Science February 24
Terms in this set (20)
A material that is a poor conductor of energy such as electricity of heat.
Belonging to or lying within a given part
The energy of motion
An observed regularity of the natural world that scientists have observed repeatedly and can be used to accurately predict what will happen in many situations.
A fluid that takes the shape of the part of the container that it occupies, and that forms a distinct surface.
The properties of attraction possessed by magnets; the molecular properties common to magnets.
The amount of matter inside an object.
How much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify.
A wave that requires a medium to pass through.
The temperature at which a solid melts and becomes a liquid.
Refers to the transmission of hereditary characteristics from parent organism to their offspring.
The numerical system of choice for scientists.
A portion of matter consisting of two or more substances in varying proportions that retain their own properties.
A stable unit of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.
The process by which heritable traits that are favored by environmental conditions become more common in successive generations, and heritable traits that are less favored by environmental conditions become less common. Over time, this process may result in the emergence of new species.
A particle of an atom that carries a neutral charge.
Nucleus (In Biology)
The part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction.
Nucleus (In Physics)
The central structure in an atom that contains neutrons and protons.
The immediate descendants of a parent.
Matter, energy, or information that flows out of a system.
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