Type
Word Search
Description

root wads
mud sills
deflectors
boulders
woody debris
gravel
shrubs
trees
pools
riffles
streams

Taiga Forest Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A biome is a type of..... habitat
What is the Russian word for forest? taiga
The Taiga is located at the.......of the world. top
The Taiga is also known as the.......Forest. boreal
It was named after the.......goddess of the North Wind. greek
One of the main seasons of the Taiga Forest. winter
Another season of the Taiga Forest. summer
Coniferous trees are also known as...... evergreens
This animal is used to stop your armpits from going smelly. lynx
This vegetarian chocolate pudding feeds off shrubs and waxy conifer needles. moose
Name a high point of the nutrient cycle in the Taiga. biomass
Give another name for the debris left on the floor. litter
Where does the tree get its nutrients from in the Taiga Forest? soil
What point on the nutrient cycle contains the most nutrients in the Taiga Forest? litter
Soils in the Taiga tend to be........ poor
The Taiga Forests climate is....... harsh
An omnivore that rome's in the Taiga Forest is the........bear. brown
What size is the Taiga compared to the rest of the world's forests? largest
The........circle covers part of the northern Taiga. arctic
Another bear that rome's to the north of the Taiga is the.......bear. polar

Introduction to Horticulture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the science and art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants Horticulture
What is the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products Agriculture
The science, cultivation and production of field crops such as corn, soybeans, wheat, and alfalfa. agronomy
The growing and cultivation of trees silviculture
This career includes drawing plans, selecting plants and installing structures like walkways and water features landscape design
The science and practice of propagating, growing, installing, maintaining, and using grasses, annual plants, shrubs, and trees in the landscape landscape nursery
The science of woody plants, such as shrubs and trees arboriculture
latin for enclosed garden hortus
Latin verb that means "to grow" cultura
An owner of a vineyard would be interested in this division of horticulture viticulture
Includes cultivation, processing and sale of fruits, vegetables, ornamental plants and flowers horticulture
Someone that grows flowers would be well versed in this division of horticulture floriculture
Pomology is the science of what type of trees? fruit
Which division of horticulture would I study if I was interested in growing lettuces, eggplants and chives? olericulture

Great Lakes Program Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Grass Carp
Bighead Carp
Silver Carp
Asian Carp
Invasive Species
Water Barriers
Siltation
Habitat Degradation
Atlantic Salmon
Northern Riffle Shell
Catadromous
American Eel
Pugnose Shiner
Eastern Sand Darter
Redside Dace
Lake Sturgeon
Special Concern
Threatened
Endangered
Extirpated
Extinct
Species at Risk
Watershed
Great Lakes

Water resources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

If you don't get your drinking water from a river or reservoir, you probably get it from here Groundwater
A specific body of underground water Aquifer
Where most of South Jersey gets it's drinking water Kirkwood Cohansey Aquifer
A body of underground water close to the surface Unconfined aquifer
An impermeable layer underground that water cannot easily pass through Confining Bed
A body of water underneath of an impermeable layer Confined Aquifer
The highest point of the groundwater, closest to the surface Water Table
The total area underground that is filled with water Zone Of Saturation
Water can flow through a material (adj.). Example: a grassy field permeable
Water cannot flow through a material (adj.). Example: a parking lot impermeable
An area of land that drains to a particular body of water on the surface watershed
When rain water seeps underground into an aquifer recharge
Rain water that flows over the surface, often into a stormdrain, to a local stream and ultimately to the ocean Stormwater Runoff
Something people build to capture runoff from an impermeable surface, using natural processes Green Infrastructure
A container for holding water that falls on your roof and flows through the gutter. Often used for gardening Rain Barrel
A planted area, dug out to be lower than the surrounding area, where stormwater can pool and slowly infiltrate into the ground. Often uses native plants Rain Garden
Using native plants that are accustomed to your area's climate, and therefore don't need much extra watering. Also called xeriscaping, from the Greek "xeri" meaning dry naturescaping
A planted area, using grasses, shrubs, and/or trees, that slows down and soaks up stormwater before it reaches a stream or river Riparian Buffer
A special type of pavement that water can flow through. Also called permeable pavement Porous Concrete
Certification that a product meets a certain level of water efficiency. This is to water what EnergyStar is to electricity WaterSense

Plant Science Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

an agreement between two or more parties for the doing or not doing of something specified. contract
a statement of the approximate charge for work to be done, submitted by a person or business firm ready to undertake the work estimate
a material (such as straw, leaves, or small pieces of wood) that is spread over the ground in a garden to protect the plants or help them grow and to stop weeds from growing mulch
the upper layer of earth that may be dug or plowed and in which plants grow soil
a strong, rough fabric that is used mostly for making bags burlap
a usually tall plant that has a thick, wooden stem and many large branches tree
a low usually several-stemmed woody plant shrub
a plant that has very long stems and that grows along the ground or up and around something (such as a wall or tree) vine
a part of a tree that grows out from the trunk branch
to cut off some of the branches of (a tree or bush) so that it will grow better or look better prune
to form or shape beforehand preformed
falling off or shed seasonally or at a certain stage of development in the life cycle deciduous
having foliage that remains green and functional through more than one growing season evergreen
the tough exterior covering of a woody root or stem bark
the visual or tactile surface characteristics and appearance of something texture
having little space and parts that are close together compaction
a minute opening especially in an animal or plant; especially : one by which matter passes through a membrane pore
a substance that plants, animals, and people need to live and grow nutrient
a substance (such as manure or a special chemical) that is added to soil to help the growth of plants fertilizer
a natural white substance used to flavor or preserve food; salt

Biome crossword puzzle!

Type
Crossword
Description

A body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake pond
They are found in mountain regions worldwide. alpine
The second-rainiest biome. temperateforest
A barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life. Desert
An area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land. lake
A land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem. wetland
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat. biome
High rainfall,It has been estimated that there may be many millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms still undiscovered. rainforest
It does not have much animal diversity, especially compared to the Savannah. temperategrassland
A type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. tundra
A wetland that is forested. swamp
It is characterized by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy does not close. savanna
A body of water with a current, confined within a bed and banks. stream
The world's largest biome apart from the oceans. taiga
A natural flowing watercourse, it is usually freshwater. river
A body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere. ocean

Chapter 4 Plants Notes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Plants are classified (sorted) as _____ or non-flowering. flowering
Plant _____ are roots, stems, and leaves. structures
_____: take in water and nutrients from the habitat and may hold the plant in place and store food/water roots
_____: move and store water and nutrients, and provide support and protection stems
_____: produce (make) food for plants with sunlight leaves
_____ _____: live in water and have long roots to get nutrients from the muddy bottom of ponds/lakes water lilies
_____—live in desert , have thick, waxy covering on leaves to hold in water and roots grow deep and wide to absorb scarce water yucca
_____live in desert, have thick stems to store water, roots spread out close to the surface to collect any rain water, thorns for protection cactus
______ has large, thick root reaches far underground to find water and keep it anchored carrot
_____ have stems climb and stick to different surfaces so it can reach sunlight vines
_____have stems grow thick and strong but remains green and flexible so it can grow towards sun sunflowers
_____ have woody stems for stronger support trees
Flowering plants have _____ that grow flowers. seeds
_____trees lose their leaves in the winter for protection. deciduous
Colorful flowers can a_____some animals (bees will pollinate). attract
_____form around the seeds for protection. fruits
fruit adaptation: _____and fleshy—grapes, peaches, tomatoes (animals can easily eat and disperse the seeds) moist
fruit adaptation: dry and/or _____—coconuts, pecans, pea pods hard
Plants produce many seeds because most don’t _____. survive
Seeds need to be dispersed (carried away) by floating in the water, carried by the _____, stick to fur or clothes, or eaten by animals that deposit them elsewhere. wind
Non-flowering plants make seeds within cones or produce _____. spores
_________ trees are non-flowering (pine, spruce, fir, cypress). coniferous
Ferns and _____do not make seeds. They reproduce by making spores. mosses
All plants have____ _____ where they grow, mature, and die. life cycles
Most _____ life cycles start with seeds. plant
Most flowers have male and female parts that work _____to make seeds. together
Seeds need _____ and warmth to germinate (grow). water
_____ are the first sprouts from a seed. seedlings
Seedlings grow roots to take in water and nutrients and the stem grows toward the_____ light
_____ plants have more leaves so it can gather more sunlight to produce the food that it needs to grow. mature
Some seed-bearing plants produce _____ instead of flowers. cones

"Do You Know Your Biomes" Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A biome that can be in both temperate and tropical climates and is covered in deep rooted grasses that are well adapted to drought Taiga
Very cold and dry biome located in the Northern hemisphere that has very little vegitation Tundra
Found around the equator and has a wet and warm climate year round allowing for the growth of a dense canopy of tall trees Tropical forest
Occurs in both temperate and tropical reigions with hot days and cold nights. Rainfall is minimal in this biome and the plants and animals are adapted to reduce water loss Desert
The non-living components of the environment such as soil, sunlight and air Abiotic
How hot or cold a climate is and a major factor that influences the characteristics and distribution of biomes Temperature
Characteristics that help an organism to better survive and reproduce Adaptation
a grassland biome with scattered individual trees, large herbivores, and three distinct seasons based primarily on rainfall, maintained by occasional fires and drought Savannah grassland
Lakes, ponds, and rivers Freshwater
This aquatic biome is home to diverse animals and crustaceans that have adapted to life in the water Ex; sharks, tropical fish, sea turtles Saltwater
Some of these plants are poison oak, scrub oak, Yucca Wiple and other shrubs, trees and cacti. Chaparral
the coral tissue and actually is what gives corals their beautiful colors Coral reef
The driest and hottest place on earth Temperate desert
Some areas are so deep that they can contain entire mountains and even volcanoes Marine
mix of organisms that coexist in a defined space, but on a much smaller scale microbiome

Plant Science Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

respiration
photosynthesis
stratification
scarification
air
sunlight
moisture
light
warmth
seedling
seed
endosperm
radicle
plumule
hypocotyl
cotyledon
trees
perennials
broccoli
lettuce
biennial
pansies
wheat
oats
impatien
tomato
annual
reproduce
maturity
growth
germination
lifecycle
hardiness
color
shape
size
habitat
erosioncontrol
research
medicine
food
oxygen

Ecology Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

home
human
air
respire
habitat
ecosystem
web
chain
glucose
food
flora
fauna
forest
reef
swamp
dessert
marine
flowers
trees
humous
worms
microorganisms
plants
animals
omnivore
carnivore
herbivore
energy
chlorophyll
sun
photosynthesis
producers
consumers
decomposers
carbon
Environment