Type
Crossword
Description

Who drilled a 27 foot deep well? William
Where was the 27 foot deep well drilled? Fredonia
In 1821 they intentionally drilled for what? Natural Gas
Fredonia is where? New York
what forms underground, under intense conditions/ fossil fuels
As plants, animals, and microorganisms decompose, they are gradually covered by layers of what? sediment
The combination of compression and high temperature causes what to break down organic matter? Carbon Bonds
1.2 million is how Natural gas industry what? employs
Natural gas is considered _____ when it is almost purely methane? Dry
Natural gas is considered___ when there is a significant amount of other hydrocarbons. wet
how many different theories to explain how fossil fuels are formed? several
Emits carbon dioxide when burned is a _______ impact negative
Burns quite efficiently is a _______ impact positive
it is Lighter than what? air
it is safer than what? propane
Stored and distributed under what type of pressure? high
what is the most abundant organic compound on Earth Methane
Methane is made of what? carbon
Can be used to make what? plastic
Fracking has been linked to what? earthquakes

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Crossword

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Crossword
Description

This is a renewable resource that is provided every day by a major part of our solar system. Solar energy
This is a nonrenewable resource that is made up of another energy source. Nuclear Energy
This is a nonrenewable resource that is in the periodic table and makes up another energy resource. Uranium
A nonrenewable resource that takes a very long time to form from decomposing organic matter. Coal
A renewable resource that is created from the burning of sugarcane and/or wood. Biomass
A nonrenewable resource that was formed from tiny sea animals and plants millions of years ago. Propane
A renewable resource that is made from rotting plant material. Methane
A nonrenewable resource that is made from heat in the Earth. Geothermal
This is a renewable resource that is made from the differences in air pressure. Wind
A fossil fuel that is nonrenewable and is formed for over millions of years. Natural Gas

Fossil Fuels Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Formed from remains over millions of years dead organisms
Describes how carbon is recycled Carbon Cycle
Coal is formed from ... plants
Carbon dioxide is taken in by plants for the process ... Photosynthesis
Oil formed from ... Crude oil
Renewable fossil fuel Natural gas
Crude oil extrated from the crust by ... Drilling
Processes releases carbon dioxide into the air ... Combustion
Fuel obtained from crude oil ... Diesel
Crude oli and natural gas altered by ... Chemicals

Climate Change Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A specific event or condition that happens over a period of hours or days weather
Refers to the average weather conditions over many years in a certain place climate
The warmer periods between ice-ages Interglacial
A cycle that causes the Earth's orbit to get closer and further away from the sun Milankovitch
The process plants use to make food where they take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and give out oxygen Photosynthesis
The most common greenhouse gas carbondioxide
A type of fuel that was made under the ground millions of years ago fossilfuels
The greenhouse gas that comes from rotting rice and cows stomachs Methane
When the carbon dioxide increases, the ________________ increases temperature
The adjustment or preparation of natural or human systems to a new or changing environment Adaptation
The process of cutting down the forests Deforestation
The release of a substance/gas into the atmosphere Emissions
Continually frozen ground that occurs when the temperature remains below 0 degrees for several years Permafrost
Collecting and reprocessing a resource so it can be used again Recycling

Climate change word search

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Word Search
Description

Weather
Atmosphere
Biofuels
Carbon Dioxide
Climate change
Deforestation
Desertification
Evaporation
Fossil Fuel
Geosphere
Glacier
Global Warming
Greenhouse Gas
Methane
Nitrous Oxide
Ozone
Radiation

Fossil Fuels Crossword

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Crossword
Description

(of a fire) flame or glow while consuming a material such as coal or wood. burn
(of organic matter) rot or decompose through the action of bacteria and fungi. decay
Any change that results in the formation of new chemical substance. chemical change
Energy liberated by a chemical reaction or absorbed in the formation of a chemical compound. chemical energy
The planet third in order from the sun. earth
A natural fuel such as coal or gas, formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms. fossil fuels
Flammable gas, consisting largely of methane and other hydrocarbons, occurring naturally underground (often in association with petroleum) and used as fuel. natural gas
The chemical element of atomic number 6. carbon
The series of processes by which carbon compounds are interconverted in the environment, chiefly involving the incorporation of carbon dioxide into living tissue by photosynthesis and its return to the atmosphere through respiration, the decay of dead organisms, and the burning of fossil fuels. carbon cycle
A colorless, odorless gas produced by burning carbon. carbon dioxide
A combustible black or dark brown rock consisting mainly of carbonized plant matter, found mainly in underground deposits and widely used as fuel. coal
The capacity of a physical system to perform work. energy
Material such as coal, gas, or oil that is burned to produce heat or power. fuel
A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants. global warming
Contaminate (water, air, or a place) with harmful or poisonous substances. pollute
A viscous liquid derived from petroleum, especially for use as a fuel or lubricant. oil
The process or industry of obtaining coal or other minerals from a mine. mining

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources and Diffrent types of Energy Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The ability to do work or bring about change Energy
How much atoms and molecules are moving in this resource Thermal
A organic matter that can be used as an energy source Biomass
Waterfalls can help can with this type of renewable energy Hydropower
This type of resource is NOT bad for the environment and it comes from the sun(2 words) Solarenergy
Uneven heating of the Earth's surface can cause this Wind
It is made from carbon dioxide plant matter Coal
This is found as a gas and it makes your grill run Propane
Our school uses this type of renewable resource(2 words) Geothermalenergy
This is made in fossil fuel(2 words) Naturalgas
All livings this have at least one of these Cell
To use again Recycle
This is harmless energy to the Earth (2 words) Windturbine
The law of _______________ of energy Conservation
A natural gas resource that can be replaced in nature at the same rate it is produced Renewable
Energy that humans use to meet their needs(2 words) Naturalresources
Resource that exists in a fixed amount Nonrenewable
Creates electrics through heat; low risk to the environment Uranium
The amount of useful energy (2 words) Energyconservation

Global Warming Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A negative effect of global warming. extreme weather
A type of fuel that was made by animals that decomposed millioins of years ago. oil
A former vice president that delivered a speech on global warming and its impact on society. Al Gore
A greenhouse gas emitted from vehicles and industry. carbon dioxide
A greenhouse gas emitted from land fills and trash. methane
A negative effect of global warming that occurs in the countries of Africa. drought
Types of gas that are trapped in Earth's atmosphere and as a result increase the overall temperature of the planet. greenhouse gas
Due to the melting of glaciers, _____________ __________ may lose their habitat and become extinct. polar bears
Water in its gas form that is green house gas. water vapor
Mass removal of trees or __________________________ increases the level of CO2 in the atmosphere. deforestation
A negative effect of rising sea level includes the possibility of the oceans covering current ___________________. coastlines
Natural gas, oil and coal are all _______________ _______________. fossil fuels
A type of energy resource such as oil, natural gas and coal that cannot be reused. nonrenewable
Use of _________________ or hybrid vehicles would assist in our reliance on the use of fossil fuels. electric
The creation and use of energy sources created from the wind or ____________ _____________ would reduce our consumption of fossil fuels. solar energy

Sources of Air Pollution- pages 462-463 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

caused by human activities and natural processes air pollution
particulate matter emissions
volcanic eruptions, forests fires natural processes
pollution that comes from power plants and factories point source
pollution that comes from cars and trucks nonpoint source
carbon-containing fuels that formed millions of years ago from remains of living things fossil fuels
pollutants may do direct harm primary air pollutants
gas that binds to hemoglobin and deprive cells of oxygen carbon monoxide
colorless gas that causes acid rain sulfur dioxide
gas found in combustion engines that causes lung irritation nitrogen dioxide
methane, propane, butane, benzene VOC
soot, dust, metal bits particulate matter
cause damage to the nervous system lead
protects humans from radiation ozone

Carbon Cycle Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The process by which carbon is cycled between the atmosphere, land, water, and organism. Carbon Cycle
Carbon is essential component of proteins, fats and what? Carbohydrates
Carbon enters the cycle when _______ coverts carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Producers
Organisms that make their own food release carbon dioxide through what process? Cellular Respriation
Carbonate deposits have produced formations of ______________. Limestones
When we burn ___________ we release carbon into the atmosphere. Fossil Fuels
Carbon can be converted in to what? Carbonates
Some carbohydrates in organisms are converted into other things that help _______. Store Energy
Fossil fuels are made up of carbon compounds from the bodies of organisms that ___________________ of years ago. Died Millions
How many metric tons of carbon is released into the atmosphere each year? 6 Billion
With all this carbon in the air scientist predict that it will dissolve in the ________. Ocean
Carbon enters a ____________ in an ecosystem. Short-Term Cycle

Natural Resources Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Any material made naturally that is used by humans or living things. Natural Resources
A natural resource that can be used and replaced over a relatively short time. Renewable Resource
A natural resource that cannot be replaced or that can be replaced only over thousands or millions of years. Nonrenewable resource
Energy as solar, wind, or nuclear energy that can replace traditional fossil fuel sources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas. Alternative energy
Renewable energy derived from burning organic materials such as wood and alcohol. Biomass energy
Conservation method in which old materials are processed to make new ones. Recycling
Nonrenewable energy resource, such as oil and coal, formed over millions of years from the remains of dead plants and other organisms. Fossil Fuel
Inexhaustible energy resource that used hot magma or hot, dry rocks from below Earth's surface to generate electricity. Geothermal energy
Electricity produced by water-power using large dams in a river. Hydroelectric energy
Alternative energy source that is based on atomic fission. Nuclear energy
Energy from the Sun that is clean, inexhaustible, and can be transformed into electricity by solar cells. Solar energy
Careful use of resources to reduce damage to the environment though such methods as composting and recycling materials. Conservation
A resource that remains in constant supply and will not run out. Inexhaustible source
Fossil fuel formed from marine organisms that is often found in tilted or folded rock layers and is used for cooking and heating. Natural gas