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The Scientific Method an organizational device that uses rows and columns to neatly display information. an experiment when it is performed. graphing and evaluating the averages of the data you got from an experiment. an educated guess the scientist makes as a prediction of the answer to an experiment after research. an educated guess based on background knowledge. Big
Newton's Laws changing position. push or pull. speed in one direction. force of rubbing objects. steepness. Big
Ecology stable mature, ecological community with little change in compositon of species. environmental factors such as storms and extreme heat or cold, this affects populations regardless of their density. biotic or abiotic factor that restricts the number, distribution or reproduction of a population within a community. simplified model that shows a single path for energy flow through an ecosystem. average weather conditions or objects based on a set of criteria that helps organize communicate and retain information. Big
Western Geography an intense wind and rain storm that forms over oceans in the tropics. the layer formed by the upper most branches of a rain forest. a park like combination of grasslands and scattered trees. average weather over many years. a complete turn. Hard
Introduction to Cells the basic building blocks of matter that make up everyday objects. A desk, the air, even you are made up of atoms! . group of similar cells that perform a common function. 1.all organisms are made of one or more cells 2. the cell is the basic unit of all organisms 3. all cells come from existing cells. smallest structure and functional unit of all living organisms. a structure made up of a collection of tissue that carry out a special function. Older Children
Basic Economics Looking at the way things really are. they make our products. Limited . Things we use to make products. Man made resources. Older Children
Science A thing that represents or stands for something else. A system of ideas intended to explain something. Each of two or more forms of the same element that contain equal numbers of protons but different numbers of neutrons. Henry Gwyn Jeffreys . A substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances by chemical means. Older Children
Geography landmass above water on earth. lines that run parallel to the equator. area defined by everything in it . the location of one place in relation to other places. constructs maps that give much more detailed or accurate pictures of the world. Older Children
Ecosystem a living thing, such as a plant that can make its own food. a series of organisms that depend on one another for food. the average weather over a long time. a group of living things and the environment they live in. a body part of behavior that helps an animal meets its needs in its environment. Hard
Ecosystem living and non-living things that interact in an environment. an animal that eats prey. meat eaters. eat only producers. consumers that are eaten by predators. Older Children
Geography A key that explains what the symbols of the map represent . One of the 7 large landmasses of the Earth. The general weather conditions of a region. Imaginary lines that separeates the globe into eastern and western hemispheres. Imaginary lines that help us to measure the distance of a place north and south of the equato ( run around the globe east to west). Big
Scientific Thinking and Processes Match the vocabulary word with its definition A proposed answer for a scientific question.. Allow scientists to test hypotheses and find out how something happens.. Condition that does not change.. Condition that is manipulated or changed.. Using our sense to study the world.. Older Children
Life Science A chart or . made of a single cell . The passing of traits from parents to offsprings. A protein that speeds up chemical reactions in a living thing . An organism's genectic make-up, or allele combinations. Hard
Science a possible explanation for a set of observations or answer to a scientific question. the science that focuses on earth and its location. `the process of making an inference, an interpretation based on observations and prior knowledge. the process of using one or more of your senses to gather information. the process of forecasting what will happen in the future based on past experience and evidence . Big
Ecology Think on this one little ones A symbiosis in which one organism lives off another.. Animals depending on one another.. A community of plants and animals that live in a cretian area.. Not a living organism.. A plant growing on a tree.. Hard
Parts of the Microscope Where the slide is placed on. Without this you'll be in the dark. Moves field of view left and right (horizontal). Not the largest or smallest view area. Used to fine tune the focus on the specimen. Hard
Light and Sound Complete the crossword puzzle below the fact or phenomenon of light, radio waves, etc., being bent in passing obliquely through the interface between one medium and another or through a medium of varying density.. is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water. is a region where light from a light source is obstructed by an opaque object. type of wave with the longest wavelength in the EM spectrum. is a spectrum containing the range of all possible frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. Older Children
Science no definite shape or size; particles packed loosely together. the measureof the pull of gravity on an object. the smallest particle of matter that has properties of that matter. anything that has madd and takes up space. something that can be seen in matter. Older Children
Science Tools measures the weight of an object. measures volume of liquid. an object with a magnetic field. measures length, width, or height of an object. protects the eyes. Older Children
Physical Science An explanation that is based on prior scientific research or observations. The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume of the substance. The scientific study of nonliving matter. A measure of the size of an object or region in three-dimensional. The process of obtaining information by using the senses. Moderately Challenging
Early Humans Ancient people used this to help them perform tasks.. Paleolithic people __________ and gathered food.. Ancient man found frozen in the Alps.. Crushed yellow, black, and red rocks into powders for this. Present day country where the city of Catal Huyuk is located.. Hard
Project in Science Unit One Study of Heredity. A biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. Congenital Traits. Building Blocks of Life. Chemical Element of Atomic number 8. Older Children
Science Preserved evidence of a dead animal plant.They can be body parts or evidence of activity like tracks,burrows,nests,and teath marks. Coal,oil,and natural gas by the decay of dead organisms over millions of years. A group of complex molecues that contain carbon,hydrogen,oxygen,mitrogen,and usally sulfur. Waste of dead things. Animals or other living thing. Older Children
Introduction to Science What is the unit of mass?. Something you think will happen.. What do you measure liquids with?. The opposite of regular.. What is the unit of weight?. Big
Taxonomy What Genus is a plant pathogen that causes crown gall disease?. The Class _____ are intestinal parasites, also known as tapeworms.. This Genus is a stalked bacteria found in lakes.. The Phylum _____ is brown and a common example of this is kelp.. This Phylum is photosynthetic, meaning it gets energy from light.. Hard
Economy A country that is in a relatively early stage of the process of economic development.. Television, movies, cell phones etc.. A country that is technologically advanced and wealthy.. The part of the country that is dominated by the heartland and that typically supplies its raw materials.. In economics, the region or population in which goods and services are sold.. Big
Motion an object's change in position relative to a reference point . negative acceleration is also called. an action exerted on a body in order to change the body's state of rest or motion. speed along with direction is called . a force that opposes motion. Older Children
Magnets and Magnetism If you try to put two like poles together, they will push _________ from each other.. Magnetism can be a pulling or pushing _____________.. Objects stick to a magnet's poles because that is wehre magnetism is __________.. The pull of gravity keeps you on the ______________.. If you were weightless, you would do this. . Older Children
Biology Scientific Method/Chemistry of Life & Ecology one organism benefits (parasite) from the relationship and the other is harmed (host) . testable explanation for an observation; educated guess . standard for comparing experimental effects . having only one cell . one organism benefits from the relationship without affecting the other . Very Difficult
Scientific Method Perform many experiments over several years. An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or answer a question. Fill in the blanks: Science______ prove anything. Is this a limitation of science: Science can prove anything. Is this a limitation of science: It is 100% reliable. Big
Sociology a norm that is written down and enforced by an official agency. marriage between on man and one woman. one of both parents and their children. according to frued, the part of the mind that resolves conflicts between the ID and SUPEREGO. a guideline or an expectation or a behavior . Adult
The Freud the deeper meaning behind dreams. Psychologist known as the father of psychoanalysis. American psychologists who expanded Freud's theories in social and cultural directions. a coping technique that reduces anxiety. the actual plot line of a dream. Big
The Global Economy Oil has had the largest increase of this type of pollution.. The former Soviet Union and China are referred to as this.. The percentage of the world's oil that is produced by OPEC.. The total value of GDP divided by the total population.. The goal of this cartel is to coordinate oil prices, coordinate production policies, and stabilize oil markets.. Big
Science The location where the rupture of an earthquake begins and energy is released. A hot liquid that comes out of a volcano. When two objects rub against each other . This attracts different types of metal to make it stick. Lobsters and Insects are examples of animals in a group. Big
Lab Apparatus Pick up hot objects with these. To pick up minute substances. Stirs things in beaker. Is used for measuring liquids precisely. To scoop small amounts of chemicals. Big
Ecology Organisms that use sunlight directly to make energy. A diagram that shows how energy in food flows from one organism in an ecosystem. A community of organisms and their abiotic environment. All living things that are connected. A consumer that only eats animals. Hard
Science find all the science words in the cross word puzzle a model that shows the path of energy from one living thing to the next. a living thing made up of one cell. the basic building block of living organisms. the basic frame work of the body. puffy,fair-weather clouds. Hard
Nuclear Energy material used to protect people from ionizing radiation. expense to get fuel ready to use in a power plant. energy from heat inside the Earth. not able to be replaced; Ex. fossil fuels. 11 to 15 foot long tube containing fuel pellets. Hard
Jane Goodall a person who writes a novel, poem, essay, etc.; the composer of a literary work, as distinguished from a compiler, translator, editor, or copyist.. The great outdoors. A person who studies behivor. a group or committee of persons sent to a foreign country to conduct negotiations, establish relations, provide scientific and technical assistance, or the like.. The type of monkey Jane Goodall studied.. Hard
Water Words an action to make something clean. water does this when it hits a sponge or the land. an action which causes water to turn into ice. wetness caused by water. when a solid melts or a gas cools. Older Children
Wave A wave changes speed as it travels through different mediums. Type of wave requiring a medium to travel through. Electromagnetic wave with the lowest energy. The time it takes for a full wave to pass. Type of wave not needing a medium to travel through. Older Children
Exploring the Oceans animal-like tiny living things that float in ocean water. plant-like timy living things that float in ocean water. Distance from the top or surface of something to its bottom. A flow of ocean water in a certain direction. Another word for saltiness. Big
Econ 101 the total receipts of a firm from the sale of some given quantity's of a product. It can be calculated as the selling price of the firm's product times the quantity sold. a state of limited competition, in which a market is shared by a small number of producers or sellers.. obstacles that make it difficult to enter a given market.. also known as barrier to entry, are obstacles that make it difficult to enter a given market.. a state in which opposing forces or influences are balanced.. Hard
The First Unrefueled Flight Around the World An artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication.. First human to fly a distance fo 852 feet on December17, 1903.. Violent or unsteady movement of air or water, or of some other fluid. . To stop working. . In 1938, he flew around the world in 3 days and 10 hours. . Big
Evolution form of reproductive isolation in which two populations are separated by geographic barriers such as rivers, mountains, or bodies of water, leading to the formation of two deprecate subspecies. form of natural selection in which individuals near the center of a distribution curve have higher fitness than individuals at either end of the curve. formation of a new species. the number of times an allele occurs in a gene pool, compared to the total number of alleles in that pool for the same gene. movement of individuals out of an area. Hard
Endangered Species what we can do to save endangered species. the scientific study of the behavior of animals. where animals and plants live in the wild. species that have all died out and there is none left. an animal that lives in the savannas of Africa. Older Children
Cells & Mirco-scopes Makes plant cells green. Stores food, water and waste in a cell. Someone who made cells. Cells produced by males. Platform where you put something you want to see under a microscope on. Hard
Evolution Even though we are all of the same species we are all different. Marsupials have evolved separate from Placentals. This group of mammals nourish their young in a pouch. Digging these up shows how species have changed over time. Inheritance of variations can be this. Big
Climate Change Average weather in an area based on weather patterns taken over a long period of time.. The theory explaining the movement of the large plates of the Earth's Crust.. Any precipitation with a pH less than the normal pH of rain.. The theory that the continents broke away from Pangaea.. The layer of gases surrounding the Earth. Big
Force and Motion When something is still and has no movement.. Power pushing against something.. How fast an object moves.. A force that makes moving difficult between two two objects.. How something gets faster and faster.. Older Children
 
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