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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
WORK AND POWER unit of time.. 20 joules of work were done in 5 seconds.. the product of displacement multiplied by the force. the work to lift a weight of 5 newtons up to 2 meters is ____ joules.. rate of doing work.. Teenage
ENERGY energy possessed by the moving molecules of steam or any other substance.. form of energy in food and dynamite.. form of energy produced by musical instruments.. unit of energy. energy of radiant objects such as fire.. Teenage
Microbiology Determine the words that are associated with each hint. For names, only use the last name. The name of the scientist who invented a set of postulates that's purpose was to associate specific organisms with a specific disease . the ability of an organism to inflict damage on a host; an organism's ability to cause disease. a measure of pathogenicity. species of microbes that are always present on or in another organism. the science of the incidence, distribution and spread of disease in a community. Hard
Chemistry Elements in a horizontal row. Outermost electrons of an atom. The energy required to remove an electron from an atom. Ductile, conducts electricity and heat, magnetic. Elements with some metal and nonmetal properties. Teenage
CHEMISTRY Mass per unit volume.. The energy required to remove an electron from a gaseous atom or ion.. Generally considered to be anything that has mass and volume.. When a vapor reforms a liquid.. The volume of a gas at constant pressure is directly proportional to the temperature.. Teenage
Microorganismos un organismo unicelular, microscópico (solo se puede ver con un microscopio), no tiene núcleo. un ser unicelular vivo de tamaño microscópico (solo se pude ver con un microscopio). un tipo de Protista , organismo unicelular. problema de la salud causada por bacterias o virus. un organismo que puede tener características de plantas, hongos (fungus), y animales.. Hard
Earth Science The type boundary where two plates move together. The type of boundary where two plates move apart. The theory that says Earth's lithospheric plates move slowly relative to each other, driven by convection currents in the mantle. A place where oceanic lithosphere sinks into the mantle during subduction. The type of boundary where two plates grind past one another. Teenage
Bioligy Match the correct word to the correct hint A reactant . Chemical formula for water. Making glucose by plants. organelle in plants that makes sunlight into glucose. when this hits an object it is either absorbed or reflected . Teenage
The Water Cycle flat, layered looking clouds; extremely common. hail, rain, sleet, and snow are forms of this. when water vapor gets cold and turns back into liquid. when water turns into vapor or steam. high level clouds that look wispy and transparent. Older Children
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
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