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Title Subject Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints
Color Painting Art Fill in the correct term for each definition. Reds, oranges, yellows. These colors suggest heat and appear closer to the viewer.. 2 colors opposite each other on the color wheel.. 12 colors from the spectrum bent into a circle.. The color part of paint.. A color scheme of three colors that form a 'Y' on the color wheel..
Harlem Renaissance History Full names (middle names as well) and possible abbreviations. American poet, social activist, and novelist.. An American author, educator, songwriter, and civil rights activist.. An American novelist who wrote 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.'. An American (Jamaican descent) who was a writer and poet.. American composer, pianist, and a band leader to a jazz orchestra..
Dog Nutrition Animals A lack of energy or vigor; a lack of interest or enthusiasm. Vitamins or minerals are usually listed by their _____ name. Labels on dogfood packages must be included because it is the _____ . To accustom a young animal to food other than its mother's milk. A unit of food energy consumed through eating and drinking.
Ancient China World Geography Ceral grain. New version of Confucianism based on the teachings of Laozi.. High ruler in Ancient China. Collection od ideas and sayings by Confucious. Ideas and philosophy of Confucious.
Star Wars: A New Hope Movies The Rebels fight against whom.. What is better than a lightsaber by your side. They ride single file to hide their numbers.. 'Yes, Greedo. I was just going to see your boss.'. 'Where are you taking this... thing?' What is this thing?.
Ecology Science level of nourishment in a food chain. Consumers. __________ consists of living things and non living things. non living factors. consumer that eat only one type of organism.
NYT Best Sellers Booklist Body according to Barnes and Nobles for the Week of Jan 8, 2017 movie tie in book made from a work previously published as Stories of Your Life and Others. Rowling is at it again with a two part work - Harry Potter and the. a cookbook by Anthony Bourdain. the musical script for those not broadway bound. non-fiction written by the Boss.
Covalent Compounds Chemistry electrons are __________. structure that shows how electrons are shared in a compound. atoms have a small difference in _____________, but high ____________.. group of atoms covalently bonded but carry a charge. what element only needs two electrons.
Botanical Garden Earth Sciences the study of living organisms. the basic or inherent features of something. the action of preserving something.. a substance used for destroying insects or other organisms harmful to cultivated plants. held up over something.
Population and Migration Society distinctive causes of death in each stage of the demographic transition . limits establishes by the gov. on the number of immigrants who can enter a country each year. the number of males per 100 females in a population. people who are forced to migrate from their home country and cannot return for fear of persecution because of their race, religion, membership in a social group, or their political opinion . the number of people under the age of 15 and over the age of 64 compared to the number of people active in the labor force.
Cognition Other to remember especially emotional memories . to focus on the task at hand. the locating and recovering of information from memory. the modification of information to fit the preferred format for the memory system. ability to recollect an image so vividly that it appears to be real.
Stars and Constellations Astronomy is a telescope that gathers and focuses light. are stars which suddenly become very bright. enable astronomers to study extremely hot objects in space. is a massive ball of plasma that emits light throughout the universe. the big bear.
Digestive System Body Salivary amylase uses ______________ digestion . When fat enters the duodenum a hormone is released . One of the accessory organ is _____________. breakdown small polypeptides into amino acids . The gall bladder use _______ to emulsifies fats .
Around the World World Geography Do you know the famous cities and countries in this puzzle? Picasso's country. Winter Olympic city of Canada. Parlez-vous francais? Country. Example: Sahara, Gobi, Arabian. Home of Mt. Fuji .
Europe World Geography Made up of many things that are the same.. Strong winds that blow from the west to the east.. A journey to a sacred place.. Water that is somewhat salty.. The mass murder of people from a particular ethnic group..
South America World Geography A member of a small, defensive force of irregular soldiers. The umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in the rain forest.. An inland area that is remote from the urban areas of a country.. An area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn that has generally warm temperatures.. The treeless grasslands of Argentina and Uruguay.
2016 - People, Places, Events History Surprise team of the year. Hilary wasn’t expecting to be beaten by him!. President Dilma Rousseff was impeached here; bit awkward in Olympic year. This old spaceman had the right stuff. This nasty virus almost halted the biggest show on earth.
Astronomy - The Sun Astronomy Sunspots are related to solar activity, particularly in bright outbursts called _____.. Some _____ and radar detectors track the Sun's influence predict space weather events.. _____: The Solar Dynamics Observatory, which gives real-time imagery of the Sun and its outbursts and does helioseismology.. The Sun is essentially a big sphere of _____.. The Global Oscillations Network Group (GONG) focuses on sound waves moving through the Sun, a science called _____..
Lord of the Flies Books Crossword Puzzle On top of the mountain, the boys mistake this of being the beast.. The name created for both of the twins.. Simons insight of the beast on the island.. This object is used to kill Piggy.. Ralph realizes that a leader needs this..
Islam Religion The ninth month of the year when strict observing is done from sunset to sunrise. a city in which Islams consider to be a holy city. the islamic sacred book. a muslim place of worship. is a well located in the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca.
Black Ships Before Troy Other Greek god of fire and crafting. goddess of beauty. murderer of Achilles and traitor to Greece. greatest warrior in our Greek war-host. protective body covering.
Hanukkah Religion also known as the. the extra light in which the others are lit. potato pancakes. roman spelling. how many days does hanukkah have.
Yule Other yule ham was offered to what germanic god. according to folklore, yule brings what super natural event. which city has the shortest day on record in the world. the iranian people celebrate _________ this at this time of year. what roman festival ran during dec 17- dec 23.
Under The Sun Movies Are you always gonna say that?. Contrary to laivy's belief can't live w/o food. Trail mix. My favorite school teacher.. She was the symbol of one of the houses at Hogwarts .
Nine Inch Nails Music Song Cash Covered. 1996 video game music. 2010 film score. Associated music genre. Number of Grammy nominations.
Asia World Geography General Knowledge Sound of a clock, also a little bloodsucker. Something that bothers you, also something that bothers plants. Money, also the color of your thumb. How medicine is sometimes packaged, also a dry fruit that splits open. A supernatural event, also a strange growth of fungi.
Super Mario Characters Entertainment a friendly dinosaur who helps Mario. Short friend with a pouffy, blue or red polka-dotted hat. The green plumber brother. Also known as King Koopa. A skeleton Koopa.
Atom Physics The most recent model. What type of charge does a proton have. The type of charge an electron has. What does the present day model look like. The first model of the atom.
Byzantine Empire History greatest general of the Byzantines during the reign of Justinian. known as “the Great”, he is considered the first ruler of modern Russia. His wife, Sophia was related to the last Byzantine emperor and greatly influenced her husband’s rule. form of writing introduced into Russia by the Byzantine Empire. . this city in the Ukraine today, was the first area of Russian civilization and Kievan Russia was a time period when Russian life was centered about the city of Kiev. a single ruler with complete authority (Czar, the term for the ruler of Russia which comes from Caesar, is an example of an autocrat. The first Czar was Ivan the IV known as “the Terrible”).
Civilizations Society Sparta's government was a . The famous poet in Greece was known as. Greece traded in the __________ Sea. One similarity between the geography of Greece and Japan was they both had. The code of behavior for the Japanese samurai was known as.
Sounder Movies Where the prisoners work. A plant that heals. What the dynamite does to the dad. How the sherrif transports his dad. What the boy finds in the town garbage.
College Mascots Sports Minnesota. Longhorns. Oklahoma State. Iowa State. Oklahoma.
Fossils and Volcanoes Earth Sciences made up of rock fragments less than 2 mm in diameter. fossils of organisms that were common, lived in many areas and existed only during specific spans of time. magma that has reached Earth's surface. a rapid downhill movement of rock and soil. fossils that are the actual bodies or body parts of organisms .
Explorers History Read these hints to fill in this crossword Jacques came across the..... Jacques Cartier took chief......sons to France.. Samuel de Champlain published....books. Champlain....with the wingdat. Cartier died at the age of.........
Sports and Hobbies Sports I need a bike for this sport. This Olympic sport includes floor exercises, pommel vaulting, balance beam and parallel bars . In this game you can only use your feet or your head (unless you are the goalie!). Looking after the trees and plants around your house or elsewhere. This is the Japanese art of paper folding.
Name that Christmas Song Music What ____ is This. Same Old Lang ___. ___ in a Manger. Silent ____. ___ Bell Rock.
Microbiology Biology Complete the crossword below One celled prokaryotes, some of which can cause disease . The way disease is spread . The ability of bacteria and other microorganism to resist the effects of an antibiotic . A process of reproduction that involves 1 parent and produces a genetically identical offspring . A disease that spreads around the world .
Maverick Mania Books Use The Clues To Help You Find The Answers. The boat that sunk. Used to follow Charlie. Calebs only escape . Fake dad. Star player on team Maverick.
The Structure Of The Atom Physics The charge of a proton. Another name for an unstable atom. The man who created the idea of the electron. The neutral particle in an atom. The charge of an electron.
Winter Solstice 2016 Other After completing, unscramble circled letters for next clue these pull the Hogwarts carriages. Triangle with two equal sides and angles. Project Runway motto. Lane's band. his tatoo means 'be true to who you are'.
Animals of Africa Animals Thousands of spines protect the ___from predators. The____ is a small mammal with sharp spines that cover the animals back and sides. . The_____can be found throughout the northern and southern savanna. It has big horns that start on the middle of its and down to its ears than curve up.. ____are the most common forest antelopes. ____are small antelopes that inhabit the forest or dense bush lands.. The____ color pattern will remind you of a cheetah. The____has the longest legs of all cat's.. ____are the worlds biggest land mammal. The____have a grayish skin tone..
Tropical Rainforest Biome World Geography Vocabulary & Definitions An evergreen forest with abundant rainfall and a warm, humid climate located between the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn . Rainfall not absorbed by soil. The layer of the forest formed by the crown of tall trees, often 65-100 feet (20- 30 meters) tall. An animal that lives in, or is adapted to living in trees. An animal without a backbone.
Southwest Asian Civilizations World Geography Complete the crossword below. the religion of the Israelites of the Bible and of the Jews today. a house of worship and communal center of a Jewish congregation. the belief in many gods. the belief in one god. soldiers marching on foot.
Solar system Astronomy huge, made up mostly of gases, no solid surface, small cores, many rings describe this. Earth's home galaxy, looks like a faint band of _____________.. billions of stars, gas and DUST.. type of galaxy with no particular shape, stars are RANDOMLY SCATTERED. largest stars are usually the ___________..
Maths Math Find the missing maths vocabulary 1000 grams. the measurement of liquid. Explaining your methods. Changing unit of measurement. the number you divide by.
The Age of Innovation and Industry History Figure out the word using the hint, and then try to find the word in the Crossword! a corporate expansion strategy that involves controlling each step in the production and distribution of a product, from acquiring raw materials to manufacturing, packaging, and shipping. the idea that the free market, through supply and demand, will regulate itself if government does not interfere. Flip card trusta set of companies managed by a small group known as trustees, who can prevent companies in the trust from competing with each other. a bold, ambitious person who establishes a new business. an economic system in which factories, equipment, and other means of production are privately owned rather than controlled by government.
Baby By Patricia Maclachlan Books By Patricia Maclachlan sophie learned ' Rock, Paper, ________________. Ms.Minifred gave ozzie a _____________ look when he snorted. Larkins mom was _____________ when her son died. Larkins Brothers Name is. Larkins mom only pays attention to _____________.
All about Rhode Island World Geography Founder of Providence, the first colonial settlement in Rhode Island. The Rhode Island State House has the 4th largest of these in the world!. Rhode Island's state motto. A letter signed by many people in support of, or in opposition to, a proposed law. Someone who represents you in Congress or the General Assembly.
Slogans Business and Work The best a man can get. This is how you ____. I'm lovin' it. Tastes so good, cats ask for it by name. The king of beers.
French Christmas Christmas Translate the English word or phrase into French Saint Nicolas. Merry Christmas. Christmas decoration. Christmas toy. Christmas eve.
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