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Harcourt Science: Light - 5th Grade
What is a lens?
What is a concave lens?
What is a convex lens?
What does a concave lens do?
A curved transparent object that bends light.
A lens that is thicker at the edges than it is at the center.
A lens that is thicker at the center than it is at the edges.
It spreads light waves apart and makes objects look smaller.
What is a lens?
A curved transparent object that bends light.
What is a concave lens?
A lens that is thicker at the edges than it is at the center.
55 terms
Harcourt Science 5th grade Ch. 1
Cell
cell membrane
nucleus
cytoplasm
the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell
a part of the cell that controls activities and is surrounded…
a jellylike fluid inside the cell
Cell
the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
cell membrane
a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell
16 terms
5th Grade Chapter 4-6 Harcourt Science
population
community
adaptation
symbiosis
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
a relationship between different kinds of organisms
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
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bkim 5th grade harcourt science matter & changes
Physical Changes
Change Of State
Melting point
Boiling point
A change in the form or appearance of matter that does not ch…
A physical change in one kind of matter that describes how it…
The teperature at which a solid melts, or becomes a liquid
The teperature at which a liquid becomes a gass
Physical Changes
A change in the form or appearance of matter that does not ch…
Change Of State
A physical change in one kind of matter that describes how it…
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5th Grade Chapter 6 Harcourt Science
population
community
adaptation
symbiosis
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
a relationship between different kinds of organisms
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
18 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science Chapter 2
Classification
Kingdom
Moneran
Protist
Grouping things by using a set of rules.
Largest group into which living things can be grouped.
Kingdom of organisms that have only one cell with no nucleus.
Kingdom of organisms that have only one cell with a nucleus.
Classification
Grouping things by using a set of rules.
Kingdom
Largest group into which living things can be grouped.
29 terms
Harcourt 5th Grade Science CA Chapter 2
local winds
prevailing winds
air mass
front
Depend on local changes in temperature. Example : at the seas…
1. Are global winds that blow constantly from the same direct…
A huge body of air which has the same general properties as t…
The border where two air masses meet. They usually don't mix,…
local winds
Depend on local changes in temperature. Example : at the seas…
prevailing winds
1. Are global winds that blow constantly from the same direct…
Harcourt Science: Light - 5th Grade
What is a lens?
What is a concave lens?
What is a convex lens?
What does a concave lens do?
A curved transparent object that bends light.
A lens that is thicker at the edges than it is at the center.
A lens that is thicker at the center than it is at the edges.
It spreads light waves apart and makes objects look smaller.
What is a lens?
A curved transparent object that bends light.
What is a concave lens?
A lens that is thicker at the edges than it is at the center.
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Harcourt Science: Light - 5th Grade
What is reflection?
What does opaque mean?
What does translucent mean?
What does transparent mean?
The bouncing of light from a surface.
Does not allow light to pass. You cannot see through it.
Allows some light to pass. Scatters light.
Allows all light to pass. Does not scatter light.
What is reflection?
The bouncing of light from a surface.
What does opaque mean?
Does not allow light to pass. You cannot see through it.
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Ohio 5th Grade Harcourt Science Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals with the s…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
19 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science Chapter 1
Cell
Cell Membrane
Nucleus
Cytoplasm
The basic unit of structure and function of all living things.
The thin covering that encloses a cell and holds its parts to…
Controls the cells activities
Jellylike substance containing many substances that keep the…
Cell
The basic unit of structure and function of all living things.
Cell Membrane
The thin covering that encloses a cell and holds its parts to…
Harcourt Science (2006) 5th Grade Chapter 7
hacienda
presido
El Camino Real
King Philip's War
large estate built by wealthy Spanish ranchers in North America
Military fort built by the Spanish and used to protect the mi…
Spanish for "the royal road", a route that linked Spain's col…
Native American revolt in the late 1600s in which the Pueblo…
hacienda
large estate built by wealthy Spanish ranchers in North America
presido
Military fort built by the Spanish and used to protect the mi…
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Science Chapter 7/5th grade Harcourt
The way a mineral reflects light is its
Rocks are broken down into sediment du…
Rock changed by heat and pressure is k…
Rocks continually change into other ro…
luster
weathering
metamorphic rock
rock cycle
The way a mineral reflects light is its
luster
Rocks are broken down into sediment du…
weathering
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Harcourt Science 5th grade Ch. 1 Cells
Cell
cell membrane
nucleus
cytoplasm
the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell
a part of the cell that controls activities and is surrounded…
a jellylike fluid inside the cell
Cell
the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
cell membrane
a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell
12 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science Chapter 3
Chromosome
Mitosis
Asexual reproduction
Sexual reproduction
A threadlike strand of DNA inside the nucleus
The process of cell division
Reproduction without the joining of cells from the male and f…
Reproduction in which cells from two parents unite to form a…
Chromosome
A threadlike strand of DNA inside the nucleus
Mitosis
The process of cell division
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Harcourt Publishers: Science 10;1 5th Grade
renewable resource
nonrenewable resource
pollution
conservation
a resource that can be replaced within a human lifetime
a resource that cannot be replaced within a human lifetime
any change to the natural environment that can harm natural r…
preserving or protecting natural resources
renewable resource
a resource that can be replaced within a human lifetime
nonrenewable resource
a resource that cannot be replaced within a human lifetime
Harcourt Science 5th Grade Chapter 7 Science Quiz
What are the building blocks of rocks?
What are the three things you need to…
How are rocks classified?
What is the best property to uses to i…
Minerals
Crystal Size, Mineral Content, and Where the Rock was Formed.
Luster, Streak, Color, and Hardness
Streak
What are the building blocks of rocks?
Minerals
What are the three things you need to…
Crystal Size, Mineral Content, and Where the Rock was Formed.
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Harcourt 5th grade Science Chapter 5
Ecosystem
Population
Community
Nonliving parts of ecosystem
All living and nonliving things in an area
Group of organisms of one species that live in an area at the…
All the populations in an area
Air, water, soil, temperature, and sunlight
Ecosystem
All living and nonliving things in an area
Population
Group of organisms of one species that live in an area at the…
27 terms
5th Grade Chapter 6 Harcourt Science
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals with the s…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
48 terms
5th grade Harcourt Science Chapter 5 The Solar System
photosphere
corona
sun
How does sun affect Earth?
the visible surface of the sun (sphere of light)
the outer layer of the sun's atmosphere, extends up to 600,00…
a star at the center of our solar system, that is the source…
The sun is the source of almost all energy on Earth. ... 1. Food…
photosphere
the visible surface of the sun (sphere of light)
corona
the outer layer of the sun's atmosphere, extends up to 600,00…
13 terms
Science Harcourt 5th Grade Ecosystem Nitrogen Cycle
ecosystem
food chain
decomposer
food web
a community of organisms and the evironment in which they live
the transfer of food energy between organisms in an ecosystem
a consumer that obtains food energy by breaking down the rema…
a diagram that shows the relationships between different food…
ecosystem
a community of organisms and the evironment in which they live
food chain
the transfer of food energy between organisms in an ecosystem
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Ohio 5th Grade Harcourt Science Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals with the s…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
23 terms
Harcourt 5th grade science lesson 12- Earths Oceans
salinity
water pressure
continental shelf
continental slope
the amount of salt in the water
the downward push of water on a given area
the part of the ocean floor that slopes gently near the land
the part of the ocean floor that slopes steeply
salinity
the amount of salt in the water
water pressure
the downward push of water on a given area
5th Grade Harcourt Chapter 2 Lesson 1
ancestor
theory
migration
artifacts
an early family member
is an idea based on study and research
movement of people
objects made by people
ancestor
an early family member
theory
is an idea based on study and research
29 terms
Harcourt 5th Grade: Ch. 1
region
relative location
environment
absolute location
An area in which many features are similar
The position of one place compared to other places
The surroundings in which people, plants and animals live.
The exact location of a place
region
An area in which many features are similar
relative location
The position of one place compared to other places
Harcourt Science 5th grade Ch. 1
Cell
cell membrane
nucleus
cytoplasm
the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell
a part of the cell that controls activities and is surrounded…
a jellylike fluid inside the cell
Cell
the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
cell membrane
a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell
5th Grade Chapter 6 Harcourt Science Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals with the s…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
Harcourt Science 5th grade Ch. 1 Cells
Cell
cell membrane
nucleus
cytoplasm
the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell
a part of the cell that controls activities and is surrounded…
a jellylike fluid inside the cell
Cell
the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
cell membrane
a thin membrane around the cytoplasm of a cell
5th grade Harcourt Science Chapter 5 The Solar System
photosphere
corona
sun
How does sun affect Earth?
the visible surface of the sun (sphere of light)
the outer layer of the sun's atmosphere, extends up to 600,00…
a star at the center of our solar system, that is the source…
The sun is the source of almost all energy on Earth. ... 1. Food…
photosphere
the visible surface of the sun (sphere of light)
corona
the outer layer of the sun's atmosphere, extends up to 600,00…
5th grade Harcourt Science Chapter 5 The Solar System
photosphere
corona
sun
How does sun affect Earth?
the visible surface of the sun (sphere of light)
the outer layer of the sun's atmosphere, extends up to 600,00…
a star at the center of our solar system, that is the source…
The sun is the source of almost all energy on Earth. ... 1. Food…
photosphere
the visible surface of the sun (sphere of light)
corona
the outer layer of the sun's atmosphere, extends up to 600,00…
35 terms
Science harcourt 5th grade, unit d, chapter 1
travel in a closed path
the path earth takes as it revolves
as earth orbits the sun it
an imaginary line that passes through…
revolves
orbit
rotates
axis
travel in a closed path
revolves
the path earth takes as it revolves
orbit
Science - Properties of Matter - Ch 14 - Harcourt 5th Grade
Volume
Atom
Molecule
Nucleus
the amount of space an object takes up
the smallest unit of matter that still retains the properties…
two or more atoms joined together (e.g. Water - 2 Hydrogen an…
the dense center of an atom
Volume
the amount of space an object takes up
Atom
the smallest unit of matter that still retains the properties…
20 terms
Harcourt Science 5th Grade - Unit B - Chapter 2 - Vocabulary
individual
population
community
ecosystem
A single organism in an environment
All the individuals of the same kind living in the same envir…
All the populations of organisms living together in an enviro…
A community and its physical environment together
individual
A single organism in an environment
population
All the individuals of the same kind living in the same envir…
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Sound and Light (Harcourt, 5th grade)
pitch
opaque
convex lens (The persons eye would be…
volume
A sound with a high frequency has a high ____________ .
A material that does not allow any light to pass through is _…
Light rays are bent and brought together by a _______________ .
The loudness of a sound is also known as ____________________…
pitch
A sound with a high frequency has a high ____________ .
opaque
A material that does not allow any light to pass through is _…
37 terms
Harcourt 5th grade- Government
Reason for Change
Date of Convention
What were they trying to fix during th…
American Republic
The national government could not keep order or protect the p…
May 1787
1. needed new constitution... 2. strengthen the existing federal…
form of government where the people elect representation
Reason for Change
The national government could not keep order or protect the p…
Date of Convention
May 1787
5th Grade Chapter 6 Harcourt Science Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals with the s…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
14 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science Chapter 4 Plants And Their Adaptations
Xylem
Phloem
Photosynthesis
Chlorophyll
Tubes that transport water and nutrients
Tubes that carry food
The process by which plants take in carbon dioxide to make fo…
A green pigment, or coloring matter that helps plants use lig…
Xylem
Tubes that transport water and nutrients
Phloem
Tubes that carry food
5th Grade Chapter 6 Harcourt Science Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals with the s…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
5 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science Chapter 3 Lesson 1
Chromosome
Mitosis
Asexual reproduction
Sexual reproduction
A threadlike strand of DNA inside the nucleus
The process of cell division
Reproduction by simple cell division
Form of reproduction in which cells from two parents unite to…
Chromosome
A threadlike strand of DNA inside the nucleus
Mitosis
The process of cell division
8 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science Chapter 3 Lesson 2
Life cycle
Direct development
Metamorphosis
Molting
All the stages of an organism's life
A kind of growth where organisms keep the same boy features a…
A change in the shape or characteristics of an organism's bod…
When an organism sheds its outer layer as it grows
Life cycle
All the stages of an organism's life
Direct development
A kind of growth where organisms keep the same boy features a…
27 terms
5th Grade Chapter 6 Harcourt Science Ecosystems and Change
population
community
competition
adaptation
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
a group of populations that live together
a kind of contest among populations or individuals with the s…
a trait or characteristic that helps an organism survive
population
a group of organisms of one kind that live in one location
community
a group of populations that live together
12 terms
Harcourt Science 5th grade ch1 lesson 2
cell
cell membrane
nucleus
cytoplasm
Basic unit of life
A cell structure that controls which substances can enter or…
A part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for…
A jelly like substance containing many chemicals to keep the…
cell
Basic unit of life
cell membrane
A cell structure that controls which substances can enter or…
20 terms
Harcourt Reflections 5th Grade
treaty
isthmus
Christopher Columbus
How many voyages did Columbus make to…
an agreement between countries
a strip of land that connects two large land areas
Italian explorer who sailed for Spain and discovered most of…
three (3)
treaty
an agreement between countries
isthmus
a strip of land that connects two large land areas
16 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science: CH 7 The Rock Cycle
The way a mineral reflects light is it…
Rocks are broken down into sediment du…
Rock changed by heat and pressure is k…
Rocks continually change into other ty…
Luster
Weathering
Metamorphic rock
Rock cycle
The way a mineral reflects light is it…
Luster
Rocks are broken down into sediment du…
Weathering
Harcourt Science 5th grade Ch. 1 Skeletal and Nervous System
bone marrow
joints
skeletal system
tendons
soft connective tissue that produces red blood cells and whit…
places where bones meet and are attached to each other and mu…
the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a fra…
attaches muscles to bones
bone marrow
soft connective tissue that produces red blood cells and whit…
joints
places where bones meet and are attached to each other and mu…
21 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science Unit C Chapter 3 Energy
energy
kinetic energy
potential energy
electric charge
The ability to cause changes in mattter
The energy of motion or energy in use (taking action)
energy an object has because of where it is or because of its…
When an object gains or loses electrons
energy
The ability to cause changes in mattter
kinetic energy
The energy of motion or energy in use (taking action)
14 terms
5th Grade Harcourt Science Unit B Chapter 1 Cycles in Nature
Nitrogen Cycle
Carbon-Oxygen Cycle
Respiration
Water Cycle
When nitrogen gas is changed, or fixed, into forms plants can…
When plants use carbon dioxide and give off oxygen
The process that releases energy from food
The cycle in which Earth's water moves through the environment
Nitrogen Cycle
When nitrogen gas is changed, or fixed, into forms plants can…
Carbon-Oxygen Cycle
When plants use carbon dioxide and give off oxygen
31 terms
Science - Properties of Matter - Ch 14 - Harcourt 5th Grade
Volume
Atom
Molecule
Nucleus
the amount of space an object takes up
the smallest unit of matter that still retains the properties…
two or more atoms joined together
the dense center of an atom
Volume
the amount of space an object takes up
Atom
the smallest unit of matter that still retains the properties…
Harcourt Science 5th Ch. 7
Landform
Topography
Mountain
Hills
A natural land shape or feature.
This is all the kinds of landforms in a certain area.
A landform that is much higher than the surrounding land.... Oft…
Like mountains but not as high.... Often have gentle slopes.
Landform
A natural land shape or feature.
Topography
This is all the kinds of landforms in a certain area.
43 terms
5th grade Harcourt Science Chapter 5 The Solar System
photosphere
corona
sun
How does sun affect Earth?
the visible surface of the sun (sphere of light)
the outer layer of the sun's atmosphere, extends up to 600,00…
a star at the center of our solar system, that is the source…
The sun is the source of almost all energy on Earth. ... 1. Food…
photosphere
the visible surface of the sun (sphere of light)
corona
the outer layer of the sun's atmosphere, extends up to 600,00…
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