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all the land drained by a river or streams that flow into basin
organizations for helping those in need or the environment charities
large area or level or rolling land covered with grass with few or no trees prairie
plant with green blades that covers fields, lawns, and pastures grass
an imaginary line in the middle of the Earth equator
event that causes much suffering or loss disaster
process of gradually wearing away by glacies, running water, waves, or wind erosion
pressure caused by the weight of the air air pressure
changes from a liquid to a gas evaporates
the process of traveling for pleasure tourism
sent goods out of the county for sale and use in another exported
colorless, ororless gas precent in the atmosphere formed when carbon is burned and absorbed by plants to make plant tissue carbon dioxide
engaged in or connected with buiness(trade or manufactured goods) industrial
porcessed or treated so it can be used again recycled
regions near the equator that are also the hottest parts of the Earth tropics
wide variety of different species living together in one place biodiversity

Climate Change Crossword

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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

Atmosphere & Weather Crossword

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The envelope of gases that surrounds the planet. Atmosphere
Middle layer of the atmosphere. Begins 50km above Earth's surface and ends 80km above the surface. Mesosphere
Second layer of the atmosphere and contains the ozone level. Extends from the Troposphere to 50km above earth's surface Stratosphere
lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere; which humans live; where weather occurs Troposphere
an instrument that is used to measure air pressure Barometer
measures wind speed Anemometer
an instrument used to measure relative humidity, consisting of a wet-bulb thermometer and a dry-bulb thermometer Psychrometer
A scientist who studies the causes of weather and tries to predict it Meteorologist
Process by which gases hold heat in the air. Greenhouse Effect
a huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, and air pressure throughout Air Mass
horizontal moment of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure Wind
Winds that blow regularly between 30-60 degrees north and south of the equator.These winds play an important part in the weather in the United States. Prevailing Westerlies
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances Global Winds
Towering clouds with flat tops that often produce thunderstorms. Cumulonimbus clouds
Rain that contains more acid than normal. Acid Rain
A layer found in the Stratosphere that protects the Earth's living things from dangerous ultraviolet radiation from the Sun. Ozone layer
Amount of mass in a given volume of air Density
percentage of water vapor in the air compared to the maximum amount of water vapor that air can contain at a particular temperature. Relative Humidity
prevailing winds that blow from east to west between 60 degrees and 90 degrees latitude in both hemispheres Polar Easterlies
Land Breeze movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea Land Breeze
movement of air from sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the water moves over the land, forcing the heated, less dense air above the land to rise Sea Breeze
Winds that blow over short distances caused by unequal heating of Earth's surface within a small area local winds
winds that blow east to west between the equator and 30 degrees latitude (used by European traders seeking trade with the American colonies trade winds

Science Vocabulary Crossword

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the whole mass of air that surrounds the Earth Atmosphere
sometimes also called barometric pressure, is the pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere of Earth Air Pressure
an instrument that is used to measure air pressure and predict changes in the weather Barometer
the usual weather conditions in a particular place or region Climate
cumulus cloud having a low base and often spread out in the shape of an anvil extending to great heights see cloud illustration Cumulonimbus
movement in a gas or liquid in which the warmer parts move up and the colder parts move down ;also the transfer of heat by this movement Convection
to change from a liquid into a gas Evaporation
a funnel-shaped cloud that projects from the base of a thundercloud and that often precedes the formation of a tornado also : tornado Funnel Cloud
transition zone between two air masses. A cold front is a warm-cold air boundary with the colder air replacing the warmer. As a cold front moves into an area, the heavier cool air pushes under the lighter warm air that it is replacing. Front
distance north or south of the equator measured in degrees up to 90 degrees Latitude
a science that deals with the atmosphere and with weather Meteorology
water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, etc. ;the process of separating a solid substance from a liquid Precipitation
frozen or partly frozen rain Sleet
a storm with lightning and thunder Thunderstorm
a violent and destructive storm in which powerful winds move around a central point Tornado
an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm with very strong winds that occurs especially in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean Hurricane
precipitation in the form of small balls or lumps usually consisting of concentric layers of clear ice and compact snow Hail
A tropical depression forms when a low pressure area is accompanied by thunderstorms that produce a circular wind flow with maximum sustained winds below 39 mph Tropical Depression
a large area of flat land in northern parts of the world where there are no trees and the ground is always frozen Tundra
an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm that occurs especially in the region of the Philippines or the China Sea Typhoon
a small amount of a liquid (such as water) that makes something wet or moist Moisture
the recent increase in the world's temperature that is believed to be caused by the increase of certain gases (such as carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere Global Warming
-a low cloud form extending over a large area at altitudes of usually 2000 to 7000 feet (600 to 2100 meters) see cloud illustration Stratus
a high-altitude cloud form consisting of small white rounded masses usually in regular groupings see cloud illustration Cirrumcumulus
to cause (something) to become warm or hot Heat
a low dark layer of gray cloud usually producing light continuous rain or snow see cloud illustration Nimbostratus
a thin type of cloud that forms high in the sky Cirrus
a type of thick cloud that is rounded on top and has a flat base Cumulus
soft, white pieces of frozen water that fall to the ground from the sky in cold weather Snow
a natural movement of air of any velocity especially : the earth's air or the gas surrounding a planet in natural motion horizontally WInd

Tobacco Crossword

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An addictive drug found in tobacco leaves and in all tobacco products. Nicotine
Capable of causing a user to develop intense cravings. Addictive
A thick, oily, dark liquid that forms when tobacco burns. Tar
passages through which air enters and spreads through the lungs. Bronchi
a poisonous, colorless, odorless gas. carbon Minoxide
ground tobacco that is chewed or inhaled through the nose. Smokeless Tobacco
a condition in which passages in the lungs become swollen and irritated eventually losing their elasticity. COPD
a process in which the body needs more and more of a drug to get the same effect. Tolerance
a type of addiction in which the body itself feels a direct need for a drug. Physical Dependence
Physical and psychological reactions that occur when someone stops using an addictive substance Withdrawal
Products that assist a person in breaking a tobacco habit. NRT
a return to the use of a drug after attempting to stop. Relapse
Environmental tobacco smoke Secondhand Smoke
smoke that comes directly from a burning cigarette, pipe, or cigar. Sidestream Smoke
smoke that is exhaled by a smoker. Mainstream Smoke
A nonsmoker who breathes in secondhand smoke Passive Smoker
pressure you feel to go along with harmful behaviors or beliefs of others your age. Negative Peer Pressure

Earth, Oceans, and Weather Crossword

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Layers of gas that surround a planet Atmosphere
The force that air puts on an area Air Pressure
A tool used to measure air pressure Barometer
The average weather conditions in an area Climate
Anvil-shaped cloud that is often involved in heavy or violent storms: AKA thunderheads Cumulonimbus
The transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movements of molecules Convection
Process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas Evaporation
A rotating, funnel-shaped cloud Funnel Cloud
In weather, the boundary between two masses of air with different properties Front
Angular distance north and south of the equator Latitude
The study of patterns of weather Meteorology
Water that is released from clouds in the sky, including rain, snow, sleet, hail, and freezing rain Precipitation
Frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pallets Sleet
Weather system that produces heavy precipitation, winds, lightning, and thunder Thunderstorm
A funnel-shaped cloud or column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward from a cloud to the ground Tornado
A storm with strong winds and rain that forms over tropical waters Hurricane
Small, icy balls that fall from the sky Hail
A region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation developing into a hurricane or tropical storm Tropical Depression
Extremely cold climate located near the North and South Poles and on the tops of mountains; receives very little precipitation and has no trees Tundra
A hurricane or tropical storm originating in the pacific ocean Typhoon
A measure of how much water is in something Moisture
The slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climate change Global Warming
A low-lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance Stratus
A high-lying cloud that is small, high, patched clouds, in rows Cirrocumulus
The transfer of thermal energy Heat
Low to mid level clouds. Dark, widespread, and formless Nimbostratus
Thin, wispy looking clouds; commonly found at heights greater than 6km Cirrus
Large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies Cumulus
Precipitation that forms ice crystals Snow
The movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences Wind

science 6th grade Crossword

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the conditions of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place weather
the envelope of gases that surrounds earth atmosphere
the lowest layer of earths atmosphere troposphere
the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower pressure wind
winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances global wind
winds that blow over short distances local wind
a tropical storm that has winds of about 119 kilomters per hour or higher hurricane
the flow of air from land to a body of water land breeze
the flow of cooler air from over an ocean or lake toward land sea breeze
the direct transfer of energy through space by electromagnetic waves radiation
the process by which heat gets trapped in the atmosphere greenhouse effect
a humid air mass that forms over oceans maritime air mass
a dry mass that forms over land continelntal air mass
the boundary where unlike air masses meet but do not mix front
a rapidly whirling, funnel shaped cloud that reaches down from a storm cloud to touch earths surface tornado

Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources Crossword

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This is a renewable resource that is provided every day by a major part of our solar system. Solar energy
This is a nonrenewable resource that is made up of another energy source. Nuclear Energy
This is a nonrenewable resource that is in the periodic table and makes up another energy resource. Uranium
A nonrenewable resource that takes a very long time to form from decomposing organic matter. Coal
A renewable resource that is created from the burning of sugarcane and/or wood. Biomass
A nonrenewable resource that was formed from tiny sea animals and plants millions of years ago. Propane
A renewable resource that is made from rotting plant material. Methane
A nonrenewable resource that is made from heat in the Earth. Geothermal
This is a renewable resource that is made from the differences in air pressure. Wind
A fossil fuel that is nonrenewable and is formed for over millions of years. Natural Gas

Gas Laws Crossword

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Description

the lowest temperature that is theoretically possible, at which the motion of particles that constitutes heat would be minimal Absolute Zero
a combination of gases that surround a planet, room, etc atmosphere
an instument used to messure atmospheric pressure Barometer
an experimental gas law which describes how the pressure of a gas tends to decrease as the volume of a gas increases Boyle
the ability or tendency to float in water or air or some other fluid Buoyancy
a law stating that the volume of an ideal gas at constant pressure is directly proportional to the absolute temperature Charles
to be able to be compressed into a solid mass or smaller space Compressible
the process in which molecules move from a higher concentration to a lower concentration Diffusion
variable definition - the space not filled by an atom Empty Space
a gas whose pressure P, volume V, and temperature T are related by the ideal gas law PV = nRT, Ideal Gas
related by inverse variation Inversely
used to explain the behavior of gases and is based upon the following postulates: Gases are composed of a many particles that behave like hard spherical objects in a state of constant, random motion kinetic molecular
the volume occupied by one mole of a substance at a given temperature and pressure. It is equal to the molar mass (M) divided by the mass density Molar Volume
the hypothetical pressure of that gas if it alone occupied the volume of the mixture at the same temperature partial pressure
the SI derived unit of pressure used to quantify internal pressure, stress, Young's modulus and ultimate tensile strength pascal
something is compressed and particles move around bouncing off the sides of the container (trying to escape and expand) pressure
indicates the direction in which energy flows when two objects are in thermal contact temperature
a volume that encloses little or no matter vacuum
the quantity of three-dimensional space occupied by a liquid, solid, or gas volume

The Atmosphere Crossword

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Oceans, forests and sediments (2 words) Carbon sink
The deflection of water and air currents caused by the earth's rotation (2 words) Coriolis Effect
Used to measure ozone levels (2 words) Dobson Units
Gases and particles fall back to earth where they stick wherever they land (2 words) Dry Deposition
Energy emitted by the earth's surface (3 words) Long Wave Radiation
A person who studies the atmosphere for the purpose of prdicting weather (1 word) Meteorologist
A green house gas more potent than carbon dioxide (1 word) Methane
Parts per million (1 word) ppm
The rate of change in atmospheric pressure between two points (2 words) Pressure Gradient
A symbolic summary of the atmospheric conditions for a specific location (2 words) Station Model
The American Midwest and Great Plains region (2 words) Tornado Alley
Plants that have developed the ability to withstand drought (1 word) Xerophytes
Pollution emitted directly from a process (1 word) Primary
The amount of solar radiation that is absorbed and reflectied by the earth's surface and atmosphere (2 words) Energy Budget
The area that melting glaciers could disrupt the thermohaline curculation system (2 words) North Atlantic
The average atmospheric conditions over a long period of time (1 word) Climate
The type of thunderstorm that needs to develop for tornados to form (2 words) Super Cell
This is created from the rapid expansion of air during a lightening strike (1 word) Thunder
The winds speeds are greatest in this part of a hurricane (2 words) Eye Wall
This gets issued when a funnel cloud is spotted (1 word) Warning
The largest component of the atmosphere (1 word) Nitrogen
The layer of the atmospher that we live in. (1 word) Troposphere
The cloud type associated with thunderstorms (1 word) Cumulonimbus
Where the trade winds converge and air moves vertically (1 word) Doldrums

Agriculture Crossword

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A person who studies and experiments with the selection and growth of crop plants and pastures. Agronomist
The science or practise of farming. Agriculture
An animal kept to produce milk or beef. Cow
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal used as food. Grain
A person who owns or manages a farm. Farmer
A person who studies the origin, managment and use of soils. Soilscientist
A tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable. Carrot
A pale yellow oval citrus fruit with thick skin and fragrant, acidic juice. Lemon
A powerful motor vehicle with large rear wheels, used chiefly on farms for hauling equipment and trailers. Tractor
A breed of sheep. Merino
Grass that has been mown and dried, often use as sheep food. Hay
Pollination of a flower or plant with pollen from another flower or plant. Crosspollination