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Inventions and Discoveries Someone who invents things.. Used in wars . A tiny flash. A room or building used for scientific work.. It replaced letters . Older Children
Scientific Method and Tools of Science proposed explination for the way a particular aspect of the natrul world functions. is a statement that forecasts what would happen in a test situation if the hypothesis were true. Platform that supports a slide holding the specimen. dentical to the control group except one factor. provides the normal standard against which the biologest can compare results to. Big
The Water Cycle high cloud. piled up, heap, mass, cloud. measures speed of wind. water heats up into water vapor. making of a cloud. Older Children
Energy _____ energy is energy we can hear.. _____ energy is the energy you use when you move or lift an object.. _____ and sound energy travel in waves.. _____ is how high or low the sound is. . _____Pitch Sounds come from slow moving vibrations.. Older Children
Ecology level of nourishment in a food chain. Consumers. __________ consists of living things and non living things. non living factors. consumer that eat only one type of organism. Hard
Ecology What is the process by which one organism hunts and kills another organism for food?. What is the level of nourishment in a food chain?. What is a consumer that feeds on only one type of organism called?. An ______ includes all living and non-living things. . A non-living factor in an ecosystem is called _____.. Big
Science Seismic wave that moves through the interior of the earth. An extended break in a body of rock, marked by the relative displacement and discontinuity of strata on either side of a particular surface. The boundary between the earth's crust and the underlying mantle. A wave vibrating in the direction of propagation. The Earth's point on earth's surface vertically above the focus of an earthquake. Older Children
Electricity circuit that connects several objects in a way that the current for each object has its own path. energy that travels in bundles of waves called photons. The only form of energy we can see.. complete path along which electric current flows. device used to start and stop the flow of electric current in a circuit. energy of moving objects. Big
Light the change in direction of a wave as it changes speed in moving from one medium to another.. electromagnetic radiation that you can see.. a material through which light does not pass.. an optical device that produces a narrow beam of coherent light.. a mirror that curves inward.. Older Children
Heat Transfer An object that reduces transfer the transfer of heat. A blalnced Temperuture. Molecules are cooled. Heat by direct contact. Energy in a substance. Older Children
Supernova Scientists! Linus ----------- was one of the founders of the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology. The first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences . This scientist is best known for his invention of the technique of treating milk to stop bacterial contamination, a process now called pasteurization.. This scientist is best known for his discovery of the law of planetary motion. This scientist discovered Gravity when he saw a falling apple while thinking about the forces of nature.. Hard
Life Science Solve. Convert light energy into chemical energy called glucose. Organelle not found in all animal cells. Stores water and nutrients. Plays a role in repair. Controls functions of the cell (reproduction). Less efficient way of making atp, makes 2 - no oxygen use. Hard
Educational Psychology What was Gardner describing when he said 'the bio-psychological potential to process specific forms of information in a particular way?'. When you start your career, how are you truly there for? Who do you want to see succeed and become the person they've always wanted to be? . Sigmund Frued developed a complex theory of personality, as well as the revolutionary method of therapy, this is known as:. What method of thinking is concerned with changing concepts and perceptions. . Who believes that people are a blank slate, and that information has to be pulled in.. Big
Cell Terms Terms for your science. Convert light energy into glucose. Cellular ____. A cell made up of fats, oils, and waxes. Stores water and nutrients . Creates lipids. Hard
Fossils and Geologic Time 'Age of the Reptile'. a copy of the shape of an organism. fossils in which minerals replace all or part of an organism. scientist who studies fossils. when an organism no longer exists and will never again exist. Hard
Sir Isaac Newton Please answer the following crossword puzzle What was Sir Isaac Newtons father named?. What could Sir Isaac Newton fit into when he was first born?. What university did Newton attend?. What was Sir Isaac Newton not taught at Kings School?. What three laws did Newton make?. Big
Genetics the study of biological inheritance patterns and variations in organisms. two different alleles . a grid system for predicting all possible genotypes resulting from a cross. collection of all of an organism's physical characteristics. all of an organism's genetic material . Hard
Science- Fluids a theory that explains what matter is made up of . the attraction between the particles of one substance and the particles of another substance . the thickness of a sunstance . ________ is the force of attraction between the particles of a substance . is the measure of how strongly gravity pulls on something . Older Children
Scientific Endeavour A scientific mind, hazards in the lab and the scientific method a substance that emits radiation. the statement being tested in an experiment. a substance that reacts violently when heated. the personality trait that scientists have that means they don't decide on their opinion too early. a substance that will eat away other substances. Big
Paleontology what a person uses to dig. a person who studies old items found in the ground. what old items found in the ground are called. they are white and hard and found in our skeleton . type of dinosaur that only eats plants . Older Children
The Atmosphere 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. Hard
John Watson psychologist who studied these theories. Experiment done on a young child to fear a rat. Watson believed this could be conditioned with physical restraints. He believed this could be conditioned with positive contact. Who Watson based many of his theories on. Big
Chemical Reactions a material that reduces the rate of a reaction. a way to show a chemical reaction. a protein that speeds up a chemical reaction in living things. energy is absorbed . energy is released. Big
Energy Flow in Ecosystems Is a final stable community. The only organisms that can fix atmosphere nitrogen into chemical compounds are a few species . Each step through which energy is transferred. is an organism that makes its own food. A sequence in which energy is transferred from one organism to the next as each organisms eats another organism. Big
Classical Civilizations The fundamental political unit of ancient Greece around 750 B.C.; fewer than 20,000 residents.. The elite citizens in ancient Roman society.. A government under the control of a Church or state-sponsored religion or a religious figure. A word for city-state in ancient Greece.. A form of government in which the ruler has absolute control.. Big
Light and Heat gas made from hot water. form. forms when light is blocked. light goes in. helps us see. Big
Science pattern of weather that occurs in a particular area over a long period of time. time required for the Earth to orbit once around the sun. release or send out matter or energy. amount of light a star actually gives off; a measure of how bright a star would be if it were seen from a standard distance. forcing a bone out of joint. Older Children
Cognitive Psychology Identify the key terms discussed in last weeks lesson Process whereby cognitive psychologists draw conclusions about the way mental processes operate on the basis of observed behaviour. Information from the environment or your senses. Information is internally encoded and stored. The name of the approach that relates to mental processes such as perception, memory and reasoning. A 'package' of beliefs and expectations that influence cognitive processing. . Big
Garifuna Culture Use this puzzle to help you review key points about the Garifuna Culture. Enjoy! is what happened to the ship as they were traveling. has to do with festivals, arts, music, art, food, tradition etc. this is the month on which the Garinagu celebrate their arrival. they have settled along the ______coast of Belize. the Carib Indians and African slaves managed to live like this . Hard
Science Is the hightof the crest and trough. is the process that powers the sum and the stars. a substance that does not readily allow the passage of heat or sound. Solid Liquid gas are _________ through which waves can travel. the resistance to motion of one object moving relative to another . Older Children
Solar Loop of cooled gas extending above the photosphere. Release of energy through the combining of the nuclei of small atoms. Colored light that reacts with the oxygen and nitrogen of Earth's atmosphere. Natural agent from the sun that makes things visible. Center-most part of the sun. Big
Artificial Intelligence Where did the term AI originate?. This states that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit will double every two years. . Who said 'Deep learning algorithms seek to exploit the unknown structure in the input distribution in order to discover good representations, often at multiple levels, with higher-level learned features defined in terms of lower-level features'?. The lack of knowledge of the human ________ makes it even more difficult to create an AI. Name of the 'AI' that will likely replace Siri. . Big
Genetics a scientist that studies heredity. a section of a chromosome that determinds a trait. a distinguishing characteristicsbased on your genes. production of new cells for the repair, growth, and development of cells. structures found in the nucleus that resemble rods and contain genetic material. Older Children
Science Listen to all the clues to find the words is the molten rock expelled by a volcano during an eruption. is the uppermost layer of the oceanic portion of a tectonic plate. The crust overlies the solidified and uppermost layer of the mantle. is the rigid, outermost shell of a terrestrial-type planet or natural satellite. Part of the wall surface of the induction manifold of a petrol engine on which the mixture impinges; heated by exhaust gases or coolant water to assist vaporization and distribution Science Dictionary: What is HOT SPOT? definition of HOT SPOT (Scienc. is an underwater mountain system formed by plate tectonics. Hard
Prokaryote Metabolism Use the notes to research the words needed to complete this puzzle substances that can speed up chemical reactions without being changed themselves. atoms,molecules, and ions must collide. reactions that release water. reactions that consume more energy than they produce. biological catalysts. Hard
Entomology insects should be put into a ________ to end their life cycle. the application of the study of insects and other anthropoids to legal issues. female blowflies lay eggs within _____ after death. eat dead vertebrate bodies. between instar larvae 2 and the prepupae stage, 17mm 4-5 days. Hard
Forensics Fingerprint Solve 3D print made in soft material. outer layer of pollen grain. center of loop of whorl. visible print due to residue. triangular pattern of ridges. Hard
Light and Color The process of bending a light ray as it crosses the boundary between two different materials is called ___.. The process that produces light using heat energy is ___.. A form of energy, including all the colors we see, that travels at 300,00 km/s in a vacuum is referred to as ___.. The entire range of electromagnetic waves, including all possible frequencies is known as the ___.. A unit of length equal to one-billionth of a meter is a(n)___.. Big
Science Same composition. Small Particle. Change in size or shape. Change in matter. Made of 2 or more elements. Big
Digging up Dinosaurs Complete the crossword below someone who has skill or special knowledge. not existing any more. the bones of people and animals. things that are left over. to say how things are similar. Easy
Regional Resources to use resources carefully. people who make products or do jobs for others. using the soil to raise crops or animals. something in the environment that people can use. to gather for use. Big
What is Science Answer the following questions use observing, inferring, predicting, classifying, and making models to learn more about the world.. A statement that describes a phenomenon that is supported and has passed many tests. A written statement using the words IF, Then which gives a possible explanation for an observation. Observation deals with descriptions that cannot be expressed in numbers.. An experiment in which only one variable is manipulate at a time. Big
History of Psychology Psychology that studies the effects people have on one another's behavior. Psychology that studies the individual differences in temperament and patterns of behavior. Psychology that studies changes of behavior over the course of one' lifespan. Proposed by Wundt and involves introspective analysis of individual elements of consciousness. 1st Psychology Lab in Leipzig, Germany. Hard
Physical Geography makes up most of Earth's water; found in oceans, seas, bays. etc.. average weather over a long period of time; predictable. resources on Earth that can't be replaced. climate zone based on elevation. theory that explains how Earth's crust moves. Hard
Paleontology Solve the crossword puzzle. First time period of Paleozoic era. Constituting a piece of evidence. Scientist who studies fossils. remove earth carefully to find buried remains. break-up of Pangea continued . Hard
The Scientific Method an organizational device that uses rows and columns to neatly display information. an experiment when it is performed. graphing and evaluating the averages of the data you got from an experiment. an educated guess the scientist makes as a prediction of the answer to an experiment after research. an educated guess based on background knowledge. Big
Newton's Laws changing position. push or pull. speed in one direction. force of rubbing objects. steepness. Big
Ecology stable mature, ecological community with little change in compositon of species. environmental factors such as storms and extreme heat or cold, this affects populations regardless of their density. biotic or abiotic factor that restricts the number, distribution or reproduction of a population within a community. simplified model that shows a single path for energy flow through an ecosystem. average weather conditions or objects based on a set of criteria that helps organize communicate and retain information. Big
Western Geography an intense wind and rain storm that forms over oceans in the tropics. the layer formed by the upper most branches of a rain forest. a park like combination of grasslands and scattered trees. average weather over many years. a complete turn. Hard
Introduction to Cells the basic building blocks of matter that make up everyday objects. A desk, the air, even you are made up of atoms! . group of similar cells that perform a common function. 1.all organisms are made of one or more cells 2. the cell is the basic unit of all organisms 3. all cells come from existing cells. smallest structure and functional unit of all living organisms. a structure made up of a collection of tissue that carry out a special function. Older Children
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