These earth science crossword puzzles make wonderful vocabulary reviews for middle school students.The topics highlighted include energy resources, climate, climate change, natural resources, landfills, and pollution. I give these to my students before each unit test as a fun review. An understanding of vocabulary is essential to excelling in science. This pack consists of four crossword puzzles plus an answer key!
The crossword puzzles are:
1) Energy Resources (energy efficiency, petroleum, insulation, wind turbines, uranium, oil refinery, nonrenewable, petrochemicals, hydroelectric power, hydrocarbons, biomass, energy conservation, fossil fuels, nuclear fission, geothermal energy)
2) Natural Resources (resource depletion, renewable resource, ecological footprint, fertilizers, environmental science, desertification, drought, reclamation, bedrock, nonrenewable resource, topsoil, erosion, nonpoint source pollution, natural resources, sustainable use)
3) Climate and Climate Change (aerosols, deserts, steppe, windward side of mountain, monsoons, polar climate, tropical rainforest, permafrost, greenhouse gases, climate, fossil fuels, sunspots, sea level rise, savannas, ice age, temperate climate, carbon dioxide, global warming, leeward side of mountain)
4) Landfills and Pollution (leachate, emissions, pesticides, temperature inversion, hazardous waste, sanitary landfill, recycling, CFCs, groundwater, ozone, sewage, radon, incineration, pollutant, ultraviolet radiation, oil, biodegradable, municipal waste, acid rain)
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JUST TEACH EARTH SCIENCE? This product is part of a larger bundle that is made up of 5 volumes.
An Entire Year of Middle School Earth Science Crosswords
The bundle above consists of the following volumes:
Middle School Earth Science Crosswords Volume 1-Maps, Earth,
Rocks, and SoilMiddle School Earth Science Crosswords Volume 2-Plate Tectonics and Geologic TimeMiddle School Earth Science Crosswords Volume 3-Climate Change and Natural ResourcesMiddle School Earth Science Crosswords Volume 4-The Atmosphere, Water, and WeatherMiddle School Earth Science Crosswords Volume 5-Outer Space
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