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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
Higher Invertebrates A rasping tongue characteristic of gastropods. . An outer skeleton.. Tissues used for gas exchange in aquatic animals.. A two part tube structure used by Bivalves to bring fresh water into their shells.. A chemical substance produced by leeches.. Hard
History of Psychology Psychology that studies the effects people have on one another's behavior. Psychology that studies the individual differences in temperament and patterns of behavior. Psychology that studies changes of behavior over the course of one' lifespan. Proposed by Wundt and involves introspective analysis of individual elements of consciousness. 1st Psychology Lab in Leipzig, Germany. Hard
History of Rocketry Use the reading material to complete the puzzle Launched by Russia on Oct. 4, 1957.. Newspaper that mocked Goddard's lack of 'basic physics'.. American rocket that was a modified V2 rocket.. another name for gunpowder.. Developed the V2 rocket.. Teenage
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
Inorganic Analysis an atom differing from another atom of the same element in the number of neutrons in its nucleus. the sum of the number of protons and neutrons in the nucleus of an atom. an analytical technique for identifying crystalline materials. the state in which an stom absorbs energy and an elctron moves from a lower to a hgiher energy level. a particle with no electrical charge. Hard
Inside the Earth the blocks of crust on each side of the fault . the boundary formed by the collision of two lithosphereic plates. a break in a body of rock along which one block slides relative to another. what is it called when you use satellites to see the plates move. a theory of global tectonics in which the lithosphere is divided. Big
Integumentary System undifferentiated cells that divide and give rise to the keratinocytes. consists of three to five layers of flat keratinocytes. consists mainly of a single layer of cuboidal to low comumnar stem scells. has more areolar and adipose tissue. connective tissue layer, ranges from 0.2mm to 0.4mm. Very Difficult
Introducing Planet Earth Vocabulary Please complete the crossword puzzle. the four periods that a year is typically divided into. the great divisions of land on Earth, including Africa, South America, Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, and Antarctica. the points farthest north and south on the Earth along its axis. Earth spins on its axis so that all living things have day and night; takes 24 hours. slanted, not straight. Older Children
Introduction to Cells the basic building blocks of matter that make up everyday objects. A desk, the air, even you are made up of atoms! . group of similar cells that perform a common function. 1.all organisms are made of one or more cells 2. the cell is the basic unit of all organisms 3. all cells come from existing cells. smallest structure and functional unit of all living organisms. a structure made up of a collection of tissue that carry out a special function. Older Children
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY A circle of constant longitude passing through a given place on the earth's surface and the terrestrial poles. The section of a map that explains symbols for the map features. The imaginary line that circles the globe from north to south at 0 degrees. Imaginary east-west circles parallel to the Equator. Any of the imaginary lines encircling the Earth's surface, relating to lines or surfaces that are separated everywhere from each other by the same distance. Teenage
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
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
Introduction to Science What is the unit of mass?. Something you think will happen.. What do you measure liquids with?. The opposite of regular.. What is the unit of weight?. Big
Invertebrate primitive brain. largest class of cnidarians . the simplest of all animals . a protective capsule. sections in a tapeworm's body. Very Difficult
Invertebrate Project membrane that holds organs in place. one of many body sections of a tapeworm . shaped like a ball or globe EX: volvox. name of the cavity given to the organism. outermost layer; cells on the outside form the skin, brain. Very Difficult
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
Isaac Newton newton's college. look through. last name. first name. occupation. Older Children
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
Jane Goodall a person who writes a novel, poem, essay, etc.; the composer of a literary work, as distinguished from a compiler, translator, editor, or copyist.. The great outdoors. A person who studies behivor. a group or committee of persons sent to a foreign country to conduct negotiations, establish relations, provide scientific and technical assistance, or the like.. The type of monkey Jane Goodall studied.. Hard
Lab Apparatus Pick up hot objects with these. To pick up minute substances. Stirs things in beaker. Is used for measuring liquids precisely. To scoop small amounts of chemicals. Big
Lab Equipment is used for collecting or placing a small amount of liquid . placing objects under the microscope lens. is used for measuring liquids. clothing protection. is used heating. Teenage
Lab Equipment Big nail file. Used to dry test tubes. Used for ice baths and gas labs. Puts different things at different heights. Measures liquids. Big
Lab Equipment & Safety Rules Class B flammable materials.. A ____ ____ has many shallow depressions.. Pick up hot objects with these.. Measures the volume of liquids.. You clean lab equipment with this.. Hard
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
Lab Safety prevents injuries and damage. acid can be poured in this but this cannot be poured in acid. something you where on your eyes for protection. wiring or connections not properly covered and protected. a thin glass tube used to hold small amounts of liquid. Older Children
Lab Safety Wash your eyes. Hold hot glassware. Protect your clothes. Protects your eyes. Mix your chemicals. Older Children
Landforms A deep valley with very steep sides - often carved from the Earth by a river.. Is a long-lasting,slow moving river of ice on land.. Is plant growth up out of the water and mostly anywhere that has water... Wide, relatively flat area of land that has grasses and only a few trees.. This landform is low, watery land formed at the mouth of a river.. Older Children
Landscape ____ goods and services - processes that provide us with storage and recycling of nutrients. When these formed, people developed government, laws and writing. Most energy comes from ______. Human activities can change local and global _____. As urban centers grew, people moved here. Big
Lesson in Chemistry Iron (II) oxide. gives the percent by mass of each elemant in the compound.. AlN. ferrous oxide. HS. Big
Lesson in Chemistry Iron (II) oxide. gives the percent by mass of each elemant in the compound.. gain e-. AlN. ferrous oxide. Hard
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
Life Science any living thing. a change in an organism to better fit its ecosystem. an animal that is hunted and eaten by a predator. an inherited behavior that helps animals survive. a body part that helps an organism survive. Teenage
Life Science A system that allows the production of offspring.. A system that breaks down food into energy for the body.. A system that regulates the body’s response to stimuli.. A system of glands that make hormones to regulate the body.. A system that is the natural outer covering of an organism.. Hard
Life Science A chart or . made of a single cell . The passing of traits from parents to offsprings. A protein that speeds up chemical reactions in a living thing . An organism's genectic make-up, or allele combinations. 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
Light Happens when a light wave bends.. To take in or soak up. (reflect and absorb light)-materials that do not allow light waves to pass through.. The low point of a wave.. Light waves that travel in a straight path.. Older Children
Light and Color The process of bending a light ray as it crosses the boundary between two different materials is called ___.. The process that produces light using heat energy is ___.. A form of energy, including all the colors we see, that travels at 300,00 km/s in a vacuum is referred to as ___.. The entire range of electromagnetic waves, including all possible frequencies is known as the ___.. A unit of length equal to one-billionth of a meter is a(n)___.. Big
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
Light and Heat gas made from hot water. form. forms when light is blocked. light goes in. helps us see. Big
Light and Sound Complete the crossword puzzle below the fact or phenomenon of light, radio waves, etc., being bent in passing obliquely through the interface between one medium and another or through a medium of varying density.. is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water. is a region where light from a light source is obstructed by an opaque object. type of wave with the longest wavelength in the EM spectrum. is a spectrum containing the range of all possible frequencies of electromagnetic radiation. Older Children
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
Linear Motion The SI unit of measurement for this is the second (s). Regarded in relation to something else; Depends on point of view or frame of reference; with respect to. Motion under the influence of only gravitational forces. How fast something changes with time. Used in physics to mean 'straight line'. Older Children
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