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Adult
Behavior
Egg
Flower
Fruit
Germinate
Habitat
Inherited
Larva
Leaf
Offspring
Organism
Physical Characteristic
Pupa
Response
Root
Seed
Sibling
Stem
Trait

Plant and Animal Life Cycles Word Search

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environment
survival
adaptations
metamorphosis
seed
bud
flower
stem
root
germination
nymph
adult
pupa
larva
egg

Life Cycles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Metamorphosis
Tadpole
Pupa
Offspring
Larva
Chrysalis
Inherited traits
Acquired traits
Individual
Life cycle

Heredity Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

when many alleles and genes are involved Multiple Allele
when two dominant alleles are expressed in the offspring and they blend together Incomplete Dominance
the passing of physical characteristics from parents to offspring Heredity
a specific characteristic Trait
the study of heredity Genetics
egg and sperm cell joining Fertilization
fertilization of flowers pollination
organism from many generations with the same form of a trait Purebred
holds pollen in the flowers Stamen
takes pollen to make a seed Pistil
a number that describes how likely it is that an event will occur Probability
Physical appearance/ visible traits Phenotype
genetic makeup/alleles Genotype
when both alleles for a gene are expressed equally Codominance
factors that control a trait Genes
The different forms of a gene Alleles
trait that always shows up in the organism when the allele is present Dominant
is hidden whenever the dominant allele is present Recessive
having two of the same alleles Homozygous
having two different alleles Heterozygous

PLANT LIFECYCLE Word Search

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Word Search
Description

prediction
petal
anther
stigma
ovule
stamen
pistil
diagram
life cycle
flowers
fruit
seedling
observation
plumule
seed
roots
germination
pollination
environment
cotyledon
radicle
hilum

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

In The Garden Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Annual
Basil
Bud
Chives
Cotyledon
Cucumber
Flower
Fruit
Germination
Green Bean
Leaf
Lettuce
Marigold
Perennial
Pest
Pollinator
Root
Seed
Soil
Stem
Tomato
Vegetable

All About Plants Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Completes its life cycle within a year Annual
Plants life cycle normally taking two seasons Biennial
A green pigment in plants absorbing light energy used to carry out photosynthesis Chlorophyll
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs chloroplast
An angiosperm which has two seed leaves dicot
Young plant developing from the zygote embryo
Joining on a sperm cell and an egg cell fertilization
Part of stamen supporting an anther filament
Sprouting of the embryo from a seed that occurs where the embryo resumes growth germination
A plant producing seeds that ae not enclosed by a protective cover gymnosperm
An angiosperm with one seed leaf monocot
A structure containing egg cells ovary
A plant lasting for three seasons or more perennial
The vascular tissue through food moving in some plants phloem
Process where a plant captures energy in sunlight and is used to make food photosynthesis
A threadlike root that anchors nonvascular plants to the ground rhizoid
The male reproductive part of a flower which produces pollen stamen
Pollen grains land on this sticky part stigma
Small openings on surface layers of a leaf and is controlled when a gas enters and exits the leaf stomata
Cell organelle storing materials such as water, salt, protein, and carbohydrates vacuole
System of a tube like structure in plants where minerals an food move vacular tissue
Vascular tissue carrying water upward from the roots to every part of the plant xylem
A fertilized egg zygote

Genetics Crossword Puzzle Answer Key

Type
Crossword
Description

the study of heredity genetics
the passing of traits from parents to offspring Heredity
The transfer of pollen(with sperm cells) from the anther to the stigma(holds egg cells) by wind or animals Pollination
The joining of the egg and sperm cells to create new life fertilization
only one plant or needed because the plant pollinates itself selfpollination
the transfer of pollen from the anther of one plant to the stigma of another crosspollination
male reproductive system stamen
holds the pollen anther
holds up the anther filament
female reproductive system pistil
sticky to catch pollen stigma
stalk to hold up stigma style
base of flower that holds egg cells ovary
egg cells (become seeds) ovules
a characteristic of living things traits
trait that shows up more often dominant
trait that seems to hide or disappear recessive
instructions in your body that control your traits genes
various forms of one gene alleles
having two of the same alleles homozygous
having two different alleles heterozygous
A tool used to predict the possible combinations of alleles in the offspring Punnettsquare
inherited alleles that are your genetic make-up genotype
physical trait resulting from genotype phenotype
the chance something will occur probability
how many of one to how many of another ratio
the chance of an event occurring out of 100 percent

Insects and Life Cycles Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

abdomen
adult
ant
antenna
arthropod
beetle
complete metamorphosis
egg
grasshopper
head
honeybee
housefly
incomplete
larva
Metamorphosis
nymphs
pupa
six legs
thorax
wings

Plant Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

de up of many cells; makes its own food through photosynthesis; all plants are living things, but they cannot move like animals; examples of plants include trees, grasses, flowering plants, and mosses. Plants
a young plant sprouts from a seed; first sprout will turn into a seedling and then a small plant; to germinate, a seed needs the right conditions, including water, nutrients, and temperature. Germination
a plant structure that contains a young plant, food supply, and protective coating; Seeds are used by plants to create new plants; a seed can only produce the kind of plant it came from. Seed
a plant that uses flowers to reproduce; plants having seeds in a closed ovary; a plant that can produce fruit or flowers. Angiosperm
the transfer of pollen from the stamen (male) to the stigma (female); pollen can be transported from one flower by other living organisms or the wind to another flower; this is how they reproduce. Pollination
a biological process by which plants create offspring by combining their genetic material – sperm and egg, called gametes. Sexual Reproduction
In flowering plants (angiosperms) it begins with pollination, the transfer of pollen from anther to stigma on the same flower or to the stigma of another flower. Once the pollen grain lodges on the stigma, a pollen tube grows from the pollen grain to an ovule. Flower
one of the often brightly colored leaves of a flower Petal
a part of a plant, shaped like a leaf, that lies at the base of a flower; sepals hold and protect developing flower buds. Sepal
a yellow powder produced by the stamen of a flower; pollen fertilizes the pistil of another flower; without pollen, plants could not reproduce. Pollen
male reproductive organ of a flower that produces pollen; the stamen is made up of two parts, the anther and the filament Stamen
the part of a flower's stamen that contains the pollen; you can see these sticking out of the flower – they are the tips of the filaments. Anther
the part of a flower’s stamen; the slender stalk, the filament supports the anther Filament
the female reproductive organ of a flower that can be fertilized by pollen. Pistil
the part of a flower’s pistil that receives pollen and the pollen grain germinates; the stigma is the sticky Stigma
the part of the flower’s pistil that is a long, slender stalk that connects the stigma and the ovary. Style
in the flowering plants, an ovary is a part of the female reproductive organ of the flower; it is the part of the pistil which holds the ovule(s) and is located above or below or at the point of connection with the base of the petals and sepals. Ovary
a small body that contains the female reproductive cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization Ovules
seed plants (such as conifers – pine trees or cycads) that produce “naked” seeds not enclosed in an ovary; non-flowering plants; can not produce fruits, they produce cones reproduce by pollination and sexual reproduction. Gymnosperm
plants without flowers that use spores instead of seeds to reproduce: has a root system, a stem, and large divided leaves, called fronds; ferns grow in m Fern
a reproductive cell that can grow into a new organism without fertilization; spores develop on the underside of the fern’s fronds and look like little dots; the spores are carried away from the leaves by wind and water. If the spore lands in moist, shaded soil, it can grow into a new plant. Spore
reproduction not requiring fertilization; its nucleus splits and the parent cell divides into two equal parts. Types of asexual reproduction include cell division, budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes Asexual reproduction
the process in which plants use the energy in sunlight to make food; green plants use their leaves to capture the sun’s light and carbon dioxide from the air. They combined this with water taken in by the plant’s roots. The result is sugar. This sugar gives the plant the energy it needs to grow. During photosynthesis plants release oxygen into the air for us to breathe. Photosynthesis