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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
Lesson in Chemistry Iron (II) oxide. gives the percent by mass of each elemant in the compound.. AlN. ferrous oxide. HS. Big
Electricity Electrons don't move easily.. Transferring charge by touch.. Current that has one loop to flow through.. Net movement of electrical charges in a single direction.. Closed path an electrical current follows.. Older Children
Biodiversity Biology a type of cell with a membrane-enclosed nucleus and membrane-enclosed organelles.. the science of determining evolutionary relationships among organisms.. describing the group of bacteria that have a cell wall that is structurally less complex and contains more peptidoglycan than the cell wall of gram-negative bacteria.. a staining method that distinguishes between two different kinds of bacterial cell walls; may be used to help determine medical response to an infection. A way to determine a type of cell.. as applied to molecular systematics, a principle that states that when considering multiple phylogenetic hypotheses, one should take into account the hypothesis that reflects the most likely sequence of evolutionary events, given certain rules about . Hard
Planets And The Solar System The system that was invented by the early Greek astronomers.. A device used to observe distant objects.. ________ surrounds all the gas giant planets.. Mercury is the smallest _______ planet.. This planet is four times the diameter of Earth.. Older Children
Cell Structure double lipid bilayer membrane which surrounds the genetic material and nucleolus in eukaryotic cells.. package DNA to fit in the cell, prevent DNA damage, and to control gene expression and DNA replication. . important in the processing of proteins for secretion.. tough, flexible framework which helps the cell in movement. contains most of the cell's genetic material. Hard
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
Environment green plants are also known as ____________.. the environment with biotic and abiotic components.. species which do not exist.. naturally produced food.. Green house gas.. Older Children
Ribosomes & Centrioles Two pieces of a Ribosome. Protein Builders. Centrioles are usually found near this. Do not have Centrioles. What Centrioles are made of. Hard
Science ranges and mountain systems in a long, connected chain form a larger unit called. The difference in elevation from one contour line to the next.. The different mountain ranges in a region make up a.... the difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area. On a topographic map, a heavier contour line that is labeled with elevation of that contour line in round units. Older Children
Mother Nature Environment the atmosphere has a difficulty breathing. a nuclear waste substance that is harmful. rainfall that contains atmospheric pollution. contamination of rivers, lakes, and oceans. a localized source of air. Big
Newton's Laws of Motion Law of actions and reactions. What Newton's laws are about. Alternate name for first law of motion. Law of more, more force. Rockets need more __ that a pencil. Older Children
Science Processes 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 Earth's surface. Big
Energy Energy that is a measure of the total amount of kinetic energy in particles in an object.. Energy stored in chemical bonds.. The energy that results from vibrations in matter. Energy that moves objects.. Energy stored in by an object's shape. Older Children
Plants Plants need it. . At the top of the tree, under the leaves, you can see the . . . . This is part of the flower, it is thin.. It's beautiful. It's big and strong. It's a part of the tree. . Easy
Acids and Bases acid found in sodas. effect of acids on metals. common household base. acids and bases reacting. the other product of a neutralization reaction. Hard
Cells green pigment that makes plants green. the centeral location for the cell. the 'brain' of the cell; the information center. provides protein for the sell. the barrier between the inside and outside of a cell. Hard
The Rock Cycle fine-grained metamorphic rock. the solid-state recrystallization of already existing rock. the process by which soil and rock are removed from the Earth's surface by natural processes. one of the 3 main rock types. a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock. Older Children
Space A type of chocolate. The ninth planet on solar system . A tasty treat. The second biggest planet. Something that makes you strech like spagetti. Easy
Periodic Patterns The red form is used in matches.. The actinides are all __________ .. Copper, chromium, iron, and nickel are all examples of ________ metals.. The element with the highest electronegativity.. A row on the table of elements.. Hard
Marine Science What the humpback whales use to communicate long distance.. Acronym for Classification hierarchy. lobster and seaweed for example.. Type of plate boundary where trenches form.. A circular flow of water.. Hard
Rock Cycle fine-grained metamorphic rock. the process by which soil and rock are removed from the Earth's surface. used to measure the size of large molecules, where the force of gravity is augmented . rocks that arise from the transformation of existing rock types. a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock. Older Children
Water used to treat household sewage.. also known as the water cycle. Sediment remaining after water has been treated.. science dealing with origin, history, materials and many more.. capacity of rock or soil to transmit a fluid, usually water.. Big
ELECTRICITY P=I(IR) or P=VI. separate conducting paths. unit of current. observed that a piece of amber attracted small bits of paper.. found that many other different materials could be made to act like amber.. Very Difficult
Energy and Power Energy of a compound that changes as its atoms are rearranged to form new compounds.. Energy caused by an object’s 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
 
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