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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
Electricity and Electromagnetism a transformer that decreases voltage or current. a transformer that increases voltage or current. coil of wire that carries an electric . attacks objects within its magnetic field. energy possessed by an object by its motion and position . Older Children
Science fossils of an organism that lived for a short period of time. gives off energy when burned. show elevation from a birds-eye view. helps and organism survive. outer layer of the earth. Older Children
Invertebrate Project membrane that holds organs in place. one of many body sections of a tapeworm . shaped like a ball or globe EX: volvox. name of the cavity given to the organism. outermost layer; cells on the outside form the skin, brain. Very Difficult
Protists Protists live everywhere but mainly here. A category that people put protists into. An animal like protist. This can change shape. Unicellular algae, bio luminescent, red tides. Hard
Stegosaurus Fill in the blank words What dinosaur group did the Stegosaurus belong to?. Its the dinosaur of what state?. What are the 4 spikes called at the end of the tail?. What body part helps the Stegosaurus's brain?. Its____ is about 3 feet from the ground.. Big
Evolution The key that helps an animal survive!. A process that involves change from ancient to modern.. Any difference between individuals of the same species.. An explanation that has been well tested for a wide range of observations or experimental results.. If it is a _________________, it is a structure that have been inherited from a common ancestor.. Older Children
Evolution and Genetics All phrases have spaces All living things are _________. The youngest living organisms are the______. All living things are made of _____. The way an organism looks. How do we know about life on earth before there were humans . Big
Gravity complete the crossword below something that causes a change in the motion of an object. the point through which the resultant of gravitational forces on a body passes and from which the resultant force of attraction of the body on other bodies emanates: coincident with the center of mass. a change in velocity. Sir Isaac . The force with which an object near the Earth or another celestial body is attracted toward the center of the body by gravity. Older Children
Evolution When pop'n are seperated by barriers such as rivers, mountains or bodies of water.. Formation of new species . Movement of indeviduals outside an area.. Equilibrium that has been interrupted by brief periods of rapid change.. Indeviduals select mates based on heritable traits such as size, strength or coloration.. Hard
The Theory of Evolution Fill in the blanks with the correct terms. the normal differences that are among the individuals of the same species or kind.. are the remains or any evidence of organisms that have lived in the past.. are times when many species of organisms died out at the same time. . is like a characteristic or trait that helps an organism survive in its environment.. or random changes in genes. Older Children
Solar Power concentrates sunlight, converts it into heat, and applies it to a steam generator or engine to be converted into electricity. development of these did not start until the late 1970s. country where solar power is not practical . required by wind power and hydropower but not by photovoltaic solar power. largest application of solar power in the past 30 years . Big
Cognitive Psychology The means by which we actively process a limited amount of information. . What you are doing right now.. Mental shortcuts.. Smallest unit of speech sound.. The type of memory that allows you to remember information forever. . Big
Wind Energy a grant of money, often from the government. a formal order or command. a shape that reduces drag from air movement. energy caused by wind. a machine that converts one form of energy into another. Older Children
Experimental Psychology A psychologist who studied the basic elements that make up conscious mental experiences. An assumption about behavior that is tested through scientific research. Discovering ways to use scientific findings to accomplish practical goals. Father of experimental pscyhology. Psychologists agree that the study of behaviour must be.... Big
Science Narrow belt of strong winds that blows near the top of the troposophere.. 78% of the earth's atmosophere.. Causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemisphere and turn right in the northern hemisphere due to earth's rotation.. Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground.. The region of the earth's atmosphere above the stratosphere and below the thermosphere.. Big
Ecology Organism in a food chain that represents a feeding step in the passage of energy and materials through an ecosystem. Organism that can make their own food. A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eating and being eaten User-. The series of changes that occur after a disturbance of an existing ecosystem. The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into organisms and back again. Hard
Living Things Find each of the vocabulary words for the puzzle with the hints given. The not-yet-born form of an animal-that develops inside an egg.. Microbes that consist of one cell.. The study of how traits are inherited.. Period of timewhen the dinosaurs and most of their relatives suddenly died out.. Are things such as the color of your hair or eyes and the size and genral shape of your body.. Big
Anthropology Solve the crossword puzzle Recombination of genetic traits according to Neo-Darwinism.. Homo genus to which humans are closely related.. Adjustment to natural & artificial challenges for survival.. Anthropological study approach that focuses on similarities & differences.. Study approach of anthropology across time and space.. Hard
Evolution the formation of new and distinct species in the course of evolution.. the reduced genetic diversity that results when a population is descended from a small number of colonizing ancestors.. the theory that changes in the earth's crust during geological history have resulted from the action of continuous and uniform processes. the total number of fossils that have been discovered, as well as to the information derived from them. the gradual development of something, usually from a simple to a more complex form.. Teenage
Solar Powered Solve the crossword puzzle below. heat-trapping gases such as carbon dioxide. energy made from heat produced inside Earth. when clouds get to heavy the water in them falls back to earth as rain sleet or snow . material from livingor once-living things that can be used to produce energy. an other word for solar array. Big
Science A fluids resistance to flow. Matter with a definite volume but takes the shape of its container. The molecules pass each other but don't break. How much force gravity is pulling an object. The smallest unit of an element that still maintains the properties of that element . Energy is gained so the substance can change shape. Hard
Fossils Use the clues to fill in the crossword puzzle Person who studies fossils. Must be more than 10,000 years old. Dead. Rocks that formed when clay, mud, or sand hardened. One of the best preservers of fossils. Older Children
Evolution is a type of natural selection in which genetic diversity decreases as the population stabilizes on a particular trait value. condition that occurs when the frequency of alleles in a particular gene pool remain constant over time. inherited characteristic that improves an organism's ability to survive and reproduce in a particular environment. evolution on the smallest scale—a generation-to-generation change in the frequencies of alleles within a population. remnant of a structure that may have had an important function in a species' ancestors, but has no clear function in the modern species. Hard
Non-Renewable Energy Resources an energy source that cannot be replaced of regenerated and will therefore run out. examples include coal, oil and natural gas. rainwater that is more acidic than normal rain due to the release of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides . the material, usually uranium, that undergoes nuclear fission and is the source of heat in nuclear power stations. the splitting of an atomic nucleus, which releases large amounts of energy. Hard
Diesel Engine Oil Lowering viscosity of oil for fuel economy benefits can adversely impact equipment. What does “W” in viscosity grade stands for. Name the pollutant which is blocked using Diesel Particulate filter. Less than 50 ppm sulphur is used in _____ fuels. Name Gulf Mobile Natural Gas Engine Oil . Hard
Environmental Science EPA sues for pollution cleanup and has funds to pay for abandon waste sites. yard waste, fruit and vegetable scraps decomposing naturally. dumping water into the river, lake or sea that is much higher or lower than original termperature. water moving downward over the land on the surface. removes any trash or large objects from sewage stream. Very Difficult
Magnetism a material or object that produces a magnetic field.. In magnets, opposites _______.. magnetized pieces from iron ore.. the force of attraction or repulsion generated by moving or spinning electric charges.. The distance between the north and south poles of a magnetic circuit. . Hard
Evolution and Fossils The remains or imprints of once-living organisms. Fossils that help fill the gaps in the fossil record. An inherited characteristic that helps an organism survive and reproduce in its environment. Organisms share structural traits that may have similar or different functions. Traits that organisms get or acquire; they are not born with them. Hard
Renewable and Nonrenewable Energy this energy source is used on the ocean, capturing energy from waves. this type of reaction combines two atoms into one. this type of energy takes a very long time to replace itself. coal, oil, and natural gas are examples of these.... this energy is created from fast-moving water. Hard
Newton's First Law Puzzle A Crossword Puzzle for Newton's First Law Movement.. The force that when something stops, it wats to keep going ex: slam on the breaks in the car, body flys forward.. A rule.. A push or a pull.. the speed and direction of an object.. Older Children
Light Happens when a light wave bends.. To take in or soak up. (reflect and absorb light)-materials that do not allow light waves to pass through.. The low point of a wave.. Light waves that travel in a straight path.. Older Children
Flammable Liquids There are _______ categories of flammable liquids.. _________ electcity can occur when two surfaces are in contact with each other.. The temperature at which a liquid releases enough vapor to become ignitable.. The category of flammable liquid that's most dangerous.. If the concentration of flammable vapor moves above the Upper Flammable Liquid, the mixture becomes too _______ to burn.. Hard
Exploring the Deep the name of the first ship who set out to measure the depth of the ocean. the deepest manned dive discovered this place. means to be able to go underwater. vents that pump extremely hot water up through the ocean floor. unmanned robots that can explore the ocean while scientists contol it from a ship. Hard
 
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