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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
Photosynthesis Green light is ___________ by leaves, which is why they are green.. Where does the Calvin cycle occur?. NADP+ and H+ ions form ________________.. The Calvin cycle uses ATP and NADPH from the light-dependent reactions to produce ______-_________ ____________.. The Calvin cycle does not require __________.. Hard
Water Cycle boundary where a warm air massmoves over a cold air mass. rain falls throught freezing air and turns into ice. breeze that moves from the water to the land. water vapor turns directly into ice and forms ice. weather instrument used to measure air pressure. Big
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
About the Moon Features of the moon More than half...less than full!. Whole not half! . Brightness fades. When the Earth's shadow falls on the Moon. Brightness grows. Older Children
Melting Ice Sunlight is ( ) by pollution, like carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.. The more ( ) are in the atmosphere, the more heat gets trapped.. One of the major greenhouse gases. Car is one of the main sources.. Trees, water, oil, etc.. ( ) are rising due to melting of glaciers.. Hard
Plate Tectonics It generally forms alomg a subduction zone?. An undersea mountain range with a steep, narrow valley running down it's center is?. Material on the ocean floor forms?. Descirbes continental movement also it proposes a possible explanation of why and how the continents move. This theory is called?. Alfred Wegener proposed a hypothesis called?. Hard
Organelles site of photosynthesis. contains nucleus. links amino acids. waxy substance used to prevent tails from sticking together. puts finishing touches and transports. Hard
Wet And Wonderful!!! a constellation pictured as a man carrying water. the growing of plants in water . the blue-green color of water. a pipe where water may be drawn. growing or living in water. Older Children
Chemistry a substance that has little tendency to become a gas under exsisting conditions. a compound of which a relatively small amount of the dissolved compound existsas ions in an aqueous solution. the seperation of ions that occurs when an ionic compound occurs. a mixture consisting of particle that are intermidiate in size between those in solutions and suspensions forming mixtures none as colloid dispersions. the H3O+ ion. Hard
Water Cycle water that has been heated to a gas. water that flows off the land into streams, rivers, lakes and the ocean. ice crystals that fall from the sky. these form in the sky when water vapor condenses into water droplets. the water falls from clouds such as rain, snow, sleet or hail. Older Children
Atmosphere The average conditions of weather in an area. The amount of air that is exerted onto a object. The air surrounding the earth. The second to last layer in atmosphere is where the o-zone is located and protects from suns uv rays.. The state of atmosphere with respect to moisture. Older Children
Science It lives in bumps. It is a small particle. We exhale this. We need it to live. Takes things in. Older Children
Water Cycle a huge mass of ice that moves over the land. water rolls from clouds as rain ,sleet,snow or hail . the repeated movement of water through the environment. when water filters(soaks) into the ground becoming groundwater. the flow of water over land. 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
Plate Tectonics Once magma reaches Earth's surface it is called _______.. A _________ is a break or crack in the rock of the lithosphere along which movements take place.. A stationary location in the mantle where magma melts through a tectonic plate.. A mountain range is formed at a ______ boundary.. The theory that explains how continents move is called _____.. Hard
Mercury Vocabulary the outer part of the element. A famous place where mercury is located has a famous mine. A famous mine in Spain. They used mercury in their tombs. Mercury atomic number. Big
GOLD looking for gold. those who look for gold. where gold is found. lump of gold. used to dig for gold. Easy
Properties of Matter Found in the atom's nucleus. (has a neutral charge). The phase or state of matter when it takes the shape of its container and the molecules are fairly close together.. How heavy an object is. (changes with gravity). The measure of how much mass fits into a certain volume.. The smallest piece of an element that still has its characteristics.. Older Children
POWER, GENERATION, TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION the coalescence of two colliding nuclei of certain elements. coals, natural gas and oil can be burned in power plants to produce steam. energy from falling water. splitting of the nucleus of an atom of a certain element. solar cells can collect the suns energy and convert it directly into electrical energy.. Teenage
OERSTED DISCOVERY pointed where the direction on magnetic field. where could magnetic field deflected. discovered current carrying conductor (4pts.). region which is less than a millimeter in length. simple device. Teenage
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