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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 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 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
Lives of Stars Atoms fusing together. A dramatic example of a Red Giant star. A famous supernova. A set amount. Stars born in groups. Older Children
Living and Non Living Things A plant that grows in the dessert. Water lilies live in. The number of characteristics a living thing must have. A dog is a ......thing. Animals with a backbone. Hard
Living Organisms In The Environment All living things, even the smallest bacteria, have _______. (10). Organ systems functioning together make up a living _______. (8). Each organism lives in a specialized regional environment within the ecosystem known as the____. (7). The parts of Earth inhabited by living organisms. (9). Living things ______ .(7). Hard
Living Systems A group of specialized cells.. A system that allows the production of offspring.. A process by which a cell splits into two new cells.. A system that breaks down food into energy for the body.. Basic unit of life found in all living things.. Hard
Living Systems A group of specialized cells.. A system that allows the production of offspring.. A process by which a cell splits into two new cells.. A system that breaks down food into energy for the body.. Basic unit of life found in all living things.. Hard
Living Things Find each of the vocabulary words for the puzzle with the hints given. The not-yet-born form of an animal-that develops inside an egg.. Microbes that consist of one cell.. The study of how traits are inherited.. Period of timewhen the dinosaurs and most of their relatives suddenly died out.. Are things such as the color of your hair or eyes and the size and genral shape of your body.. Big
Magnetic Vocabulary an instrument used to determine geographic direction on Earth. an object that keeps its magnetism after it has been magnetized. qualities or characteristics. to draw objects together. the power of a magnet to push or pull other magnetic material. Older Children
Magnetism a material or object that produces a magnetic field.. In magnets, opposites _______.. magnetized pieces from iron ore.. the force of attraction or repulsion generated by moving or spinning electric charges.. The distance between the north and south poles of a magnetic circuit. . Hard
Magnets It will help you find your way.. Opposite of 'Repel'.. One of the 'Poles'.. This metal is not magnetic. A magnetic metal.. Older Children
Magnets and Magnetism If you try to put two like poles together, they will push _________ from each other.. Magnetism can be a pulling or pushing _____________.. Objects stick to a magnet's poles because that is wehre magnetism is __________.. The pull of gravity keeps you on the ______________.. If you were weightless, you would do this. . Older Children
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
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
 
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