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9 terms
Science Key Terms #3
Phases (Moon Phases)
Eclipse
Solar Eclipse
Umbra
One of the different apparent shapes of the moon as seen from…
The partial or total blocking of one object in space by anoth…
The blocking of sunlight to Earth that occurs when the moon i…
The darkest part of a shadow
Phases (Moon Phases)
One of the different apparent shapes of the moon as seen from…
Eclipse
The partial or total blocking of one object in space by anoth…
21 terms
Term 3 Science Key Terms
Environment
Community
Abiotic factors
Biotic factors
The living and non-living things that affect organisms in a p…
All the populations of various organisms, both plants and ani…
Non-living things in an ecosystem e.g. rainfall, water temper…
Biological or living things in an ecosystem e.g. plants, anim…
Environment
The living and non-living things that affect organisms in a p…
Community
All the populations of various organisms, both plants and ani…
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3.3 Science Key Terms
Headland
Beach
Longshore Drift
Spit
A part of the shore that sticks out into the ocean.
An area of wave-washed sediment along a coast.
As waves repeatedly hit the beach, some of the beach sediment…
A beach that projects out of the water.
Headland
A part of the shore that sticks out into the ocean.
Beach
An area of wave-washed sediment along a coast.
36 terms
Key Stage 3 Science 'A'
accommodation
acetylcholine
acid
acid rain
eyes ability to change focus
neuro-transmitter chemical that diffuses across synapse
Solution with a pH of less than 7
Rain water which is made more acidic by pollutant gases
accommodation
eyes ability to change focus
acetylcholine
neuro-transmitter chemical that diffuses across synapse
12 terms
Science Key Terms #3
Matter
Mass
Volume
Element
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Measure of the amount of matter a substance contains
Measure of how much space something takes up
Pure substance that cannot be broken down into different subs…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter a substance contains
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Term 3 Science Key Terms
Environment
Community
Abiotic factors
Biotic factors
The living and non-living things that affect organisms in a p…
All the populations of various organisms, both plants and ani…
Non-living things in an ecosystem e.g. rainfall, water temper…
Biological or living things in an ecosystem e.g. plants, anim…
Environment
The living and non-living things that affect organisms in a p…
Community
All the populations of various organisms, both plants and ani…
13 terms
Science Key Terms 3
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, com…
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
Magma that has reached the Earth's surface
A major volcanic belt that forms many volcanoes that rim the…
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, com…
Magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
11 terms
3.3 Science Key Terms
phase change
endothermic
heat of fusion
exothermic
a change from one state to another without any chemical change
accompanied by or requiring the absorption of heat
the heat absorbed by a unit mass of a given solid at its melt…
accompanied by the release of heat
phase change
a change from one state to another without any chemical change
endothermic
accompanied by or requiring the absorption of heat
53 terms
OGT Science key terms 3
Acid
Agriculture
Alloy
Asexual Reproduction
A chemical that reacts easily with other substances and turns…
Using land to get food or to feed animals for human consumpti…
A mixture of metals (and sometimes non-metals) which forms on…
Reproduction that happens without sex; one organism creates o…
Acid
A chemical that reacts easily with other substances and turns…
Agriculture
Using land to get food or to feed animals for human consumpti…
37 terms
Key Stage 3 Science 'C'
captive breeding
carbon cycle
carbon dioxide
carbon footprint
Breeding a species in zoos to maintain the wild population
a natural cycle through which carbon moves by respiration, ph…
gas present in the atmosphere at a low percentage but importa…
the total amount of greenhouse gases given off by a person in…
captive breeding
Breeding a species in zoos to maintain the wild population
carbon cycle
a natural cycle through which carbon moves by respiration, ph…
23 terms
Key Stage 3 Science 'B'
backward reaction
balanced symbol equation
basalt
base
the reaction which goes from right to left in a reversible re…
a symbolic representation showing the kind and amount of the…
a rock forms when iron rich magma cools
a substance that will react with acids
backward reaction
the reaction which goes from right to left in a reversible re…
balanced symbol equation
a symbolic representation showing the kind and amount of the…
11 terms
Science 3.3 Key Terms
The energy in waves come from wind tha…
Waves shape the coast through erosion…
Wind causes erosion by deflation and a…
headland
What gives waves their energy?
How do waves shape a coast?
What are the causes and effects of wind erosion?
a part of the shore that sticks out into the ocean
The energy in waves come from wind tha…
What gives waves their energy?
Waves shape the coast through erosion…
How do waves shape a coast?
14 terms
Science Key Terms #3
Matter
Mass
Volume
Element
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Measure of the amount of matter a substance contains
Measure of how much space something takes up
Pure substance that cannot be broken down into different subs…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter a substance contains
12 terms
Science Key Terms #3
Matter
Mass
Volume
Element
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Measure of the amount of matter a substance contains
Measure of how much space something takes up
Pure substance that cannot be broken down into different subs…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter a substance contains
13 terms
science key terms 3
Reference Point
Apparent Motion
Average Speed
Acceleration
A place or non-moving thing used for comparison to see if ano…
A change in position that occurs when a reference point is mo…
The total distance something travels in the total time it tak…
The rate at which velocity changes (a change in velocity). It…
Reference Point
A place or non-moving thing used for comparison to see if ano…
Apparent Motion
A change in position that occurs when a reference point is mo…
5 terms
Science keys terms#3
Weight
Mass
International system of units
Volume
A measure of the force of gravity on an object
A measure of how much matter is in an object
The system of units used by scientists to measure the propert…
The amount of space that matter occupies
Weight
A measure of the force of gravity on an object
Mass
A measure of how much matter is in an object
15 terms
science key terms #3
nucleus
chromosome
centriole
centromere
control center of a cell
threadlike structures that DNA and proteins form
an organelle near the nucleus in pairs they are involved in t…
the point on a chromosome by which it is attached to a spindl…
nucleus
control center of a cell
chromosome
threadlike structures that DNA and proteins form
28 terms
Key Terms Science #3
universe
galaxy
milky way
Local Group
made up of hundreds of billions of galaxies
group of stars, gas, and dust held together by gravity
our galaxy
a collection of over 30 galaxies of various shapes and sizes
universe
made up of hundreds of billions of galaxies
galaxy
group of stars, gas, and dust held together by gravity
18 terms
science key terms 3
protist
pseudopod
protozoan
contractile vacuole
an eukaryotic organism that cannot be classified as an animal…
a "false foot" or temporary bulge of cytoplasm used for feedi…
an animal-like protist
the cell structure that collects extra water from the cytopla…
protist
an eukaryotic organism that cannot be classified as an animal…
pseudopod
a "false foot" or temporary bulge of cytoplasm used for feedi…
8 terms
3.4 Science Key Terms
Glacier
Continental Glacier
Ice Age
Valley Glacier
A large mass of ice that moves over land slowly.
A glacier that covers much of a continent or large island.
The time when continental glaciers covered most of Earth's su…
A long, narrow glacier that forms when snow and ice built up…
Glacier
A large mass of ice that moves over land slowly.
Continental Glacier
A glacier that covers much of a continent or large island.
9 terms
3.1 Science Key Terms
Erosion
Sediment
Deposition
Gravity
The process by which natural sources move weathered rock and…
A mixture of materials that consist of pieces of rock, soil,…
The process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
The force that moves rock and other materials downhill.
Erosion
The process by which natural sources move weathered rock and…
Sediment
A mixture of materials that consist of pieces of rock, soil,…
11 terms
3.2 Science Key Terms
Runoff
Rill
Gully
Stream
Water that moves over Earth's surface .
During sheet erosion, runoff forms tiny grooves in the soil.
A large groove, or channel, in the soil that carries runoff a…
A channel along which water is continually flowing down a slo…
Runoff
Water that moves over Earth's surface .
Rill
During sheet erosion, runoff forms tiny grooves in the soil.
11 terms
Science 3.3 Key Terms
Metal
Malleable
Ductile
Conductivity
A name that scientists give to elements
A material property about how the material can be hammered or…
A material property about how a material can be pulled out, o…
The ability of an object to transfer heat or electricity to a…
Metal
A name that scientists give to elements
Malleable
A material property about how the material can be hammered or…
10 terms
Key Terms 3.3 Science
Headland
Beach
Longshore drift
Spit
A part of the shore that sticks out into the ocean.
Waves washed sediment along the coast.
The movement of water and sediment down a beach caused by wav…
A beach formed by longshore drift that projects like a finger…
Headland
A part of the shore that sticks out into the ocean.
Beach
Waves washed sediment along the coast.
8 terms
Science Key Concepts Term 3
Biological
Marvellous
Micro-organisms
Yeast
Relating to biology or living organisms.
Causing great wonder; extraordinary.
Microscopic living creatures.
A fungi. A single-celled eucaryoic organism; reproduces by bu…
Biological
Relating to biology or living organisms.
Marvellous
Causing great wonder; extraordinary.
13 terms
science ctp 3 key terms
natural selection
adaptations
niche
competition
a process by which characteristics that make a individual bet…
a behavior or physical characteristic that allows a organism…
the role of an organism in its habitat
the struggle of organisms have to survive
natural selection
a process by which characteristics that make a individual bet…
adaptations
a behavior or physical characteristic that allows a organism…
5 terms
5.3 Science Key Terms
valence electron
alkali metals
alkaline earth metals
halogens
an electron in the outer shell of an atom
very reactive, electropositive, monovalent metals forming str…
the hydroxides of which are alkalis but less soluble than tho…
valence electron
an electron in the outer shell of an atom
alkali metals
very reactive, electropositive, monovalent metals forming str…
15 terms
Science Key Terms 1 and 3
surface water
river system
watershed
groundwater
water that collects on the surface of the ground.
flowing network of river and streams
area of land that is drained by a river
underground formation that contains groundwater
surface water
water that collects on the surface of the ground.
river system
flowing network of river and streams
13 terms
3.2 Science Key Terms
organelles
cell wall
cytoskeleton
cell membrane
carry out specific functions within the cell
rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells of…
protein framework inside the cell that gives cells their shape
forms outside boundary that separates the cell from its envir…
organelles
carry out specific functions within the cell
cell wall
rigid layer of nonliving material that surrounds the cells of…
15 terms
Science 3.2 Key Terms
runoff
rills
gully
stream
Water that moves over Earth's surface
Tiny grooves in the soil
A large groove, or channel, in the soil that carries runoff a…
A channel along which water is continually flowing down a slope
runoff
Water that moves over Earth's surface
rills
Tiny grooves in the soil
53 terms
OGT Science key terms 3
Acid
Agriculture
Alloy
Asexual Reproduction
A chemical that reacts easily with other substances and turns…
Using land to get food or to feed animals for human consumpti…
A mixture of metals (and sometimes non-metals) which forms on…
Reproduction that happens without sex; one organism creates o…
Acid
A chemical that reacts easily with other substances and turns…
Agriculture
Using land to get food or to feed animals for human consumpti…
10 terms
1.3 Science Key Terms
scientific notation
length
mass
volume
the method used to make handling larger or smaller numbers ea…
the distance between two points
the amount of matter in an object
how much space an object takes up
scientific notation
the method used to make handling larger or smaller numbers ea…
length
the distance between two points
29 terms
Science KS3 Key Words
Accuracy
Calibration
Data
Measurement error
How close a result is to the true value.
Establishing the relationship between scales on a measuring i…
Information, either qualitative or quantitative, that has bee…
The difference between a measured value and the true value.
Accuracy
How close a result is to the true value.
Calibration
Establishing the relationship between scales on a measuring i…
13 terms
science Key terms sec. 3
natural selection
adaptations
competition
predator
A natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms bes…
The behaviors that allow organisms to live successfully in th…
A bad interaction between two organisms
An animal that hunts other animals for food
natural selection
A natural process resulting in the evolution of organisms bes…
adaptations
The behaviors that allow organisms to live successfully in th…
13 terms
Science Key Terms- I.3
Natural Selection
Adaptations
Niche
Competition
_____________ works like this: Individuals whose unique chara…
The behaviors and physical characteristics that allow organis…
A _____ includes the type of food the organism eats, how it o…
The struggle between organisms to survive as they attempt to…
Natural Selection
_____________ works like this: Individuals whose unique chara…
Adaptations
The behaviors and physical characteristics that allow organis…
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Science 3.4 Key Terms
glacier
continental glacier
ice age
valley glacier
any large mass of ice that moves slowly over land
a glacier that covers much of a continent or large island
times in the past when continental glaciers cover larger part…
a long, narrow glacier that forms when snow and ice build up…
glacier
any large mass of ice that moves slowly over land
continental glacier
a glacier that covers much of a continent or large island
20 terms
Key Stage 3 Science
How does pressure relate to force and…
How does atmospheric pressure change w…
Using the particle theory, explain why…
How do you calculate moments and what…
A higher force results in a higher pressure and a greater are…
As you go higher above sea level, the atmospheric pressure de…
In gases, particles are far apart and can therefore be compre…
Moment(Nm) = perpendicular distance from pivot(m) X force(N)
How does pressure relate to force and…
A higher force results in a higher pressure and a greater are…
How does atmospheric pressure change w…
As you go higher above sea level, the atmospheric pressure de…
20 terms
Key Stage 3 Science
How does pressure relate to force and…
How does atmospheric pressure change w…
Using the particle theory, explain why…
How do you calculate moments and what…
A higher force results in a higher pressure and a greater are…
As you go higher above sea level, the atmospheric pressure de…
In gases, particles are far apart and can therefore be compre…
Moment(Nm) = perpendicular distance from pivot(m) X force(N)
How does pressure relate to force and…
A higher force results in a higher pressure and a greater are…
How does atmospheric pressure change w…
As you go higher above sea level, the atmospheric pressure de…
5 terms
science key terms chapter 3
natural resource
renewable resource
nonrenewable resource
pollution
anything in the environment that is used by people
a resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
a natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame
contamination of land,water,or air
natural resource
anything in the environment that is used by people
renewable resource
a resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
11 terms
Science Key Terms 3.3
Physical properties of metal
metal
Malleable material
ductile material
shininess, malleability, ductility, and conductinity
based on element's properties
can be hammered or rolled into sheets and other shapes
can be pulled out into a long wire
Physical properties of metal
shininess, malleability, ductility, and conductinity
metal
based on element's properties
14 terms
Fusion Science 3.1: The Atom Key Terms
theory
revise
matter
element
an explanation of things or events based on... scientific knowle…
to change something so that it is more accurate
anything that has mass and takes up space
a substance that can't be broken down or separated into a sim…
theory
an explanation of things or events based on... scientific knowle…
revise
to change something so that it is more accurate
13 terms
3.2 key terms for science
Gully
Stream
Energy
Flood plain
A large groove, or channel, in the soil.
Gully
A large groove, or channel, in the soil.
Stream
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Ch. 3 Science Key Terms
cell cycle
interphase
replication
mitosis
The regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo.
The stage of the cell cycle that takes place before cell divi…
The process by which a cell makes a copy of eh DNA in its nuc…
The stage of the cell cycle during which the cell's nucleus d…
cell cycle
The regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo.
interphase
The stage of the cell cycle that takes place before cell divi…
6 terms
4.3 Key Terms science
Continental Drift
Pangaea
Fossil
Q-What was Alfred Wegener's hypothesis…
Wegener's hypothesis that the continents slowly moved across…
A word that means " all lands".(landmass that broke apart 200…
Any trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in a…
A-Wegener's hypothesis was that all the continents were once…
Continental Drift
Wegener's hypothesis that the continents slowly moved across…
Pangaea
A word that means " all lands".(landmass that broke apart 200…
10 terms
Week 1 Term 3 Key Science Vocabulary
atom
ecosystem
electron
element
The basic building block for all matter in the universe. They…
Each individual plant and animal could not exist by itself on…
This is a negatively charged particle that spins around the o…
This is a pure substance that is made from a single type of a…
atom
The basic building block for all matter in the universe. They…
ecosystem
Each individual plant and animal could not exist by itself on…
23 terms
Science Chapter 3 Key terms
Air Mass
Tropical
Polar
Maritime
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
Warm air masses form in the tropics and have low air pressure.
Cold air masses form north of 50 degrees north latitude and s…
Air masses form over oceans-- Air can get humid.
Air Mass
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
Tropical
Warm air masses form in the tropics and have low air pressure.
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Science 3.4 Key Terms
Nonmetal
Diatomic molecule
Halogens
Noble Gases
An element that lacks most of the properties of a metal
A molecule that consists of two atoms
Salt forming elements in group 17 on the periodic table
The elements in group 18 that are very unreactive
Nonmetal
An element that lacks most of the properties of a metal
Diatomic molecule
A molecule that consists of two atoms
science 2.3 key terms
reactant
products
chemical reaction
activation energy
elements or compounds that enter into a chemical reaction
elements or compounds produced by a chemical reaction
process that changes, or transforms, one set of chemicals int…
energy that is needed to get a reaction started
reactant
elements or compounds that enter into a chemical reaction
products
elements or compounds produced by a chemical reaction
2.3 science key terms
carbohydrate
nucleic acid
polymer
nucleotide
compound made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms
macromolecules containing hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon,…
molecules composed of many monomers makes up macromolecules
subunit of which nucleic acids are composed; made up of a g-c…
carbohydrate
compound made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms
nucleic acid
macromolecules containing hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, carbon,…
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Science 7.3 Key terms
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
The bottom layer of Earth's atmosphere.
The second-lower layer of Earth's atmosphere.
The layer of the atmosphere above the Stratosphere.
The outer layer of Earth's atmosphere.
Troposphere
The bottom layer of Earth's atmosphere.
Stratosphere
The second-lower layer of Earth's atmosphere.
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