Type
Crossword
Description

This is where the Summit on Climate Change took place Paris
The type of gas that is leaking from SoCalGas in California Methane
The layer of ice that traps methane underground Permafrost
The resource that countries are fighting over in the Arctic oil
The country with the highest carbon emissions China
A country that is fighting for Arctic land Russia
The type of gases that keep the Earth warm Greenhouse
What happens when Greenhouse Gases are trapped Global Warming
Temperatures have been rising since which revolution? Industrial
What happens when water washes away the coast Erosion
When garbage is not cleaned up properly it creates this Pollution
What is the term that means large amounts of trees are being taken down? Deforestation

Climate Change Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A specific event or condition that happens over a period of hours or days weather
Refers to the average weather conditions over many years in a certain place climate
The warmer periods between ice-ages Interglacial
A cycle that causes the Earth's orbit to get closer and further away from the sun Milankovitch
The process plants use to make food where they take carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere and give out oxygen Photosynthesis
The most common greenhouse gas carbondioxide
A type of fuel that was made under the ground millions of years ago fossilfuels
The greenhouse gas that comes from rotting rice and cows stomachs Methane
When the carbon dioxide increases, the ________________ increases temperature
The adjustment or preparation of natural or human systems to a new or changing environment Adaptation
The process of cutting down the forests Deforestation
The release of a substance/gas into the atmosphere Emissions
Continually frozen ground that occurs when the temperature remains below 0 degrees for several years Permafrost
Collecting and reprocessing a resource so it can be used again Recycling

Air Pollution/Global Warming Crossword Puzzle

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Description

A type of rain that is caused by air pollution ACID RAIN
Methane, CO2, Hydrogen, and Fluorine are what type of gasses GREENHOUSE GASSES
This was enacted in 1963, by the 88th US Congress CLEAN AIR ACT
Can air pollution affect humans? True or False? TRUE
Can Air pollution affect animals? True or False? TRUE
40% premature deaths caused by air pollution were in ____? CHINA
China, along with India, contains over 50% of the world’s sources of ____ pollution AIR
Air pollution kills over _____ million people each year SEVEN
What is the abbreviation of the government agency that protects the environment? EPA
Acid rain harms vegetation and _____ life? WATER
Air pollution can affect your ______ system IMMUNE
The Pollution Prevention Act, is an act that limits the amount of ______ that the industries are releasing into the enviroment GASSES
The Clean Air Act works alongside the experts at ___ to reduce and regulate emission of greenhouse gasses RFF
Chronic respiratory disease, lung cancer, heart disease, damage to the brain, and COPD are examples of ____ term effects LONG
Acid rain is an effect on the __________ ENVIRONMENT
Would visability increase or decrease due to air pollution DECREASE
Burning ______ _____ is a cause of air pollution/global warming FOSSIL FUELS
Air pollution can cause us to have an upper respiratory disease called ______ ASTHMA
The government of the US and the world have enacted policies and created agencies to regulate the quality of the ___ AIR
Air Pollution/Global Warming can cause ozone _________ DEPLETION

Global Warming Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Industrial
Temperature
Global Warming
Mother
Earth
Planet
Waste
Oil Spill
Deforestation
Gas
Industry
Trees
Factory
Pollution
Erosion
Climate
Sea
Arctic
Permafrost
Russia
Paris
Carbon
Emissions
Greenhouse Gas

Global Warming Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A PLACE AFFECTED BY GLOBAL WARMING WHERE NO ONE LIVES BUT PENGUINS, POLAR BEARS, ETC ANTARCTICA
A place affected by global warming ARCTIC
A part of the earth that reflects greenhouse gases ATMOSPHERE
Things we ride that creates global warming CAR
Things people always use that heat up and create global warming ELECTRONICS
Things that are all around us that can be hot or cold or create global warming and greenhouse gases GASES
Something warming up the planet GLOBALWARMING
A GAS THAT CREATES GLOBAL WARMING GREENHOUSEGASES
A place affected by global warming that has the word green in it but the place is not green GREENLAND
What global warming is HEAT
Things we use that light up the darkness that create some global warming LIGHTBULB
A animal affected by global warming PENGUIN
A living thing that mostly creates global warming PEOPLE
A item people use to call people that creates global warming PHONE
A animal affected by global warming POLARBEAR
A plant that releases carbon dioxide TREE

Global Warming Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A negative effect of global warming. extreme weather
A type of fuel that was made by animals that decomposed millioins of years ago. oil
A former vice president that delivered a speech on global warming and its impact on society. Al Gore
A greenhouse gas emitted from vehicles and industry. carbon dioxide
A greenhouse gas emitted from land fills and trash. methane
A negative effect of global warming that occurs in the countries of Africa. drought
Types of gas that are trapped in Earth's atmosphere and as a result increase the overall temperature of the planet. greenhouse gas
Due to the melting of glaciers, _____________ __________ may lose their habitat and become extinct. polar bears
Water in its gas form that is green house gas. water vapor
Mass removal of trees or __________________________ increases the level of CO2 in the atmosphere. deforestation
A negative effect of rising sea level includes the possibility of the oceans covering current ___________________. coastlines
Natural gas, oil and coal are all _______________ _______________. fossil fuels
A type of energy resource such as oil, natural gas and coal that cannot be reused. nonrenewable
Use of _________________ or hybrid vehicles would assist in our reliance on the use of fossil fuels. electric
The creation and use of energy sources created from the wind or ____________ _____________ would reduce our consumption of fossil fuels. solar energy

CLIMATE CHANGE Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The average weather for a region over a long time period climate
Water _____ vapor
A change in the quality of the environment that can adversely affect the heaalth of humans or other living organisms pollution
The ___ Layer has holes in it due to global warming ozone
___ ___ is another name for global warming climatechange
_____ energy: direct radiant energy from the sun solar
_____ dioxide is what we exhale carbon
Process that occurs in living green plants where carbon dioxide is converted to oxygen photosynthesis
The mixture of gases surrounding the earth atmosphere
_____ warming global
_____ fuels fossil
Planet _____ is heating up because of global warming earth
You can _____ a plastic bottle recycle
_____ gases can cause global warming greenhouse

Climate change word search

Type
Word Search
Description

Weather
Atmosphere
Biofuels
Carbon Dioxide
Climate change
Deforestation
Desertification
Evaporation
Fossil Fuel
Geosphere
Glacier
Global Warming
Greenhouse Gas
Methane
Nitrous Oxide
Ozone
Radiation

Climate and the Greenhouse Effect Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The g___________ e_______ keeps the earth at a livable temperature GREENHOUSEEFFECT
Heat radiated from the Earth is trapped by greenhouse g______. GASES
This is a Greenhouse gas, C________ D________ CARBONDIOXIDE
Another greenhouse gas, W_______ water
This greenhouse gas comes from farting cows, M_________ methane
Earth is "just right" according to the G_______________ principle. goldilocks
Venus is too ________ to have life HOT
Mars is too far away from the sun and is too ______ for life. cold
Humans are responsible for c__________ c__________. climatechange
Greenhouse gases are found in the Earth's A______________. Atmosphere
Burning f________ f_____ releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere fossilfuels
More greenhouse gases in the atmosphere means the Earth is w_________ up warming

Environmental Issues Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Loss of trees and is no longer used for forests. deforestation
A reduction of a layer in the stratosphere. ozone depletion
Killing an animal out of season or without a license. poaching
When a car burns fuel, CO2 is released. carbonemissions
Melting of the ice in the North and South. polaricecaps
using too much of something. Excess consumption
Also know as an Illness or sickness. Disease
A change in global climate patterns. climate change
The result of human practices like greenhouse gases. global warming
Extracting oil from underground. fracking
Contamination of the environment. pollution
Extremely toxic waster. nuclear waste
Increasing population to unsustainable levels. overpopulation
Contributes to greenhouse effects and may smell. waste disposal
A water form due to certain pollutants in the atmosphere. acid rain

Racing Extinction Crossword

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Crossword
Description

all the extinctions have included a massive increase in ___ carbondioxide
name of current extinction event anthropocene
produces oxygen in our oceans plankton
too much carbon in the atmosphere is ____ the oceans (pH) acidifying
when CO2 reacts with water it creates _____ acid carbonic
we may lose ___% of all animal species in the current extinction fifty
what greenhouse gas is stored under frozen lakes in the Arctic methane
producing meats creates more emissions that all types of ____ combined transportation
regular change in climate over time is called "natural ___" variability
person that studies ancient climates paleoclimatologist
can tell us about ancient ocean temps and current patterns coralreefcores
information we use to learn about ancient climates that does not include actual data proxy
commercial buildings cause ___% of emissions in cities eighty
we are currently in the ___ (#) mass extinction sixth
1 person creates ___.___ pounds of trash a day fourthree
trash in landfills creates which greenhouse gas methane
we have already lost ___% of the worlds coral reefs nineteen
industry that replaced killing mantas in lamakera ecotourism
animal agriculture produces ___.5% of emissions fourteen
foods without pesticides, fertilzers, or antibiotics are certified as ___ organic
____ in the atmosphere prevents UV rays from hitting the earth ozone
the most abundant greenhouse gas is __ watervapor
ice cores can tell us about climate up to ____,000 years ago sevenhundredfifty
the law that protects species CITES
US carbon emissions ___ by 7% from 1990 - 2013 decreased