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Yangtze River World Geography What length rank does this river hold?. The mountain range that holds the glacier that feeds the Yangtze river. . This is the country the Yangtze River is located in. . Provides fresh water to an immediate 20 million people. . The Yangtze has 700 smaller streams and rivers that flow into it..
Influential Ancient Greeks History Crossword Puzzle Something lawyers use during trials . Would most likely find a second earth . An educated guess. Would be a great Jeopardy host . Likely to find a another scientific method.
Advanced Baking Food white will stand in peaks but will bend over. these are fresh, dried or candied fruit coated in cooked sugar, fondant or chocolate. it gives specific taste to the cake. these are combination of shortened and unshortened cakes. this may be milk, water, juice . it serves as a medium for dissolving solid ingredients.
Butterflies Animals the membrane around the eggs of certain insects. the hard-shelled pupa of a moth or butterfly. the silky envelope spun by the larvae of many insects, as silkworms, serving as a covering while they are in the pupal stag. a typical animal. a breathing hole; an opening by which a confined space has communication with the outer air.
Vietnam War US History Fill in the boxes with the word that corresponds to the hint senator from New York that was shot on June 5th, 1968 after winning the California Democratic primary. was the United States Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969 under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson. American comander in South Vietnam that wanted more troops in the Vietnam War; he served in World War II and Korea. adopted by Congress in 1964, giving the president much power to be able to wage war in Vietnam. organization of Vietnamese Communists and other nationalist groups that fought for Vietnamese independence from France in 1946 until 1954.
Biology Biology Distinctive fossil used to compare relative ages of fossils. Someone who studies fossils. 2 species evolve in response to changes in each other over time. Formation of new and distinct species. Age of a fossil is determined by finding out absolute age of surrounding rock.
Industrial Revolution Terms History Industrial Revolution Crossword Project - Mackenzie Straughan British philosopher and economist; advocate for utilitarianism. working class. German philosopher; condemned the ideas of Utopians as unrealistic idealism and made a new theory, 'scientific socialism'. farms, factories, railways, and other large businesses that produced and distributed goods. workers' organizations.
Theodore Roosevelt US History Show what you know about Theodore Roosevelt He named the famous house in Washington. He lived to be _____ years old. How many siblings does he have. This is another name for the Progessive party. What was his favorite subject.
Hamlet Literature and Writing They acted out the play.. Seventh Deadly Sin.. One of Hamlet's old friends.. 'Too much water hath thou poor Ophelia.'. Another Officer..
Glands of the Endocrine system Body Produces insulin and glucagon, which control glucose metabolism. Makes parathormone, which helps keep calcium and phosphate levels normal. Makes hormones that help immune system develop, and produces T-cells. Makes Melatonin, which controls sleep cycles.. Produces estrogen and makes eggs in females.
Ancient Jewish History History End of Bais Rishon until Mishna A Greek-Jewish name. King of Bavel, dreamt a statue. Of the last members of the Anshei Knesses Hagedolah. Cohen, built alternate temple. Ptolmy translated.
Cells Body Makes plants food. Makes up all living things. Transports materials out of the cells. The type of cell we are made up of. Protects the Nucleolus.
Cell Cycle Regulation Body Same as Cyclin. Times in the cell cycle where conditions of cell are assessed. Cell makes sure DNA is replicated correctly and not damaged. Restriction point, cell assesses readiness to sythesise DNA. Most important. Cell checks for proper alignment of chromosomes at the equatorial plate.
Digestive System Body Converts food into energy. Connects desending colon to rectum. Useless. Absorbs electrolytes. Breaks food further down.
American History US History native Americans where planned to be moved here. Jackson supporters were determined their canidate would win and got the ______ to support . Where party members choose the party's candidates . the court ruled that the national bank was constitutional . The giving government jobs to political backers .
Peanuts Characters Entertainment Charlie Brown has a crush on her. first African-American in the Peanuts comic strip. when ever Charlie Brown is flying a diamond thing in the air it gets stuck in this plant. a red plane that is Snoopy's enemy. Charlie Brown's Dog.
The Pit and the Pendulum Literature and Writing shook. eagerness. direct comparison of two things. straps going around a body. one of the words for a small opening in a wall.
Int'l Cuisine Food is a spiced dried meat and then fried. one of china's national treasures. fried rice, egg, onion, few herbs. popular lunch dish served typically w/ a wedge of lime and slices of cucumber. a sweet treat of white parfait with cheese cubes on toothpick. a sponge fingers soaked in coffee, layered around and smeared w/ a creamy mascarpone mixture.
Types of Poetry Literature and Writing similar to cinquain and shaped like diamond. A five line poem with rhyme and AABBA and humorous. A poem that tells a story. A Japanese poem with three lines with a focus on nature. A four line poem with rhyme scheme AABB or ABCB.
U.S. History US History Amendment that abolished slavery. . Most known Confederate general after Lee. . 18th president of the U.S. . Supreme Court case that ruled the application of military tribunals to citizens when civilian courts are still operating is unconstitutional.. Bloodiest battle in America at the time of the Civil War. .
Muslim Empires NONE The right to practice any religion. Muslim Empire that was located in present day Iran. Period of high artistic or cultural development. The combination of different lifestyles that change a society . Mughal Emperor who increased military power and the wealth of the empire.
Forest Mensuration Books common tool used to measure changes in elevation and tree height. similar to a caliper, calculates the number of pieces of lumber yielded by a given piece of timber by measuring its diameter. direction finder. sample measurements are taken so that they are a fraction of the entire timber stand.. A computer or calculator random number generator is used to assign plots to be sampled..
The Restless Earth Earth Sciences The second wave that arrives after an earthquake; can only pass through solid. Magma that reaches the surface . A crack in the Earth's crust. Crust that is under the ocean . Seismic wave that occurs at or near the surface of the Earth.
Scotland World Geography Scottish food made from oats. Scottish whisky. She died of a broken heart. The highest point in Scotland. The last name of Harry Potter's author.
Child Development Home and Family skills that Involve the movement of the head, body, legs, arms, and large muscles. a place where sick or injured people are given care or treatment and where children are often born. the stage that deals with how you interact with others . the stage that involves how the brain works. organ in a womanís body in which a baby develops during pregnancy.
Mix and Flow of Matter Recreation Removing water from a substance. mixture that only has 1 property. Mr. Lyons' favourite student. Contains only 1 type of particle . Thickness of a lquid.
Energy Physics Complete the crossword. An objectís position above Earthís surface.. Produced by the vibration of electrical charges/energy waves.. A resource that forms at a rate that is much slower than the rate at which it is consumed.. The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another.. A natural fuel formed in the geological past from the remains of living organisms..
Autism History This includes a wide range or spectrum of symptoms, skills, and levels of disability.. A condition marked by developmental delay in social skills, language, and behavior which is often present in children with varying degrees of severity.. a relationship between two things or situations, especially where one thing affects the other. But in this case a friend.. Repetition of words, phrases, intonation or sounds of the speech of others. Any spoken language, vocalizations, gestures or other means by which a person is able to communicate..
Bertha von Suttner Literature and Writing What was the name of her husband?. Lay Down Your Arms is a ... Bertha wrote. Which country was she living in?. What was she working for . She warned about....
Atomic Physics Physics the number of units of (h/2π) for angular momentum. he proposed that atoms do not absorb or emit light continuously, but do so in a little chunk he called quanta (QUANTUM. in the infrared region (nn to n = 3). an instrument used to detect radiation outside the visible spectrum.. answered all the questions about the photoelectric effect..
Top 10 Mayan Gods History The god of Rain and Thunder.. Associated with fertility and childbirth, disappeared when sunlight came out.. Four gods thought to be brothers.. The Goddess of suicide.. God of Earthquakes and death..
New Republic and Expansion US History This General fought the Native Americans down South. Giving government offices for political influences. President Washington's closest advisors. This political party bases their economy on farming. The U.S failed to conquer this country.
Black History Month US History Use the hints to fill in the blanks on these important BHM words! the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, and opportunities. the action of leading a group of people or an organization. the beliefs, customs, arts, etc., of a particular society, group, place, or time. the rights of citizens to political and social freedom and equality. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.
Facts About India World Geography Heavy rainfull . Currency . This person helped India gain independence . National Symbol of India . Longest river .
Spanish Speaking Countries NONE This country is the country of fiestas because hundreds of fiestas take place here throughout the year. Some of the fiestas are, 'San Fermin' (people are chased by bulls) and 'La Tomatina' (people throw overripe tomatoes). The people of this country are often called 'ticos', in their everyday speech they use the phrase 'pura vida', meaning pure life, to greet someone or to show appreciation towards something. . The national symbol is the Quetzal (a bird) and their money is called Quetzales. They are one of the poorest countries in Latin America. The 5 stars on this country's flag represent the 5 countries of Central America. This country is the center star because it touches all of the other 4 countries.. The current president, Evo Morales, is the first indigenous president in this country. Poverty and inequality have been reduced since he was elected..
Black Ships Before Troy Books - Childrens Literature Former husband of Helen. She offered Paris the most beautiful woman in the world. King of Troy. River in which Achilles was dipped in. Son of Priam.
25 Literary Terms Literature and Writing Complete crossword puzzle a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. a particular form of a language that is peculiar to a specific region or social group . a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter. the fact of two things being seen or placed close together with contrasting effect. an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning..
Great Expectations Books - Classics Pip heads to London to become. Pipís true love. Marries Estella. Century of story. What Pip does when he leaves Joe to go to London.
The 1920's US History FDR'S plan to bring back jobs . Builds National Parks. Newspaper exaggerate events and blow them out of proportion. The fright of communism. Puts Germany in depression Hurts the rest of the world.
Genetics Body study of heredity. a specific characteristic of an individual . one of a number of different forms of a gene. two different alleles for a particular gene. used to predict probable combinations of alleles.
All About Finance Math Solve the crossword. To spend an amount greater than the balance of an account.. To subtract money from a total.. Money removed from a savings or checking account.. Money placed into a checking or savings account at a bank.. An amount of money subtracted from a bank account balance..
Animal Genetics Animals the region of a chromosome to which the microtubules of the spindle attach, via the kinetochore, during cell division.. one of a pair of genes that occupy the same location on homologous chromosomes and affect the same trait in animals. eject semen from the body at the moment of sexual climax.. the material of which the chromosomes of organisms other than bacteria (i.e., eukaryotes) are composed. It consists of protein, RNA, and DNA.. containing two complete sets of chromosomes, one from each parent..
Muscular System Body Use Your Vocabulary Terms to Complete the Puzzle Acute infection caused by the tetanus bacterium- lockjaw. Motor neuron and all the muscle fibers it innervates. Sudden, violent, involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Structural and functional unit of a myofibril. An overstretching or overexertion of some muscles.
Queens European History Idiom: For a very long, indefinite amount of time; forever.. The special chair used by a ruler, especially a king or queen.. To control or be the person in charge of something such as a country.. Idiom: To create dreams, hopes, or plans that are impossible, unrealistic, or have very little chance of succeeding.. A country ruled by a king or queen..
Government and Opposition 1914-1924 European History Chancellor of Wiemar Government February 1919 (surname). Leader of big business (surname). Short for Communist International. Chancellor of Wiemar Government August 1923-November 1923 (surname). Leader of USPD in 1918 (surname).
Chapter 1: Introduction to Cognitive Psychology Society Complete the crossword puzzle below. Study of psychology that believes that human behavior can be understood based on how people think. Probability of some result from a statistical test occurring by chance. Method that involves observing subjects unaltered behavior in his normal environment . Specific, testable prediction about what you expect to happen in your study. School of Psychology that is concerned with understanding the elements of the mind through its components.
Russian geography War History Complete the crossword below are a mountain range that runs approximately from north to south through western Russia, from the coast of the Arctic Ocean to the Ural River and northwestern Kazakhstan.. is a rift lake in Russia, located in southern Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the. a vast Russian province encompassing most of Northern Asia, with terrain spanning tundra, coniferous forest and mountain ranges including the Ural, Altai and Verkhoyansk.. Europe's largest river in terms of discharge and watershed. The river flows through central Russia and into the Caspian Sea, . theatre of conflict between the European Axis powers and co-belligerent Finland against the Soviet Union, Poland and other Allies, which encompassed Northern, Southern and Central and Eastern Europe from 22 June 1941 to 9 May 1945..
Skeletal System Body Most plentiful mineral in bones. Disease that causes bone tissue to become thin. Where two or more bones connect. Connective tissue found in the nose and ear. Joint found in the skull.
Digestive System Body Please complete the crossword puzzle below. Secretes insulin and glucagon. The act of chewing. This part of the digestive tract is susceptible to infection due to fecal material entering, but not being able to drain out. Secretes heparin. This phase of digestion occurs when food is taken into the body via the mouth.
Energy Physics the energy carried by light . states that energy is never created or destroyed . the energy stored in an object because of its position . carried by the electric current that comes out of batteries and electrical outlets . new renewable or inexhaustible energy sources .
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