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Numble Jumble Grade 1 Science

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axis
a straight line around which something rotates
balance
when something is in a stable position
counterweight
weight added to an object to make it balance
force
a push or a pull
gravity
a force that pulls things toward the earth's ground
motion
the act of moving
stable position
steady, not falling over
ramp
flat surface with one side higher than the other
spiral
winding or circling around a fixed center
beginning point
where an object begins
ending point
where an object ends
common starting line
unit of measurement lines up with beginning point of an object
distance
how far apart objects are
nonstandard measuring unit
object not usually used to measure
iteration
moving a nonstandard measuring unit repeatedly to measure an object while marking beginning and ending points
silt
fine/tiny pieces of earth material; smaller than sand
minerals
materials found in earth that make up rocks
rocks
two or more minerals held together
mixture
combination of two or more materials than can be taken apart
particle
small piece
texture
feel of a material's surface
humus
layer of soil made of decayed plants and animals
weathering
when earth materials are changed over time by weather
organism
an animal or plant; living things
habitat
where an organism lives
seed
what a plant grows from
seedling
young plant
germinate
to begin to grow
soil
part of earth in which plants grow; made of earth materials
terrarium
container that holds plants and land animals
aquarium
container that holds water with fish, plants, and animals
freshwater
water without salt such as rivers and lakes
exoskeleton
protective outside covering of an animal without a backbone
environment
the surroundings in which we live
survive
to continue to live
living
alive
nonliving
not alive
life cycle
series of change in the life of an organism
algae
a simple plant that grows in or near water
oxygen
produced by plants
decomposer
an organism that makes materials rot
camouflage
when animals blending in with their environment
roots
part of a plant that grows underground
stems
a part of the plant that grows above ground and supports the flower and leaves
seed coat
an outer protective covering of the seed
decay
rotting and decomposing of living things

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