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Electricity & Magnets outer shell of an atom. magnetite. every item is made up of these. magnet with an arrow that always points North. one path circuit. Hard
Sound and Light how quickly something happens over and over again. to make clear. any substance or material through which something (like sound waves) can move. moves up, down, or to the side. how high or low a sound is. Hard
Thermal Energy he energy released when 1 kg of steam condenses is the ____ of water.. Reverse process of heat engine.. Heat engines convert thermal energy into ____ energy. The freezing point of water on the ____ scale is 273 degrees.. As particles collide, they _________ energy.. Hard
Gravitation Gravitation force does not depends upon. Scientist who gave laws of gravitation. Force by which all the bodies having mass attract each other. Value of acceleration due to gravity at the centre of earth. At surface of earth the value of acceleration due to gravity is maximum at. Older Children
Properties of Matter the ability of a substance to react with oxygen to produce carbon dioxide. the ability to be hammered into thin sheets (alternative, brittle). how easily a liquid flows. it has indefinite shape and definite volume. solid form of many minerals in which you can see a definite structure of cubes or blocks with a regular pattern. Hard
Sources of Energy Reading relating to the energy that is released when the nucleus (= central part) of an atom is divided. without limits. a strong wall built across a river to stop the water. relating to, or involving, the sun:. be able to develop into something or be developed in the future. Big
Electricity Aunit of electric current equal to a flow of one coulomb per second.. A flow of electric charge.. The current through each of the components is the same, and the voltage across the circuit is the same of the voltages across each component.. A container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemical energy is converted into electricity and used as a source of power.. A path in which electrons from a voltage or current source flow.. Hard
Modern Concept of the Atom The number of wave cycles to pass a given point per unit of time.. Wave's height from the origin to the crest of the wave.. '____________ effect' - metals eject electrons called 'photoelectrons' when light shines on them.. ______________ rule: when electrons occupy orbitals of equal energy, one electron will enter each orbital until all equal orbitals have one electron with the same spin.. '______________ state': all electrons are in their lowest possible energy state.. Hard
Motion An object will stay at rest or in motion because of.... unit of mass. unit of time. any push or pull. A force that slows down and object. Hard
Electricity Invented the lightening rod. Invented AC current. Stops or slows the flow of electricity. This type of circuit has one path. Unit of electrical current named after Andrew Ampere. Big
Forces and Carbon Cycle The Net force is equal to zero. Structure in a plant cell that contains chlorophyll, where photosynthesis occur. A push or a pull on an object. Forces that act at a distance (gravity and magnetic forces). Force that resist the motion of 2 surfaces that are touching each other. Hard
Forms of Energy The energy in the movement and vibration of atoms and molecules that make up substances.. Energy in the movement of specimens.. The energy in the movement of waves through the air caused by a force which causes an object or substance to vibrate. The energy in the movement of electromagnetic waves.. Things we can run out of.. Hard
Energy the combination of atoms. energy in the form of vibrations. materials that DO NOT allow electrical energy to pass through easily. travels in the form of waves. energy from inside the nucleus of an atom. Big
Motion And Forces The acceleration of an object as produced by a net force is directly proportional to the magnitude of the net force, in the same direction as the net force, and inversely proportional to the mass of the object.. A property of matter by which it continues in it's existing state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line, unless that state is changed by an external force.. Strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement.. The speed of an object plus its direction.. A force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.. Moderately Challenging
Matter An element or compound; matter that always has exactly the same composition. a mixture that has some particles that are intermediate size between small and large . a change that occurs when some properties of a material change . change that occurs when a substance reacts and forms one or new substances. a substance that is made from two or more simpler substances; can be broken . Older Children
How Is Matter Measured A unit used to measure mass. Tool use to measure a liquid. US system that measures matter in fluid ounces or cups. Formula for matter. US system that measures matter in pounds or ounces. Big
Windmill Elevates the housing and blades of the ground. First country to design and build a windmill.. Rotation of the blades. The first windmill design had a ___________ axis. Aligns the turbine in the direction of the wind. Hard
Good Vibrations change in direction of waves at the boundary between two different media. wave that strikes the boundary. maximum distance that the object moves from equilibrium. single bump or disturbance that travels through a medium. waves that have characteristics of both transverse and longitudinal waves . Big
Components of the Universe and the Big Bang Theory when earth pases through the tail of a comet of a cloud of dust left by a broken up by a broken-up astroid. giants cloud of gas and dust between stars. are huge collection of stars. Are shaped like a flattened or partially deflatted football.Does not rotate or much slower than spiral galaxy. does not have a distinct shape or oddly shape. Older Children
Thermal Energy Fill in the Cross Word Coldest Tempeture. Temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by human activity . Energy is transferred . Movement of LIQUID . Due to transit of one to source to another. Big
The Building Blocks of Life Hydrophobic biological molecule composed mostly of carbon and hydrogen. Protein that speeds up a biological reaction by lowering the activation energy needed to start the reaction. Smallest particle of matter. Is a pure substance formed when two or more different atoms combine. Large molecule formed from smaller repeating of identicle, compounds linked by convalent bonds. Big
Energies Is made from the vibrating of electrically charged particles. The unit of work . Depends on the weight of an objcet . the total motion and position of an object . How fast energy moves from one objec to another object . Hard
Three States of Matter Solids,Liquids and Gases What is the smallest particle known that you can't see with your eyes or even a microscope ?!. What is the name of when an object becomes smaller ?. What are the three states ?. What is the name of a state when particles are close together ?. What makes up solids, liquid and gases ?. Big
Conservation of Momentum The total energy of the system does not change and colliding objects bounce after collision . An encounter between two objects resulting in exchange of impulse and momentum. The total kinetic energy of the system changes. Objects that stick together after collision. When no momentum is gained or lost the momentum is _______. Big
Energy Sources Find the correct word Energy sources that are limited since it takes longer to replenish than it is does to use it.. Energy that comes from the force of moving water. Stored energy and the energy of position. Any organic matter that can be used as an energy source such as weood, crops, or yard waste.. A colorless and odorless fossil fuel made mostly of methane.. Older Children
Energy and Electricity type of energy that produces heat. described by an object's direction and speed. scientist who conducted experiments to prove that lightning is a form of static electricity. type of energy that is associated with the moving parts of a machine. describes a material that resists the passage of electricity and heat. Big
Sustainable Forms of Energy Hydro power that converts the energy obtained from tides into useful forms of power, mainly electricity.. A panel designed to absorb the sun's rays as a source of energy for generating electricity or heating.. Electricity obtained by harnessing the power of water flowing down from a high level. Ecological _________.. To supply with mechanical or electrical energy.. Big
Matter Properties that describe how two substances interact. Properties that depend on the amount of matter present. Homogeneous mixtures. Physical combinations of matter. The simplest form of matter. Big
Atoms and Matter Complete Crossword what a system or apparatus does. smallest unit of an element that still has all the properties of the element. the way something is put together, the arrangement of parts. pure substance that is made of two or more types of atoms chemically bonded together in a fixed ratio. anything that takes up space and has mass. Older Children
Magnet a power source that transforms electrical energy into movement or mechanical energy. a device that stops too much current from flowing. creates AC by spinning an electrical coil between the poles of a powerful magnet. the end of a magnet N or S where the pull is the strongest. a temporary magnet where electricity is used with magnetism. Older Children
Physical Science solid to be hammered without shattering. table salt & sugar. burn in the presence of oxygen. resistance to flowing. intermediate insize. Older Children
Introduction to Matter this is pure and has specific properties. the force of gravity on an object. how much mass is in a given volume. all elements are made of this. pure, 2 or more elements, chemically combined. Older Children
Energy 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.. Hard
Magnets A natural magnet. What magnetic tool can help you if you are lost?. If something is not attracted by a magnet we say that it is _________.. What is the push or pull on an object?. Iron or steel that attracts other objects of iron or steel.. Older Children
Atomic 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.. Hard
Mains Electricity The energy the Van De Graff generator gives off. The blue wire in a plug. ____ are important safety devices in electrical appliances . A negative subatomic particle. The switch in a cricut should be in the ______. Older Children
Energy the energy carried by light . states that energy is never created or destroyed . the energy stored in an object because of its position . carried by the electric current that comes out of batteries and electrical outlets . new renewable or inexhaustible energy sources . Hard
Electricity The kind of electricity you create by rubbing a balloon on your head. Particle that carries a negative charge. Materials that don't alllow electricity to flow through them easily. Generator that creates static electricity. What is the unit of electrical power?. Big
Physics cells and batteries supply electric currents which always flows in the same direction. contains a thin section of wire, designed to melt and break if the current gets above a certain value. . is a device that receives one or more e l ectrical input signals, and produces an output signal that depends on those input signals. measured in joules. Is the current from a battery of cells AC or DC. Big
The Electromagnetic Spectrum EM waves with wavelengths just shorter than those of UV rays. EM waves with wavelengths shorter than those of radio waves. the light that vibrates in one direction as it passes through a filter. radio waves with the shortest wavelengths and the highest frequencies. waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest frequencies. Hard
Forces in Fluid the force that opposes or restricts motion through a fluid:opposes thrust. the principle that states that a change in pressure at point of an enclosed fluid is transmitted equally to all parts of that fluid. the amount of matter in a given space; mass per unit volume. the pressure caused by the weight of Earth's atmospher. an upward force on an object (such as a wing) caused by differences inn pressure above and below the object: opposes the downward pull of gravity. Hard
Types of Energy Complete the following Puzzle The energy in a system from the interactions of its parts. An object that an object possesses due to its position in a gravitational field. The energy possessed by a body due to its position. Potential energy stored as a result of deformation of an elastic object (like a rubber band). Energy that is stored in the bonds of chemical compounds. Older Children
Physics - Simple Harmonic Motion Number of complete oscilations per unit time. This is independent of the period of the swing. When an external force is applied to an oscillator to reduce the amplitude of oscilation. Time taken to complete one full oscilation. Name describing an oscillating motion where velocity increases with amplitude, but period remains constant (Greek). Hard
Energy the movement of heat from a warmer object to a cooler object. a form of energy that a system has based on its motion or position . energy can be changed from one form to another. stored energy. heat transfers through a substance, or from one substance to another direct contact of molecules. Big
Parts of an Atom located inside the nucleus, this subatomic particle as no electric charge. the smallest unit of an element that still has the properties of that element. situated on the outskirts of the nucleus, this subatomic particle has a negative charge. comprised of protons and neutrons, this is the core, or center, of an atom. the number of protons in an atom . Older Children
Atom 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. Hard
The Structure Of The Atom 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. Hard
Force & Energy Fill in the boxes with the appropriate answer force can also make moving objects change ______.. unit of measurement for mass. increase the ______ between two objects pushing together to have more friction. friction that does not make objects move. a force that opposes motion of surfaces. Hard
Atoms and the Periodic Table Area around the nucleus of the atom where the electrons are located. . The abbreviation of the elements name. Particles within the nucleus of the atom with no charge. The total number of Protons and Neutrons in the atoms nucleus. Horizontal rows of elements (left to right) on the periodic table. . Hard
Forms of Energy ENERGY THAT IS GENERATED AND MEASURED BY HEAT. ENERGY STORED IN THE BONDS BETWEEN THE ATOMS. THE POWER AN OBJECT GETS FROM ITS POSITION AND MOTION. PRODUCED WHEN A FORCE CAUSES AN OBJECT TO VIBRATE. ENERGY FOUND IN MOVEMENT. Older Children
 
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