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Derived from the Greek word GEO which means ground, the Earth's solid body. Geosphere
"Water Sphere" includes all of the rivers, lakes, and oceans of Earth. Hydrosphere
("Air Sphere") is the envelope of air that surrounds the whole Earth. Atmosphere
("rock sphere") the ground you are standing on and the whole crust of Earth's surface. Lithosphere
("life sphere") includes all living things: plants, animals, even your friends! Biosphere
Processes that move matter and energy from one sphere to another are called________ _________. SphereInteractions
Lithosphere is also known as the sphere of _________. land
Hydrosphere is also known as the sphere of _________. water
Atmosphere is also known as the sphere of _________. air
Biosphere is also known as the sphere of _________. life
Examples of the Hydrosphere include Oceans, lakes, rivers, groundwater, polar ice caps, rain, and _____. snow
Examples of the Geosphere include continents, ocean floor, mountains, _______, dust, sand asphalt, and bricks. rocks
Examples of the atmosphere include oxygen, nitrogen, water vapor, wind, and ______. ozone
Examples of the Biosphere include Plants, animals, insects, and _________. microbes

Intro to Earth System Crossword

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the branch of science dealing with the physical constitution of the earth and its atmosphere. earth science
any of the almost spherical concentric regions of matter that make up the earth and its atmosphere, as the lithosphere and hydrosphere. geosphere
all the waters on the earth's surface hydrosphere
the envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet atmosphere
he regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of the earth biosphere
the branch of science that deals with the physical and biological properties and phenomena of the sea. oceanograhy
is defined as a branch of biology focused on the study of the relationships of the natural world environmental science
the science that deals with the earth's physical structure and substance, its history, and the processes that act on it. geology
the branch of science concerned with the processes and phenomena meteorology
the branch of science that deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe as a whole astronomy

Earth's Spheres Word Search

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science
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biosphere
cryosphere
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Earth's Spheres Crossword

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Contains all of Earth's liquid water hydrosphere
Contains all of Earth's frozen water cryosphere
All of the nonliving things, living things, and processes that make up the planet Earth earth system
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, moon, or other celestial body atmosphere
The part of Earth where life exists biosphere
The net flow of energy into and out of a system energy budget
The mostly solid, rocky part of Earth Geosphere
The outermost layer of the Geosphere crust
The layer of the Geosphere that is very hot, slow flowing, solid rock mantle
The central part of Earth core

Earth Systems Word Search

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rain
erosion
earth
life
convection
oceans
photosynthesis
habitat
animals
plants
nitrogen
weather
water
phosphorus
crust
oxygen
soil
clouds
carbon
rock cycle
cryosphere
biosphere
geosphere
hydrosphere
atmosphere

Earth systems Crossword

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Hottest part of the earth Crust
What is the layer under the crust called Mantle
What part of the earth is mainly iron or nickel Core
Below the ________is the asthenosphere Lithosphere
Above the _______ is the lithosphere Asthenosphere
A solid layer of mantle rock below the athenosphere Mesosphere
A organized group of objects that interact System
A blanket of gases that surrounds the earth surface Atmosphere
All earths water except when in gaseous form make up the _____ Hydrosphere
what is the most solid part of earth called Geosphere
Composed of forms of life Biosphere
Community of organisms and environment that organisms inhabit what Ecosystem
Largest population that an environment can support at any given time Carrying capacity
Many organisms eat more than just one species Food web

The Hydrologic Cycle Crossword

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the solid portion of the earth, also called the geosphere lithosphere
the regions of the surface of the earth occupied by living organisms biosphere
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil and rock layers groundwater
water in gas form vapor
water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking into the ground runoff
the cycling of water through the hydrosphere hydrologic cycle
the process of water turning from liquid to gas evaporation
the process of water turning from gas to liquid condensation
any form of water that falls from the clouds and reaches earth's surface precipitation
completely absorbed into the earth, also called infiltration saturation
the water on or surrounding the surface of the globe including the water of the oceans and the water in the atmosphere hydrosphere

SW#3 Earth Subsystems Crossword

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Subsystem of the Earth consisting of gases surrrounding the earth Atmosphere
Subsystem of the Earth consisting of the water around and near the earth's surface Hydrosphere
Subsystem consisting the solid earth, the rocks and the mineral it contains Lithosphere
Subsystem of the earth composing of all living organisms Biosphere
This is the biggest body of water containing 97% of all the water on earth Ocean
This body of water runs from mountains towards seas, and carries mineral deposits River
This is the innermost layer of the earth (lithosphere) Core
Top most part of Earth's lithosphere (mountain) Everest
This gas comprises about 21% of the Earth's atmosphere Oxygen
This is the only living planet of the solar system Earth

Earth Systems Word Search

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Asthenosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Carryingcapacity
Core
Crust
Ecosystem
Foodweb
Geosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Mantle
Mesosphere
System

phosphorus cycle Crossword

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A chemical element found in water, soil and sediments. phosphorus
when a ody of water becomes overly enriched with minerals and nurtients which can cause excessive groth of algae eutrophication
phosphorus is a key nutrient for the growth of _______. plants
This causes an overgrowth of algae which creates a ________ ________ due to the lack of oxygen in the water. dead zone
the draining away of water (or substances carried in it) from the surface of an area of land, a building or structure. runoff
the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle. lithosphere
all the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas, and sometimes including water over the earth's surface, such as clouds. hydrosphere
the regions of the surface, atmosphere, and hydrosphere of the earth occupied by living organisms. biosphere
biogeochemical cycle that describes the movement of phosphorus phosphorus cycle
phosphorus on Earth is tied up in rock and sedimentary deposits, from which it is released by _______ weathering
the state or process of rotting/ decay. decompostion
a step of the cycle is when phosphorus is absorption by plants and ________. animals

The biosphere Crossword

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Different areas on earth where life can exist. Biosphere
It is made up of different gasses. Atmosphere
The most part of the atmosphere is made up of __________. Nitrogen
A whale is an example of a living thing that is found in the_________. Hydrosphere
The hydrosphere is made up of_______. Water
The atmosphere makes sure the __________on earth remains warm. Temperature
It is made up of soil and rocks. Lithosphere
It lives in the litho sphere. Lion
One of the forms of water is________. Solid
Seaweed is a plant that exists in the________. Hydrosphere