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Space Voyages The system that includes our planet. Alien vehicle (short). A huge stone capable of destroying a spaceship in a collision in space. The moon is not a planet. For the Earth, it is considered a special part. A robot that helps to work on our satellite. Older Children
Intro Into Forensic Science Crime scene unit that matches bullets and casings to specific firearms. A lie detector test. Fingerprints that are not visible. Type of Forensic Science that deals with autopsies and determining cause of death. Maintains the largest crime lab in the world. Hard
Development Psychology In this puzzle you will learn the key words in the development topic. Part of Piaget's theory where children believe that objects like dolls behave as if they are alive . Part of Dweck's theory when you believe that putting in the work and practice you will get better an improve your abilities. Part of Piaget's theory of moral development when rules can be decided by the individual person . After an investigation the participants are given full explanation of the study. When you deal with new experiences and the schema has to be changed to deal with them. Big
Economics consists of growth, expansion, peak and recession. used as a store of value and a medium of exchange. one who makes goods using the factors of production. goods and services sent out to other countries. goods and services brought into a country from other countries. Big
Science an optical image formed from the apparent divergence of light rays from a point. the angle made by a reflected ray with a perpendicular to the reflecting surface.. a type of surface reflectance often described as a mirror-like reflection of light from the surface. a perpendicular line to its wavefronts. light that strikes an object. Older Children
Ecology Match up the Definitions with the meaning The different types of diversity in an environment. An organism that decomposes the dead material in an ecosystem. The same species in one ecosystem. An organism that produces food for other animals. An organism's purpose in an ecosystem. Hard
Scientific Revolution Test Inspired by von Guericke's Madgeburg experiment, Boyle produced a 'pneumatic engine' which we now call a _________ pump. a microscope opens our eyes to see the intricate __________ of God's creation. the planets and the sun are all attracted by __________________ force. Christian Huygens believed that light behaves like a ______. sound also travels in _________. Very Difficult
Science Match words with the definition A breakable solid. How much air you have. How light something is. How heavy something is. Anything that has volume. Easy
History of Science In 1892, what did Lvanousky discover?. In 1969, who was the first person to walk on the moon? . In 1896, what did Cavendish discover?. In 1902, hormones were discovered by who? . In 1982, what engine was invented?. Big
Changes Over Time Vocabulary to adapt to a special environment.. distinct sort or kind.. the position or function of an organism in a community of plants and animals.. an organ or body part that appears in different animals and is similar in structure.. in which one symbiont lives with in the body of the other. . Hard
Social Science Writing of ancient Egyptians that uses pictures. Temple located at the centre of the city. A large body of land. Loose upper layer of Earth's surface where plants grow. Ancient china was ruled by a series of families called_________. Hard
Science Solve puzzle Breaking off of pieces of rocks that are parallel to the rocks surface. Natural process by which atmospheric and environmental agents disintegrate and decompose rocks. Break in the geologic record created when rock layers are eroded . Natural process by which sediments are layed down in new locations. Process of wearing away of the Earths surface by breaking down and carrying away soil, rock, or sediment. Older Children
Cells and Their Organelles complete the following are like the power plants of a cell. they produce energy-rich molecule called ATP, which fuels most of the action of the cell. use sunlight as their main energy source, through a process called photosynthesis. follow instructions from the nucleus and make the proteins that the cell needs. store water and nutrients that the cell needs to survive. break down waste and detoxify poisons to clean up the cell. Older Children
Evolution of Life Terms and Concepts from our Evolution Unit Species develop together with features that each benefit the other as they evolve. The term Darin used to identify the pressure that changed organisms over time as their environments changed. Adapting wild organisms to human uses; typically involves genetic changes and human dependence. The comparison of similar features in developing organisms between conception and birth . When the alleles of a population change through random events rather than through natural selection pressure . Hard
Crop Science deals with the production of edible fruits. .the judicious removal of plant parts to rejuvenate the plants. refers to the irreversible increase in plant size, shape, and dry matter.. Is the process of removing the crop from the field at the proper stage of maturity.. any organism belonging to the kingdom Plantae. Hard
Hydrology water on the surface. removing salts from the ocean. water cannot pass through. rain, snow, sleet, hail. dissolved salts in the ocean. Older Children
Alloys The features of a metal such as conductivity or reactivity are known as its P.......... Also known as the 'man of steel'. This property has to be reduced when designing planes and boats.. This metal is good for medical use because it is un-reactive. . Steel which does not corrode is called S............ Steel. Big
Sinking and Floating graph used to analyze data results and shows frequency of data. to adjust (correlate) the readings of an instrument to check its accuracy. upward force on an object exerted by the surrounding liquid. changing the shape of an object can change its ability to_______. the quality or state of being dense. Big
Forensic Toxicology Solve the crossword puzzle as below Presence of this metabolite is the evidence of cocaine poisoning. This toxin can be destroyed by embalming process. The sampling of this specimen is useful for analysis of toxins which bind to hemoglobin. Possible symptom manifested by dioxin poisoning. This organ should be collected prior to liver to prevent specimen contamination. Hard
DNA and RNA Mechanisms that are used by cells to increase or decrease the production of specific proteins. The copying of DNA that occurs before cells divide. A cell, or organism, that is genetically identical to another. An organism whose genetic material and DNA has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. The process of making proteins using RNA instructions and amino acids provided by tRNA. This occurs on the ribosome. Hard
Science A copy of an object formed at the point where light rays actually meet. . The angle a ray bounces off makes a line perpendicular to a surface it strikes. . A mirror with a flat surface.. The point at which rays parallel to the axis of a mirror or lens meet or appear to meet. . An eye condition in which distant objects are blurry.. Hard
Marie Curie Mama passed away from having this.. City in Poland where she lived.. Big sister.. First woman to be awarded this.. Childhood name before becoming famous.. Big
Science This organ stores white blood cells and allows them to mature.. Some white blood cells that were made in the bone marrow finish developing here.. This organ is like a tiny sack.. A fluid that is leaked out the cardiovascular system. . A organ found in the neck, groin, and armpit.. Hard
Natural Selection The term used to describe a species that is geographically separated.. The term that describes how offspring vary in traits / genes.. The person who discovered the theory of how evolution occurs.. The name of inherited traits that help a organism's survival.. A term used to describe a trait that you take in or get from your parents.. Big
Science Science study guide In physics, the number of crests of a wave that move past a given point in a given unit of time. The most common unit of _________ is the hertz (Hz), corresponding to one crest per second.. The resistance of any physical object to any change in its state of motion; this includes changes to its speed, direction, or state of rest.. Each of several hierarchical levels in an ecosystem, comprising organisms that share the same function in the food chain and the same nutritional relationship to the primary sources of energy.. In chemistry, the statement that when atoms combine to form molecules they generally each lose, gain, or share valence electrons until they attain or share eight; also called Lewis rule of eight. . An effect whereby a mass moving in a rotating system experiences a force acting perpendicular to the direction of motion and to the axis of rotation. On the earth, the effect tends to deflect moving objects to the right in the northern hemisphere and. Hard
Invertebrates Use the clues to fill in the crossword puzzle. special purpose of a thing what it is used for. skeleton outside of an organisms body. sea stars, sea cucumbers, sand dollars, . animal without a backbone. pie plates, bicycle wheels. Hard
Invertebrates skeleton outside of an organisms body. sea stars, sea cucumbers, sand dollars. animal without a backbone. parts of an organisms physical body features. earthworms, leeches. Older Children
Serology A colorless cell. There are different types A,B,AB,O. Its a amber-colored, rotein-rich liquid.. A living organism that acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.. Study or diagnostic examination of blood serum.. Hard
Genetics A segment that does code for proteins. Variations of characteristics that are inherited. A diploid cell from the fusion of two haploid gametes. A basic structural unit of nucleic acids. One of the four compounds that attaches to Thymine in DNA. Hard
Forensic Science Solve the puzzle. white blood cells . a specialized bodily fluid . the liquid that separates the blood when a clot is formed . a substance produced by a living organism that acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.. the scientific study or diagnostic examination of blood serum. Hard
Forensic Fun white blood cells, lives and works in the immune system. delivers nuetrience throughout the body. amber-colored, protein-rich liquid that separates from blood. capable of producing certain chemical changes in organic substances by catalytic action,. the detection, classification and study of bodily fluids. Hard
Science Wegener's idea that the continents slowly moved over Earth's surface . Dark rock with a fine texture. The uppermost part of the mantle and the crust together form a rigid layer. A measure of how much mass there is in a volume of a substance. The soft layer. Hard
Lighting Where the light comes from. Long housing containing multiple bulbs emitting light perpendicular to its length.. Spotlight that contains a reflector and that is particularly designed for long throws . Blue and white colored lights. A partial screen used in front of a spotlight to project a shape. Big
Evolution Formation of new species. type of rock that forms when particles from other rocks or the remains of plants and animals are pressed and cemented together. a characteristic that improves an individual's ability to survive and reproduce in a particular environment.. a historical sequence of life indicated by fossils found in layers of the Earth's crust. (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure. Big
Fossils Use the clues to complete the puzzle. can be used to help identify the relative age of a rock layer. occurs when many species die out at the same time. all of the fossils in Earth's rock layers. a unit of time that contains the Age of Dinosaurs. a geologic chart that divides Earth's history into units. Big
Science Rocks This scientist from the late 1600's and early 1700's has three laws of motion.. Atoms are made of protons, electrons, and ______.. Rain, snow, and sleet are all forms of ___________.. The three types of rocks are igneous, metamorphic, and ________.. Humans have 206 of these in their bodies.. Older Children
Introduction To Science A Branch of Science to study living things. This is of the utmost importance in the science lab. There is one of these on each work bench for hot objects to sit on. Always do this to your hands after conducting a science experiment. This is an idea or explanation that can be tested. Very Difficult
We're Evolving Use the clues to fill in the cross word. This scientist spent ____________ creating his theory. . Book that he explained his theory in. . Scientist we have been learning about.. Birds this scientist studied to create his theory. . This scientist is buried in _____________. . Big
Ecology Any living part of the environment with which an organism might interact.. All organisms that live in a place, together with their physical environment.. The scientific study of interactions among organisms and between organisms and their environments. . A group of different populations that live together in a defined area. . A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical organisms.. Older Children
Forensic Science Fingerprinting __________ fuming was developed in 1982 by Japanese Police. ______ _______ is a protein dye stain that can develop faint bloody on porous surfaces. _____ Gus was a gangster who altered his fingerprint. Newer replacement chemical for ninhydrin. ________ Fingerprints are actual indentations left in soft materials. Hard
James Clerk Maxwell How well do you know James Clerk Maxwell? These are considered to be Maxwell's greatest accomplishment.. The University of Edinburgh's highest mathematical honor.. The country in which Maxwell was born.. Maxwell proved the existence of these.. This man said, 'No, I stand on Maxwell's shoulders.'. Big
Scientific Revolution Discovered that planets rotate around the sun in an oliptical motion. A device used to look at the stars and or planets. Was the first to study the stars using a telescope . 3D representation of earth. An invention used to look at microscopic things. Older Children
Conservation Enegry fill in the missing words in the boxes Turn off devices when not used. is the potential energy held by an object because of its high position compared to a lower position. is the sum of potential energy and kinetic energy. energy from plants, it comes from the burning of trees. any type of stored energy. Big
Scientific Method having to do with descriptions. an if then statement. what you perceive with your senses. step two, uses primary sources and other people's scientific work. group that receives that variable being tested. Older Children
The History Of Life the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.. no longer in existence. types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation. matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid. an object or structure with four feet, legs, or supports.. Older Children
Science magma that reaches Earth's surface. a property of minerals that tells the color of powder left behind when the mineral is scratched along a white or black tile. the way a mineral splits or breaks along flat surfaces. a type of rock that forms when sediments are pressed together in layers. rock whose form has been changed by heat or pressure. Older Children
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
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