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These crosswords are made for kids ages 8 to 12. They are made up of words that are often found in third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade spelling lists and cover subjects of interest to older kids. To view or print a crossword puzzle for children click on its title.

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Exploring Space Astronomy Any human-made object placed in orbit around a body in space.. All the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.. A reusable spacecraft that launches with the aid of rocket boosters and liquid fuel.. A small vehicle that comes out of the lander and explores the surface of a planet or moon beyond the landing site.. A craft designed to land on the surface of a body in space..
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade Books Who is the love interest of the story?. Who is the strongest person in the group?. What is the name of the book full of monsters?. What is the name of the weapon Jack uses?. Who is the main character?.
Where the Red Fern Grows Books Sarah Bayes crossword puzzle Which dog had the brains?. What animal was he trying to tree and catch with his dogs?. What was the name of the can he stored his money in, K.C._______ powder?. What was growing on top of the dog graves?. Which dog died first?.
The Pit and the Pendulum Literature and Writing the city that the inquisitorial prison is located in. the belt binding the protagonist to a wooden frame. where the protagonist thought the inquisitors had put him to die. most feared method of death for the protagonist . material draped across the walls of the apartment in which the protagonist is sentenced..
Blue Poison Dart Frog Animals answer the Q's or fill in blanks it does not have many . it is not yet. where can they not develop poison. its native name. it is .
Galileo History an optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer . an instrument that is used to perform arithmetical calculation and geometric operations easily . a clock that uses a pendulum, a swinging weight as its timekeeping element . an Italian astronomer, physicist, and mathematician . a balance for finding the weight of an object submerged in water in order to determine the upthrust on it and thus determine its relative density.
Our Constitution Government and Politics The senate must pass treaties by this fraction of votes. The president can make these with other countries. The house can bring these charges against the president. Presides over the senate. The length of the term in the house of representatives.
Our Past History The first people to live in America. A special way of doing something that is passed down over time. A place that is ruled by another country. Somethng that we use to help us. A person who lives in a colony.
Disney Trivia Entertainment 1991 Disney film has a female lead called Belle. What are Scully and Mike collecting to power Monstropolis in Monsters, Inc.. the name of the Reggae singing Caribbean crab in the Little Mermaid. Disney film will you hear the song 'Everybody Wants To Be A Cat'. In which Disney film will you find the villain, Cruella De Vil.
Titanic History Wrote the wreck of the Titan. Captain of the Titanic. A first class passenger mentioned in Exploring the Titanc. Ship that hit an iceberg on April 14 1912. The number of watertight compartments that could be flooded and the ship still could not sink.
Christmas Movies Christmas Faith is believing in things when common sense tells us not too. . Every time a bell rings a angel just got wings. Merry Christmas ya filthy animal . Ba Humbug. I believe.
Abolitionism Society Cross- Word Having equal rights regardless of race or gender.. Somebody practically owned by another person, however they are payed.. One bound in servitude to a person or family.. Region of the U.S. that is pro-slavery.. Famous person to oppose slavery, whom went on to become president..
Enders Game Books parter in the salamander army . head of the battle school . one setting where enders game took place . goes to battle school at the age of six, younger brother of Peter and Valentine . enders last teacher .
The Expansion of Europe World Geography belief in free trade and competition based on Adam Smithís argument that the invisible hand of free competition would benefit all individuals.. organization of artisanal production into trade-based associations, or guilds, each of which received a monopoly over its trade and the right to train apprentices and hire workers.. period in Europe from the mid-seventeenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries during which great agricultural progress was made and the fallow, or idling of a field to replenish nutrients, was gradually eliminated.. 1723-1790. One of the best known critics of government regulations of trade and industry; a leading figure of the Scottish enlightenment. . peasants using hand made tools to make supplies to sell..
Sun Astronomy when two atomic nuclei join to make a bigger nucleus all while releasing energy.. the center of the sun; where energy from nuclear fusion is generated. made up of mostly hydrogen and helium. middle layer of the sunís interior. outermost layer of the sunís outer layers.
The Aztecs History what did the not so rich aztecs wear. the name of their capital was. what language did they speek. the primary aztec food. What were they known for.
Spain World Geography What's the most common sport played in Spain?. What City in spain was the olympics held in 1992?. What's the official language of Spain?. What Continent is Spain located in?. What city in Spain has the 4th largest population?.
Civil War History Voice of reason for the south . Prison for Civil War prisoners . President of the United States during the Civil War. Rich man's war and a poor man's fight. Bloodiest one day battle .
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Books move or swing back and forth. in deplorable condition. relatively long in duration. a composition that imitates or misrepresents a style. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements.
Planet Earth Astronomy complete the following a split. a way to test what type of rock. a shiny or glow. cracking or breaking of a hard mateial. changes from one mateial to another.
Earth's Crust Astronomy is trace of ancients organism that has been preserved i rock . the continents were joined together in a supercontinent . measure of how much mass there is in a given volume of a substance . process by which the ocean floor sinks beneath a deep ocean trench and back into the mantle . plates move apart or diverge .
Hobbit Books The first creature in Middle-Earth.. The man who was also a bear.. The clarinet playing dwarf who wears a yellow hood.. Dwarf that plays the flute.. Evil creatures that Bilbo encounters in Chapter 4..
John Glenn Government and Politics Glenn represented _____ (what state) in the U.S. Senate?. Glenn served how many terms as a U.S. Senator?. Branch of the service Glenn joined. First astronaut to orbit the earth. Glenn flew combat missions in World War .
Preparing to Be Out in the Cold Weather Other Wear two pairs of ______. In winter, the best idea is to stay warm and _____. _________ can protect your eyes from light reflecting off the snow. Be aware of the ________. ______ and hats are more important to keeping head warm.
Walt Whitman Literature and Writing What was he?. What's his last name?. What month was he born?. What age was he when he ended his education? . Where was he born?.
Geography Earth Sciences Hawaii is a place they can errupt but hardly often at all. Always the colour of grass. weather conditions. Smaller than the solar system but bigger than a country . Homophone for sight.
London World Geography Legend of the Tower of London is about?. How many bronze lions guard Nelson`s monument?. The queen lives in ... Palace.. Main river is London?. Capital of Great Britain?.
Knots Other Active end of the rope used for making the line. a curved section or a loop between the ends of the rope. s the end of the rope not involved in the knot. What is a figure eight used for. . section of rope between the knot and the working end. .
Land and Water Forms Earth Sciences a hill or ridge made of sand that is shaped by the wind. a deep valley with steep sides often carved by a stream or river. a slow-moving and frozen block of ice made from falling snow. a low, watery area at the mouth of a river that is filled with pieces of soil that flow down from the river. a low area of land next to a river that can flood.
The Human Brain Body Answers will all be about the human brain The skull. Outer layer of cerebrum is the cerebral. The lobe where reading and sensation are found. Controls basic body functions like breathing. Cerebral cortex is divided into four.
Science- Fluids Science a theory that explains what matter is made up of . the attraction between the particles of one substance and the particles of another substance . the thickness of a sunstance . ________ is the force of attraction between the particles of a substance . is the measure of how strongly gravity pulls on something .
Gestures and Body Language Other Read the description of the gesture/body language to find what is being communicated. yawn. waving a hand. palms come up in front of your body. shaking your head from side to side. shaking your head up and down.
Colonial America History Middle Colonies man made things. To change your beliefs. a system of which slaves crops and manufactured goods are sent around. a group of people who their original country to another to form a new life. a country in relation with it's colonies.
Catholicism Religion The writers of the Bible. The writing that records God's word. The leader of mass in each individual church. The holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus. The first step to becoming Catholic .
Physical & Chemical Changes Physics Complete the crossword below. Enjoy! The act of burning something. hen a substance changes in SIZE, SHAPE, VOLUME or PHASE.. When a substance changes into 'another' substance with other properties.. the change of state in which a solid becomes a liquid by adding energy. the change from a gas to a liquid.
California World Geography water vapor falling in light white flakes. hot, dry area. land near the sea. 31st state of the United States of America. a wall built to hold back water.
All about Pigeons Animals Crossword Pigeons mate for ______?. Commonly found where?. Family. Pigeons are the descendent of ?. Kingdom.
Lymphatic System Body An organized collection of lymphoid tissue, through which the lymph passes on its way back to the blood. Organ which produce blood cells during fetal life. Increases in size from birth in response to postnatal antigen stimulation, then to puberty and regresses thereafter.. The fluid that circulates throughout the lymphatic system. The thymus, spleen, tonsils, and appendix.
The Texas Revolution History The woman that was nicknamed 'The Angle of Goliad'.. The man that has a famous knife named after him.. A famous Texan volunteer that fought in the battle of the Alamo.. The first president of Texas.. The only Tejano to serve in the Republic of Texas.
Bones (Funny) Body Thing Positive on a single ladies... on a single ladies . shrug shrug sh rug them panels on the solder work that swing yass queen. On your head. The first bone on your leg. hahahaha... that hurts... upper are bone.
Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere Books What MeMaw gave Armani.. Armani's little sister that she had to watch at the shelter.. The person that saved Armani's family from the roof of their house.. Armani's favorite cousin.. How old Armani turned on her birthday..
Mary Queen of Scotts History Mary's husband. The place Mary's mother was from. At less than a week old, Mary became _____. Mary's son. The first name of Mary's brother.
Astronomy Astronomy The moon has eight of these. A large body of planets,stars.and other space bodies. The theory that suggests that the Earth is the center of the universe and that all other body revolves around it. This group contains a sun,planets,stars,and other smaller bodies. It contains everything.
Layers of the Earth Earth Sciences begins beneath the crust and the lower mantle . one of the five layers of the atmosphere surrounding the planet earth . the crust and the uppermost mantle. the layer of the earth lie below the lithosphere . thin layer of the earth .
Paleontology Science what a person uses to dig. a person who studies old items found in the ground. what old items found in the ground are called. they are white and hard and found in our skeleton . type of dinosaur that only eats plants .
All About Sports Sports A sport where you need a glove and a bat to play.. Basketball movie about a team from Indiana.. A sport where you play 5 on 5.. What you play with in most sports.. A sport where you wear pads and helmets..
Pearl Harbor History Use word bank to fill in blanks. the bombing was carred out by 353 of these. number of battleships that were sunk. one of japan's allies. ocean that separates the U.S. and Asia. attack led us into world war.
Geometry Math the longest side of a right triangle, opposite the right angle.. are a pair of matching sides that are in the same spot in two different shapes.. The two sides besides the hypotenuse. The side between two angles. A slide.
The Sun Astronomy These are vocabulary word that relate to the sun, fill the word into my crossword puzzle. incandescent gas that extends above the the Photosphere.. The process which releases energy.. streaks of colorful light in the sky, normally found near the northern or southern magnetic poles.. Something that makes things visible/illumination. . what is at the center of the sun?.
Superhero Entertainment has a trident. batman's sidekick. he has a golden spike ball. can turn into any animal. half human half robot.
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