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Moon Phases and Seasons When the moon is behind the sun and not visible. When a planet or moon goes around a sun or planet. When the sun is getting blocked out by the moon. Teenage
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
Motion a space between objects, units, points, or states. the change in position of an object. a force that opposes motion between two surfaces that are in contact. the speed of an object in a particular direction. a system for specifying the precise location of objects in space and time. Teenage
Motion an object's change in position relative to a reference point . negative acceleration is also called. an action exerted on a body in order to change the body's state of rest or motion. speed along with direction is called . a force that opposes motion. Older Children
Multicellular Primary Producers through meiosis this diploid produces haploid cells. an area in the Atlantic that gets its name from a certain type of weed . diploid spores produced by the carposporophyte. an example of this is a life history with two generations. spores that have flagella for movement. Hard
NATURE OF MAGNETISM leading stones. unlike pole. south seeking pole. from lodestones. have the ability to attract materials that are magnetic in nature. Older Children
Newton's First Law Puzzle A Crossword Puzzle for Newton's First Law Movement.. The force that when something stops, it wats to keep going ex: slam on the breaks in the car, body flys forward.. A rule.. A push or a pull.. the speed and direction of an object.. Older Children
Newton's law 5.Ratio of change in distance to time.. 8.Ratio of displacement to time.. 4.State when net force is zero.. 1.It is a measure of force exerted by gravity on mass.. 7.Ratio of total distance to total time.. Teenage
Newton's Laws Motion the result of unbalanced forces. resistance to change. push or pull. speed of an object, but in a specific direction. every object persists in its state of rest or uniform motion in a straight line unless it is compelled to change that state by forces impressed on it .. Teenage
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
Nickel Nickel does not __________ in plants and animals.. In open pit mining ______ after layer of ore is removed.. Scientists believe that an iron-nickel mix makes up the earth's ______ core.. Nickel is mined in ________, Russia, Canada, Cuba, South Africa and New Caledonia.. Open pit mining is used when the overburden is close to the ________.. Hard
Nitrogen Cycle Fill in the word that matches the definition nitrates are changed to nitrites and then to nitrogen gas and ammonia.. organisms in the soil involved in every step of the nitrogen cycle.. organisms that help fix nitrogen into a usable form.. chemical element atomis number 7 with symbol N.. plant organisms involved in getting nitrogen gas into nitrate.. Big
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
Non-Renewable Energy Resources an energy source that cannot be replaced of regenerated and will therefore run out. examples include coal, oil and natural gas. rainwater that is more acidic than normal rain due to the release of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides . the material, usually uranium, that undergoes nuclear fission and is the source of heat in nuclear power stations. the splitting of an atomic nucleus, which releases large amounts of energy. Hard
Not Everything in the Lab is a Rat Joe's specialty: ____ culture research. Biological catalyst. Difference between the highest and lowest values of a data set. Solution made of an acid and a conjugate base. Famous 'madame'. Teenage
Nuclear Energy Fill in the crossword puzzle with the clues below. We have to get rid of_________waste from nuclear energy.. Energy released by reactions with atomic nuclei.. The nations of the world now have more than enough nuclear_______to kill every person on earth.. All aorund the world.. The country where nuclear energy is produced and used the most.. Teenage
Nuclear Energy the process or result of joining two or more things together to form a single entity. a device in which a fission chain reaction can be initated. the spontaneous decay of disintegration of an unstable atomic nucleus . the basic unit of a chemical element. the central most important part of an object. Older Children
Nuclear Energy material used to protect people from ionizing radiation. expense to get fuel ready to use in a power plant. energy from heat inside the Earth. not able to be replaced; Ex. fossil fuels. 11 to 15 foot long tube containing fuel pellets. Hard
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
Organelles tiny organelles that link amino acids together to form protein.. small membrane-bound sacs that divide some materials from the rest of the cytoplasm and transport these materials place to place within the cell. . contists of closely layered stacks of membrane-enclosed spaces that process, sort and deliver proteins.. a network of proteins that is constantly changing to meet the needs for the cell.. stores most of the genetic information, or DNA in our cells.. Very Difficult
Organelles site of photosynthesis. contains nucleus. links amino acids. waxy substance used to prevent tails from sticking together. puts finishing touches and transports. Hard
Organic chemistry same number of atoms different structure. Alkane with 8 carbons . made of hydrocarbons, can be seperated. snap something in two. .... combustion - not sufficient oxygen. Hard
Organic Chemistry made of hydrogen and carbons. a new group attaches to a molecule in a reaction. the maximum amount of bonds carbon can form with itself or other elements. in addition to C and H, organic compounds also contain oxygen, phosphorus, sulfur, and ___. five Carbon chain with a aldehyde group. Hard
Organics / Enzymes Match each description with a word change in rate of chemical reaction. test for presense of starch. pockets within the enzyme. nopolar molecules that are not soluble or mostly insoluble in water (fats). any molecule produced by a living organism. 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
Osteology Anatomy of Head & Neck Houses the pituitary gland. Area of skeleton where bones are joined to each other. This bone assists in forming the nasal conchae. Site of junction between 2 or more bones; moveable articulation. Narrow cleftlike opening. Hard
Our Solar System Occurs when Earth intersects a cometary orbit and comet particles burn up as they enter Earth's upper atmosphere. Form of hydrogen with both liquid and metallic properties that exists as a layer in the Jovian atmosphere. Ratio of the distance between the foci to the length of the major axis; defines the shape of a planet's elliptical orbit. Large, gaseous planet that is very cold at its surface; has ring systems, many moons, and lacks solid surfaces—Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Region of the space that lies outside the orbit of Neptune, 30 to 50 AU from the Sun, where small solar system bodies that are mostly rock and ice probably formed. Hard
Outer Space Meteroids are also called this. The name for a collection of million of stars. this is no longer considered a planet. the hottest planet. planet with the biggest rings. Older Children
Painted Lady Butterfly Life Cycle hard shell on a larva that comes off (molts). also called the pupa. to come out of. usually a caterpillars first meal. to change shape or form. Hard
Parts of the Microscope located on the side of the frame, used to adjust the focus of the microscope. small platform where the specimen is mounted for examination . light or mirror that projects light through the diaphragm. holds the slide in place on the stage. the lens or system of lenses in a microscope that is nearest the object being viewed. Teenage
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
Periodic Table Group 7 elements are called ________. Down Group 0 the density steadily _________. As you go down Group 1 the elements _______ gets higher. Group 1 elements are the ______ metals. At room temperature Group 0 elements are colourless _____ . Hard
Periodic Table number of groups that have no group name. horizontal row on periodic table. law that states that the repeating chemical and physical propertiesof elements change periodically with atomic numbers of the elements. a group name of elements that are radioactive and are located at the bottom of the periodic table. and element or comound that conducts electric current better then a nonmetal but not as well as a metal. Hard
Periodic Table of Elements region in an atom where electrons are found. particles in an atom that have no charge. the sum of the protons and neutrons. atoms that have the same number of protons but a different number of neutrons. each horizontal row on the periodic table. Hard
Perodic Table an attraction between a positive metal ion and the electrons surrounding it. a material made of two or more elements that has the same properties of metal. a characteristic of a substance that describe its abuility to change into different substances . a covelent bond in which electrons are shared unequally. an orderly three dementional pattern of atoms in a solid. Hard
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
Photosynthesis The liquid raw material necessary for photosynthesis.. This gas is a raw material that is required for photosynthesis to occur.. A product of photosynthesis that is used by a plant as food.. Colored chemical compounds that absorb light.. A product of photosynthesis that is released through the stomata back into the air.. 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
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
Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration Without oxygen. Electron carrier in photosynthesis. The number of phosphate groups in ADP. With oxygen. Respiration without oxygen. Hard
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
Physical Science the movement of warm liquids or gases to cooler areas. the point at which a lever rests in moving or lifting an object. a poor conductor, material through which heat of electric charge does not flow. anything that has mass and occupies space. the flow of electric charge through material. Hard
Physical Science the region nearest the plate boundary should have more of these.. the boundary between two sections of rock that can move relative to one another.. the ______ can be found between the crust and the mantle.. rock formed when chemical reactions cement sediments together, hardening them.. less-powerful earthquakes that follow many powerful earthquakes. 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
Physical Science Module a substance that does not dissolve in water is most likely _____________. octane is an important component of __________. a molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due to an imbalance in the way electrons are shared. the phenomenon that occurs when idividual molecules are so strongly attracted to each other that they tend to stay together, even when exposed to tension. H2O is the chemical formula for what?. Hard
Physical Science Module another name for salt. the process by which water is continuously exchanged between earth's various water sources. the pockets of highly concentrated salt water around frozen fresh water.. a process in which large chunks fall off of glaciers into the ocean, forming ice bergs. water falling from the atmosphere as rain, snow, sleet, or hail. Hard
Physical Science Module Vocabulary an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure. narrow bands of high-speed winds that circle the earth, west to east. the region of the atmosphere that spans altitudes of roughly 48 km to 80 km. the mass of air surrounding a planet. the region of the atmosphere above an altitude of roughly 460 km. Big
Physics Potential energy is energy that is _________. What is work measured in?. Twice as much ______ energy means twice as much work. What theorem applies to decrease speed?. Materials that don't allow electrons to easily move through them.. Teenage
Physics Terms distance over which the wave's shape repeats. shortest distance from the initial to final postion. product of force times distance through which it acts. duration of one cycle in a repeating event. force resisting relative motion. Teenage
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