50 terms

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century
A period of 100 years.
complete
Having no missing parts
memorize
to commit something to memory
oral
relating to the mouth
written
past participle of write
fact
A piece of information that can be proven
grammar
a system of rules in a language
establish
to set up or create
bible
The holy book of Christians.
sewing
the activity or skill of making or repairing clothes
cooking
the practice or skill of preparing food by combining, mixing, and heating ingredients.
dancing
moving your body to music
basic
simple
household
a person or group of people living in the same residence
simply
In a straightforward or plain manner
accept
to agree to something or to receive something willingly
conduct
to lead or guide
scientific
relating to science
experiment
the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
mystery
an event which doesn't yet have an answer
universe
All of space and everything in it
Copernicus
Developed the first modern theory of a sun-centered universe
calculate
to find the answer by using math
revolve
To go around something in a circle
afraid
scared
publish
To make a document available to the general public
Galileo
Believed that the earth revolved around the sun. Was persecuted by the Church for this
support
give reasons and evidence
church
Place of worship for Christians
fear
emotion of an immediate alarm reaction to present danger or life-threatening emergencies
punish
v. to cause pain, suffering or loss for doing something bad or illegal
theory
An explanation of how or why something happens
passage
a part of a written work
watch
wrist device that shows time
telescope
A device built to observe distant objects by making them appear closer
submarine
a watercraft that stays under water
invention
something that is made for the first time
period
a unit of time
inference
to draw a reasonable conclusion from the information presented
information
facts and data
believe
to think something is true
factual
of or relating to facts; concerning facts
curiosity
an eager desire to know
candle
stick of wax which gives off light when it burns
chase
v. to run or go after someone or something
construct
to build
shone
past tense of shine
comparison
shows how two things are alike/different or how one is better than the other
simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
lifeguard
An expert swimmer who saves people from drowning.