Three Oaks 5th grade science 129-143
Terms in this set (121)
is electricity to produce magnetism
Stamen and Pistol
the reproductive parts of a seed producing plant
North and South poles of a magnet
Two groups in the plant kingdom
Plants that produce seeds and plants that produce spores
Main parts of seed producing plant
Roots, flowers, stems, and leaves
supports, allows movement of water and nutrients
anchor plants, take water and minerals from the soil
part of plant where photosynthesis takes place
Structural adaptation for an organism
a change in a physical part of the organism that helps meet life needs
the process by which pollen is transferred from the stamen to the stigma
green plants use chlorophyll to produce food using carbon dioxide, water, nutrients, and sunlight
small leaves that form the housing of the developing flower in seed producing plants
Sun's energy in the foodweb
the sun's energy cycles from producers to consumers and back into the nutrient pool through decomposers
the function that an organism performs in the food web of that community. Its job.
Within the community how are the organisms related to each other
Oranisms are dependent on each other to survive
What living things have the greatest amount of energy in a community
A change in the way an organism acts or performs to meet a life need
instrument a forecaster uses to determine the amount of rainfall
measures air pressure
characteristic of a habitat that is dependent on the organisms needs
food, water,shelter, and space
what does the habitat provide for the organism
what weather conditions can be expected when a barometer is falling.
what term describes the air near a cold ocean current
what term describes the conditions for a very long time
what term describes the conditions in the air for the movement
what tool measures the amount of heat in the air
what does the "L" on a weather map usually represent
what tool measures wind direction
precipitation & temperature
what factors describe climate
measures wind speed
when high pressure air moves to low pressure area
tool measures wind direction
"L" on a weather map represents
an anemometer measures
Precipitation and temperature
factors that describe the climate
the layer of air around the Earth
created when high pressure air moves to an area of low pressure
term describing wind at high speeds 6-8 miles above the Earth
when water goes from a vapor to a cloud
what water does when it becomes vapor
snow, rain, hail, and sleet
How do roots help the plant?
roots anchor the plants & take water & minerals from the soil
What is a structural adaptation for an organism?
A change in a physical part of the organism that helps the organism meets a life need.
In what part of the plant does photosynthesis take place?
How does photosynthesis work?
Green plants use chlorophyll to produce food using carbon dioxide, waer, nutrients, and sunlight.
What is pollination?
The process by which pollen is transferred from the stamen to the stigma.
What are sepals?
Small leaves that form the housing of the deveoping flower in seed producing plants.
How does the sun's energy cycle through a food web?
The sun's energy cycles from producers to consumers and back into the nutrient pool through decomposers.
What is a niche?
The function that an organism performs in the food web of that community.
Within a community how are the organisms related to eachother?
Organisms are dependent on eachother for survival.
In what type of living things do we find the greatest amount of energy in a community?
What is a behavorial adaptation?
A change in the way an organism acts or performs to meet a life need.
What does a hygrometer measure?
What is the instrument a forecaster uses do determine the amount of rainfall?
What tool measures air pressure?
What characteristic of a habitat is dependent on the organism's needs?
the size of the habitat
What does the habitat provide for the organisms'?
it provides food, water, shelter, and space
What weather conditions can be expected when a barometer is falling?
What term describes the air near a cold ocean current?
What term describes the conditions for a very long time?
What term describes the conditions in the air for the moment?
What tool measures the amount of heat in the air?
What does an "L" on a weather map usually represent?
What tool measures wind direction?
What factors describe climate?
precipertation & temperature
What does an anemometer measure?
What is created when high pressure air moves to an area of low pressure?
What is the layer of air around the Earth called?
What term describes wind at high speeds 6-8 miles above the Earth?
What water does when it goes froma vapor to a cloud.
What term describes what water does when it becomes water vapor?
What word describes what snow, rain, hail, and sleet are?
What is a fierce dark stormy cloud?
What type of cloud is made of heavy, grey layers, and leads to precipertation?
What type of cloud is wispy and high up?
Who studys weather and climate?
What happens to the air the further you get from the planet?
it becomes less dense(the molecules spread out)
What is the amount os moisture in the air called?
What is the weight of the air called?
What is the measure of the amount of heat energy in the air called?
What is the boundry between air masses of different temperature and humidity?
What is the puffy, cotton like, fair weather cloud called?
When does a lunar eclipse occur?
when the moon moves into the Earth's shadow
How often does the moon revolve around the Earth?
once every month
One revolution around the sun is equal to how many days...
What is a helpful type of graph that shows changes ina ir temperature?
Cold air has more or less air pressure?
What causes the phases of the moon
the position of the moon relative to the Earth ans the sun
What protects the Earth from the sun's damaging rays
What causes the Earth to experience seasons
axial tiltand the revolution around the sun
When does a solar eclipse occur
when the mooon moves between the sun and the Earth
Which planet is the fifth in order of its orbit around the sun
How many planets are in our solar system
What rocky satellite orbits the earth that has no atmosphere, no water, and no life
How big is the sun
about 110 times the size of the earth
What is earth's closet star
What characteristic do all four inner planets have in common
What are the four inner planets
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
Which planet is the third in order of its orbit around the sun
How many planets revolve around the sun
What phases are the five basic phases of the moon
new, cresent, gibbous, quarter, full moon
Who believed the sun was the center of our solar system
Copernicus and Galileo
Aristotle and Ptolemy believed what was the center of our solar system
How does the Earth's atmosphere protect us
it blocks out the sun's damaging rays
How is the Earth different from the other inner planets
The Earth has large amounts of water and an oxygen rich atmosphere
What is a watershed
an area over which surface water flows to a single collection place
What are some natural resources found in Virginia
Arable land, coal, sand, forest, clean water and air
What is an area over which surface water flows to a single collection place
Which of these is a natural resource in houses, forests, or wood
How did NASA Apollo mission contribute to our understanding
it gave us information about the moon
What covers approximately half of Virginia`s land area?
The Chesapeake Bay
What are some minerals found in Virginia
coal, limestone, granite, sand and gravel
Name some water resources
ground water, lakes, reservoirs, rivers, bays, and the Atlantic Ocean
Name two watersheds in Virginia
Chesapeake Bay and Back Bay
Name three types of mineral resources found in Virginia
coal, limestone,granite, sand and gravel
Which water resource of Virginia is partly surrounded by land
Which water resource of Virginia is its largest
What water is completely surrounded by land
What are widespread resources in Virginia
natural and cultivated forests
How does Virginia use its land for recreation
land is used for city and state parks
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