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Perodic Table an attraction between a positive metal ion and the electrons surrounding it. a material made of two or more elements that has the same properties of metal. a characteristic of a substance that describe its abuility to change into different substances . a covelent bond in which electrons are shared unequally. an orderly three dementional pattern of atoms in a solid. Hard
Physical Science Module a substance that does not dissolve in water is most likely _____________. octane is an important component of __________. a molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due to an imbalance in the way electrons are shared. the phenomenon that occurs when idividual molecules are so strongly attracted to each other that they tend to stay together, even when exposed to tension. H2O is the chemical formula for what?. Hard
Cell Processes Colored chemical compounds that absorb light. Thread like chromatin condense in the nucleus to form double rod structures. Some substances can pass through the membrane while others cannot. Regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo. movement of dissolved materials through a cell membrane without using cellular energy. Hard
Magnetic Vocabulary an instrument used to determine geographic direction on Earth. an object that keeps its magnetism after it has been magnetized. qualities or characteristics. to draw objects together. the power of a magnet to push or pull other magnetic material. Older Children
Biology 3 types, the spatial distribution within a population. The movement of individuals out of a population. The beginning of animal domestication and cultivating certain crops. How long an individual is expected to live. Mating with relatives. Hard
aseptic technique The tip of the needle. loading dose, inital dose of medication. A solution used for washing. Liquid added to a solution to reduce its concentration. any drug added to IV solution. Hard
Rocks rocks that form from compacted and cemented sediments or it forms by the precipitation of minerals that are in the water. other pieces of rocks or materials. sharp edges. compacted and cemented inorganic sediments. Older Children
Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy Finish this puzzle. resource that exists in limited amounts. a kind of nonrenewable resource. energy that is mostly used in Europe. water energy is also known as.... energy from dead organic materials. Older Children
Fresh Water Gas form of water.. What people drill into aquifers to bring water to the surface.. Places where groundwater bubbles or flows out of cracks in the rocks to the surface.. Water that falls to Earth as rain, snow, sleet, or hail.. - The process of supplying water to areas of land to make them suitable for growing crops.. Hard
Enzyme Regulation this is a site that is away from the active site of an enzyme. when an activator (which would be used to activate an enzyme later in the pathway) is used to prime an enzyme to funstion more quickly. a substrate will bind to one active site on an enzyme and that improves the shape of the other active sites on the enzyme. causes enzyme activity to decrease. inhibitors resemble the shape of the substate and block the active site. Hard
The biosphere eats both plants and animals. each step in a food chain or food web is . another name for an autotroph. feed on plant and animal remains and other dead matter. a series of steps in which organisms tranfer energy by eating and being eaten. Hard
Science Language, beliefs, values, norms, behaviors, and material objects passed from one generation to the next. Language, values, beliefs, traditions are examples. Man who founded conflict theory. Freud's term for our inborn drives for self-gratification. Disorientation from experiencing a different culture. Hard
ecology floating microscopic animals in water. living. each step in the food chain or web. one way path showing what eats what in an ecosystem. process by which soil bacteria convert nitrates into nitrogen gas. Very Difficult
stems the science of life. a person specializing in beauty. interment used to measure sound. an infection of the joints. to send away. Big
Econ Supply a tax on the production or sale of a good. the sum of fixed costs plus variable costs. the amount of a good the producer is willing and able to supply at a specific price. a cost that rises or falls depending on the quantity produced. the total cost divided by the quantity produced. Hard
Energy Awareness Crossword The energy that heats your home.. The energy that is released in your car engine.. Common unit of energy.. Material that keeps your house warm.. The rate at which work is done.. Teenage
Landscape ____ goods and services - processes that provide us with storage and recycling of nutrients. When these formed, people developed government, laws and writing. Most energy comes from ______. Human activities can change local and global _____. As urban centers grew, people moved here. Big
Psychology Controls the body's skeletal muscles. Chemical messengers produced by the endocrine and circulated in the blood. Connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body. A set of glands that produce hormones. Controls the glands and the muscles of the internal organs. Big
Winds Winds that are in the southern Hemisphere (blows in latitudes direction). Winds that are long lasting and travel long distances.. River of air 12 km above the Earth's surface.. Heating of the Earth through the sun's rays.. The effect that the Earth's rotation has on wind patterns.. Big
Projectile Motion Vector is the only one that has it. A quantity in physics, such as mass, volume, and time, that can be completely specified by its magnitude. An object that falls around Earth or some other body rather than falling into it. The process of resolving a vector into components. A quantity in physics, such as force, that has both magnitude and direction. Hard
Physical Science Module Vocabulary an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure. narrow bands of high-speed winds that circle the earth, west to east. the region of the atmosphere that spans altitudes of roughly 48 km to 80 km. the mass of air surrounding a planet. the region of the atmosphere above an altitude of roughly 460 km. Big
Science vocab Read the deffinitions and fill in the word in the right box. copy of an object that is smaller or larger than the original. 'if...,then...' statement. standard comparison in an experiment. metric unit of mass. measure of a distance between two points. Teenage
Parts of the Microscope located on the side of the frame, used to adjust the focus of the microscope. small platform where the specimen is mounted for examination . light or mirror that projects light through the diaphragm. holds the slide in place on the stage. the lens or system of lenses in a microscope that is nearest the object being viewed. Teenage
BIOLOGY organism that splits by binary fission. group of organized cells. the basic building blocks. fat or oil. mass divided by volume. Hard
Cytoskeleton The outer region of cytoplasm in a eukaryotic cell, lying just under the plasma membrane, that has a more gel-like consistency than the inner regions due to the presence of multiple microfilaments; in plants, ground tissue that is between the vascula. A structure present in the cytoplasm of animal cells that functions as a microtubule-organizing center and is important during cell division; has two centrioles.. A circular flow of cytoplasm, involving interactions of myosin and actin filaments, that speeds the distribution of materials within cells.. A cable composed of actin proteins in the cytoplasm of almost every eukaryotic cell, making up part of the cytoskeleton and acting alone or with myosin to cause cell contraction.. A network of microtubules, microfilaments, and intermediate filaments that extend throughout the cytoplasm and serve a variety of mechanical, transport, and signaling functions.. Hard
Biology species that are only found in that area. gradual process of becoming extinct. using resources at a rate in which they can be replaced. event in which a large % of species become extinct. materials found in the biosphere such as fuels, minerals, etc. . Big
Social Studies A situation in a war where the warring parties agree to stop fighting.. A plant or factory in Canada belonging to a company whose headquarters are in another country. Was a Canadian constitutional crisis that occurred in 1926.. Was a Canadian lawyer and politician.. Were Canadian government appeals for money to finance the war effort in WWI and WWII.. Hard
Cell Growth and Division Second phase of mitosis when spindle fibers align the chromosomes along the cell equator. to spread by transferring a disease causing agent from the site of the disease to other parts of the body. region of condensed chromosome that looks pinched where spindle fibers attach during meiosis and mitosis. group of cells that work together to perform a similar function. Loose combination of DNA and proteins that is present during interphase. Hard
THE FIRST 10 ELEMENTS Element #4, a toxic metal. Used in fluoride toothpaste. Used as a fertilizer. The most common element in the universe. Gas we need to breath to survive. Older Children
Science When gold is in the of liquid, it is used to mold jewellery.. Carbon dioxide is a because it only contains particles of carbon dioxide.. When iron is mixed with oxygen the chance of it going through the process of is great.. Aluminum has good because all metals are able to pass through electricity.. The of Osmium is greater then any other element.. Teenage
History of Rocketry Use the reading material to complete the puzzle Launched by Russia on Oct. 4, 1957.. Newspaper that mocked Goddard's lack of 'basic physics'.. American rocket that was a modified V2 rocket.. another name for gunpowder.. Developed the V2 rocket.. Teenage
Osteology Anatomy of Head & Neck Houses the pituitary gland. Area of skeleton where bones are joined to each other. This bone assists in forming the nasal conchae. Site of junction between 2 or more bones; moveable articulation. Narrow cleftlike opening. Hard
Weather and Climate atmospheric conditions over a long period of time. point in the year in which the Earth's poles are not pointing toward or away from the sun. areas near the equator; between 30 degrees North and Sough Latitudes. Earth spinning on its axis. the sun and group of bodies that revolve around it. Hard
Weather and Climate atmospheric conditions over a long period of time. point in the year in which the Earth's poles are not pointing toward or away from the sun. areas near the equator; between 30 degrees North and Sough Latitudes. Earth spinning on its axis. the sun and group of bodies that revolve around it. Hard
Science How Animals Grow and Change a developing animal before it is born or hatched. the parts of fish and tadpoles that are used to take in oxygen from water. an animal with a backbone and hair or fur; mothers produce milk for their babies. a stage in an insect life cycle between egg and adult that looks like an adult, but has no wings. the stage in the insect life cycle between larva and adult. Older Children
Science the energy needed to change a liquid to a gas. the property of a liquid that describes how it pours. the state of matter having a constant volume but no definite shape. a solid material having a regular repeating geometric form characteristic of a given compound or element. th evolume of a gas increases os its temerature increases if the temperature remains constant. Hard
Science the SI base unit of mass; 1000g. SI unit of temperature; zero kelvin= absolute zero= -273'C. the mass of a material divided by its volume; expressed by g/cm3. a unit of volume equivalent to 1000cm3 or 1000mL; one cubic decimeter. abbreviation for International System of Units. Older Children
Science the application of science for practical purposes. a 'rule of nature' that descibes the behavior of matter and energy. a judgement based on reasoning from evidence. th eproposed answer to a questionor tentative solution to a problem; an educated guess based on observations. a group or activity that serves as standardof comparison for a change in an experiment. Hard
Vocabulary slowly moving large mass of ice. rock bends from colliding plates. broken rock masses moving apart. theory that the Earth is divided into plates. removing salt from ocean water. Older Children
Fun Dung Poop eaters. Scientists who learn about past humans by studying their remains. Ice hunters. Plant eater. Dead animal turning to stone. Teenage
Organelles tiny organelles that link amino acids together to form protein.. small membrane-bound sacs that divide some materials from the rest of the cytoplasm and transport these materials place to place within the cell. . contists of closely layered stacks of membrane-enclosed spaces that process, sort and deliver proteins.. a network of proteins that is constantly changing to meet the needs for the cell.. stores most of the genetic information, or DNA in our cells.. Very Difficult
Cells Makes leaves green.. Contain genetic information. . The basic units of structure and function in living things. . Their job is to produce proteins.. Tiny cell structures that carry out specific functions. . Hard
Science Vocabulary Structures that preform specific functions. Unit that can preform all the processes necessary for life. Has an enclosed nucleus. Contains cells DNA. A protective layer. Hard
Biology Makes it's own food from sunlight; also known as an autotroph. A consumer that eats producers. A consumer that eats secondary consumers. Scientific study of interactions among organisms in an environment. Assemblage of different populations that live together in a defined area. Teenage
Psychology a group that truly reflects a selected characteristic of a larger population. a method of research that studies the same group of people over an extended period of time. a fixed set of beliefs about a group that is generalized to all or most group members; stereotypes may or may not be accurate. objective methods for observation and measurement of subjects in various areas, such as intelligence. a statement of the results that the experimenter expects. Teenage
Organics / Enzymes Match each description with a word change in rate of chemical reaction. test for presense of starch. pockets within the enzyme. nopolar molecules that are not soluble or mostly insoluble in water (fats). any molecule produced by a living organism. Hard
Chemistry the first theory to relate chemical changes to events at the atomic level. the total number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom. atoms of the same element that have the same atomic number but different atomic masses due to a different number of neutrons. a subatomic particle with no charge and a mass of 1 amu; found in the nucleus of an atom. the smallest particle of an element that retains its identity in a chemical reaction. Teenage
Science Formed from cooling magma.. people who study rocks.. Images created using data from satellite that detects electromagnetic radiation from earth. Igneous rock formed below the surface of the earth.. A drilled sample or rock.. Hard
All about rocks, minerals an mining a drilled sample of of rock . molten rock reaching the surface. the colour of the mark left when you scrape the mineral across a white tile . how shiny a mineral is. the study of rocks. Teenage
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