Type
Crossword
Description

Mans best friend Dog
Biotic factors that have feathers. Birds
A farm animal that is normally black and white and produces milk. Cows
Covers most peoples yard. Grass
Iron, Magnesium, Granite and more. Minerals
non living things Abiotic
Substance that we breath in. Air
How warm or cold it is. Temperature
living things Biotic factors
these things can be super bugs that can get you sick. Bacteria
large plants that can bear fruit and shade. Trees
substance found on beaches that you can walk on. sand
an areas average weather conditions over time climate
essential to life, 50 to 95 % of all bodies are made up of this substance water
type of seed you eat at a baseball game sunflower
also known as a breeze wind
helps photosynthesis sunlight
decaying matter found in soil humus
comes from sunlight energy
animal with scales that live in water fish

Ecological Succession Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Living things in the ecosystem Biotic Factor
Groups of organisms at progressive levels Levels of ecological organization
Non-living factors including temperature, water, sunlight, wind, rocks and soil Abiotic Factors
Taxonomic group whose members can interbreed Species
Any living thing Organisms
Where do plants and animals naturally live and stay? Habitats
A close relationship; one species benefits, the other doesn't benefit but isn't harmed Commensalism
A close relationship; both species benefit Mutualism
Autotrophs convert light energy into chemical energy is called what? Photosynthesis
Organisms that take in food material and are above producers on the energy pyramid is a what? Consumer

Biomes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of biomes. six
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors. Biome
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others. Savanna
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers. Tundra
A non-living thing. Abiotic
Biomes that are found on land. Land Biomes
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters. Temperate Grasslands
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates. Desert
A living thing. Biotic
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there. Coniferous Forests
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off." Deciduous
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow. Tropical Rain Forests
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms. Habitat
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area. Climate

ABIOTIC AND BIOTIC Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Photosynthesis
Sunlight
Soil
Factors
Terms
People
Science
Non-living
Living
Ecosystem
Enviroment
Abiotic
Biotic
Rocks
Birds
Animals

Ecology Crossword for Science

Type
Crossword
Description

Non living factors in an environment. Abiotic
Things having been changed to help the creature survive or better change to its habitat/situation. Adaptation
Opposite of descendant. Ancestor
One of the five Kingdoms, not plants, fungi, prokaryotes or the eukaryotes. Animalia
Living organism which feeds mainly on living matter. Can be domesticated. Animal
An invertebrate animal of the large phylum Arthropoda, such as an insect, spider, or crustacean. Arachnids are also classed under this. Arthropod
The standard amount of something that is taken as 'normal' / usual. Average
The type of adaptation involving, relating to, or emphasizing behaviour. Behavioural
Variety of plant and animal life in the world/particular habitat, a high level being considered important. Biodiversity
Relating to the living organism/factors in the environment. Biotic
Meat eater. Carnivore
Something that is the main ingredient in making plant cell walls. Cellulose
Series of questions and instructions to help identify an unknown object/organism. Classification Key
All the living organisms in a certain area. Community
Organisms that get their energy by eating other living organisms. Consumer
Organisms that feed on dead plant and animal materials that help them to decay. Decomposer
An animal that feeds on dead organic material. Detritivore
Opposite of nocturnal; sleeping during the day. Diurnal
The role and position a species has in its environment, how it meets its needs for food and shelter, how it survives, and how it reproduces also the Abiotic and Biotic factors. Ecological Niche
A graphical model that illustrates the flow of energy through different forms of life in an ecosystem. Ecological Pyramid
The branch of biology which deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings. Ecology
Biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment in which they live. Ecosystem
Internal skeleton. Endoskeleton
Surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives/operates. Environment
The type of substance Rennet is. Enzyme
An educated guess/roughly calculated. Estimate
Organism with membranes around the organelles, also having a nucleus. Eukaryote
Over the years, having developed and grown/changes. eg. Monkey to man. Evolution
External skeleton. Exoskeleton
Type of variable. Something that can change and influence the result. Factor
The number of Kingdoms. Five
The show of energy transfer through interacting organisms, the feeding relationship between all the biotic components. Food Chain
Shows all the interlinked chains/connections of food. Food Web

Biodiversity Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

living biotic factors
non-living abiotic factors
the rich variety of life on earth. biodiverity
all the living and non-living parts of a community. ecosystem
the study of the interactions between organisms and their enviorment. ecology
the place in which an organism lives. habitat
all the members of a species in an ecosystem population
all the population in an ecosystem community
part of earth that contains all ecosystems. biosphere
everything that surrounds are animal, or plant, including living/non-living things enviorment

Earth's Resources Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a type of natural resource that cannot be replaced or can only be replaced after thousands or millions of years nonrenewable
protecting our natural resources and using them responsibly conservation
a type of natural resource that can be replaced renewable
a solid, non-living substance found in nature mineral
a non-living substance made of one or more minerals; there are 3 main types rock
a material that is burned for energy fuel
a mixture of minerals, weathered rocks, and decayed plants and animal matter soil
a type of resource found on Earth that is necessary or useful to people natural
the trace or remains of an organism that lived long ago fossil
type of energy from the sun solar
died out, leaving no more of that type of organism alive extinct
when harmful things get into the water, air, and land pollution
a type of energy that comes from moving air wind
energy made from moving or falling water hydroelectricity
a type of resource that can be used again and again reusable
energy from living things, plants or animals, or waste biofuels
a type of energy made from heat inside the earth geothermal
melted rock that is underground in the mantle layer of the Earth magma
combination of sand, silt, clay and humus; best soil for plants loam
tiny bits of weathered or broken-down rock and once-living animals and plants sediment

Ecology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A series of of steps how organisms transfer food into energy Food chain
Network of animels feeding habits Food web
The steps in a food web/chain Trophic levels
Sunlight/chemical energy converted into forms that cells can use Autotrophs
The study of interaction between organisms and their environment. Ecology
A consumer that eats Meat. Carnivore
An organism that gets energy by breaking down the remains of dead organisms. Decomposer
Eating something Consumer
Eats plants Herbivore
None living part of a environment Abiotic factor
Population as a whole Community
A group of individuals of the same species. Population
Living factors in the environment. Biotic factor
Place on earth where life is Biosphere
Similar organisms that breed/produce Species
Ecosystem that has close to the same climates and organisms. Biome
Living in a place together with their physical environment is known as what? Ecosystem
Eats both plants and animals Omnivores
Eats already dead or found animals Scavengers
organisms in an ecosystem that produce biomass from inorganic compounds Primary producer
Why are plants green? Photosynthesis
of organic compounds by bacteria or other living organisms using energy derived from reactions involving inorganic chemicals, typically in the absence of sunlight. Chemosynthesis
an organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances. Heterotroph
an animal that feeds on dead organic material, especially plant detritus. Detritivore

Biology-Ecology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A science that deals with the relationships between groups of living things and their environments Ecology
The place or type of place where a plant or animal naturally or normally lives or grows Habitat
Any living component that affect another organism Biotic Factor
Drawing from natural ecosystems which are defined as the network of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environment Ecological Model
Non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment that affect living organisms and the functioning of ecosystems Abiotic Factor
The function or position of a species within an ecological community Niche
An autotrohpic organism that serves as a source of food for other organisms in a food chain. Producer
A heterotrophic organism that feeds on other organisms in a food chain. Consumer
The total mass of living matter within a given unit of environmental area. Biomass
An animal that feeds on plants. Herbivore
An animal that feeds on flesh. Carnivore
An animal that eats both plants and animals. Omnivore
an animal that feeds on dead organic material detritivore
break down dead or decaying organisms decomposer
the position an organism occupies in a food chain trophic level
series of organisms each dependent on the next as a source of food food chain
a system of interlocking and interdependent food chains food web
the flow of chemical elements between living organisms and the enviroment biogeochemical cycle
when a plant absorbs water in its roots transpiration
the chemical processes by which atmospheric nitrogen is assimilated into organic compounds nitrogen fixation
the process of ammoniating; decomposition with production of ammonia ammonification
biological oxidation or ammonium to nitrite followed by the oxidation of the nitrite to nitrate nirtification
the loss or removal of nitrogen or nitrogen compounds denitrification
the trapping of the sun's warmth in a plants lower atmosphere greenhouse effect
an organism that is able to form organic substances from simple inorganic substances autotroph
an organism deriving its nutritional requirements from complex organic substances heterotroph
process by which plants use sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water photosynthesis

Environmental Science Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Organisms that produce their own food Producer
Network or related food chains Foodweb
An animal killed for food Prey
A type of consumer that eats animal material Carnivore
A type of consumer that eats plant material Herbivore
Tiny plants and animals that break down dead materials into nutrients Decomposers
Plants and animals in an area,functioning together with their surroundings Ecosystem
the process plants use to make food from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide Photosynthesis
organisms that get nutrients by eating other organisms Consumers
an animal that kills other animals for food Predator
a partnership between organisms that helps one or both of them survive Symbiosis
water vapor forms clouds and returns to Earth Precipitation
change of water from a liquid to a gas state Evaporation
natural home of a plant or animal Habitat
the number of different organisms in an ecosystem Biodiversity
living factors that directly or indirectly affect an organism in its environment, such as disease, predators, and parasites Biotic
non-living factors that affect organism survival, such as water availability, pollution, and temperature range Abiotic
water lost to the atmosphere by the activities of plants Transpiration

ECOLOGY VOCABULARY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Any non-living factor Abiotic
Any living Factor Biotic
Eats both plants and animals Omnivore
Eats only animals Carnivore
All the thing (biotic) and non-living (abiotic) thing things that interact in an area Ecosystem
An organism that make there on food Producers
An animal that the predator feeds upon Prey
Eats only plants Herbiovre
The specific aiotic/Biotic environment in which an organism lives Habitat
an organism eats other Food Chain
Breaks down dead suff Decomposer
The first organism to populate Pioneer species
The largest population that an area can support carrying capacity
A carnoivore that hunts and kills other animals for food Predator
An organism that providwes a source of energy for another organism to live Host