These life science (biology) crosswords make wonderful vocabulary reviews for middle school students.The organisms highlighted include viruses, bacteria, bacteria, fungi, plants, and animals. 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) Viruses, Bacteria, Protists, and Fungi (vaccine, bacteria, protists, ribosomes, endospore, conjugation, decomposers, host, hyphae, parasite, algae, flagellum, fruiting body, fungi, virus, pasteurization, binary fission, lichen, budding, cytoplasm, cilia, contractile vacuole)
2) Plants (germination, angiosperms, monocots, xylem, phloem, gametophyte, fruit, pollination, cones, nonvascular, cambium, chloroplasts, central vacuole, chlorophyll, sporophyte, cotyledon, vascular, cuticle, transpiration, pistils, sepals, stomata, stamens, rhyizoids, perennials)
3) Introduction to Animals (vertebrae, amphibians, cnidarians, arthropods, bilaterial symmetry, endotherm, ectotherm, radial symmetry, notochord, fish, chordates, birds, monotremes, mammary glands, mammals, tissue, exoskeleton, homeostasis, echinoderms, placenta, adaptations, cartilage, mollusks, reptiles)
4) Animal Bodies and Life Processes (cartilage, herbivores, complete metamorphosis, external fertilization, motor neurons, circulatory system, muscles, gestation, digestion, joint, respiratory system, nervous system, interneurons, amniotic sac, filter feeders, placenta, molting, incomplete metamorphosis, carnivore, interneurons, tadpole, cellular respiration, stimulus, brain, omnivores, water vascular system, nervous system)
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This product is also part of a larger bundle that contains 21 middle school life science crossword puzzles!
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