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DissolveTo breakdown and spread out evenly in a liquidSolidAn object with a set volume and shapeLiquidA substance that takes the shape of its container and flowsGas..., A state of matter with no definite shape or volumeStates of MatterSolid,liquid, and GasCondensationA physical change in matter from gas to a liquidEvaporationThe change of a substance from a liquid to a gasChanges of Statewhen a substance changes form from one state to anotherFreezingA change of state of matter from a liquid to a solid by the loss of heatMeltingChange in matter from a solid to a liquidThermal Energy/HeatEnergy that causes a change in temperatureTemperatureA measure of how hot or cold something is.EnergyIs the ability to do workVolumeAmount of space that matter takes upDensityProperty of matter. Compares the amount of matter to the space taken up. Objects that float in water are less dense than the water. Objects that sink in water are denser than the water.ThermometerMeasures temperature in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius.Life CycleThe stages an organism goes through during its entire life.Complete MetamorphosisA type of metamorphosis characterized by four dramatically different stages.Incomplete MetamorphosisMetamorphosis where an animal looks the same as an adult as they did as a baby. They simply grow larger.EggThe first stage of an animals life cycle.LarvaThe worm-like stage of an insect that goes through complete metamorphosis. Between the egg and pupa stages.PupaThe inactive stage of an insect that goes through complete metamorphosis. Between the larva and adult stages.AdultAn organism that is fully grown and developed.NymphAn immature form of an insect that does not change greatly as it grows.HerbivoreAn animal that gets energy by eating only plantsCarnivoreAn animal that gets energy by eating other animalsOmnivoreAn animal that gets energy by eating both plants and animalsPreyAn animal that is hunted as foodPredatorAn organism that hunts and feeds on other animalsFood Chainthe transfer of energy from one organism to another by eating and being eatenFood WebA connection of food chains with many food energy paths in an ecosystemProducerAn organism that uses sunlight to make its own food for energy (plants)ConsumerAn organism that gets energy by eating other organism (animals)DecomposerOrganism that breaks down plant and animal waste and remainsAdaptationAn inherited trait or learned behavior that helps an organism survive in its surroundingsPhotosysnthesisThe process where plants use sunlight, water and carbon dioxide produce sugar and release oxygenInherited TraitPassed from parent to offspring during reproductionLearned BehaviorA change in a way an animal acts as a result of its experienceLife CycleThe stages in an organism's life from birth to deathMetamorphosisA change in the form of an organismForceA push or a pull that causes an object to move,stop or change directionPushTo use force to move awayPullTo use force to move towardsMagnetismThe pushing or pulling force produced by a magnetGravityThe force that pulls objects toward the center of EarthFrictionA force that slows or stops motion when objects rub togetherElectricity...Energy produced by the movement of electronsElectrical EnergyEnergy produced by a power sourceConductorMaterial that allows electric current or heat to flow through easilyInsulatorMaterial that prevents electric current or heat from flowing

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