vocabulary week 5
Terms in this set (10)
A type of rock that forms from cooled magma or lava.
Type of insect development characterized by the similar appearance of pre-adults and adults.
An explanation based on evidence that is not directly observed.
A trait or characteristic that is passed from parent to offspring
A material used to reduce or prevent the transfer of electricity, heat, or sound.
An animal that lacks a backbone.
An organized scientific study of the natural world that may include making systematic observations, asking questions, gathering information, analyzing data, summarizing results, drawing conclusions, and/or communicating results
An early stage in the life cycle of an organism that will undergo complete metamorphosis.
The stages of an organism's growth and development.
A property of a mineral that describes how it appears when it reflects light.