Crosswords, Word Searches and Games

Crossword and other puzzles

Puzzles can help children to develop their scientific literacy. They can use their growing understanding of scientific terminology to create their own crosswords, word searches and games.

They could compile a list of key words from the topic, and write clues that require an understanding of the work they have done.

"When ice turns to liquid we call it... "

Some simple and inexpensive computer software is available that automatically generate puzzles. One such piece of software is available from