Vocabulary week 1
science FCAT 2.0 vocabulary
Terms in this set (10)
To take up and store energy without reflecting or transmitting that energy.
A characteristic of an organism that increases its chances of survival in its environment.
To examine methodically by separating into parts and studying their interrelatedness.
An object that is found in the solar system, orbits the Sun, and is much smaller than a planet.
A term used to describe the magnetic force exerted by oppositely charged objects or to describe the gravitational force that pulls objects toward each other.
Forces that are equal in size but opposite in direction. See also force and unbalanced forces
A plant or animal action, reaction, or activity that occurs in response to stimuli (eg. gravity, light, temperature)
An animal that obtains nutrients from eating other animals
A feature, quality, property, or trait of an object or organism
The investigation and exploration of natural events and of the new information that results from those investigations