances an object travels per unit of time Speed
A change of velocity Acceleration
A push or pull Force
The amount of matter in object Mass
Slowing down Deceleration
Speed in a given direction Velocity
Force that produces a nonzero net force Unbalanced Force
The force that pulls objects toward each other Gravity
The overall force on an object when all individual forces acting on it are added together Net Force
Equal Forces acting on an object In opposite directions Balanced Forces
The state in which one object's distance from another is changing Motion
Energy that an object has due to its motion Kinetic energy

Force and Motion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

any interaction that, when unopposed, will change the motion of an object velocity
a physical phenomenon produced by the motion of electric charge, resulting in attractive and repulsive forces between objects magnetism
the force that attracts a body toward the center of the earth, or toward any other physical body having mass gravity
the resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another friction
a change in the position of an object motion
location of an object position
describes the movement of an object direction
the rate at which an object changes position speed
Forces that cause a change in the motion of an object unbalanced forces
Do not cause a change in motion- when balanced forces act on an object at rest, the object will not move balanced forces
the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substance texture
The total area of the surface of a three-dimensional object surface area
the process or technique employed to reduce friction between, and wear of one or both, surfaces in proximity and moving relative to each other lubrication
a dimensionless quantity representing the amount of matter in a particle or object mass
a force that is caused by air that acts in the opposite direction to an object air resistance
the speed and direction an object is moving velocity
a group of objects from which you can measure an object's position or motion frame of reference
increase of speed or velocity acceleration
the product of mass multiplied by velocity momentum
the power to float or rise in a fluid buoyancy
the property of matter by which it retains its state of rest or its velocity along a straight line so long as it is not acted upon by an external force inertia
a system of units for expressing heaviness or mass weight
the object is supposed to cover equal distances in equal intervals of time uniform motion
how far an object moves during a certain amount of time average speed
a force applied to an object by another body that is not in direct contact with it non-contact force
a force that acts at the point of contact between two objects contact force

Physical Science Crossword Puzzle Project

Type
Crossword
Description

is an idea or explanation that you then test through study and experimentation. hypothesis
is the variable that is changed or controlled in a scientific experiment. dependent variable
are the variables that the experimenter changes to test their dependent variable. independent variable
is the rate at which an object covers distance. speed
speed and direction of an object. velocity
a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams. kilograms
is the base unit for length or distance. meters
is the metric unit base for temperature. kelvin
something that causes a change in the motion of an object. (an object's mass multiplied by its acceleration) force
is the resistance of any physical object to any change in its state of motion. inertia
the process in which energy is emitted as particles or waves. radiation
the amount of energy exerted when a force of one newton is applied over a displacement of one meter. joule
transfer of energy that occurs when a force makes an object move. work
the amount of work (or energy transfererrd) in a certain amount of time. power
transfer occurs by three mechanisms: conduction, convection, and radiation. heat
a measure of the warmth or coldness of an object or substance with reference to some standard value. temperature
the amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of a substance by one degree Celsius, or to raise the temperature of one pound of a substance by one degree Fahrenheit. specific heat
energy that is transferred by the movement of electrons or ions. conduction
heat transferred in a gas or liquid by the circulation of currents from one region to another. convection
a material or an object that does not easily allow heat, electricity, light, or sound to pass through it. insulator
can be transferred from one object to another in the form of heat. thermal energy

River Processes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An area of land drained by a river and its tributaries Drainage basin
The breakdown and decay of rock by natural processes Weathering
A process of weathering that happens when rainwater enters cracks and then freezes exerting pressure on the rock causing it to break into smaller pieces Mechanical
A process of weathering when all rain is slightly acidic. The acid reacts with weak minerals causing them to dislove and the rock to decay Chemical
A process of weathering where the roots of pplants can grow into cracks and split the rock apart Biological
The movement of rocks and soil downslope due to gravity. Mass Movement
A type of mass movment where individual particles of soil move slowly down a slope Soil Creep
A type of mass movement where soil moves rapidly downslope in one go for example a landslide Sliding
A type of mass movement where masses of soil or rock, flow like liquid downhill Flows
The action of water wearing away rocks and soils on the valley bottom sides Erosion
A type of erosion sheer force of water hitting the river bed and banks wearing them away Hydraulic Action
A type of erosion where material carried in the river rubbing against the bed and banks of the channel Abrasion
A type of erosion where the water is slightly acidic so it can dissolve some rocks and minerals in contact with the river Solution
A type of erosion where sediment particles carried into the river collide with each other causing the edges to be knocked off Attrition
Erosion that takes place on the river bed Vertical Erosion
This type of erosion makes rivers wider Lateral Erosion
A river picks up and carries material as it flows downstream Transportation
Rolling stones along the river bed Traction
Sand sized particles bounce along the bed in a leap frog movement Saltation
Silt and clay sized particles are carried within the water flow Suspension
Some minerals dissolve in the water Solution
When a river no longer has enough energy to carry its load Deposition
This appears at the end of the lower course of a river Mouth
This happens in the middle course of a river and is a bend in a river Meander
This is where the river came from in the upper course of a river Source
Where is the River Dee located? Wales
Where does the lower course of the River Dee cross into? Cheshire
How high above sea level is the source of River Dee found, in metres? 460
Where is the source of River Dee? Snowdonia
This is a result of erosion when more resistant rock overlaps less resistant rock Waterfalls
When rivers are small they tend to flow around these interlocking Spurs
As watefalls form these form with it Gorges

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

Atomic Structure Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The smallest unit of an element that maintains the properties of that element. Atom
A subatomic particle that has no change and that is found in the nucleus of an atom. neutron
A region around the nucleus of an atom whose electrons are likely to be found. electron cloud
A unit of mass that describes the mass of an atom or molecule. atomic mass unit
An atom's central region, which is made up of protons and neutrons. nucleus
An atom that has the same number of protons/atomic number as other atoms of the same element do but that has a different number of neutrons/atomic mass. isotope
The mass of an atomn expressed in atomic mass units. atomic mass
A subatomic particle that has a positive charge and that is found in the nucleus of an atom. proton
A subatomic particle that has a negative charge. electron
The sum of the number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom. mass number
The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom; the atom's number is the same for all atoms of an element. atomic number
Plays in radioactive atoms that changes a neutron to a proton or electron. weak force
A type of physical that occurs between electrically charged particles. electromagnetic force
The force that holds particles together in the atomic nucleus. strong force
A force that attracts any objects with mass. gravitational force