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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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Evolutionary Scientists Came up with the theory that humans with eventually need more room than Earth came provide.. Theorized that fossils were from a prevous era.. Thought of Evolution. The slow, gradual change in a population over time.. Thought that acquired changes were passed down to offspring. He thougt that species were fixed creations. Hard
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
Exploring Plants seeds need water, soil, the right temperature, and _____ to sprout. a powdery substance that bees carry from one flower to another. a simple sugar formed in green plants. the part of the plant that carries food to other parts. part of the plant that makes food. Older Children
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
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
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
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
Famous People antonym of negative. life story. noun from contribute. synonym of job. adjective from autobiography. Hard
Famous Scientists a telescope named after him. First Indian to teach science at Presidency College Kolkatta. Structure of Atom. Quantum Theory. Germ Theory of disease. Adult
Fire Prevention in Perioperative Setting Carbon __________ is a toxic combustion by product. (8). When using the fire extinguisher one needs to ______ from side to side. (5). If a surgical fire occurs on the patient, ___________ burning material from the patient. (6). Never use _______ to extinguish electrical fires. (5). Electrosurgical units, ___________ and fibreoptic cables are ignition sources. (6). Hard
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
Force & Motion A Passenger in a moving train tosses a coin which falls behind him. This shows that the motion of train is_________.. Quantity which is measured by the area occupied under the velocity-time graph.. Property of a substance which Resist any change in its state of rest or motion.. Changes continuously in uniform circular motion.. A rocket works on the principle of conservation of _____________.. Teenage
Force and Motion the tendency of object to resist a change in motion.. will have the least effect on a piece of iron.. a force can cause an object to do the following except.. an object at rest will stay at rest unless it is acted upon by a.. the direction of an object motion.. 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
Force and Motion the law that states forces act in equal but opposite directions. change of position. The tendency of motionless bodies to remain motionless and moving bodies to remain in motion. the law that states force equals mass times acceleration. A push, pull or a twist. Hard
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
Force, Motion, and Newton's Laws a rate of decrease in velocity. a course along which someone or something moves. the action or process of moving or being moved. the tendency of an object to remain in its state of rest or motion. a lift, push, or pull. Teenage
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
Forces a push or pull to move stop or change direction. a force that opposes motion. a wheel with a rod or axle in the center. the combination of all the forces acting on an objects. forces that act on an object and dont cancel out each other unbalanced forces cause a change in motion. Big
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
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
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
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
FRICTION the force resisting motion between the elements making up a solid material while it underg. developed between bodies at rest. defined as the net force compressing two parallel surfaces together; and its direction is . developed between solid bodies in contact. MACHINE ELEMENTS. Teenage
Fun Dung Poop eaters. Scientists who learn about past humans by studying their remains. Ice hunters. Plant eater. Dead animal turning to stone. Teenage
Funeral Ethics That branch of philosophy dealing with values relating to human conduct as it applies to business transactions. A declaration or public statement of professional standards of right and wrong conduct. The character of an individual viewed as a member of society; behavior in terms of duties, obligations, and functions of a citizen. To hold certain information in trust and not disclose without proper authorization or authority. (Kohlberg) a stage of moral development in which the expectations of the social group (family, community, and nation) are supported and maintained. Teenage
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
General Science Divergent boundary where new ocean floor is formed. When the plates shift suddenly and release stone . Beneath the earth surface where rock under stress breaks . Slow movement of the earths plates produces volcanoe, mountain ridge, earthquakes . Break in the earth crust when earthquakes can happen. Big
GENETICS The different forms of a gene; can be dominant or recessive.. Another name for a characteristics.. A gene for which the trait always appears when present.. A way to calculate the probability of inheriting a specific trait using the genotype of the parents.. The physical characteristics (trait) of the genotype.. 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
Genetics and Breeding a glycoprotein membrane. characteristics of an organism. having dissimilar alleles. a cell consisting of two sets of chromosomes. a cell that fuses with another cell. Adult
Geoculture Second largest river in France. . 73- meter room, decorated with mirrors. . Known as the 'Cradle of Paris.'. Seine, Oise, and Marne.. A island . Hard
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
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
Geology A type of sedimentary rock made up of stones/particles pressed together by waves/water. Conglomerate is often found in large expanses or beds. . One of the three main rock types, formed from the cooling and hardening of magma.. A type of igneous rock and the most common rock type in the earth's crust and makes up most of the ocean floor.. One of the three main rock types, formed deep within the earth, where rock material changes after being subjected to intense heat and pressure (squeezing). . An opening in the earth's surface that allows hot magma, ash, and gases to escape from deep below the surface. . Teenage
Geology Crossword (Basic) Molten rock under the surface of the Earth is called. Traces or remains of ancient life found inside rocks are called ______.. Rock changing from one basic rock type to another is called the ‘rock ______.’. Sedimentary rocks are made of tiny pieces called_______.. Fossils are usually found in ______ rocks.. Older Children
Geology type of element defined by its atomic mass. can be oceanic or continental and floats atop the asthenosphere. theory that lithosphere is made of crustal plates that move and interact at their boundaries. state of the outer core. layered structure of calcium carbonate made by cyanobacteria. Very Difficult
GOLD looking for gold. those who look for gold. where gold is found. lump of gold. used to dig for gold. Easy
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
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
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