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STATIC ELECTRICITY AND COULOMBS LAW unit of electrical force. unlike charges. father of electricity. unit of charge. unit of electric field. Teenage
Quasi-experiments and Non-experiments possible feature of groups of participants who have not been randomly allocatied. treatment is controlled therefore is is .... treatment occurs naturally therefore it is .... a ----- experiment is one in which the experimenter does not have complete control over all central variables. a ----- experiment is an experiment in which the researcher has complete control over the manipulation of the IV and control of all other relevant variables. Teenage
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
Plant Structure and Function plant cell that are elongate and non living. the basic unit of a livng organism. chemical responsible for regulating plant growth. term refering to the formation of gametes. plant male gametophyte. Teenage
CURRENT, VOLTAGE AND RESISTANCE unit of current. does not direction. net flow of charges. unit of voltage. device used to measure current. Teenage
Energy _________ energy comes from burning fuels.. Most machines have ____________ energy.. ___________ and light are two kinds of energy.. Food, fuel, and __________ all have stored energy.. _______ energy changes into chemical energy.. Older Children
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
Science Theory that has never been proven false. Beryl that has a deep green color . Volcano that will probably never erupt again . Most famous measure of the earthquake strength, which rates earthquakes on a scale of 1 to 10. Well-known chemical sedimentary rock. 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
The Biosphere break down organic matter - bacteria & fungi. each step in a food chain or web that shows the flow of energy. any autotroph that produces its own food. a series of steps in an ecosystem that shows how energy is passed along in an ecosystem. collection of all organisms that live in a particular place, along with the non-living or physical environment. Hard
What is weather? Water in the form of a gas.. Amount of water vapor in the air compared to the amount it can hold.. Any form of water that fall's from the sky.. Amount of water vapor in the air.. Weight of the air pressing down on earth.. Older Children
Water Cycle water in the form of a gas. cooling winds that blow in land from sea. device for measuring air pressure. warm wind that blows seaward from the land. the blanket of gases that surrounds earth. Older Children
Chemistry of Life Attraction between molecules of different substances.. C-H chains, fats, oils & waxes. Attraction of molecules of same substance.. Neutral subatomic particle, found in nucleus of atom.. Atoms of same element that differ in number of neutrons.. Hard
Force, Motion, and Newton's Laws a rate of decrease in velocity. a course along which someone or something moves. the action or process of moving or being moved. the tendency of an object to remain in its state of rest or motion. a lift, push, or pull. Teenage
Chemistry Matter made of only one kind of particle. The ability of an atom to remove and electron from another atom. Diagrams that show valence electrons as dots. Atoms gain or lose electron to attain the electron configuration of a noble gas. Bond between atoms in a molecule. Very Difficult
Science the upper part of the mantle. the crack of the Earth. The crust for the ocean. the study of Earth. a clue that proves there was Pangea. Hard
Chemistry Increases with increasing protons and decreases with distance from outer electrons. Number of ions of opposite charge that surround an atom in a crystak. Matter made of only one kind of particle. Sharing electrons. The ability of an atom to remove and electron from another atom. Very Difficult
Evolution most individuals die. closely related species will have fewer nucleutide differences. variations of a gene. phenotypes at both ends of therange and selected for over the intermediete forms. are traces or remains of living things from a previous geologic time. 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
Renal Pathology An example of a pre-renal cause of azotaemia is _____.. Low MCH is known as ________.. A morphological diagnosis should include distribution, time, site, lesion type and ______. . Renal failure occurs when there is less than ______ percent functional nephrons.. Lympho____ is part of a stress leukogram.. 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
Minerals 95% earths crust. break along flat surfaces. color of fine powder . do not break along flat surfaces. gold and silver diamond example of . Hard
Plate Tectonics The bottom of a sea or ocean. The edges of different pieces of the lithosphere meet at lines.. Rise in the asthenosphere and spread out beneath the lithosphere.. To move apart. is the theory that states pieces of Earth's litosphere are in constant,slow motion,driven by convection currents in the mantle.. Older Children
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
Biology Vocabulary branch of biology that studies heredity. a family history that shows how a trait is inherited. the alleles of a particular gene are different. diagram that predicts the outcome of a genetic cross. passing of traits from parents to offspring. Hard
Social Studies Government As citizens we have ____ and responsibilities.. What is the name for changes or additions to our Constitution?. The first ten amendments that list the rights of every U.S. citizen is called the ____.. Something you have to do.. The branch of government that approves and carries out the laws is the ___ branch.. Older Children
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
Social Psychology feelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us to respond in a particular way to objects, people, and events.. the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting either the situation or the person's disposition.. the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior, to underestimate the impact of the situation and to overestimate the impact of personal disposition.. the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another.. Older Children
Social Studies ways of limiting trade by tariffs, quotas, or embargos.. in a centralized command economy being told by government what and how much to produce in a certain time.. an organization that consists of a number of parties or groups united in an alliance or league.. a form of government in which a central government operates all levels of government in a country.. clouds or rain containing sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides causing problems in the environment.. Very Difficult
Classical Conditioning Hint: No answers have a space in between words. The guy that experimented classical conditioning on dogs. A stimulus that unconditionally triggers a response. The learned response to a previously neutral stimulus. an originally irrelevant stimulus that comes to trigger a conditioned response. Older Children
SKY Speech by one person.. Make things happen at same time.. Boring due to no change.. Doing in perfect time.. To be grateful for.. Hard
Science find the answer the special, normal, or proper activity of an organ or part. a group of similar cells that perform a common function. is a system of folded membranes in which proteins, lipids are made. the smallest unit that can perform all needs of life. a collection of tissues that carry a specialized function of the body. Hard
Plant Cell This gets energy from the sun and use it to make food and gives the plant it's green color. . This stores food, water, waste products and other materials.. These give protein to the nucleus. . This is the distribution and shipping department for the cell's chemical products.. This helps maintain the structure of the cell. . Hard
Elements As Money scientist who derived theory of gravity and worked as master of the Royal Mint of England.. Ounce by ounce, the most valuable element you can buy. shortened named of the Aluminum Company of America.. Element used in paper money ink as a anti-counterfeiting tool.. Rocks that were thrown out because they were blieved to be trash but actually held 500 oz of gold per ton.. Hard
Rocks Rock Forms cubic crystals. Quartz has. Gypsum has a silky or . Another characteristic is . Mica has a . Big
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
Science __ solution - A solution that contains a high amount of solute.. __ mixture - a mixture that is the same throughout.. A theory used to explain matter and heat transfer. It suggests that all matter is made up if tiny particles too small to be seen. These particles are constantly in motion because they have eneregy.. __ mixture - a heterogeneous mixture; in a mechanical mixture nat least two substances are visible.. Any solid, liquid, or gas that contains only one kind of particle throughout.. Hard
Chemistry Group 17 of the periodic table. Horizontal rows on the periodic table. There are only 7 of these types of elements on the periodic table. Electrons in the outer shell of an atom. Elements in the S and P blocks. Hard
Science Vocabulary A rule describing a consistent pattern in nature.. A prediction that can be tested.. A subatomic particle with no charge.. The smallest part of an element.. The center of an atom.. Big
Science Something we breath. All living things including plants and animals are made up of. Cells that are made into molcules. Is an element and a gas. Is anything that have a Volume or mass. Older Children
Science melted rock above the crust. the breaking of a mineral breaking as smooth edges . formed by compation. the breaking of a mineral breaking as rough or jagged edges. the movment of continents over a long period of time. Older Children
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
Cell green organelle. smallest organism on earth. balloonlike organelles. similar cells that do the same work. different types of tissue working together. Hard
Ecology LIVING ENVIRONMENT illustrate the relationships between prey and predator. any organism , usually an animal, that feeds on plants or other animals. any animal that eats plants. any animal that eats flesh. a depiction of the amount of energy in each tropic level of an ecosystem . Hard
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
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
States of Matter When a gas or vapor changes directly into a solid without first changing to a liquid.. The energy a substance must absorb in order to change from a liquid to a gas.. A temperature 0 K.. The energy a substance must absorb in order to change from a solid to a liquid.. The state of matter in which a material has a definite volume but not a definite shape.. Hard
Science Saving energy. Fuels formed millions of years ago by the remains of prehistoric plants and animals. using plant matter to generate electricity. Using the power of the wind to generate electricity. Using the power of the sun to create heat or electricity. Hard
GENETICS The different forms of a gene; can be dominant or recessive.. Another name for a characteristics.. A gene for which the trait always appears when present.. A way to calculate the probability of inheriting a specific trait using the genotype of the parents.. The physical characteristics (trait) of the genotype.. Hard
Science the hard rock that lies beneath all the soil layers. when liquid soaks into soil. the soil underneath the topsoil that hold most of the chemicals that drip down from the topsoil. the layer of soil that is mostly comprised of broken up rocks. the uppermost layer of soil that is formed from the organic material that lies on top of it. Older Children
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