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centimeter
metric unit
on a ruler.
10mm
equals 1 cm
millimeter
a metric unit
on a ruler
flower
the part of the plant that contains the organs of reproduction and also produces seeds
roots
a part of the plant that usually grows underground. The help keep the plant in place, absorb minerals and water and store food that is made by the leaves.
stem
a plant part that grows above ground and support and attaches other plant parts.
leaf
is usually a flat green plant part that grows on a stem or stalk and makes food through photosynthesis
diameter
a line that goes through the center of the circle
seed
a plant part that contains an embryo and the food that it will need to grow into a new plant
parts of a seed
seedling, seed coat, stored food
germination
the sprouting of a seed, spore or bud
pollen
powdery grains
photosynthesis
the process in which the plant makes food from sunlight
Do seeds need sunlight in order to germinate?
NO. Seeds have stored food needed for germination
chlorophyll
plants gets their green color from this
It helps plants use energy from the sun to make food
seedling
a young plant
disperse
to spread out or move away. Seeds disperse by wind, water, animals and humans, bird and animal droppings
Do seeds need sunlight to germinate?
Seeds have their own food. There is no sunlight under the soil
milliliter
the metric unit used to find the volume of liquids in a measuring cup or graduated cylinder
measuring cup
is used to find the volume of liquids in a glass
volume
the amount of space that takes up space
diameter
is a line that goes through the center of a circle
beaker
a wide rim glass with a spout
balance scale
this is used to find the mass or weight of an object
pan balance
a measuring instrument for finding the weight or mass of an object
graduated cylinder
a scientific tool used to find the volume of liquid
hand lens
a tool used to magnify objects
temperature
the measurement of how hot or cold an object is at any given moment
observaton
to look at an object for over period of time
classify
to sort information in an organized system
substance
a material that occupies space like fluids
magnet
a material that attracts other objects that have iron in the object
life cycle of a frog
an egg, tadpole, young frog, adult frog
behavior
the way in which living things act in response to their environment
shelter
an area that provides protection for living things
traits
features that plants and animals inherit
Examples are eye and hair color
inherit
traits that we get from our parents
Examples are hair color, skin color
acquired/learned trait
Things that we learn throughout our life like walking and talking
inherited trait
traits that we get from our parents like hair, eye or skin color
instinct
a way of behaving that is natural and automatic. IT is not learned
organism
a single form of life such as a plant, animal or fungus that is able to grow and reproduce
insulator
any object that odes not allow electricity to go through it
Are all metals attracted to magnet?
NO, they need to have iron in the metal
conductor
any objects that allow electricity to flow through it
circuit
a path that electricity flows through
open circuit
a circuit that is not complete and will not allow electricity to flow through it
closed circuit
a circuit in which the electricity flows through the complete circuit and will turn on the light bulb
conductivity
a property or power to conduct heat, electricity or sound. Can be done through wires and metals
boiling point of water C/F
A) 212 degrees Fahrenheit
B) 100 degrees Celsius
camouflage
coloring of body shape that protects an animal by making it look like its surroundings so it can hide from predators and prey
hibernation
to pass the winter in the state of inactivity that is similar to sleep. Animals that do this usually live in cold climates
migration
traveling form one place to another at regular times of the year often over long distances
environment
the surroundings and conditions that living things grow and develop.
life cycle
the series of changes or stages in life of a plant or animal
lifespan
the length of time between the birth and death of an organism. Elephant--60 years
life cycle of a butterfly
egg, caterpillar, pupa, butterfly
metamorphosis
a complete change in the appearance or form of an animal during its development into an adult.
extinct
no longer existing or living like dinosaurs
endangered
in danger of becoming extinct
adaptation
a special feature that help an animal survive
predator
an animal that hunts another animal for food
prey
an animal that is hunted by a predator
mimicry
the ability of a living thing to look like another living thing or its surroundings
habitat
the area in which an animal or plant lives
ecosystem
all living things living in a community and the environment in which they live.
rain forest
a thick evergreen forest that receives a high amount of rain. Found in the tropics along the equator.
grassland
a large, plain full of grass with few or no trees
population
a group of animals and plants who are living in the same place at the same time
community
all the populations that live together
habitat
the area in which an animal or plant lives
consumer
anything that cannot make its own food, like ALL animals
producer
a living thing that makes its own food, like plants and trees
decomposer
a living thing that eats dead plants and dead animals like bacteria and fungi
decomposition
to breakdown or rot
food chain
the transfer of energy or movement of energy from one organism to another
food web
a group of food chains
food
what animals and plants consume
overpopulation
when there are too many of one type of species of animal like deer
endangered
in danger of becoming extinct
shivering
to tremble or shake when cold
salivating
to produce extra spit, saliva
herbivore
a consumer that only eats plants
carnivore
a consumer that only eats animals
omnivore
a consumer that eats both plants and animals
shedding
the removal of fur or skin or scales
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