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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
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
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