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Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness The scale ranges from one to _______.. The scale was developed in ___________.. Friedrich Mohs was a _______ minerologist. . The softest mineral on the scale is _______.. Ten being the ________.. Older Children
Cell and Functions found only in plant cells. Differently shaped sacks in the cytoplasm of the cells. layer around the nucleuos. found in animal cells. Assembly line; small round organelles are site of protein synthesis. Hard
Integumentary System undifferentiated cells that divide and give rise to the keratinocytes. consists of three to five layers of flat keratinocytes. consists mainly of a single layer of cuboidal to low comumnar stem scells. has more areolar and adipose tissue. connective tissue layer, ranges from 0.2mm to 0.4mm. Very Difficult
Thomas Alva Edison He started the _____________ Telegraph Works in New Jersey.. Edison was probably the world's ___________ inventor.. In 1882 he flipped a switch and _________ houses in New York City had lights for the first time.. At the age of _____________ he went to work selling candy and newspapers on a train.. He made many of his inventions in his ____________ that he buillt in Menlo Park, New Jersey.. Older Children
Weather lines drawn on a weather map that connects points having equal air pressure. instrument used to messure atmospheric pressue. middle level. low level. temperature at which air is saturated and condensation forms. Hard
Nitrogen Cycle Fill in the word that matches the definition nitrates are changed to nitrites and then to nitrogen gas and ammonia.. organisms in the soil involved in every step of the nitrogen cycle.. organisms that help fix nitrogen into a usable form.. chemical element atomis number 7 with symbol N.. plant organisms involved in getting nitrogen gas into nitrate.. Big
science Vocab a sample matter,either a single element or a single compound, that has definte chemical and physical properties.. an element that has properties of both metals and nonmetals. a mixture in which particles of a material are more or less evenly dispersed throughout a liquid or gas. a mixture consisting of tiny particles that are intermediate in size between those in solutions and those in suspensions and that are suspended in a liquid solid or gas. n a solution, the substance that dissolves in the solvent. Hard
Solar System Neptune's largest moon. Time taken for a planet to go around the sun. Earth's galaxy. The imaginary line around which the planets rotate. Earth's closest neighbour. Hard
Solar System Neptune's largest moon. Time taken for a planet to go around the sun. Earth's galaxy. The imaginary line around which the planets rotate. Earth's closest neighbour. Hard
Solar System Neptune's largest moon. Time taken for a planet to go around the sun. Earth's galaxy. The imaginary line around which the planets rotate. Earth's closest neighbour. Hard
Forces Newton's ___ law of motion that describes equal and opposite reactions. what forces are when the net force is zero. Newton's ___ law of motion that states: acceleration= net force divided by mass. a push or a pull. force exerted by an object that is perpendicular to its surface. Big
Temperature, Energy, and Thermal Heat zero on the Kelvin scale represents -273 degrees Celsius and is called. the temperature of particles that have a high average kinetic energy . the scale most commonly used in physical science. mass times specific heat times change in temperature. the scale we use in the United States to measure temperature. Hard
Composition of Matter scattering of a light beam as it passes through a colloid. a type of mixture that never settles. an element or compound. a heterogeneous mixture containing a liquid in which visible particles settle. a change in size, shape, or state of matter. Hard
Biology Crossword Find the word for each definition When difrent molecules stick together. Elements with alternate forms. Isotope with a nucleus that can decay. When molecules of the same kind stick together. A neutral charge in the nucleus. Very Difficult
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
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