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Life Cycles a hard case that forms around a butterfly larva. occurs when an organism comes out of an egg. a powdery substance made up of fine grains. the change in form as an organism grows into an adult. the start of a new plant's life cycle. Older Children
Electricity an electric current with multiple paths. a material that does not conduct heat very well. a liquid or paste that conducts electric current . the force that one surface exerts on another objects;When two rub against each other. current consisting of charges that flow in only one direction in a circuit . Big
Light Waves waves change their speed, causing them to bend. objects that reflect light . light is absorbed . spreads apart light waves . magenta, cyan and yellow . Hard
Gravity force on the apple has the same ___ as a force on the moon. ___ greater when you are on earths surface. Universal Gravitational law is also the___ ?. When a quantity varies as the inverse square of its distance from its source(abbrv). the reason the moon doesnt crash into earth is because of its large ___ speed. Hard
The Process of Thinking A way of wording or presenting an idea which can be very persuasive.. What we use to solve problems less acurately because we often include judgement.. The Process Thomas Edison used to find a working lightbulb filament.. When you cling to a belief even though it has been disproved.. How quickly and easily a event comes to mind.. Hard
Isaac Newton newton's college. look through. last name. first name. occupation. Older Children
Anthropolgy The _____ of a bone helps us determine if a bone is male or female by plain sight. The angle of this bone in the skull helps us determine if the skull is male or female. A cartilaginous line found when cartilage is slowly replaced with hard, compact bone. The length of bones is a key factor in determining _____.. The model is used when determining the race of a skull.. Hard
Properties of Water Shapeless substance that flows like water and is wet.. To change from a solid, liquid, or gas to another state, such as an ice cube melting.. Physical change in matter from a gas to a liquid.. Physical change in matter from a liquid to a gas.. The temperature at which a substance changes states from a liquid to a solid (freezing point of water is 0° Celsius).. Older Children
Energy Conservation When a resource has reached the point at which it cannot regenerate itself, overusing resources that can read tp exhausting the supply.. What type of argument is this to support renewable energy? (Social,Econmoic,Environmental) : Renewable energy can create many new jobs for people. . In harmany with natural systems and acting to maintain the health and intergrity of the enviroment.. What type of energy is harnessed off the power of moving water to create electricity? . What type of energy is created from trees and plants and is used to make ethanol, doesel, and other organic fuels. Includes crops and plant waste and the methane gas produced from decomposition.. Hard
Forensics body of laws passed by legislative bodies. the study of mechanical objects. the study of bugs. the study of alcohol and poison in the body. laws based on previous rulings. Hard
Living and Non Living Things A plant that grows in the dessert. Water lilies live in. The number of characteristics a living thing must have. A dog is a ......thing. Animals with a backbone. Hard
Magnets It will help you find your way.. Opposite of 'Repel'.. One of the 'Poles'.. This metal is not magnetic. A magnetic metal.. Older Children
Evolution lives under water. like bananas and lives in trees . if an animal is going to survive it must .... we all have them inside our body. created the world in seven days. Older Children
Lab Expectations You can always work on ________________ at any time.. Wash hands in ___________ water.. Girls should tie back long _____________.. You should read the _____________ and follow it closely. . You need to sit down at a _____________ when you are eating. . Older Children
Extinction A scientist who studies fossils.. The system for naming organisms in which each organism is given a unique, two-part scientific name.. The comparison of the structures of different organisms.. A behavior or physical characteristic that allows an organism to survive or reproduce in its enviroment.. The process of grouping things based on their similarities.. Hard
Water Pollution trash, such as paper, cans and bottles, that is left in an open or public place. a synthetic material made from a wide range of organic polymers. a worthless material that is to be disposed of. a bin that holds rubish till it's collected.. the state of being free from illness or injury. Older Children
Painted Lady Butterfly Life Cycle hard shell on a larva that comes off (molts). also called the pupa. to come out of. usually a caterpillars first meal. to change shape or form. Hard
Light and Colour light given off because of heat. a ray travelling towards a mirror. light without heat. when light bounces. does not let light go through. Big
Evolution A scientist who studies fossils. The comparison of the structures of different organisms. A behavior or physical characteristic that allows an organism to survie. The process of grouping things based on their similarities. The gradual change in a species over time. Hard
Evolution Crossword (Intermediate) states that newer forms of species appearing in the fossil record are actually the modified descendants of older species. species compete for resources in order to survive. the hypothesis that evolutionary development is marked by isolated episodes of rapid speciation between long periods of little or no change. where several unrelated species have evolved to share a similar characteristic. the diversification of a group of organisms into forms filling different ecological niches. Hard
Evolution Crossword (Beginner) new species appear. determines the rate of radioactive decay in an isotope (calculate the half-life). compare the placement with that of the fossils in the other layers of work. serve no useful functions, but they were once useful to their ancestors. structure that have different mature forms, but develop from the same embryonic tissues. Hard
Rabbit External Anatomy Special membrane on a rabbits eyelid.. The area between the ribs and stomach on a rabbit.. Rabbits have ______ vision.. Rabbits almost always breathe through their ___.. Does use their dewlap when they make a ___.. Hard
Energy By pacing low temputures on hot surfaces or objects starts what enery?. What enrgy is created by heat?. The standerd unit for potentail enrgy and work is what.. By spliting or joining atoms create what type of energy?. The gravitational potential energy = _____ times height.. Big
Circuit Allows or stops energy from flowing in a circuit.. Adjusting the variable resistor changes the current in the circuit.. Uses electrical energy to make a turning motion.. Wire that connects components together.. Provides energy to the circuit.. Older Children
Ecology interaction with an organism that captures and feeds on other organism . step in a food chain or web . organism that can capture energy from the sunlight or chemicals and use it to produce food from inorganic compounds. series of steps in an ecosystem where organisms transfer energy by eating and being eaten . collection of all organisms that live in a particular place. Hard
Plant and Animal Cells Figure out the name related to Plant and Animal Cells A group of similar cells working together.. What makes the cells protein?. Within the cytoplasm are structures called __________.. All organisms are made up of one or more cells. That came from the __________.. This has Cells walls and Chloroplasts.. Hard
Biotech the study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics.. any organism of microscopic size.. an operation moving an organ from one organism to another.. The branch of science and technology concerned with the design, building, and use of engines, machines, and structures.. the action or business of promoting and selling products or services.. Very Difficult
Conservative Science Process in which water moves upward.. Undergorund water draining into a large body of water.. Water from clouds falling from the sky. Rain, snow, hale, etc.. Water movement into soil.. Surface water draining into a large body of water.. Hard
Electronic converts AC to DC. Current that is stored.. when checking amperage hook your meeter in ?. Used to fill a lead acid battery. A high amp switch. Hard
Anthropology, Sociology and Psychology Genetically preprogrammed, ‘born with’ traits.. The scientific study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society.. A process whereby people come out to see each other no longer as human beings but as simple objects.. Has a large number of close associations, and draws strength or energy from these associations.. Man is formed in Gods image.. Hard
Light what happens when light travels from one transparent median to another. the angle which the light comes in at. the colour that a green filter transmits. what is behind an opaque object if there is now light shining there. what a red filter does to a blue light. Older Children
Electricity Something that conducts electricity poorly.. Flow of electrons.. Metal is a GREAT.... Is your hair sticking up?. Electric Current, BACKWARDS.. Older Children
Force and Motion a change in position. a push or a pull . a force that occurs when objects rub against each other. an object with magnetic force. a path with short, sharp turns from side to side. Older Children
Energy First stage in coal formation.. Combining the nuclei of two atoms.. Second stage in coal formation.. The process of burning a fuel.. Reducing amount of energy used.. Very Difficult
Ecology one species feeds on another only benefitting the feeder (doesn't kill). narrow diet. good tasting species mimic bad tasting species. kill one prey during prolonged attack. broad diet. Hard
Science material before being processed or manufactured into a final form. . slightly salt; having a salty or briny flavor. . the combination of straps, bands, and other parts forming the working gear of a draft animal.. a person who is loyal; a supporter of the sovereign or of the existing government, especially in time of revolt. . a popular name for a member of the Religious Society of Friends. . Very Difficult
Weather When a warm, less dense air mass overtakes a cold, dense air mass. Bands of easterly moving air at the top of the troposphere . A rapidly rotating, extremely low pressure funnel that hangs down from thunderstorm clouds towards Earth’s surface. Any form of moisture that falls from a cloud to the ground. For example, rain, snow, sleet or hail. Comes from the Latin word for “heap”. These clouds are often puffy in appearance. Big
Plant Vocabulary Find all the words using the hints given. Cells that work together to do a specific action. A tissue that has a lot of air in it, allowing gases to exchange easily. Opening pores that allow gas exchange. A sugar produced by plants. A protective layer of the leaf. Hard
No Signs of Life on Mars Yet weather conditions of a region,sunshine, cloudiness, and winds. to send,to pass or spread to another. to inspect carefully. to point out or point to,to show. end; aim; goal. Older Children
The water planet water that contains disolved salts and other minerals.. water falls from clouds.. water that is not salty and has little or no taste, color, or smell.. continuous movement of water through the evironment of earth.. which the water flows to the surface naturally because it is under pressure.. Big
The Particle Theory of Matter A mixture where particles of each component substance are evenly dispersed. . Matter consisiting of only one type of particle.. A mixture where individual particle cans be identified. The measure of gravity pulling on a mass.. Heat transfer through solids.. Hard
Biology the scientific study of heredity. the process when cells shrink because of lack of water. this is made up of a nitrogen base molecule, suger molecule, and a phosphate molecule. proposed scientific explanation for a set of observations. logical interpretation based on prior knowledge or expierience. Big
Electrons in Atoms Consists of the elements symbol, surrounded by dots representing all of the atoms valance electrons.. Defined as electrons in the atom's outermost orbitals.. The lowest allowable energy state of an atom.. He and an equation the predicts that all moving particles have wave characteristics.. The arrangement of electrons in an atom.. Hard
Forensic Scientist A workplace hazard that can happen while in the lab.. Forensic scientists work about forty hours a ____, but may have to work overtime on some cases.. Forensic science is the application of science to the ___.. Hair, clothing fibres, fingerprints and _____ stains are all types of evidence. . Forensic scientists may have to do _______ different cases at once.. Older Children
The Water Planet water that contains dissolved salts. substance that liquids can flow through. water that falls from clouds . water that is not saly and has little to no taste. water held underground. Big
Science Process by which sediment settles out of the water or wind carrying it. Mineral that splits easily along flat surfaces. The look and feel of a rock's surface. Forms from the remains of plants and animals. Igneous rock formed from lava that erupted onto the Earth's surface. Hard
Earthquakes and Volcanoes a crack in the earth's crust. the continents slowly moving . a crack that runs across a mountain. the proscess in wich new ocean floor is formed. a spot in the earth where magma from the mantle surfaces. Big
Biology When chromosones line up in middle. Building blocks of proteins. Particle of atom that has no charge. When a cell is getting rid of particles. Bond formed when atoms share particles. Hard
Science Tecnology A device that expels gas in one direction to move it in the opposite direction.. An object that revolves around another object in space.. An item that has use on Earth but was originally developed for space.. A large artificial satellite on which people can live and work for long periods.. Weightlessness.. Older Children
Lesson in Chemistry Iron (II) oxide. gives the percent by mass of each elemant in the compound.. gain e-. AlN. ferrous oxide. Hard
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