These physical crosswords make wonderful vocabulary reviews for middle school students.The topics highlighted include characteristics of waves, electromagnetic radiation, sound, and light. 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 five crossword puzzles plus an answer key!
The crossword puzzles are:
1) Characteristics of Waves (vibration, amplitude, frequency, interference, nodes, wavelength, waves, resonance, transverse waves, diffraction, reflection, mechanical waves, trough, rarefaction, speed, compression)
2) Sound (eardrum, pitch, density, sonogram, sound, ear canal, intensity, ultrasound, Doppler effect, echolocation, loudness, overtones, fundamental, decibel, music, overtones)
3) Electromagnetic Radiation (thermogram, frequency, polarized, electromagnetic, photoelectric effect, radiation, microwaves, ultraviolet, visible, global positioning systems, gamma rays, infrared, radar, X-rays, visible light, photon)
4) Light (image, primary colors, virtual image, focal point, optical, rays, translucent, transparent, secondary colors, refraction, mirage, plane, lens, real image, opaque, complimentary colors, pigment, convex lens, diffuse, concave lens)
5) Eyes, Telescopes, and Microscopes (eyepiece, camera, rods, optic nerve, objective lens, retina, iris, reflecting, refracting, pupil, microscope, pupil, nearsighted, cones, rods, farsighted, telescope)
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An Entire Year of Middle School Physical Science Crosswords
This bundle consists of four smaller volumes:
Middle School Physical Science Crosswords Volume 1-ChemistryMiddle School Physical Science Crosswords Volume 2-Motion and ForcesMiddle School Physical Science Crosswords Volume 3-Energy, Electricity, and MagnetismMiddle School Physical Science Crosswords Volume 4-Waves, Sound, and Light
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