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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
Erik Erikson Based off of their past experiences, teens should be able to develop some sort of _____. The final stage of psychosocial development begins at age ______. Initiative vs. _____. Success during the first stage of psychosocial development leads to the virtue of _____. First child analyst in the city of ______. Big
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
Psychology a reinforcer that adds something desirable. reinforcer is given after an unknown number or tasks. anything that strengthens a behavior. when we apply the same response to similar stimuli or when we assume the same reinforcer will be given. anything that weakens a behavior. 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
Psychology and Sociology Key Concepts Dogs automatically drool when they smell food and in this example the smell of food would be considered the _________ stimulus . The realization or fulfillment of oneís purpose/potential of doing something worthwhile in life, such as having benefited society in oneís lifetime, classified as a drive or need in all humans. Actions, behaviors, and attitudes that are distinct to an individualís personality are known as these. Relationships between two or more individuals are known as _______ relationships, the importance of these relationships having been stressed by Erik Erikson. Being able to ride a bike any time after learning how to ride one for the first time is an example of this type of memory. Hard
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
Digital Citizenship The study of people's efficiency in their working environment.. An icon or figure representing a particular person in computer games, internet forums, etc.. Someone image that others see them as.. Cognitive bias where decision making is affected by a lack of information.. Set of rules applied by the website restricted the ways in which the network is used.. Very Difficult
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
Civics a shop employing workers at low wages, for long hours, and under poor conditions.. 26th president of the United States.. the large-scale introduction of manufacturing, advanced technical enterprises, and other productive economic activity into an area, society, country, etc.. people who search for and expose real or alleged corruption, scandal, or the like, especially in politics.. the policy of protecting the interests of native inhabitants against those of immigrants.. Hard
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
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