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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

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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

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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

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Gas Laws Crossword

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Renewable Resources Crossword

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Electricity produced by moving water, especially from across a river. hydroelectric power
The basic unit of a chemical element. atom
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives or operates. environment
The action of dividing or splitting something into two or more parts. fission
The process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity. fusion
A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants. global warming
The time taken for the radioactivity of a specified isotope to fall to half its original value. half-life
The energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity. nuclear energy
The ability to do something or act in a particular way, especially as a faculty or quality. power
The emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles, especially high-energy particles that cause ionization. radiation
The emission of ionizing radiation or particles caused by the spontaneous disintegration of atomic nuclei. radioactivity
A fuel derived directly from living matter. bio-fuel
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land that occur in nature and can be used for economic gain. natural resources
An organic natural resource which can replenish to overcome usage and consumption, either through biological reproduction or other naturally reoccurring processes. renewable resource
Radiant energy emitted by the sun. solar energy
The cycle of processes by which water circulates between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land, involving precipitation as rain and snow, drainage in streams and rivers, and return to the atmosphere by evaporation and transpiration. water cycle
The conversion of one form of energy into another, or the movement of energy from one place to another. energy transfer
An energy that travels by waves or particles, particularly electromagnetic radiation such as heat or x-rays. radiant energy
The perceptible natural movement of the air, especially in the form of a current of air blowing from a particular direction. wind
A hot spring in which water intermittently boils, sending a tall column of water and steam into the air. geyser
The quality of being hot; high temperature. heat
The vapor into which water is converted when heated, forming a white mist of minute water droplets in the air. steam
Of, relating to, or produced by the internal heat of the earth. geothermal

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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

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Hydrology Unit Crossword

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mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet. HYDROSPHERE
water present beneath Earth's surface in soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations Ground water
an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas. Watershed
study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water on Earth and other planets HYDROLOGY
of or found in fresh water; not of the sea FRESHWATER
all the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas HYDROSPHERE
an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock, rock fractures or unconsolidated materials AQUIFER
may be anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater OCEAN BASIN
a partly enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it estuary
oceanographic phenomenon that involves wind-driven motion of dense, cooler, and usually nutrient-rich water towards the ocean surface, UPWELLING
The integration and application of environmental values into the military mission in order to sustain readiness, improve quality of life STEWARDSHIP
biological conversion of one or more carbon molecules CHEMOSYNTHESIS
a single identifiable source of air, Water pollution, thermal, noise or light pollution POINT SOURCE POLLUTION
introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change POLLUTION
saltiness or dissolved salt content of a body of water SALINITY
water pollution affects a water body from sources such as polluted runoff from agricultural areas draining into a river, or wind-borne debris blowing out to sea. NONPOINTPOLLUTION
the cloudiness or haziness of a fluid caused by large numbers of individual particles that are generally invisible to the naked eye TURBIDITY
a rapid increase or accumulation in the population of algae ALGAL BLOOM
a numeric scale used to specify the acidity or basicity(alkalinity) of an aqueous solution pH
of, found in, or produced by the sea MARINE
may be anywhere on Earth that is covered by seawater OCEAN BASIN
a substance that pollutes something, especially water or the atmosphere POLLUTANT
species that can be used to monitor the health of an environment or ecosystem. BIO-INDICATOR
change of the physical state of matter from gas phase into liquid phase CONDENSATION
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. PRECIPITATION
the draining away of water (or substances carried in it) from the surface of an area of land, a building or structure, etc. RUNOFF
a type of vaporization of a liquid that occurs from the surface of a liquid into a gaseous phase EVAPORATION
process of water movement through a lant and its evaporation from aerial parts TRANSPIRATION

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climate/ weather Crossword

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Mass per unit volume of air; about 1.275 km per cubic meter at 0ºC and 1000 millibars. Air density
A large expanse of air having similar temperature and humidity at any given height. Air mass
A severe weather condition characterized by low temperatures and strong winds (greater than 32 mi/hr) bearing a great amount of snow. When these conditions continue after the falling snow has ended, it is termed a ground blizzard. Blizzard
The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume occupied by it. density
Water that has condensed onto objects near the ground when their temperatures have fallen below the dew point of the surface air Dew
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas Evaporation
Ice crystals that form on surfaces instead of dew when the dew point is below freezing. White frost
The cumulative force exerted on any surface by the molecules composing air. Air pressure
A very cold and dry air mass that forms primarily in winter and the northern interior of North America. Arctic air
The accumulation of daily and seasonal weather events over a long period of time. A description of aggregate weather conditions; the sum of all statistical weather information that helps describe a place or region Climate
Distant lightning that illuminates the sky but is too far away for its thunder to be heard Heat lightning
Any sudden and heavy rain shower. Cloudburst
A period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently long enough to cause serious effects on agriculture and other activities in the affected area. Drought
A form of energy transferred between systems by virtue of their temperature differences. Heat
A severe tropical cyclone having winds in excess of 64 knots (74 mi/hr). Hurricane
An increase in air temperature with height Inversion
A visible electrical discharge produced by thunderstorms. Lightning
The climate structure of the air space near the surface of the earth. Microclimate
A breeze that blows from the land out over the water. Opposite of an onshore breeze. Offshore breeze
A breeze that blows from the water onto the land. Opposite of an offshore breeze. Onshore breeze
A layer of soil beneath the earth's surface that remains frozen throughout the year. Permafrost
A cold air mass that forms in a high-latitude source region. Polar air mass
Climates in which the mean temperature of the warmest month is below 10ºC; climates that are too cold to support the growth of trees. Polar climates
Any form of water particles-liquid or solid-that falls from the atmosphere and reaches the ground. Precipitation
The wind direction most frequently observed during a given period. Prevailing wind
Energy propagated in the form of electromagnetic waves. These waves do not need molecules to propagate them, and in a vacuum they travel at nearly 300,000 km per sec. radiation
Precipitation in the form of liquid water drops that have diameters greater than that of drizzle. rain
The atmospheric pressure at mean sea level. Sea level pressure
A coastal local wind that blows from the ocean onto the land. The leading edge of the breeze is termed a sea breeze front. Sea breeze
A fairly bright lightning flash from distant thunderstorms that illuminates a portion of the cloud. Sheet lightning
A type of precipitation consisting of transparent pellets of ice 5 mm or less in diameter. Same as ice pellets. Sleet
a mixture of smoke and fog smog
Solid precipitation in the form of minute ice flakes that occur below 0ºC Snow
An aggregate of ice crystals that falls from a cloud Snowflake
An intense, rotating column of air that protrudes from a cumulonimbus cloud in the shape of a funnel or a rope and touches the ground. Tornado
The winds that occupy most of the tropics and blow from the subtropical highs to the equatorial low. Trade winds
Organized thunderstorms with a cyclonic wind circulation between 35 and 64 knots. Tropical storm
The state of the atmosphere in terms of such variables as temperature, cloudiness, precipitation, and radiation. Weather
The rising of water (usually cold) toward the surface from the deeper regions of a body of water. Upwelling
A hurricane that forms in the western Pacific Ocean Typhoon

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