2ndGrade Science Vocabulary
plant part that makes seeds or fruit.
plant part that can grow into a new plant.
sticky powder inside a flower that helps make seeds.
a young plant.
bits of rock and soil that help plants and animals grow.
what humans and other animals breathe in order to live.
shows how a living thing grows, lives, makes more of its own kind, and dies.
The way plants or animals look or act.
animal with hair or fur that feeds milk to its young.
animal with six legs, antennae, and a hard outer shell.
stage in the life cycle of some animals after they hatch from an egg.
body part or way animal acts that helps it stay alive
an animal that lives part (usually the first part) of its life in water and another part on land.
a way that animals blend into their surroundings.
a place where plants and animals live.
an animal that hunts other animals for food.
a long period of time with little or no rain.
what is left of a living thing from the past.
a model of the order in which living things get the food they need. Most food chains start with the Sun.
Animals that are hunted by predators.
two or more food chains that are connected.
An animal that is in danger of becoming extinct.
A term applied to a species of plant or animal that was once living but now is not.
a center line that an object spins around.
the path Earth takes around the Sun.
the Moon's shape as we see it from Earth.
an object in space made of hot, glowing gases.
the spinning of Earth on its axis