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A Pair of Silk Stockings Books Complete the following crossword puzzle A person's inherent qualities of mind and character.. All of the children in the family. The action of looking back on or reviewing past events or situations, especially those in oneís own life.. An excessive amount of decoration. Feelings of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected..
Seasons of the Witch Movies well known tool used for scrying. witches companion. marks winter solstice. witches mode of transportation. ancient religion that worships mother nature.
Autonomic Nervous System Body background continuous autonomic activity. drug that simulates or mimics the activation of the sympathetic nervous system . control heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, digestion, breathing, elimination, and pupillary reflex. a single organ most often receives fibers from both divisions of the ANS. the second of two main types of adrenergic receptors .
Accounting Terminology Math the difference between total revenue and total expenses when total expenses are. the principles of right and wrong that guide an individual in making decisions. an endorsement indicating a new owner of a check. a business that performs an activity for a fee. the actual amount paid for merchandise or other item bought is recorded.
North and South Korea World Geography Who was the leader when the us troops landed in Korea. General ____. Which month did the war end?. The war initiated when north korea communist army crossed over ther 38th _____?. Which country was allied with north Korea,?. which month did the war start?.
The Irish Civil War European History Who was one of the leaders (starting with M)?. What was the treaty they signed called?. What month did the war end?. Which army rejected the treaty?. What month did the war start?.
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.
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