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Energy and Power Energy of a compound that changes as its atoms are rearranged to form new compounds.. Energy caused by an objectís vibrations.. Energy of motion and position of an object.. The process of burning fuels.. A push or pull. Hard
Disaters Human & Natural Analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption . Not man made. Differ. Organisms with their environment. The making of a desired impression. Older Children
Eukaryotic Cells Organelle consisting of saccules and vesicles that processes packages and distributes molecules about or from the cell. Membranous system of tubules, vecicles, and sacs in eukaryotic cells lacks attached ribosomes. RNA and protein in two subunits, site of protein synthesis in the cytoplasm. long slender extension used for locomotion by some bacteria protozoans and sperm. Membranous system of tubules, vesicles, and sacs in cells, has attached ribosomes. Hard
Rocks and Minerals magma that is outside the volcano. the breaking of a rock. a thin line of a differentsubstance or color from surrounding. minerals wound up into an object. a rock that is fromed by deposited sediment. Big
Tornadoes Before a tornado a warm ________ blows wind up into the thunderstorm. . Tornadoes are dark because they pick up __________ like dirt and plants. . Tornadoes move ___________. . Tornadoes usually last less than 10 ______. . Before a tornado a _________ downdraft blows wind down out of the clouds. . Older Children
Ionic & Metallic Bonding the number of ions of opposite charge that surround each ion in a crystal. the force of attraction that holds metals together; it consists of the attraction of free-floating valence electrons for positively charged metal ions. a notation that depicts valence electrons as dots around the atomic symbol of the element. atoms react by gaining or losing electrons so as to acquire the stable electron structure of a noble gas, usually eight valence electrons. a negative ion formed when a halogen atom gains an electron. Hard
Science Vocabulary Fill out the crossword by using the hints below. diploid cell formed by the fusion of one egg and one sperm cell; develops into a new organism. a eurkaryotic cell that contains a complete set of chromosome pairs. haploid reproductive cell produced by the male reproductive organs. a form of reproduction; combining genetic material in two different cells; producing an offspring. eukaryotic cell containing only one chromosome from each chromosome pair . Hard
The Chemistry of Life Proton charge. Monomer for a protein. Electron charge. Monomer for carbohydrates. Organic compound that stores the most energy. Hard
Energy energy that is transmitted through space in the form of electromagnetic waves. energy that moves an object. a system that can exchange energy, but not matter, with its surrondings. stored energy. energy from moving electrons. Big
How Do Organisms Transport Materials? group of cells that work together to perform a function. basic unit of structure. system organs that work together. the 'powerhouse' of plants and animal cells. every living thing. Older Children
Matter describes how much matter is in a given space. the smallest particle of an element. a substance containing two or more molecules . a change when a new kind of matter is formed . when a solid becomes a liquid . Hard
Social Studies Wealthy people with all political power.. Major language spoken in ancient Rome.. Former gladiator who led a slave result against Rome.. One of the brothers who founded Rome. Was raised by wolves and was killed by his brother.. Poor citizens, majority, and during early Republic had no political power. . Older Children
Elements Read the description and match the element Atomic Number: 101. Symbol: Unh. has 30 isomers and unstable isotopes and 6 stable isotopes. Atomic Weight: (254). Most electronegative. Hard
Chemistry smallest particle of an element. made of only one kind of matter and has definite properties. Particles are free to move and has no definite shape. However, it does have definite volume. . consists of two or more substances that are in the same place, but are not chemically combined. a measure of the force of gravity on you. Hard
Gastritis The bacteria that causes gastritis. A disease that is caused by H. pylori. One of the main symptoms of gastritis. These kill H. pylori. A test for gastritis involving a hollow tube. Hard
Periodic Table number of groups that have no group name. horizontal row on periodic table. law that states that the repeating chemical and physical propertiesof elements change periodically with atomic numbers of the elements. a group name of elements that are radioactive and are located at the bottom of the periodic table. and element or comound that conducts electric current better then a nonmetal but not as well as a metal. Hard
Earthquake!!! The point beneath the earths surface where rocks break.. A instrument used to detect and measure seismic waves.. A side to side earthquake wave.. The slowest moving seismic wave.. A push pull seismic wave.. Older Children
Aquatic Biomes begins at the edge of the continental shelf and extends on. temperate-zone estuaries with salt-tolerant and under water sea grasses. grow in the warm, shallow water or tropical coastal oceans. tiny organic material that provides food for other organisms. begins at the low tide mark and extends to the outer edge of the continental shelf. Big
Biology Don'e need air. The 90% remaining chemical energy that if located in the first stage of Cellular Respiration 'glycolysis'. The innermost compartment of the mitchondrion. The amount of energy needed to raise a temperature 1 gram of water 1 degree Celsius. Requires air. Hard
Introduction to Research bias in hospital studies (2 words). type of validity where measures look like they should. maintains secondary health data for US (abbrev). design suited for rare outcomes (2 words). 1-sided hypothesis. Big
Energy Words heat energy. movement. substance transformation. energy produced by vibration . machine energy. Older Children
Psychology Terms The number of cycles per second (Hertz). The pressure difference between the peak and the trough in a pressure-versus-time graph. Experiences associated with simple stimuli. A sensation based on the frequency of sound. the purity of the color. Older Children
Eye of the Storm great damage,ruin. in or toward the interior. what is left behind after destruction. thought something would come true. to break into pieces . Older Children
Enzyme Terms Enzymes are large biological molecules responsible for the thousands of chemical interconversions that sustain life.. To change the nature or natural qualities of.. In noncompetitive inhibition, a molecule binds to an enzyme somewhere other than the active site.. Cause or accelerate (a reaction) by acting as a catalyst.. organic molecules that enzymes require to function: vitamins. Hard
Chemistry Ability of a solid to be hammered without shattering. Matter that always has exactly the same composition. The tendency of a liquid to keep from flowing. Contains some particles that are intermediate in size between the small particles in a solution and the larger particles in a suspension. A materials abilityto allow heat to flow. Hard
The Particle Theory of Matter Matter consisiting of only one type of particle.. A mixture where individual particle can be identified.. Heat transfer through solids.. A substance that is dissolved in a solvent.. The energy that flows from a warmer substance to a cooler substance.. Hard
Plants a place where you put all of your plants and flowers . the colour of most plants. a seed gets ......after a while since it has gotten bigger . what you need for a seed to grow. liquid you put in plants . Easy
Space Then largest moon in our galaxy.. Particles around some planets such as: Saturn and Jupiter.. Our one is called the Milky Way. A small dwarf planet that used to be one of Neptune's moons.. A devise used to view the planets and stars up close.. Hard
The Periodic Table The Periodic Table 90 elements on the periodic table occurred in. Used to describe pieces of matter. The horizontal row in the periodic table is called a . the properties of elements tend to repeat in a regular pattern when elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number. A subatomic particle. Big
Purely Pathogenic The two proteins in which regulate Legionella's type 4 secretion system.. A hospital acquired infection resistant to Methicillin. One of the most recommended childhood immunizations in which is effective against Mumps, Rubella, and Measels. . The man who wrote a series of postulates to define what a pathogen is (many have disproved these postulates).. The Idiot who infected an 8 year old boy with smallpox because he was interested by comments made by some fat ugly milk maid, ending in the creation of the vaccine. . Hard
Earthquakes & Volcanoes The point underground where the rocks begin to move. Molten rock that reaches the Earth's surface. A instrument that constantly records ground movement. A fracture in the the Earth's lithosphere along which blocks of rock move past each other. Blocks of rocks move sideways from each other. Big
Social Studies money left over after business owners pay all their expenses. citizen's love for their country. a list of ten amendments added to the constitution. total value of the goods and servies produced in a year. people who buy or use goods and services. Hard
Water Any substance that increases the rate of a chemical reaction but is not altered in the reaction.. Heat absorbed by a unit mass of a material at its boiling point in order to convert the material into a gas at the same temperature.. A gland at the base of the brain that sends messages to other endocrine glands.. Is osmotic pressure within the cells of a root system that causes sap to rise through a plant stem to the leaves.. In refrigeration and air conditioning systems, (also called the low side pressure).. Hard
Atoms The region where electrons are found. The sum of the number of protons and neutrons. The same element with a different number of neutrons. A particle that has no charge. The smallest unit of an element. Hard
Cells and Oraganelles Biology the smallest unit in the body. packages and ships proteins. contains a flagella for movement. controls the cell activities. protein synthesis. Teenage
Zoology What is the White Rhino's horn made of?. What is the largest bird?. what shape does the Lesser Kuda's horn make?. What kind of water does the African Slendernose Crocadile live in?. Which sex of the African Lion hunts?. Older Children
Atmosphere layer of eaths atmosphere above the statosphere.. layer of earths atmosphere that is located above the troposhere and is made of primarily concentrated ozone.. energy transfer that occurs when molecuels collide.. is the upper most layer of the atmosphere.. transfer of energy by the flow of heated substances.. Teenage
Periodic Table of Elements region in an atom where electrons are found. particles in an atom that have no charge. the sum of the protons and neutrons. atoms that have the same number of protons but a different number of neutrons. each horizontal row on the periodic table. Hard
Postmortem Care A surgical dissection of a body after death to find the cause of death.. Some cultures require family to ...... the body. A 1986 act that requires a patient's surviving members be informed of tissue and organ donation.. After death the body is sometimes transported to the ....... In Buddhism the decesed patient's eyes must remain..... Teenage
Biodiversity concentrates of a harmful substance increase in organism at higher trophic levels in a food chain or food web . plants and animals that have migrated to places where they are not native . includes the variety of habitats, communities, and ecological processes in the living world. occurs when a species disaapears from all or part of its range . the sum of the total of the genetically based variety of habitats. Hard
Biology Where am I from?. the combination of DNA and proteins that make up the contents of the nucleus of a cell.. has no single function and is instead the site of a wide variety of cell processes. contains enzymes that process fats. make proteins. Hard
Genetics the scientific study of heredity. physical characteristics of organisms. an allele whose trait is masked in the presence of a dominant allele. an organism that has two different alleles for a trait. a chart that shows all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross. Hard
Social Studies A bill that has been signed by the lieutenant governor. An act is also known as a law. d. Elected representative who is in charge of a provincial government department. An orginization made up of people who have similar ideas about how to govern . Alberta is divided into different _____________ for federal elactions. Hard
Mars Deep canyon on Mars that severely dwarfs the Earth's Grand Canyon. These are visible at the north and south poles of Mars. Responsible for Mars's red-colored surface. Primary gas of Mars's atmospheric composition. One of Mars's moons; its name translates to 'terror'. Hard
Science push or pull. speed and direction of a moving body. surface that resist slidding. Distance and direction from a staring point. equal but oposite forces. Older Children
Science Vocabulary The use of scientific knowledge and processes to solve practical problems.. An imitation of the functioning of a system or process.. A search for general knowledge about a specific topic.. A question that can be answered through experimenting.. A statement that interprets the data.. Older Children
Principles of Ecology Pollinators and plants have this type of relationship.. When one species captures, kills, and eats another.. Another name for plants or autotrophic organisms that capture energy and nutrients from inorganic sources.. The cowbird is the only one who benefits from this relationship.. Tropical forrests are a great example for this type of biogeography.. Hard
Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Without oxygen. Electron carrier in photosynthesis. The number of phosphate groups in ADP. With oxygen. Respiration without oxygen. Hard
Volcanoes Fine particles of rock dust blown from an explosion vent. . A volcano composed of both lava flows and pyroclastic material.. A volcano which is presently inactive but which may erupt again.. A steep-sided, usually circular depression formed by either explosion or collapse at a volcanic vent.. Magma which has reached the surface through a volcanic eruption. Streams of liquid rock that flow from a crater or fissure.. Hard
Frack is Wack Fracking can ___ our fresh water. This ___ process harms our water. ___ are the top reason why this process exists. This is the stop state involved with Fracking. We depend on this to live. Hard
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