These high school (AP or general) environmental science crosswords make wonderful vocabulary reviews for students. This pack consists of five crossword puzzles highlighting natural resources, plus an answer key.
The crossword puzzles are:
1) Biodiversity & Conservation (genetic diversity, endangered, community, restoration ecology, captive breeding, extirpation, biophilia, Red List, biodiversity, habitat fragmentation, CITES, extinction, biological hotspot, mass extinctions)
2) Forests & Forest Management (understory, concession, forest management, secondary growth, salvage logging, primary growth, prescribed burn, corridors, seed-tree approach, subcanopy, island biogeography theory, clearcutting, canopy, shelterwood approach, sustainable forestry, national park, SLOSS dilemma, deforestation)
3) Freshwater Systems & Resources (wastewater, sinkholes, wetlands, dam, reservoirs, artesian aquifers, septic tank, zone of aeration, desalination, unconfined aquifer, groundwater, floodplain, point-source pollution, watershed, primary treatment, secondary treatment)
4) Marine Systems & Resources (tides, littoral zone, pelagic zone, photic zone, ocean acidification, mangroves, benthic, algal blooms, coral reefs, bathymetry, topography, downwelling, upwelling, marine reserves, thermohaline circulation, marshes, kelp, estuaries, currents)
5) Minerals & Mining (metals, mountaintop removal, tailings, alloy, surface impoundments, drainage, reclamation, placer mining, mineral, mining, strip mining, smelting, open-pit mining, rock, subsurface mining)
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An Entire Year of Environmental Science Crossword Puzzles
The bundle mentioned above contains these smaller volumes:
Volume One- Environmental Science Basics (5 puzzles)Volume Two-Evolution and Ecology (5 puzzles)Volume Three-Human Impact (6 Puzzles)Volume Four-Natural Resources (5 puzzles)Volume Five-Atmospheric Science and Climate Change (5 Puzzles)
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