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Organelles Body stores food and water for the cell. helps with digestion for the cell. Organelle that stores information and DNA. makes protein. protects the cell from its surroundings.
Life of a Star Astronomy The blue-white hot core of a star that is left behind after its outer layers have expanded and drifted out into space.. A large cloud of gas and dust in space, spread out in an immense volume.. A star system with two stars.. A huge group of single stars, star systems, star clusters, dust, and gas bound together by gravity.. A large, round, densely-packed grouping of older stars..
Wood Buffalo National Park Entertainment The ___ covers 10% of the province.. Wood buffalo is located in ____. The Wood Buffalo region has the ___ largest reserves of oil in the world. This park contain one of the biggest fresh water ____. Wood buffalo is very popular for there___.
Culture Terms Society a concept of unity without uniformity and diversity without fragmentation. a variety of cultural or ethnic groups within a society. An archaeologist studies?. the principle of regarding the beliefs, values, and practices of a culture.. the spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one group to another. .
Plant Hormones Botany Plants which produce seeds after 2 years. Seedless fruit. Can induce the production of amylase in barley seeds. Non directional response due to a stimulus. Hormones produced at the tip of the shoot inhibit growth of lateral shoots lower down the plant.
Microbial Pathogensis Other I a member of the Henipavirus genus and you can find me in the fruit bats saliva, urine, or feces. . Botox is a drug made from me to treat health problems, including Chronic migraine. I can cause debilitating or fatal disease with doses as low as 10 colony-forming units.. I am sweet and I can be deadly and fruit bats love me .I can be collected from tree trunks .. You can get me while mowing lawns..
Amendments and Presidents Government and Politics this amendment grants the right to not have to quarter soldiers . this amendment prohibits the government from denying citizens the right to vote based on race or previous slavery . amendment that grants the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizure . 7th President of the US also nicknamed Old Hickory . 4th president of the US also nicknamed Father of the Constitution .
American Old West History Many cowboys wore these to protect themselves from the harsh sunlight and rain.. This law allows traditional Indian gaming as well as bingo, lotto, tip jars, and etc. on tribal lands.. This is how Doc Holliday died.. The world will remember Belle Star by this name.. Makes any violation of state criminal law a federal offense on reservations..
Mongolia World Geography What is the name of an animal from Mongolia? . What is their money unit?. What is a famous statue in Mongolia? . What is another name an animal from Mongolia? . What is their language? .
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Books A formal agreement . Warn someone . an uncertain meeting . having or showing a wish . Not very friendly .
Spelling Words Spelling Lists Complete the Crossword A word starting with 'f' and ending with 'ous'. Definition:a difficult, unpleasant or embarrassing situation. Synonym:funny. Synonym: boring, tedious. A word that starts with 'e' and end in 'in'.
Baking & Breads Food elastic substance created when proteins in wheat flour combine with liquid. triggers a chemical reaction that makes a baked product rise. partially dormant yeast contained in flour granules. area of concentrated heat that can cause uneven baking & browning. pulverized granulated sugar with added cornstarch.
Physics With Mirrors Physics Complete the crossword below An image that can be seen on a screen as a result of light rays actually arriving at the image location . The point at which light rays parallel to the principle axis converge when they are reflected off a concave mirror. The point where the principle axis meets the mirror. The line through the center of curvature to the midpoint of the mirror . To spread apart.
Industrial Revolution Health A new territory to an existing country. A policy proposed by the US. Rulers treating the people they control. Countries change. Prussian prime minister.
The Media Society Newspapers and magazines exaggeration . Newspapers and magazines. the tendency to focus news coverage on only on aspect of an event or issue, avoiding coverage of over aspects. A published false statement that is damaging to a person's reputation; a written defamation. the ownership and control of the media by a few large corporations.
Fatty Legs Books The girl gave Olemaun a _______________ smile as she watched the Raven chop off her long braids. . Children getting off the schooners had ____________ looks on their faces as they knew they were going to school.. Olemaun was _____________ in asking her father for permission to attend school.. the Women's Royal Naval Service: established in 1917 as an auxiliary to the Royal Navy.. a transparent, light-blue or greenish-blue variety of beryl, used as a gem..
The Devil and Tom Walker Books find the word that matches the description mournful. made a deal with devil to lend money at a high interest rate. boastful display meant to impress others. a home. extreme stingyness.
Antigone Other Saves the city of thebes. Strictly religious. Many gods. A blind prophet who can see the future. One god.
The Atmosphere Science The____________ ___________ is what cause water to rotate in different directions.. a pollution that comes from an unidentifiable source. What is radiation?. What causes haze?. contamination of air by harmful substances.
Oceania World Geography lacked the availability of this until the 16th century. took charge of public affairs. just like the MesoAmericans. an abundant food source for Oceanic cultures. traditional Tongan war dance.
Volcanoes Earth Sciences Solve the cross word. this determines how explosive a volcanoes eruption is. a bowl shaped opening of a volcano. liquid magma that reaches the surface. an area where magma deep in the mantle melts through the crust above it. a volcano that will most likely never erupt again.
Declaration of Independence Government and Politics an act or instance of rising in revolt, rebellion, or resistance against civil authority or an established government.. having unlimited power; uncontrolled or unrestricted by law; despotic; tyrannical.. an imposing or collecting, as of a tax, by authority or force.. close relationship or connection.. honest; impartial..
Othello Literature and Writing Othello’s last word.. French word for “place” + someone who occupies land or property rented from a landlord.. Othello is the prince of _____. . What does Iago imply that Othello used to win over Desdemona?. Item that Othello gave to Desdemona as a token of his love..
Imperialism Government and Politics These people were in control of the Philippines, Guam, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. . Exagerration of stories.. Warned nations in the Americas that if they didn't pay their debts the US would get involoved.. To promote eqyal access for all nations to trade in China. . This is where the Spanish-American War started. .
Ankle and Lower Leg Body ligament between the talus and fibula . muscle that does eversion. when MTSS is not properly treated. sprain between the tibia and fibula. 3 bones on the other side of the navicular.
High Renaissance History A holy man who calls Muslims to prayer.. French meaning “to fool the eye.” A form of painting that attempts to represent an object as existing in three-dimensions, and therefore resembles the real thing.. A method of realistic drawing in which the part of an object closest to the viewer is a planar face, and all the lines describing sides perpendicular to that face can be extended back to converge at one point, the vanishing point.. A distinctive ornament at the apex of a roof, pinnacle, canopy, or similar structure in a building.. A gradual transition from light to dark in a painting. Forms are not determined by sharp outlines, but by the meeting of lighter and darker areas..
Grow Your Intelligence Mental Health excellent sportsman or woman. something you lift to make your arms strong. תוֹצָאָה. lots of different paths joined together. repeat something to get better at it.
Sports Marketing Business and Work block of time when the largest number of viewers are watching TV. shared history, beliefs, customs and traditions of a group of people. the governing authority of the Olympics. satisfying the needs of several generations of a family. theft of copyrighted material.
U.S History History Just Do It!!!!!! Crops, such as tobacco, sugar, and cotton, raised in large quantities in order to be sold for profit. To withdraw from an organization or alliance; in this case, to withdraw from the United States. The way a society organizes the manufacture and exchange of things of value, food, products, and services. A formal, written request . The birth and growth of businesses that make and distribute products through the use of machinery..
Ecosystem Earth Sciences Land along a coastline, extending inland from an estuary that is covered with salt water all or part of the year. Examples are marshes, bays, lagoons, tidal flats, and mangrove swamps. a group of organisms interrelated by the fact that each member of the group feeds upon the one below it. symbiotic relationship between two organisms of different species, in which one of the organisms benefits while the other remains unaffected. the sum of all living organisms in a given area.. biome with enough average annual precipitation (at least 76 centimeters,or 30 inches) to support growth of various species of trees and smaller forms of vegetation.
Contemporary Literature Literature and Writing passive acceptance; submission. coming next. during. central idea or insight about human life revealed by a work of literature. exceptional skill or ability.
Cell Parts and Functions Body The organelle that creates food in plants. The cells that contain a nucleus are called. An organism with one cell. The materials found inside the nucleus , mitochondria, and cytoplasm. This is from tubes and sacs and creates lipids.
Beginners Economics Business and Work Based on Economics Vocabulary Item we would like to have but is not necessary for survival. What is given up to choose another option. Nation's GDP divided by its population. Economic system where the buyers and sellers make the economic decisions. A region where a group of countries agree to reduce or eliminate tariffs.
Types of Bias Society Decision makers who are quick to take credit for their successes and to blame failure on outside factors. . Decision makers forget that current choices can't correct the past.. The actions of decision makers who try to create meaning out of random events.. Decision makers selectively organize and interpret events based on their biased perceptions. . When decision makers tend to think they know more than they do or hold unrealistically positive views of themselves and their performance. .
Strength Training Terms Health without oxygen. how often. increase in the weight and/or the number of reps or sets during a workout. movement of a joint that decreases the angle of the joint. one lift through an up and down motion.
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..
 
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