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Ancient Feudal Japan Asian History Life under the rule of the Shoguns Powerful Japanese warlord. Cut off from the outside world. Important protein source in Japanese diet. Samurai helmet with horns or frightening images. The city where the Emperor lived.
Unit 4-5 History of China and Japan Asian History Mongols could not fill all the positions in the ______ dynasty because many Mongols were illiterate. . A ____________ rules through military power. . _____ believed in most relationships one person is above the other. . the lives of many lower class people was changed when this dynasty allowed them to become government employees. . New faster growing ______ was introduced in China and lead to increased food production.
Japan and the Koreas Asian History Uniform; what Japan's ancestry is. Fixed total quantities, which limit the number of foreign-made goods sold in Japan. Affects Japan's seasons; are prevailing winds. Japan attacked this U.S. naval base during WWII on Dec.7,1941. Increase in number of atomic weapons around the world..
The Lightning Thief Books - Fantasy Complete the crossword puzzle by figuring out the clues. The safest place for all demigods to live and train. Half-human and half-goat. The daughter of Athena. The place where Zeus and all the Greek gods live and meet for court. . God of the sea, one of the Big Three gods.
The Roots of Modern Mexico World Geography none of these are in plural The ones that conquered. The Spanish soldier. The priest. The capital of the Aztec. mix of Spanish and Native american.
Tasman Bridge Collapse World Geography The goat ______ the son.. The Tasman ______ is part of the capital city in Tasmania.. It is part of the name of a state.. The _________ was quite bad.. The _____ were both hit by the Lake Illawarra..
Cellular Growth Body Read the clues closely, and find the term in the word bank that best matches the clue. label for a cell's length. what cells need to expel as they grow. cell parts that make up the cell's volume. volume _____________________ more quickly as a cell grows. surface area increases more _____________________ than volume.
Economics Business and Work Crossword One business acquisition. Business joining up. Loss of next best thing. Movement of money. Cost of borrowing.
The Iron Trial Books To fail to resist a temptation.. To take and keep a firm hold.. a length of something arranged in a spiral.. To gather together and confine.. give out or reflect small flashes of light..
The Immune System Health Destroy the antigen that is shown for destruction . An immune cell that engulfs foreign material and dead cells by phagocytosis. . Second line of defence . A epidemic that has spread over several countries or continents, or around the world. . A protein molecule that can do chemical reactions in the body..
Nationalism and Revolution Around the World Government and Politics takeover of property by government. group of elite leaders. Franklin Roosevelt promised the US would interfere less in Latin American affairts. Chinese nationalist party. refusal to obey unjust laws.
Greek Gods and Goddesses Literature and Writing Complete to obtain by lot, by fate, or by the will of the gods. Goddess of love, beauty and desire. was the founder and first king of Thebes. is a divine hero whose homeland was Troy. He was the son of Tros . were female chthonic deities of vengeance;.
The Muscular System Body each of a pair of long flat muscles at the front of the abdomen. The type of muscle found in the heart. the type of muscle that supports blood vessels and hollow internal organs. each of a pair of long muscles that connect the sternum, clavicle, and mastoid which turn and nod the head. the large muscle at the front of the thigh, which is divided into four distinct portions.
Biology Biology Fermentation without oxygen. The supportive tissue of an epthelial organ, tumor, gonad, etc. Organisms that obrain food by consuming other living things. The first set of reactions in photosynthesis. The sequence of reactions by which most living cells generate energy during the process of aerobic respiration.
Among the Hidden Books - Childrens Literature fail to operate properly . severe mentalor physical pain or suffering. withdraw, cancelled. felt around in the dark. to push forward.
Biblical Facts Bible Blinded on the road to Damascus. Swallowed by a whale. Stoned to death. Raised from the dead. Number of commandments.
European Middle Ages European History system of promises that governed the relationship between lords and vassals. to cast out from the church. document listing rights that the king could not ignore. a knight who promised to support a lord in exchange for land. plague that spread across Europe from 1348-1351.
Nationalism and Revolution Around the World Government and Politics takeover of property by government. Franklin Roosevelt promised the US would interfere less in Latin American affairts. Turkish peninsula between Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea. large plantation. policy of rigid segregation of nonwhite people in the Republic of South Africa.
Animal Groups Animals Read the clues and solve the puzzle Segmented bodies. Have fur or hair and feed their young on milk . Spiny sea creatures. Have gills and scales . Soft bodies most have shells.
Probability and Statistics Math a bar graph representing continuous data; bars touch. a graphical representation of data on a number line. when the outcome of the first event does affect the outcome of the second event. the sum of the data divided by the number of data values. the difference between the largest and smallest values in a data set.
Religious Terms Religion This word refers to the all-powerful creator of the universe. Another word used to describe this great being is Yahweh, his name is too sacred to be spoken therefore in scripture he is described as Yahweh. It is different to Christianity and Islam b. This is the Jewish place of worship and it is also referred in their native language as shul. This building can sometimes be used as a quiet place to study and sometimes even as a community centre. This place of worship is very similar to a Church or. The wisdom contained in the Jewish scriptures and other sacred scripture is sometimes referred as this word. It is hard to translate this word from Yiddish to English because this meaning is very broad. . The belief in only one great Deity or God which is shared in the religions of Islam, Christianity and Judaism. It is stated in the Qur’an “There is no god save Allah” (47.19).. A collection of sayings from the profit Mahammad which provides guidance to Muslims spiritually and physically. It also contains information on how to live life and stories of the life of the great profit Mahammad..
Non Metal Other A non metal used in crackers . A gaseous non metal used in water purification . A gas which burn with pop sound . Gaseous non metal essential for our life . A purple coloured solution which is applied on wounds as an antiseptic .
African Studies Other a system of ideas and ideals, especially one that forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy.
. intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries.

. a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.. the study of the nature of value and valuation, and of the kinds of things that are valuable.. an ethnic group forming a part of one or more political nations.
The Knee Body outward bending or twisting force . a large group of four muscles in the front of the thigh . a grinding noise or sensation within a joint . cartilage in the knee between the lateral femoral condyle and lateral tibial plateau. a layer of tissue that lines joint cavities and produces synovial fluid .
Political Deadlock Halloween Read the questions and put the correct word in the boxes. Alliances between political parties e.g Baldwin of Canada West and LA Fontaine in Canada East.. School not connected with any religious denomination e.g public schools.. The ideas and policies of a political party e.g clear grit party of late 1850s believed in rep by pop, taking over the Northwest, and a public school system in Canada West. . The survival of the French- Canadian culture. . Organization of people with similar ideas who unite to get their ideas adopted by the general population e.g Reform Party..
Ruth, the Gleaner Bible Words associated with the story of Ruth. What Star Point is Ruth.. Ruth's first husband. Flower of this Degree.. Emblem of this Degree.. A descendent of Ruth..
Faith Ringgold Art Faith Ringgold Painter Civil Rights Activist Women's Rights and Educator depicted art with various fabrics used . This is the area Faith began working in for art. God's creatures she looked after . something we submit when we want someone to know about us. Fellowship for art.
Language Features Literature and Writing Drawing parallels or comparisons between unrelated or dissimilar things. Exaggerated language. Attaching human attributes to inanimate objects, phenomena and animals. Words that sound like their descriptions, eg. bang. When two things are compared using 'as' or 'like'.
Religions Around The World Religion is an ancient monotheistic religion, with the Torah as their foundation. Supplemental oral tradition represented by later texts such as the Midrash and the Talmud. It is the first and oldest monotheistic religion.. is the Judaism day of rest and the seventh day of the week. On which religious Jews and certain Christians remember the biblical creation of the heaven and earth in six days.. also known as Jedidiah, was according to the bible was a wealthy and wise king of Israel with his son David, the previous king of Israel. He is well known to many people.. is the central reference of the religious Judaic tradition. It has a range of meanings. It mostly specifies the; first 5 books out of 24 of the tanakh. It usually includes the rabbinic commentaries. . The …. Is all the bible from the different religions like the Hebrew Bible, the Christian bible and the Jewish Law? The ten commandment is a great example of the Jewish Law. These ….. also have the Torah, the Prophets and the writings..
How Ecosystems Change Earth Sciences Read the clue closely, and use the word bank to complete the following crossword. group of organisms of different species that develops by the end of ecological succession. causes primary succession by melting. organism made up of a fungus and an algae that is a pioneer species. human activity that involves clearing trees and leads to secondary succession. species that appear after bacteria, lichen, and moss during ecological succession.
The Cycling of Matter Physics Read the clue closely, and use the word bank to complete the following crossword. organisms that produce ammonia and nitrates. process that uses fuels and releases carbon dioxide. when chemicals wash off farmed land onto uncontaminated land or water. what nitrogen gas is turned into in the nitrogen cycle. part of environment that phosphorus does NOT cycle through.
Energy Flow in Ecosystems Earth Sciences Read the clue closely, and use the word bank to complete the following crossword. organisms that gets its energy from food it makes itself. each step through which energy is transferred in food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids. sequence showing how energy is transferred by one organism eating another, etc.. amount of energy that is consumed and stored in the consumer's body. type of consumer that eats herbivores.
Loki's Wolves Books - Childrens Literature Earth. Synonym for snake . The summer festival. A raider from Norway . Moon.
Pythagorean Theorem Mental Health First number in the order pair. Two coordinates create a point. Longest Side . Squaring number. Square root symbol.
Recipe Terms Food Complete the Crossword A very full or large amount. Example: Measuring cup that is overflowing.. To cut food into very fine,uneven pieces.. To blend or mix two or more ingredients.. To cook in a oven with dry, hot air. . To mix using a spoon or wire whisk wit a circular motion .
World Biomes Earth Sciences Complete the Crossword Puzzle Trees always keep their leaves. More than one cactus. Land of warm regions that is covered with grass and only a few shrubs and trees. Type of Biome with many different plants.. Has a very warm climate and receives less than 25 centimeters of sporadic rainfall annually.
Asia Art Art A time of being closed off from the rest of the world. said; 'When Japan began opening its doors to foreign countries and trades in the 1850's, more cameras, accessories, and information about photography came pouring in.'. __________ had become part of Japanese everyday culture by the early 20th century. A Japanese historian. The year the photography era first started in Japan.
Vitamins Health Complete the following crossword puzzle A disease caused because of a deficiency in Thiamin. A substance which block damage done by free-radicals. Another name for Vitamin C. Animal sources of Vitamin A provide this. This vitamin is required for blood clotting.
Elijah McCoy Business and Work Invented to make trains run faster. Job he was famous for. Number of books published after her death. Month he was born. Second wife's name.
Cross Stitch Terms Other Type of fabric that is about half cotton and Hal man made materials that feels soft.. Type of paper used to make your own charts.. Collection of items that are needed to complete a cross stitch pattern.. Type of thread that changes from dark to light to dark along the length of the floss.. Method that involves stabbing the needle through the fabric..
Alphabetic Keyboarding Review Other Another way to say NWAM.. Return fingers where after pressing the enter key?. Indents me line 5 spaces. You will space once after this punctuation mark.. How many spaces after a Semicolon?.
Glaciation Earth Sciences Complete the crossword The build up of material that was moved by ice . An example of a cirque in Ireland . A mass of ice that moves and shapes the landscape . This is compressed to form ice in the hollow . An example of a cirque in Scotland .
The Middle Ages in the Iberian Peninsula History Catalan adn Aragonese mercenaries. Muslims who lived in the Christian Kingdoms. a group of trusted people who accompanied the monarch. name of the king of the Christians. It is said he defeated the Muslims in Covadonga Battle. Last Muslim Kingdom in Iberian Peninsula.
Insurance Terms to Know Business and Work this life insurance covers the policyholder for a set period of time specified in the policy. This property protection only covers damage or loss of personal property and possessions, not the dwelling itself. (two words). Auto insurance coverage that pays for damage to your car caused by something other than another vehicle. Auto insurance coverage that protects you if you are legally liable for an accident in which others are injured or killed. (three words). This type of home insurance coverage protects you against financial loss if others are injured on or by your property, or if you or your property accidentally damages the property of others. (two words).
Imperialism and WWI History a toy marble made of marble, alabaster, or glass.. a US infantryman, especially one in World War I.. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909.. a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement of the warring parties; truce:. The Spanish–American War was a conflict fought between Spain and the United States in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the internal explosion of the USS Maine in Havana harbor in Cuba.
Madam C.J. Walker Business and Work Her daughter. Her second husband. Her first husband. What she invented. What she died from.
Nutrition Health High Density Lipoprotein. Mineral found in many foods, stored in bones and teeth, . The main sugar found in the blood and the main source of energy for your body. Building blocks of protein. The parts of fruits & vegetables is not digested. Helps move food through the digestive tract.
Nail Disorders Health severe inflammation of the nail in which a lump of re tissue grows up from nail bed.. fungal infection of the natural nail plate.. red itchy patches of skin on the bottom of feet and/or between the toes.. bacterial inflammation of the tissues around the nail plate, causing pus,swelling and redness.. inflammation of the matrix and shedding of the nail..
The Old Man and the Sea Books - Classics well meaning and kind. showing lack of confidence. small herring fish. pull or drag. dish of meat and vegetable.
Fencing Other fencing tools and equipment tool used to pick out rocks from hole. This is the most important fence post in the fence line as it takes the load of the line wires and sometimes gates it is called a . Wire used in hill country with spikes.. Battens for a fence need treatment to level. Tool used for crimping, cutting wire and pulling staples..
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