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Numble Jumble WLES Grade 3 Science

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skeleton
Whole system of bones
seed Coat
The coating of a seed
joints
Where two bones come together and allow movement some are fixed and do not move
cartilage
Rubbery flexible material that sometimes connects bones and provide shape for some body parts including the nose and ears
tendon
a rope like tissue that connects muscle to bone
ligament
The tissue that connects bone to bone or bone to Cartilage
muscle
Tissue that can contract allowing movement of bones
inherited traits
What you are born with passed on from your parents example eyecolor
ball and socket joint
Joint that allows movement in a rotation up-and-down front to back only at the shoulders and hips
gliding joints
Joint that allows movement in two directions feet and hands
hinge joints
Joint that allows movement back and forth only knees elbows in the end two joints of each finger and thumb
boiling point
The temperature at which a heated liquid turns into gas
condensation
The process by which water vapor cools and changes to a liquid
evaporation
The process by which a liquid becomes a gas
freezing point
The temperature at which a liquid becomes a solid
melting point
The temperature at which a solid becomes a liquid
water vapor
Water that is changed into gas
dissolve
Make or become part of a liquid mixture
mixture
Two or more substances that can be separated from each other and keep their properties
solution
A mixture formed when a substance dissolves in a liquid evenly
opposable thumb
thumb that can be used for grasping
chemical reaction
when substances come together and form a new substance (ex. rust)
physical reaction
when the state of matter changes (ex. freezing, melting)
matter
what an object is made of
viscosity
how quickly/slowly a liquid flows
humid
containing a high amount of moisture
water cycle
how water moves on earth (ex. condensation, evaportation, precipitation, transpiration)
mass
matter that makes up an object or substance
temperature
measure of warmth or coldness of a substance
constellation
a group of stars forming a pattern (ex. Big Dipper)
moon
natural satellite that revolves around a planet
moon phases
pattern of the moon as it appears in the sky
waning moon
after full moon and before new moon (illuminated area is decreasing)
waxing moon
after new moon and before full moon (illuminated area is increasing)
astronomy
science that deals with celestial objects, space, and the universe as a whole
orbit
The curved path of a celestial object or satellite around a star, planet, or moon (Ex. moon around Earth)
revolve
Move in a circular orbit
rotate
To turn on an axis
planet
A celestial body moving in an elliptical orbit around a star (Ex. Earth orbits the Sun)
solar system
The collection of planets and their moons in the orbit around a sun, along with smaller bodies such as asteroids, meteoroids, and comets
axis
An imaginary line in which the earth rotates
scale model
a representation that is smaller or larger than the object it represents (ex. globe)
gravity
what keeps things from floating off earth's surface
photosynthesis
the process of a plant turning sunlight into food
embryo
tiny undeveloped plant
cotyledon
stored food
fertilizer
a chemical or natural substance added to soil to increase plant growth.
organic
coming from living matter
compost
decayed organic material used as a plant fertilizer
humus
the organic component of soil, formed by the decomposition of leaves and other plant material
decompose
make or become rotten
castings
waste produced by worms
roots
part of a plant that typically lies below the surface of the soil
life cycle
the series of changes in the life of an organism
silt
fine sand, clay, or other material carried by running water and deposited as a sediment
texture
the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface or a substance
nectar
a sweet liquid produced by plants and used by bees in making honey
fertilize
to make soil richer and better able to support plant growth
pollinate
producing seeds by moving pollen from one plant to another
cross-pollinated
to move pollen from one type of plant to another type of plant
loam
a type of soil that is good for growing plants
adaptation
a change made for survival
biotic
living object (example:plant, animal, human)
abiotic
non-living object (example: soil, sunlight, wind)
germinate
to begin to grow
organism
a living thing (example: plant, animal)
exoskeleton
outside covering of an animal (example, crab, snail)

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