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Japanese Cities World Geography This city has a beautiful waterfront and a very exciting China town.. This city is very famous for its Edo style buildings.. This was the capital city in the past. It has many famous temples and shrines.. The capital city of Japan.. This city has a very famous volcano that regularly erupts!.
25 Famous Nurses in History Society Complete the puzzle below. AKA Soujourner Truth; served as nurse in the Union Party in the Civil War (1797 to 1883). World War I Combat Nursing (1885 to 1918). International Council of Nurses’ First Full Time Executive Secretary (1887 to 1979). An Egalitarian, it was the Civil War that brought him from being a journalist, teacher and poet into the nursing profession (1819 to 1892). Belgium’s Nursing Pioneer & Nurse Hero (1865 to 1915).
Julius Caesar History Fill in the best you can. Some may repeat and you may have to look some up on the internet. The nephew of Caesar. Killed for his bad verses. How did Portia die?. Follower of Caesar. Is caesar deaf in one ear?.
Tropical Rainforests World Geography Countries are relieved are some of their debt in return for protecting their rainforest.. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora – a treaty to protect endangered plants and animals.. A logging practice where most/all trees in area are cut down (unselectively).. Responsible travel to natural areas that conserve the environment, sustain local people and often involves education. It is small scale and involves small groups of visitors.. The cutting down of trees which are mature/inferior, to encourage the growth of remaining trees in a woodland..
Fast Break Movies What sport does Zoe play?. Jayson is 6 inches shorter then who?. Who did Tyrese play for?. Where does Jayson move to?. How old is Jayson?.
Antigone Literature and Writing killed his father and married his mother. holy or strictly religious. multiple gods. Blind prophet. one god.
Audiology Terms Body middle ear muscle acting on the malleus. the wavelike action of the basilar membrane arising from stimulation of the perilymph of the vestibule. the structure of the bony labyrinth forming the central core of the cochlea. analysis of an acoustical signal to determine the relative contribution of individual frequency components. auricle, making up the readily visible portion of the outer ear.
Somalia History World Geography warlord personnel US tried to capture in the early 1990's (under Clinton's presidency). This country borders Somalia to the west. last name of general who took control of Somalia in 1969. President during Operation Restore Hope. Two _____________ were shot down in our attempt to find Aidid.
Basketball Terms Sports When an offensive player drives to the basket, a teammate of the defender leaves his man to '______' cover the player with the ball.. The fast break that results from a rebound, turnover or change in possession. . This area in front of the basket is also known as the 'key' or the 'lane'. . If a player has a good '___________', he is a good ball-handler. . An aggressive rebounder. .
Our Day Out Television What does Briggs do with the film?. Susan was going out with whom?. Name the castle they visit.. Mr Briggs could be described as this.. At the second cafe, the owners did what to the price of things?.
Uses of Elements Chemistry is the most abundant component of atmosphere.. used as semiconductor.. is extremely important in allowing us to digest our food properly and to absorb the many other elements that we need to survive.. is the most abundant element on Earth.. used in manufacturing cans, foils, and kitchen utensils, pipes, window frames..
West African Empires World Geography Complete the crossword puzzle by using the clues to fill in the blanks. the river all three empires where centered around. what Cathay is now named. empire existing from 1200 - 1400 AD, it doubled the size of the original. the river flowing to the Atlantic. the place where the islamic religion originated.
Supreme Court Government and Politics Find out the words for the puzzle using the hints. A court composed of military personnel, for the trial of those accused of violating military law.. A transcript of proceedings made in trial court. An order by a higher court directing a lower court to send up the record in a given case for review, from the Latin meaning “to be more certain”.. In a civil suit, the person against whom a court action is brought by the plaintiff, in a criminal case, the person charged with the crime.. The power of a court to hear a case first, before any other court .
The Spanish-American War History A major battle during the Revolutionary War which the patriots won in Saratoga, Virginia... The first battle fought in The American Revolution.. A patriot and author in the Revolutionary War, who wrote Common sense.. The formal document written by Thomas Jefferson declaring the freedom of the colonies from Great Britain.. An army made by the second continental congress from the colonies in The American Revolution..
Anatomy and Physiology Body Chewing.. Hyperkinetic disorder arising from lesions to subthalamus that involves uncontrolled flailing of arms and legs.. The bone shared by the tongue and larynx, and the only unpaired bone of the body.. Unpaired cartilage between the tongue and thread cartilage whose functional significance it that it drops down to cover the laryngeal opening during swallowing. . Communicates sensation of temperature, proprioception (muscle spindle), and touch from the arms to the ipsilateral cerebellum..
American Revolution History convinced the French to join the war effort on the side of the Americans. (last name). Famous quote - “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”. document that changed the purpose of the war from fighting for rights to fighting for Independence.. colonial Army - led by George Washington. naval hero and is known as the father of the Navy.
A Long Walk to Water Books One of three challenges Nya faces when she gets water (heat, time, and...). The number of years since Salva has seen his father . Nya's little sister who falls ill. Salva's friend was killed in this region. The name of Salva's project and organization .
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Books Chapter 11 make a low continuous vibratory sound expressing contentment (like a cat). quiet, gentle, and easily imposed on; submissive. successful in material terms; flourishing financially. a fine, strong, soft lustrous fiber produced by silkworms in making cocoons and collected to make thread and fabric. strange, odd.
Plant Reproduction Earth Sciences crossword puzzle marks the attachment of the ovule to the ovary. a food storage tissue. male reproductive structure. union ofthe sperm and egg cell. pollen producing organ of the flower.
Volcanos Earth Sciences a material found in magma that is formed from the elements oxygen and silicon. its the primary substance of earths crust and mantle. liquid magma that reaches the surface. a bowl shaped area that forms around a volcanos central opening. an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through the crust above it. term used to describe a volcano that is no longer active and unlikley to erupt again.
Organic Chemistry Chemistry what is the region on IR called that does not differ drastically between compounds?. what form of substituents does SN2 prefer?. which method of identification only focuses on functional groups?. what is the method of identification used to tell the difference between diastereomers?. another name for a SN1 reaction is?.
Switzerland World Geography Enjoy this Crossword Puzzle! What do the Swiss burn to determine how much longer winter will be?. Swiss horn blown in the traditional Calling of the Cows. Switzerland is the birthplace of Jean Henri Dunant, founder of the ________________. Mountain range in Switzerland.. Number of national languages in Switzerland.
The Land of Stories Books Works as a nurse. What is the evil queens portrait really?. Who gave them the book?. The boy main character. What did sleeping beauty prick her finger on?.
Angkor Wat Religion Khmer ___________ built an advanced irrigation system.. Angkor's gamblers loved these.. Many of Angkor's temples are devoted to this Hindu god.. This may have destroyed Imperial Angkor.. This river flows into Lake Tonle Sap..
Science Religion Is a material that is a poor conductor of heat.. Is equal to amount of energy needed to raise the temp of 1 g of water by 1 celsius.. Are energy resource made from carbon-rich plants and animal remains.. Is a measure of the average kinetic energy of all the particles in an objects.. Is the sum of an objects kinetic energy and potential energy..
Hearing Terms Body the cochlea has a tonotopic arrangement with low frequency sounds processed toward the ______. medial geniculate body is a relay of the __________. firing pattern that resembles VIII nerve responses. post stimulus time histograms are plots of _________ response relative to the onset of a stimulus. the frequency specificity refers to the ability of the _______ to differentiate the various spectral components of a signal.
Elections Government and Politics Vocabulary over U.S. Presidential elections The votes cast by regular citizens on election day. . A state marked by a certain color on election maps that normally represents Democratic states.. A formal survey of voters leaving polling places on Election day, asking for which candidates they voted.. One of the two major U.S. political parties that is normally Liberal in their beliefs.. A way for citizens to vote by mail when they cannot get to their polling place..
Thirteen Colonies History stood for complete seperation of church and state. endorced discipline that was necessary for the survival of ja,estown . the king appointed a person or persons to govern the colony ​and answer to him. A specific governor ​could then be appointed by the person or ​persons put in charge by the King.. ​Made up of ​investors who shared profits without ​sharing liabilities.. Eventually ​established a colony named ​Jamestown. This became the ​first permanent English ​settlement in the New World..
DNA Body Please Complete the Following Crossword Over DNA Which base pairs with Thymine?. Hydrogen bonds are described as a ________ type of bond.. What does the term ATP stand for?. What does the term DNA stand for?. Who discovered the shape of the DNA molecule? Both names with and in the middle. Opposite of alphabetical order..
Judicial Branch Government and Politics Federal judges serve for. A detailed explanation or the legal thinking behind a court’s decision in a case. Only district courts have a judge and _____. . An official decision by a judge or a court that settles a case and may also establish the meaning of a law. The court’s calendar, showing the schedule of cases it is to hear.
Identifying Matter Physics Elements, Mixtures, and Compounds The physical change that must take place to create a solution.. A solution in which there is a lot of solute compared to the amount of solvent.. A solution in which there is a small amount of solute dissolved in the solvent.. What can be done to the solute to increase surface area for greater solubility.. Causes an increase in particle contact allowing for greater solubility..
Atmosphere Meteorology an increase in temperature with height in an atmospheric layer . when an air mass is forced to rise over a topographic barrier. clouds that can cover much or all of the sky in a given area. all forms of water that fall from clouds. occurs when cloud droplets collide and join together to form a large droplet.
Pathogens Health A thick, jelly-like material that surrounds the surface of some bacteria cells. first person to observe bacteria and other microorganisms.. tiny whip-like limb that helps bacteria move. essential for growth and reproduction. tiny whiskers that allow bacterial cells to exchange genetic material with each other..
The Kite Runner Books A sin you refuse or have not ask for forgiveness.. Zealous or impassioned.. (building) in a state of being ruin due to aging.. To make someone unable to think clearly, usually resulting from a shock.. A visible form of an idea, quality or feeling..
Thorax and Abdomen Body Produces insulin . dome shaped muscle . Muscle injured during a abdominal muscle strain . ribs 11 and 12 are called ________ ribs. Lies between the diaphram and the pelvis.
Coasts Earth Sciences When the sea loses energy, it drops the sand, rock particles and pebbles that it has been carrying, depositing them.. A weaker wave. Adding more sand or shingle widens the beach and waves lose power travelling across it. Waves can erode the coastline in a similar way to the water in rivers. This usually occurs when the sea takes lots of energy from the power of destructive waves.. This may be formed behind a spit.
Ancient China History measures and records details of earthquakes. first dynasty in Ancient China. philosopher that believed that China should go back to ethics. tells the time of the day based on the position of the sun. yellowish-gray windblown sediment.
Cuisine Food sauteed grains like rice cooked in liquid. condiment made from fruit, sugar, spices & vinegar. salted eggs of sturgeon fish. sauce of basil, pine nuts, garlic, parmesan & olive oil. rich cake made with small amount of flour and ground nuts or breadcrumbs.
Cuisine Food sauce of basil, pine nuts, garlic, parmesan & olive oil. rich cake made with small amount of flour and ground nuts or breadcrumbs. greek dessert. side dish of red or pinto beans. long, crusty bread.
Short Words Spelling Lists The laziest female dog we know. The thing right in the middle of your face. Something that dries you. Another word for shrub. 'Man's best friend'.
America Comes of Age History rebellion. reform movement that emerged in the late nineteenth century that sought to improve society by applying Christian principles. network of churches and clubs that set up employment agencies and relief efforts to help African Americans get settled and find work in cities . organized groups of Mexican Americans that make loans and provide legal assistance to others memebers of their community . no traditional combat methods.
Sound Waves Physics number of wavelengths that pass by a point. max distance from the resting position. material a wave travels through. lowest frequency a material vibrates at. used by animals, reflected sound.
The Devil and Tom Walker Books Christian movement that traces its origins to the radical reformation. A marsh or bog/soft, wet ground. Standing above others in quality or position. A person who buys and sells commodities for profit (Tom Walker at the end of story). Split by an ax.
Germany 1871-1914 History Members of the Society of Jesus. Right or privilege exclusive to the Crown. Organised association of workers. Showing excessive self-admiration. Moving power and authority away from central government.
College Lingo Society Words that will help you survive on a college campus, looking cool, and 'in the know'. a class not specifically required for your major or minor. a building with living quarters for students. cost to participate in the classes at a college or univerity. clubs and activities outside of the academic work. a field on which the buildings of the university are built.
The Red Brocket Deer Animals marks territory by leaving a ____. their backs are ____ in colour. warm-blooded or ___. baby Red Brocket deer . only adult males have ____.
Aztec History History God of the rain. Morning and evening star. Sea monster. Mother earth goddess. Ruler of the underworld.
Chinese Societies Society Teachings of confusious. A political system in which the nobles owe loyalty to the king. Chinese philosopher. A Chinese dynasty that followed the Shang dynasty and preceded the Qin dynasty.. Means respect for their parents and ancestors.
African Kingdoms World Geography A small state that broke away from Ghana. Responsible for conquering the city of Timbuktu. Grew and developed based on their available natural resources. City in Mali. The transfer of the ownership of goods or services.
Mongols Asian History The ruling dynasty of China established by Kublai Khan. Dynasty set up by Zhu Yuan Zhang. Empire in which Genghis Khan started. First leader of the mongol empire; also known as Universal Leader. Origin of Genghis Khan.
 
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