Type
Word Search
Description

grow
together
plants
love
trees
plant
fish
conserve
peace
protect
Water
Earth

Earth Day Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

streams
rivers
mother nature
air control
flowers
waste
mountains
pollution
clean air
plant
grass
litter
trees
green
water
soil
reuse
reduce
recycle
growth
environment
ecology
earth
conserve
animal

Earth Day Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

waste
clean
climate
protect
save
aware
water
trees
energy
conserve
wildlife
habitat
earth
solar power
plant
reduce
green
recycle

Plant Parts Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This part of the plant makes the food. Leaves
Plants need this to grow; form of energy. Sun
Part of the plant that gets water from soil. roots
Food roots get from soil. nutrients
Water moves from the roots to the leaves throught the plant's what? stem
A carrot stores food in it what? roots
The part of the plant that makes fruit and seeds. flower
How a living thing begins its life, grows and makes new living things like itself. Life Cycle
Must reach the stigma to grow a seed; bees, wind and water carry this to the stigma. Pollen
tiny, baby plant. It is very small. embryo
Protects the seed. Grows around the seed. Fruit
The process when a seed begins to grow. germinate
They do not have flowers or cones. Fall on the ground. Examples are ferns and mosses. Spores
Many plants close together. Crowding
Different kinds of plants. Variation

earth day Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

water
trees
soil
resource
reuse
reduce
recycle
preserve
plant
planet
habitat
green
environment
energy
ecosystem
earth
conserve
atmosphere

Water Conservation Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

aerator
basin
conserve
dishwasher
drain
drink
earth
faucet
fridge
gallon
hose
laundry
leaks
plants
shower
sink
sprinkler
tank
toilet
water

Weathering and Erosion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What type of weathering breaks smaller pieces of rock from larger pieces Mechanical
What type of weathering slowly dissolves rock chemical
What is the process in which wind, water, gravity transport soil? Erosion
When farmers change crops to protect nutrient depletion. Crop rotation
When farmers grow a crop between seasons to prevent erosion. cover crop
Creating a series of steps so that farming can occur on a steep hill Terracing
Leaving the previous season's stalks behind to prevent erosion. no till
Refers to the pore space in soil taken up by water or oxygen porosity
Water dissolves and carries nutrients in topsoil to lower layers leaching
The top layer of soil topsoil
The most fertile section of topsoil humus
The layer of rock beneath soil layers bedrock
When water in the air causes chemical change oxidation
Repeated freezing and thawing in cracks of rock ice wedging
Type of weathering in which harder rock weathers less than softer rock differential
When limestone is dissolved underground, you get a... cave
When pollution and rain weather together. acid rain
Grinding away of rock abrasion
Agent of mechanical weathering wind
Agent of chemical weathering water
Living agent of mechanical weathering plants
Rock that is the source of the fragments parent rock
Protecting soil from nutrient loss or erosion soil conservation
When water slows and drops sediment deposition
Deposition that occurs as a body of water slows to flow into another delta
Sediment deposits here when a river overflows its banks (pg.318) floodplain
a fan-shaped deposion on land alluvial fan
As a mountain ages, its peaks become (rounder/sharper) rounder

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

Plant Adaptations Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Coldest continent on the planet Antarctica
Biggest restriction to plant growth in the Antarctic Water
Characteristics of an organism that help it to survive in its environment Adaptations
Thin layer of soil that thaws throughout the year active layer
Example of a vascular plant tree
Lack of precipitation dry
Development in size growth
Adaptation to conserve water small leaves
Ability to survive on bare rock lichen
Areas of the Earth half referred to as 'of Cancer' Tropics
Adaptation that prevents water being lost through transpiration by trapping the water particles waxy leaves
Prevents animals from eating the organism Spines
Fleshy plants that retain water Succulents
A change or slight difference in condition variation
Invisible line along the circumference of the Earth Equator
The surroundings or conditions in which an organism operates Environment
The natural home or environment of an organism habitat
Climate or conditions; difficult to survive in harsh
Of or during the day diurnal
The state of the atmosphere at a particular place and time weather

deforestation Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ecosystem
earth
plant
friends
birdbath
amazon
enviroment
new tree
distruction
preservation
recycling
conservation
trunk
tree
forest
bluejay
blueberry
red cardinal
ruby
deforestation

Healthy Eating Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

gala or granny smith apple
1 of your 5 a day fruit
they grow in the ground vegetables
fruit and ..... fibre
running, sport and walking etc exercise
they are orange carrots
you drink it water
eating your fruit and veg will make you this healthy
starches found in fruit and veg carbohydrates
found in meat, fish and eggs protein
colour of vegetables green
eating healthily diet