Type
Word Search
Description

estuary
demography
aquifer
symbiosis
prey
porous
migration
irrigation
fertility
germ
endemic
dam
biodiversity
ruminant
livestock
aquaculture
overharvesting
domesticated
genetic
pesticide
salinization
compost
desertification
erosion
topsoil
arable
yield
diet
malnutrition
famine

Food and Agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

wide spread starvation caused by a shortage of food famine
condition that occurs when people do not consume enough calories or do not eat a sufficient variety of foods to fulfill all of the body's needs malnutrition
type and amount of food that a person eats diet
amount of food that can be produced in a given area yield
land that can be used to grow crops arable land
the surface layer of soil topsoil
movement of rock and soil by wind and water erosion
process by which land in arid or semiarid areas become more desertlike desertification
partly decomposed organic material compost
salinization
pesticide

chapter 15 food &' agriculture Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

aquatic plants &' animals aquaculture
farmland that can be used to grow crops arable land
use of certain organisms by humans to eliminate pests biological pest control
mixture of decomposing organic matter such as manure &' rotting plants compost
process of which human activities or climate changes make arid desertification
the type or amount of food a person eats diet
describes organisms that have been bred &' managed for human use domesticated
process in which the materials of earths surface are loosened, dissolved or worn out erosion
widespread malnutrition &' starvation in an area due to a shortage of food famine
technology in which the genome of a living cell is modified for medical or industrial use genetic engineering
domesticated animals that are raised to be used on a farm or ranch livestock
disorder of nutrition that results when a person does not consume enough energy of each of the nutrients malnutrition
catching or removing from a population more organisms than the population can replace overharvesting
a poison used to destroy pests pesticide
a cud-chewing mammal that has three or four chambered stomach ruminant
the accumulation of salts in oil salinization
the surface layer of the soil topsoil
the amount of crops produced per unit area yield

environmental systems Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

overgrazing
overharvesting
livestock
landfill
hydroelectric
hazardous waste
growth rate
greenhouse gases
fossil fuel
famine
estuary
erosion
ecology
ecological footprint
decomposers
dam
coral reef
carrying capacity
carbon cycle
canopy
biomass fuel
atmosphere
artificial selection
air pollution
adaptations
abiotic factors
biodiversity
biosphere
biome

Chapter 15: Food and Agriculture Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Ruminants
Livestock
Aquaculture
Overharvesting
Domesticated
Genetic engineering
Phermones
Pathogens
Biological pest control
Resistance
Pesticides
Salinization
Compost
Fallow
Land degradation
Contour plowing
Desertification
Erosion
Green Revolution
Subsistence agriculture
Yield
Efficiency
Diet
Malnutrition
Famine

Unit 5: Food Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

planting rows of trees at wide spacing Alley cropping
capable of producing crops; suitable for farming; suited to the plow and for tillage arable land
units of energy Calories
The main types of nutrients Carbohydrates
yellow, red, or bluish-gray in color and often forming an impermeable layer in the soil. Clay
the practice of tilling sloped land along lines of consistent elevation contour farming
process in which fertile land becomes desert Desertification
Process of eroding or eroded by wind Erosion
scarcity of food famine
a farm on which large numbers of livestock are raised indoors factory farming
organic component of soil Humus
watering of land to make it ready for agriculture irrigation
any one of various substances that contain fat lipids
soil that is good for growing plants loam
cutting and preparing the timber logging
substance required in relatively large amounts by living organisms Macronutrients
lack of protein nutrition Malnutrition
substance required in trace amount for normal growth micronutrients
a way of growing crops No Till Farming
matter composed of organic compounds coming from remains of organisms Organic matter
Letting livestock graze land so heavily that the soil loses fertility Overgrazing
destructive insect Pest
chemical substance produced and released into the environment by an animal Pheromones
A substance found in foods that are important to human diets Proteins
the draining of water Runoff
A build up of salt in soil Salinization
fine sand, clay silt
the growing of a cultivated crop Strip cropping
extracting minerals near the surface of the Earth Surface mining
reduces erosion on steep by cutting ridges Terracing
top layer of soil Topsoil

Agricultural Careers Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Food engineer
feedlot operator
Food researcher
Animal geneticist
Agronomist
Irrigation engineer
Forester
Animal Breeder
Gardener
Soil Scientist
Livestock Auctioneer
Pesticide Technician
Greenhouse Manager
Floral Designer
Agricultural Mechanic
Veterinarian
Park Ranger
Farmer
Landscaper
Agriculture Teacher

Hydrosphere Unit Vocab Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Panthalassa
Sonar
Benthic Zone
Biodiversity
Buoyancy
Estuaries
Irrigation
Plume
Polarity
Potability
Salinity
Stewardship
Turbidity
Universal Solvent
Wind

Human Impact on Earth Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

natural resources
monoculture
smog
ecological footprint
biodiversity
ocean
sewage
recycling
radiation
population
plastic
pollution
pesticides
landfill
land
global warming
fossil fuels
farming
environment
desertification
deforestation
chemicals
carbon dioxide
air
acid rain

H.I.P.P.O.- THREATS TO BIODIVERSITY Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

BOTTLENECK
KEYSTONE SPECIES
EXTINCTION
ENDANGERED
ENDEMIC
NATIVE
SPECIES
NICHE
BIODIVERSITY
POACHING
HABITAT LOSS
INVASIVE SPECIES
OVERHARVESTING
POLLUTION
POPULATION

Farming Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Food
USDA
Green Revolution
Pesticides
Precision Farming
Production
Meat Farms
Fish Farms
Commercial Farm
Subsistence Farm
Harvesting
Livestock
Sheep Husbandry
Sericulture
Poultry Farming
Pig Farming
Organic
Orchadry
Integrated
Dairy
Contract
Aquaculure
Alligator
Compost
Crop Rotation
Fields
GMO
Agribusiness
Crops
Fertile Crescent
Farmers
Planting
Seeds
Farming
Agriculture
Soil System