Type
Crossword
Description

The air that surrounds us (10) atmosphere
a community together with its environment (9) ecosystem
carelessly discharged paper (6) litter
of or pertaining to the sun (5) solar
the exhaust produced by cars (9) emissions
a mixture of decaying materials used as fertilizer (7) compost
the circumstances or conditions that surround us (11) environment
to make unfit for or harmful to living things (7) pollute
to keep in existence: maintain (11) sustainable
a method of solid waste disposal (8) landfill
to protect from loss or depletion (8) conserve
no longer living (7) extinct
to keep or maintain (8) preserve
to make new or restore (9) renewable
grown or raised without chemicals (7) orgainic
the science of organisms and their environment (7) ecology
the area or environment in which we live (7) habitat
to use again as for another purpose (7) recycle

EARTH DAY Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Trash in a public place Litter
Biological community of interacting organisms Ecosystem
Envelope of gases surrounding Earth Atmosphere
Surroundings in which we live Environment
Energy not depleted by use like water Renewable
To protect from harm Conserve
Toxic gas Ozone
Reuse discarded material or objects Upcycle
Relating to living matter Organic
To contaminate Pollute
Natural home of an animal or plant Habitat
Production and discharge of gas or radiation Emissions
Able to be maintained Sustainable
Maintain in original state Preserve
Vanished or no longer living Extinct
Relating to the sun Solar
Place to dispose waste Landfill
Convert to reusable material Recycle
A branch of Biology Ecology
Decayed material used as plant fertilizer Compost

Earth Day Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Things like air,water and soil together Ecosystem
Layer of gases surrounding a planet Atmosphere
To process used goods or waste so as to produce something that is often better Upcycle
To make something new out of used object recycle
The surroundings or conditions in which a person,animal or plant lives Environment
The natural home or environment of an animal,plant or organism Habitat
a layer in the Earth's atmosphere Ozone
Trash on the ground Litter
A substance discharged into the air Emissions
restored or replaced by natural process Renewable
Capable of being supported Sustainable
Made without chemicals Organic
Mixture of various decaying organic substances Compost
Sun energy Solar
Doesn't exist anymore Extinct
To keep something in its original state Preserve
To protect something Conserve
Deals with the relations of organisms to one another Ecology
A place to dispose of garbage and other waste material Landfill
Contamination of water and air with harmful substances Pollute

Earth Day Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the air that surrounds the earth atmosphere
everything that exists in an environment ecosystem
trash left lying in an open place litter
related to the Sun solar
a decayed mixture of plants compost
sending out gas or radiation emissions
the area in which something exists or lives environment
to make land or water dirty or not safe pollute
an area where waste materials are buried underground landfill
to avoid wasteful activities or behaviors conserve
no longer existing extinct
a natural resource that can be replenished naturally renewable
the place where a plant or animal lives naturally habitat
to make something new from already used materials recycle

Earth Day Crossword-Elise Kavalchek

Type
Crossword
Description

Layers of gases surrounding the Earth, or other planets. Atmosphere
Area of space with abiotic and biotic factors. Ecosystem
Waste in area it is not supposed to be. Litter
Anything pertaining to the sun. Solar
The product and discharge of something. Emissions
Decayed material that can be used as a fertilizer. Compost
The surroundings, or conditions of a place. Environment
Waste that contaminates a place. Pollute
Something able to be maintained. Sustainable
A place where waste is buried to decompose. Landfill
To preserve something. Conserve
Something that no longer exists. Extinct
To conserve. Presurve
An unlimited source. Renewable
Something made out of living things. Organic
A branch of biology. Ecology
An environment for living creatures. Habitat
The cycle of converting waste into objects. Recycle
A colorless unstable toxic gas. Ozone
To reuse unwanted objects to make another object of higher value. Upcycle

Environment Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The ability to be maintained at a certain rate or level (14) Sustainability
A global or regional change in weather, temperature, and atmospheric conditions (7,6) Climate Change
The prevention of wasteful use of a resource (12) Conservation
Prejudice against one person, idea, or group (4) Bias
The disposal of waste by burying it (8) Landfill
A gradual increase in the temperature of Earth's atmosphere (6,7) Global Warming
The act of clearing a wide area of trees (13) Deforestation
A biological community of interacting organisms and their environment (9) Ecosystem
To convert waste into reusable material (7) Recycle
An organisation that fights for the protection of the environment (10) Greenpeace
Damage caused to water, air, etc (9) Pollution
Unwanted matter or material (5) Waste
Strong, unpleasant, and sometimes dangerous gas or smoke (5) Fumes

Earth Day Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The envelope of gases surrounding the earth Atmosphere
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or functions Enviroment
Decayed organic material used as a plant fertilizer Compost
trash, such as paper, cans, and bottles Litter
of, or relating to, or determined by the sun Solar
the production and discharge of gas or radiation Emissions
contaminate with harmful and poisonous substances Pollute
to protect from harm ordestruction Conserve
no longer alive, gone Extinct
to maintain in its original state Preserve
Of, or relating to a state of being maintained Sustainable
a place to dispose of refuse or other material Landfill
Source that is not depleted by use, such as water and air Renewable
of, or relating to, or derived from living matter Organic
A branch of biology that deals with the ecosystem Ecology
the natural home of an animal, plant, or other organisms Habitat
Reduce, reuse, To reuse materials Recycle
it differs from oxygen in having 3 atoms in its molecule ozone
to reuse a material but making it into something of higher quality upcycle

Waste Management Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the movement of waste from sources to its final destination? Waste stream
What type of waste comes from farms? Agricultural waste
What type of waste makes up 36% of solid waste? Paper
Leachate is __________ from landfills composed of chemicals from garbage. liquid
Where is solid waste disposed of? Landfill
Which gas is a mixture of methane and CO2? Landfill gas
Incineration deals with _________ combustion at high temperatures. Complete
___________ is thermally processed in the absence of oxygen. Pyrolysis
Gasification produces _________ and solid residue. syngas
What type of diversion refers to collecting and processing items to make new products? Recycling
_________ decreases the amount of organic waste that enters landfills. Composting
What are any materials rinsed down a drain or flushed down a toilet called? sewage
Septic systems are usually used in what area? rural
How many steps does the municipal sewage treatment have? three
What is the first step in the process of recycling? resource recovery

Recycling Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is made from trees Paper
Your red solo cup is made of Plastic
Energy produced by the Sun Solar
The three "R"s are Reduce, reuse and Recycle
Turn out the lights to save Electricty
Two natural resources are air and Water
A site where waste is dumped and/or buried Landfill
This Kerry Committee encourages recycling Green
Lower this a few degrees to save energy Thermostat
Carpooling would decrease the need for this Gasoline
Littering causes air and water Pollution
If we lesson our use of, we are Reduce
Green living helps protect our Environment
Buy these as rechargeable instead of disposable Batteries
Convert your yard waste into this Compost

Air Pollution/Global Warming Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
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

Health review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

body's quick energy reserve glycogen
site for disposal of waste; oldest form of waste treatment landfill
measure of amount of carbon dioxide produced by a person at a given time carbon footprint
fatty or oily substances that do not dissolve in water lipids
eating too much food bingeing
forcing oneself to vomit purging
contain carbon and are micro-nutrients because they are needed in small amounts to maintain health and allow growth vitamins
the living and nonliving things that surround an organism environment
reusing materials from used products to make new products recycling
combination of decomposed plant and animal materials and organic materials that are decomposed for later fertilizer use compost
the achievement of the best that a person can be self-actualization
an event that causes tension and requires the body to adjust stress
serious brain disorder; difficult to tell the difference between real and imagined experiences, or to think logically schizophrenia
excessive persistent fear of something that may or may not cause real danger phobias
condition of a person not getting the amount of sleep needed to function insomnia