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Human Health and Environmental Toxicology Crossword

Human Health and Environmental Toxicology Crossword

a characteristic of certain chemicals that are extremely stable and may take many years to be broken down into simpler forms by natural processes
the buildup of a persistent toxic substance, such as certain pesticides, in an organism's body, often in fatty tissues
the increased concentration of toxic chemicals, such as PCBS, heavy metal , and certain pesticides, in the tissues of organisms that are at a higher level in food webs
a chemical that mimics or interferes with the actions of the endocrine system in humans and wildlife
A chemical with adverse human health effects
adverse effects that occur within a short period after exposure to a to a toxicant
adverse effects that occur some time after exposure to a toxicant, or after extended exposure to the toxicant
the study of effects of toxic chemicals on human health
the study of the effects of toxic chemicals and diseases on human populations
a generally accepted understanding of how some aspect of the world works
the study of contaminants in the biosphere, including their harmful effects on ecosystems
the probabilty that a particular adverse effect will result from some exposure or condition
a condition that has the potential to cause harm
an estimate of the expected increase in cancer associated with a unit increase in exposure to a chemical
the idea that no action should be taken or product introduced when the science is inconclusive but unknown risks may exist

APES Unit 4 Vocabulary Crossword

APES Unit 4 Vocabulary  Crossword

non-moving sources of pollution, such as factories.
pollutants that are put directly into the air by human or natural activity.
pollutants that form from chemical reactions that occur when primary pollutants come in contact with other primary pollutants or with naturally occurring substances, such as water vapor.
the 1970 amendments to the Clean Air Act required EPA to set National Ambient Air Quality Standards for certain pollutants known to be hazardous to human health. EPA has identified six criteria pollutants: sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, lead, nitrogen oxides, ozone, and particulate matter.
Air pollutants that are potentially harmful and may pose long-term health risks to people who live and work around chemical factories, incinerators, or other facilities that produce or use them (also called hazardous air pollutants).
A form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of the usual two.
Colorless toxic gas created naturally by volcanoes. Human source is mainly from the burning of coal. Creates respiratory problems in humans and acid rain in the environment
(NOx) Major source is auto exhaust. Primary and secondary effects include acidification of lakes, respiratory irritation, leads to smog and ozone. Reduced using catalytic converters.
A colorless, odorless, poisonous gas in cigarette smoke that passes through the lungs into the blood.
A small discrete mass of solid or liquid matter that remains individually dispersed in gas or liquid emissions (usually considered to be an atmospheric pollutant)
A highly toxic metal that can damage the nervous system, blood, and kidneys, and can cause harm to the development of a children's intellectual abilities. Main source was leaded gasoline.
A category of organic chemical with a high vapor pressure, which readily evaporate at normal temperature and pressure. They include benzene, chloroform, formaldehyde, ethanol, etc.
Chemical compounds that contain carbon and hydrogen atoms.
Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water.
A decline in the amount of light reaching the earth's surface because of increased air pollution, which reflects more light back into space.
A process that converts coal that is relatively high in sulfur to a gas in order to remove the sulfur
An additive in gasoline and is an important industrial solvent (also a component in cigarette smoke)
Condition in which warmer air is found above cooler air, restricting air circulation; often associated with a pollution event in urban areas
A brownish haze that is a mixture of ozone and other chemicals, formed when pollutants react with each other in the presence of sunlight
A gray-colored air pollution created when power plants and home furnaces burn fossil fuels, releasing sulfur compounds and smoke particles into the air
Comprehensive regulations that address acid rain, toxic emissions, ozone depletion, and automobile exhaust
Human-induced changes on the natural environment
A term for several minerals that have the form of small elongated particles. Some particles believed to be carcinogenic
A colorless, odorless gas that is radioactiveand comes from the decay of Uranium 238
The tendency of gas or air to rise in a vertical shaft because its density is lower than that of the surrounding gas or air. It is also called stack effect.
A phenomenon in which building occupants experience acute health and/or comfort effects that appear to be linked to time spent in a particular building.
Refers to a structure and using process that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. This practice expands and complements the classical building design concerns of economy, utility, durability, and comfort.
An air pollutant that is a colorless chemical used to manufacture building materials and many household products, such as particleboard, hardwood plywood paneling, and urea-formaldehyde foam insulation.

Pollution Words Crossword

Pollution Words Crossword

Rain that contains harmful chemicals collected from the atmosphere when chemicals are burned
A substance that has been linked to causing one or more types of cancer
A substance sprayed on plants to protect them from bugs
Air pollution caused by a reaction of chemicals in the atmosphere and sunlight
The replacement of unclean air with fresh air
Something that causes damage to the environment
A heat resistant mineral that can be woven into fabric
A salt or ester of acid
A compound of Hydrogen and Carbon
A unit used to measure sound

Culinary Arts: FOOD SAFETY Crossword

Culinary Arts: FOOD SAFETY Crossword

sickness caused by eating food that contains a harmful substance
substances that make food unfit for use
living creatures that are visible only through a microscope
means keeping food safe to eat by following proper food handling and cooking practices
occurs when harmful bacteria spread from one food to another
the immediate removal of a product from store shelves
moisture loss caused when food is improperly packaged or stored in the freezer too long
the surest way to test doneness is to use a food thermometer to check the ?
the prevention of illness through cleanliness
keeping yourself clean to avoid transferring harmful bacteria when handling food
protected cells that develop into bacteria under the right conditions

Ecology/Environmental Crossword

Ecology/Environmental  Crossword

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

Weather and Climate Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

Weather and Climate Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

of or at a fairly or comfortably high temperature
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere' typically high above the ground
the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects
a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow
an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond it's normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist
a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility
name given to rain that falls when surface temperatures are below freezing
a substance diffused or suspended in the air, especially one normally liquid or solid
a tornado, waterspout, or dust devil in which the rotatory ascending movement of a column of air is especially apparent
a storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc
a small or swirling mass of something, especially snow or leaves moved by sudden gusts of wind
a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this
an arch of colors formed in the sky in certain circumstances caused by the refraction and dispersion of the sun's light by rain or other water droplets in the atmosphere
light rain falling in very fine drops
a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside
a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface that obscures or restricts visibility
a loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to expansion of rapidly heated air
(of a liquid) be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme cold

Pollution Crossword

Pollution Crossword

one of the leading causes towards he increase amount of non-point solution
example of point source solution
the source of pollution can be directly seen
leading cause of run-off
movement of water through soil and rock
can not directly see where the pollution is coming from
agricultural practices placing pesticides and it running off into groundwater
example of non-point source pollution from waterways
reaction of sunlight, nitrogen oxides, and VOCs; point source appears gray
nonpoint pollutant refering to the outflow of acidic water from mines
2012 oil spill in the gulf of mexico on BP operated ship
hazardous chemicals that had been buried in a canal, leaked into people's property and school yards
extremely damaging substance to human blood
wet/dry deposits of secondary pollutants onto earth surfaces
brown haze composed of sulfur dioxide, sulfuric acid, and suspended particles
pollution of water through air pollution
river in India polluted by trash and untreated sewage
mercury dumped in a body of water in Japan, leading to mental impairment, birth defects and death in humans
nations agree to cut CFC productionin half to recover ozone
the process by which something becomes impure, defiled, dirty, or otherwise unclean

Mixtures and Solutions Crossword

Mixtures and Solutions Crossword

The amount of matter in a solid, liquid, or gas.
The amount of matter in a given volume.
Any solid, liquid, gas that has mass and can take up space.
When a solid, liquid, or gas changes state.
The amount of space an object can take up.
A physical combination of two or more substances that are blended together without forming a new substance.
A mixture of substances that are blended so completely that the mixture looks the same everywhere.
The process of separating the parts of a mixture by evaporation or condensation.
A substance that can attract and repel
It is when a particle leaves a liquid and turns into a gas
A substance that is dissolved by another substance to form a solution.
A substance that dissolves one or more other substances to form a solution.
A change of matter in size, shape, or state without change in identity
The process of changing directly from a solid to gas without first becoming a liquid.
It is when a solid turns into a liquid.
The particular temperature for a substance at which it changes state from a liquid to a gas.
The maximum amount of substance that can be dissolved by another substance
It is when a liquid turns into a solid when temperature changes.
The contraction of matter caused by a change in heat
The expansion of matter caused by a change in heat.
A type of mixture in which the particles of one material are scattered through another and block the passage of light without settling out.
a measure on how gravity pulls on an object
A substance that is formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements and that acts like a single substance.
A change in matter that occurs when atoms link together in a new way, creating a new substance different from the original substance.
A solid formed by a chemical.
A substance at the end of a chemical reaction of two substances.
The upward push of a liquid or gas on an object.
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into any simpler substance through chemical reactions.
The smallest unit of an element that retains the properties of that element.
Any group of elements that conducts heat and electricity, has a shiny luster, and is flexible.
A particle in the space outside the nucleus of an atom that carries one unit of negative charge.
A particle in a nucleus of an atom that has no net electric charge.
The center of an atom that has the most of its mass.
A particle within the nucleus of an atom that carries one unit of positive electric charge.
A particle that contains more than one atom joined together.
A solution of a metal and and at least one other solid which is often also a metal.

Atmospheric Pollution Crossword

Atmospheric Pollution Crossword

Introduction of harmful materials to the atmosphere
Little pieces of matter
Emitted directly from a source
Form in the air from the interaction of primary pollutants
Example of biological matter
A naturally occurring primary pollutant that emits smoke and dust
CO is its chemical symbol
It takes three molecules of oxygen to make this
A secondary pollutant
Ozone pollution can cause this
Air pollution affects this system of the body

Food borne illnesses Crossword

Food borne illnesses  Crossword

A Foodborne________, commonly referred to as food "poisoning" is a disease carried to people by food or water.
A Foodborne__________, is an incident in which two or more people experience the same illness symptoms after eating a common food.
___________ or other microorganisms that have contaminated food cause most food borne illness.
The temperature ________________ is between 41 degrees F to 140 degrees F.
A foodborne illness can result from a harmful ________ getting into a food that is then eaten by a person.
_________ are another potential source of contamination
___________ contaminated include dirt, hair,nail polish flakes, insects, broken glass, and crockery, nails, staples, metal, or plastic fragments, and buts
To prevent foodborne illness, foodservice personnel must follow procedures for good personal ___________
The temperature danger zone is between _____ degrees to 140 Degrees
___________-temperature relationship problems occur because, food is not stored, prepared, or held at required temperatures
One of the most common causes of foodborne illness is ______ contamination, the transfer of bacteria from hand to hand, food to food, or equipment to food.
the ___________ method is used most often unless a thermometer cannot register a temperature of 32 degrees F (0 degrees C)
______________ method may be less reliable than the ice-point method because of variation due to high altitude
An easy way to determine if hands are rubbed and lathered for 20 seconds is to sing one verse of______________________
cuts, burns, or any kind of break in the skin could harbor harmful__________ that can contaminate food and cause a foodborne illness
________ to food cross contamination happens when harmful microorganisms from one to such as unwashed produce, contaminate other foods.
Bacteria may pass from ___________ to food when the equipment that has touched food has not been properly cleaned and sanitized before being used to prepare another food
Foodservice ___________ are responsible for learning about food safety and following food safety requirements and guidelines
The foodservice __________ is responsible for knowing and implementing the state and local public health department regulations regarding food sanitation and safety
The 3 main________ illnesses are Biological, Physical and Chemical
The harmful microorganisms called ___________ can come from a variety of sources
__________- spreading pest, such as cockroaches, flies or mice which are attracted to food preparation areas, may contaminate food, equipment, or device areas.
_________ spread organisms from their bodies to food by unclean hands, coughing, sneezing.
____________ facilities and equipment may spread harmful organisms to people of food
___________ microorganisms may contaminate food during preparation and serving
The ______ primary ways of preventing foodborne illness are practice good personal hygiene, control time and temperature of foods, and prevent cross contamination