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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
Atom-The Building Blocks of Matter area outside the nucleus where electrons can be found. carries no charge. smallest particle in an element. carries negative charge. tny core of an atom. Older Children
Rock Vocabulary ______ is the first stage in the creation of a sedimentary rock in which sediments are dropped off and gather together. . High silica content results in ______ color.. Igneous rock formed below Earth's surface. ______ is the most common extrusive igneous rock.. Type of rock formed from compacted sediment. Big
Alternative Energy Vocabulary fuel made from vegetable or animal fats. electricity generated by falling or flowing water. giant windmills used to convert wind energy into electrical energy. used to convert sunlight into electricity. renewable energy source from living or recently dead plant material. Big
Earth's Ecosystems a living thing that makes it own food. the path of the Sun's energy from one living thing to another. a place where living and nonliving things interact. water that falls to earth. an animal that hunts, kills, and eats other animals. Hard
Physical Science a substance that does not conduct electricity very well. a current of rising air. the way in which the rotation of the earth bends the path of winds, sea currents, and objects that fly through different latitudes. this happens in a lightning bolt before the return stroke. the three main cloud types are stratus, cirrus, and _________. Hard
Matrix Vocabulary relation that pairs each x value w/ exactly one y value. rectangular array of numbers in rows & columns. graph w/ distinct points. set of ordered pairs. the y values. Older Children
Photosynthesis, Respiration, and Fermentation A plastid that contains chlorophyll and in which photosynthesis takes place.. Located outside the Thylakoid. the first stage of photosynthesis.. A series of events that are regularly repeated in the same order.. A multilayered membrane unit formed by stacks of the lobes or branches of a chloroplast thylakoid. Read more: http://www.answers.com/topic/grana#ixzz2DYVxNjgr. Hard
The Particle Theory and Changes of State Adding heat to water simply changes water to steam or __.. The temperature at which a substance melts is called its melting __.. A heating __ is a graph showing how a substance's temperature changes while being heated.. Adding heat to ice simply changes the ice to __.. As water is heated, its __ gain energy and move faster and faster.. Older Children
Soil the feel of a surface (fabrics, soil, etc.).. A particular kind of earth or ground.. What happens when wind constantly blows over soil? removal of rock and soil material by natural processes, principally running water, glaciers, waves and wind. 1.3. a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired. Ability of a material. Older Children
Biology Captures energy from sunlight and converts it into chemical energy. The fluid portion of the chloroplast and is outside the thylakoids. Uses energy from light to produce ATP and NADPH. The rotation of an organelle or process. Is located in the chloroplast and is arranged in stacks. Hard
Ecology often biotic factors that depend on number of population. only found in specific areas. to survive abiotic or biotic factors. consuming another. small change in composition of species. Very Difficult
Science a colored chemical compound that absorbs light. thread-like chromotin that condenses into rod structures. an organim that dose not make its own food. this means that some materials can pass through the membrane and others can not. the regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo. Hard
Biology Cell organelle that stores materials such as water, salts, proteins, and carbohydrates.. Atom of the element that has a number of nuetrons different from that of other atoms of the same element.. A place where all the organisms live.. Attractin between molecules of the same substance.. Macromolucule made mainly from carbon and hydrogen atoms, includes fats, oils, and waxes.. Hard
Science Metals Cu, Ag, Au; all three stable and malleable; once were used to make coins. The electrons on the outer level of an element . Fe, Co, Ni; all three used in the procces to create steel and other metal mixtures. Horizontal columns of elements. Vertical rows of elements. Big
J.J. Thomson's Model Please complete the crossword below. The group of electrons revolving around the nucleus of an atom. Atoms with the same number of protons and a different number of neutrons. Particle with no charge and contributes to the mass of an atom. A vacuum tube generating a focused beam of electrons . Smallest particle of all matter. Hard
Organisms and the Environment an organism that makes its own food. the ways in which the organisms in an ecosystem interact with one another according to what they eat. a community and its physical environment. a single organism in an environment. an organism in a community that must eat to get the energy it needs. Older Children
Science Accessory organs include the liver, ___, and the gall bladder.. ___ digestion includes a series of actions whose purpose is to break down the chemical bonds in nutrients so that they can be absorbed into the bloodstream.. ___ digestion includes tearing and grinding of the teeth. Chemical digestion is accomplished by the digestive ___. Sphincters are found at the ___ in the digestive system. Hard
Cell A storage organelles that hang onto water, waste products, and food until needed.. Used to create and store large molecules.. Is studded with small structures called ribosomes.. Gives orders to other cell parts.. Forms the outer layer of the cell and decides what gets in and what stays out.. Hard
Manned Spaceflight Begins ______ 1 was the first manned space program?. Mercury 7 astronaut.. First man in space.. first person to perform an EVA. . _____4, first long-duration U.S. spaceflight.. Hard
Pollution Soil Pollution. Is any form of precipitation that is acidic.. Things that cause pollution.. A stable and intensive supercoolant used in air conditioning systems, refrigerators, aerosol sprays, and cleaning salients . This can change the environment.. Hard
Photosynthesis a sugar with several forms and an important energy. people breath out and plants absorb in through photosynthesis. the waste product of a plant and humans breath in. a whole formed by a union of 2 or more elements. small hole on the underside of a leaf. Hard
Scientific Types of Energy Also called radiant energy. Energy in magnets and electromagnets. Energy in moving or static electric charges. Energy released by vibrating objects. Also called thermal energy. Big
Space The middle planet. no longer a planet. the earth rotating itself 1 time. when the moon is in between the sun and us. In outer ............ Older Children
Astrology the ram. the twins. an important sign other than birth sign. Gemini, Libra, Aquarius. taurus, leo, scorpio, aquarius stable, determined, deep & persistant. Hard
Invertebrate primitive brain. largest class of cnidarians . the simplest of all animals . a protective capsule. sections in a tapeworm's body. Very Difficult
Cells a green structure in a plant cell where food is produced. a sac-like space in a cells cytoplasm fo storing materials such as food or waste. cells that contain a nucleus and organelles (all cells except for bacteria). long strand in the nucleus that stores directions for cell activities- act as blueprints for transferring info. a small organelle composed of cytoplasmic granule, sites of protein synthesis (manufacture). Hard
Chemistry atoms of the same element that have different numbers of neutrons. attraction formed between atoms when they share electrons.. neutral particle , composed of quarks inside the nucleus of an atom.. the particles that are never settle.. solid , liquid ar gas that contains two or more substances blend evenly throughtout.. Big
phases of the moon the changes in the shape of the moon is called. the moon doesn't have _______ of it's own. the time when the moon is full illuminated. a gradual decrease in magnitude or extent. time when half of the moon is dark and half light. Older Children
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
Ecology ;An interaction in which one organism kills and eats the other. A relationship between two species in which one species benefits from the other which is harmed. All the living and non-living things that interact in a particular area.. A relationship in which one species benefits and the other one is neither helped nor harmed.. The larger species of the two organisms in a symbiotic relationship. . Hard
Science Finely pulverized lava erupted from a volcanoe. Large block of Earth's crust. Point at which the eathquake occurs at. Magma that has reached gthe Earth's surface. Second waves to arrive and cannot travel through liquid. Hard
Ecology ;An interaction in which one organism kills and eats the other. A relationship between two species in which one species benefits from the other which is harmed. All the living and non-living things that interact in a particular area.. A relationship in which one species benefits and the other one is neither helped nor harmed.. The larger species of the two organisms in a symbiotic relationship. . Hard
Earthquake A city in this country moved 10 feet in a massive 8.8 magnitude earthquake. Scientists can't predict these. These wave moves up and down and side to side. These waves expand and compress. This is the first wave you feel . Big
Science Vocabulary ways of acting. the passing of traits from parents to offspring. series of major changes in an animals body during its life cycle. Three Stage Lifecycle (Egg, Nymph, Adult). traits that are learned or gained throughout life. Big
Plant and Animal Cell Parts a green structure in a plant cell where food is produced.. a sac-like storing space for materials such as food or waste.. a cell that contains a nucleus.. a living thing that can carry out its life activities.. a small organelle composed of cytoplasmic granules.. Hard
Introduction to Matter Energy in the form of heat.. The energy from the breaking or forming of bonds.. The energy of motion or position of matter.. Form of matter.. Neutral sub-atomic particles.. Hard
Clinical Laboratory Technican the standardization of measuring instrument by finding the deviation from a standard to determine the proper correction factors. the study of human body cells. the study of the human immune system . the study of blood cells. cut and stain tissue specimens for microscopic examination by pathologists/phlebotomist and draw and test blood . Hard
BENEFITS AND DANGERS OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY a multiple outlet surge,device has its own circuit breaker.. converts electrical energy into other forms like light, sound, thermal energy, mechanical energy and others.. the rate at which an electrical appliance converts electrical energy into other forms.. unit of power. too much appliances that can cause too much heat can damage appliances and may even cause fire.. Hard
Classification of Matter mixture of two or more substances distributed evenly throughout. different throughout. mixture in which it appears to be the same, but is not. solid solutions dissolved in a metal. the same throughout. Hard
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