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Completely original Crossword Puzzle, with 29 clues & a complete Word Bank. This will take Middle Schoolers 1-2 class periods to complete. You get the fully-editable Excel file, including KEY.
WORD BANK: alternative energy, California, conclusion, constant, cooker, diffuse, direct, effect, equator, generate, greenhouse, heat, hours, insulation, light absorption, observation, prediction, rays, reflect, reflector, research, smart grid, solar, solar radiation, solar thermal collector box, steady, sun, sunlight, temperature.
one drawback of most alternative energy is that the power is not ____, or constant.
the network that connects homes to lots of energy sources so each home gets what it needs.
solar cookers absorb heat & also use ______ to help "bounce" heat into it to increase the temperature.
the type of energy sent out by the sun.
other than light, what we get from the sun.
the source of solar radiation
Based on material in the NICERC STEM Middle School Curriculum, but this is not an official product of theirs. Included is another version with page numbers showing what Student Guide page has the answer. For free access to the student guide: nicerc.org/curricula/requestcurriculum/