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6th grade science guide
Fault
Stress
Earthquake
Where are most faults located?
Is a fracture, or break, in Earth's lithosphere, along which…
The force exerted when an object presses on, pulls on, or pus…
The shaking of the ground caused by the sudden movement of la…
Along the plate boundaries
Fault
Is a fracture, or break, in Earth's lithosphere, along which…
Stress
The force exerted when an object presses on, pulls on, or pus…
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Science Study Guide 6th Grade
Water Cycle
Evaporaton
Transpiration
Sublimation
Movement of water between the atmosphere
When water turns into water vapor
10 present of the earths water that comes from plants
When a solid goes to a gas without becoming a liquid
Water Cycle
Movement of water between the atmosphere
Evaporaton
When water turns into water vapor
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6th grade-Science Earth & Moon Study Guide
FIRST QUARTER
WAXING GIBBOUS
FULL MOON
NEW
This phase of the moon is called __________ ___________.
This moon phase is ___________ ____________.
This moon phase is a ___________ ___________.
This moon in the dark starts out as a ________ moon in the ti…
FIRST QUARTER
This phase of the moon is called __________ ___________.
WAXING GIBBOUS
This moon phase is ___________ ____________.
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6th Grade Science Study Guide
hypothesis
infer
controlled experiment
variable
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
guess correctly, to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a con…
experiment that tests the effect of a single variable
something in an experiment that can change
hypothesis
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
infer
guess correctly, to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a con…
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6th grade-Science Earth & Moon Study Guide
FIRST QUARTER
WAXING GIBBOUS
FULL MOON
NEW
This phase of the moon is called __________ ___________.
This moon phase is ___________ ____________.
This moon phase is a ___________ ___________.
This moon in the dark starts out as a ________ moon in the ti…
FIRST QUARTER
This phase of the moon is called __________ ___________.
WAXING GIBBOUS
This moon phase is ___________ ____________.
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6th grade science study guide
pan balance
graduated cylinder
spring scale
microscope
an instrument used to find the mass of an object
a laboratory instrument for measuring liquids.
an instrument used to find the force (weight) being applied t…
an instrument used to view objects that are very small
pan balance
an instrument used to find the mass of an object
graduated cylinder
a laboratory instrument for measuring liquids.
6th grade Science study guide
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Energy
1. The transfer of thermal energy from one particle to another.
transfer of thermal energy by movement of a fluid.
transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
ability to do work or cause change
Conduction
1. The transfer of thermal energy from one particle to another.
Convection
transfer of thermal energy by movement of a fluid.
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6th grade science study guide
meteorologist
barometer
thermometer
psychrometer
someone who studies weather
measures air pressure
measures temperature
relative humidity using the cooling effect of evaporation
meteorologist
someone who studies weather
barometer
measures air pressure
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6th Grade Science Study Guide
hypothesis
infer
controlled experiment
variable
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
guess correctly, to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a con…
experiment that tests the effect of a single variable
something in an experiment that can change
hypothesis
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
infer
guess correctly, to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a con…
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6th grade science study guide
Critical thinking
Hypothesis
Scientific law
Inference
Comparing what you already know with information you are givi…
To predict the answer to the purpose based on research prior…
A rule that describes a pattern in nature
A logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from pr…
Critical thinking
Comparing what you already know with information you are givi…
Hypothesis
To predict the answer to the purpose based on research prior…
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Science 6th Grade Earth Science Study Guide
constructive forces
destructive forces
2 ways scientists study earth's interior
seismic waves
force that builds up mountains and landmasses (ex. volcanic i…
force that wears away mountains and surface features (ex. wea…
look at rock samples from drilling and volcanoes and study se…
produced by earthquakes
constructive forces
force that builds up mountains and landmasses (ex. volcanic i…
destructive forces
force that wears away mountains and surface features (ex. wea…
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Science Study "Guide" 6th Grade
variable
capacity
controlled expierement
dependent
anything that can be changed
maximum value of fluid
control all variable except one
x
variable
anything that can be changed
capacity
maximum value of fluid
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6th grade Chapter 7 Science Study Guide
What is the vertical columns of the pe…
What is the center part of an atom?
What has a positive charge, which is l…
What is the horizontal rows of the per…
groups
nucleus
protons
periods
What is the vertical columns of the pe…
groups
What is the center part of an atom?
nucleus
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6th Grade Science Chapter 1 study guide
conclude that your expectation was inc…
Theory
hypothesis
bias
What should you do if your data is different than what you ex…
the idea that a comet is like a dirty snowball is a
means a "educated guess"
deals with personal opinion and should be avoided
conclude that your expectation was inc…
What should you do if your data is different than what you ex…
Theory
the idea that a comet is like a dirty snowball is a
58 terms
6th Grade Science Study Guide
hypothesis
infer
controlled experiment
variable
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
guess correctly, to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a con…
experiment that tests the effect of a single variable
something in an experiment that can change
hypothesis
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
infer
guess correctly, to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a con…
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6th grade Chapter 7 Science Study Guide
What is the vertical columns of the pe…
What is the center part of an atom?
What has a positive charge, which is l…
What is the horizontal rows of the per…
groups
nucleus
protons
periods
What is the vertical columns of the pe…
groups
What is the center part of an atom?
nucleus
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6th grade science study guide.
epicenter
focus
lithosphere
magnitude
the point on the surface of the earth directly above the focus.
the beginning point of an earthquake.
the crust and upper mantle of the earth.
the strength of the seismic waves of an earthquake.
epicenter
the point on the surface of the earth directly above the focus.
focus
the beginning point of an earthquake.
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6th grade Science 9-A Study Guide
Ruth likes to play softball and go bow…
1st Law of Motion
2nd Law of Motion
3rd Law of Motion
This is when force is equal to the mass of an object and its…
An object at rest tends to stay at rest, and an object in mot…
When force is equal to the mass of an object and its accelera…
When one object exerts a force on another object, the second…
Ruth likes to play softball and go bow…
This is when force is equal to the mass of an object and its…
1st Law of Motion
An object at rest tends to stay at rest, and an object in mot…
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6th grade science study guide
hydrosphere
atmosphere
plant roots and ice wedging
fertility
which part of the Earth system includes water?
Which part of the Earth system includes our oxygen
What causes cracks to grow in rocks over time?
Which term describes the ability a soil has to support plant…
hydrosphere
which part of the Earth system includes water?
atmosphere
Which part of the Earth system includes our oxygen
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6th Grade Science Study Guide
Ground Water
Sea Ice
Hydroelectric Energy
Geothermal Energy
Rain stored beneath the surface of the earth
Forms when ocean water freezes
Produced as water flows from the reservoirs and turns turbine…
Uses heat from the earth to produce steam; renewable
Ground Water
Rain stored beneath the surface of the earth
Sea Ice
Forms when ocean water freezes
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6th Grade Science Study Guide
Matter
Controlled Variable
Inference
Density Formula
Anything that has mass or takes up space.
The variable that doesn't change
An educated guess based on prior knowledge
Mass divided by volume
Matter
Anything that has mass or takes up space.
Controlled Variable
The variable that doesn't change
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Study guide for 6th grade science
Wegener's hypothesis was that all the…
The continents were once joined togeth…
We generals used fossils to support hi…
Wegener pieced together Maps of Africa…
State Wegener's hypothesis of continental drift
What is Pangaea
How did Wegener use evidence that to support his theory ... Of c…
How did Wegener use evidence from landforms to support his th…
Wegener's hypothesis was that all the…
State Wegener's hypothesis of continental drift
The continents were once joined togeth…
What is Pangaea
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study guide for 6th grade science
paleontology
uniformitarianism
superposition
relative dating
the scientific study of fossils and ancient life
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
a principle that states that younger rocks lie above older ro…
any method for determining whether an event or object is olde…
paleontology
the scientific study of fossils and ancient life
uniformitarianism
a principle that states that geologic processes that occurred…
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6th grade science mid-term study guide
What is a scientific theory?
A scientific theory is generally accep…
What is a scientific law?
Give an example of a scientific law
an explanation of observations or events that is based on kno…
true until it is disproved.
a rule that describes a pattern in nature (states that an eve…
Newton's Law of Gravity
What is a scientific theory?
an explanation of observations or events that is based on kno…
A scientific theory is generally accep…
true until it is disproved.
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6th grade Science 8-A Study Guide
Conductors
Insulator
Resistor
Parallel circuit
A material that allows electricity to flow through it easily,
Does not allow electricity to flow through it
Reduces the flow of electrons
A circuit that has multiply paths through which electricity c…
Conductors
A material that allows electricity to flow through it easily,
Insulator
Does not allow electricity to flow through it
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6th grade Science 9-B Study Guide
Any object that makes work easier is w…
Wedges and screws are two simple machi…
The decrease in effort that is needed…
When a force moves an object a certain…
a machine
inclined planes
mechanical advantage
work is done
Any object that makes work easier is w…
a machine
Wedges and screws are two simple machi…
inclined planes
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Earth Science Study Guide 6th Grade
Pangea
Continental drift
Mid-ocean ridge
Seafloor Spreading
(plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the…
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
an undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced;…
A process in which new ocean floor is created as molten mater…
Pangea
(plate tectonics) a hypothetical continent including all the…
Continental drift
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
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Science 6th grade 8-B Study Guide
T/F- The strength of an electromagnet…
T/F- The flow of electricity can produ…
T/F- William Sturgeon discovered that…
T/F- Magnetic force is the strongest a…
True
True
False, Hans Christian Oersted discovered it.
False, the middle of a magnet has the weakest magnetic force.
T/F- The strength of an electromagnet…
True
T/F- The flow of electricity can produ…
True
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6th Grade Science Study Guide
hypothesis
infer
controlled experiment
variable
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
guess correctly, to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a con…
experiment that tests the effect of a single variable
something in an experiment that can change
hypothesis
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
infer
guess correctly, to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a con…
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Science Study Guide 6th Grade
Hypothesis:
Prediction:
Observations:
Inference:
It is a type of prediction that can be tested.
What will you think will happen knowledge or observations.
It is a use of our five senses to describe things. Adjectives…
Drawing a conclusion based on our observations.
Hypothesis:
It is a type of prediction that can be tested.
Prediction:
What will you think will happen knowledge or observations.
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Cells 6th grade science study guide
Using an electron microscope, how does…
Cell wall's function
Where are specialized cells found?
many-celled organisms
an electron beam creates an image
to protect and support the cell
in many-celled organisms
are different from each other
Using an electron microscope, how does…
an electron beam creates an image
Cell wall's function
to protect and support the cell
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SCA 6th Grade Science Finals Study Guide
Beaker
Bunsen Burner
Compound Microscope
Cover Slip
a simple container for stirring, mixing, and heating liquids…
device used to safely burn a continuous stream of flammable gas
an instrument for viewing that uses multiple lenses in order…
a small and very thin piece of glass used to cover the specim…
Beaker
a simple container for stirring, mixing, and heating liquids…
Bunsen Burner
device used to safely burn a continuous stream of flammable gas
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Science study guide 6th grade
where solar energy comes from
used indirectly when wind and ocean cu…
collects the Sun's energy
use wind energy
sun
solar energy
solar cells
windmills
where solar energy comes from
sun
used indirectly when wind and ocean cu…
solar energy
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6th grade Science Chapter 8 Study Guide
Conductor
electrolyte
generator
insulator
a material that allows electricity to flow through it easily
a liquid or paste substance that conducts electricity
uses a magnet to convert motion into electricity energy
a material through which electricity cannot flow
Conductor
a material that allows electricity to flow through it easily
electrolyte
a liquid or paste substance that conducts electricity
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6th Grade Science
Science
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
The investigation of natural events and of new information ... t…
The act of using one or more of your senses to gather informa…
A logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from pr…
A possible explanation for an observation that can be tested…
Science
The investigation of natural events and of new information ... t…
Observation
The act of using one or more of your senses to gather informa…
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Science study guide 6th grade
Species
Evolution
Natural Selection
Mutation
A group of living things that share a large number of traits,…
A change in a species DNA over time. DNA is the genetic mater…
A process by which helpful traits are passed from one generat…
A FAST change in an organisms DNA producing a variation in a…
Species
A group of living things that share a large number of traits,…
Evolution
A change in a species DNA over time. DNA is the genetic mater…
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6th Grade Science
tree
perennial
annuals
biennials
a tall plant with a single woody stem
(adj.) lasting for a long time, persistent; (n.) a plant that…
A flowering plant that completes its entire life cycle in a s…
Angiosperms that complete their life cycle in two years
tree
a tall plant with a single woody stem
perennial
(adj.) lasting for a long time, persistent; (n.) a plant that…
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6th grade Science 1st Quarter Study Guide
Father of Modern Taxonomy
Taxonomy
what system is used to name organisms?
What are the three domains?
Linnaeus
the science of classifying organisms
binomial nomenclature
Eukaya achea and bacteria
Father of Modern Taxonomy
Linnaeus
Taxonomy
the science of classifying organisms
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6th grade Science Test 9 study guide
an object is in motion-
to determine whether an object is in m…
Resistance to a change in motion is ca…
Stored energy that an object has becau…
when its position changes
you need a reference point
inertia
is called potential energy
an object is in motion-
when its position changes
to determine whether an object is in m…
you need a reference point
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6th grade science chapter 7 study guide
what is released from a volcano?
shield volcano
cone volcano
lava plateau
smoke, ash , lava and rock
a wide, gently sloping mountain made of layers of lava and fo…
A steep, sloping volcano made of layers of ash and lava that…
raised, flat-topped area made of layers of hardened lava
what is released from a volcano?
smoke, ash , lava and rock
shield volcano
a wide, gently sloping mountain made of layers of lava and fo…
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6th grade science study guide Unit 1
The source of all energy in our atmosp…
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Sun
The transfer of thermal energy due through touch or collision…
The transfer of thermal energy due due to the movement of par…
The transfer of thermal energy by electromagnetic waves.
The source of all energy in our atmosp…
Sun
Conduction
The transfer of thermal energy due through touch or collision…
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6th Grade Science Vocabulary
nuclear power
parasitism
seasons
cell organelles
relating to, producing, or using energy that is created when…
an intimate association between organisms of two or more kind…
four quarters into which the year is commonly divided
a structure (as a mitochondrion) in a cell that performs a sp…
nuclear power
relating to, producing, or using energy that is created when…
parasitism
an intimate association between organisms of two or more kind…
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6th Grade Science Study Guide Chapter 6
What is described as anything that tak…
A metric unit used to measure an objec…
What can be thought of as what substan…
What is the measure of the pull of gra…
Matter
Gram
Chemistry
Weight
What is described as anything that tak…
Matter
A metric unit used to measure an objec…
Gram
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Science 6th Grade Study Guide
what path does food take through your…
what is the function of your liver?
what is the functiion of the digestive…
what is the function of the respirator…
mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine,…
nutrients controls cholesterol, and clears waste.
to keep nutrients and get rid of waste
to deliver oxygen to the body exiting carbon dioxide
what path does food take through your…
mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine,…
what is the function of your liver?
nutrients controls cholesterol, and clears waste.
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Science Study Guide for Minerals in 6th Grade
naturally occurring
Moh's Hardness Scale
alloy
cleavage
found in nature
A scale ranking minerals from softest to hardest
a solid mixture of two or more metals
when a mineral splits or breaks easily along flat surfaces
naturally occurring
found in nature
Moh's Hardness Scale
A scale ranking minerals from softest to hardest
6th grade science study guide
what is the mathematical operation tha…
what are the three eclipses
when the earth makes one revolution ar…
when the moon goes through it's full c…
parallax
solar, lunar, annular
a day
a month
what is the mathematical operation tha…
parallax
what are the three eclipses
solar, lunar, annular
15 terms
6th grade Science Study Guide
What is germ theory?
What is the differences between infect…
What is cell theory?
Characteristics of bacteria
1. The doctrine holding that infectious diseases are caused b…
Infectious disease is caused by bacteria and is contagious. N…
describes the properties of cells. These cells are the basic…
Different shapes and sizes-rod,bacilli, spirochete, cork screw
What is germ theory?
1. The doctrine holding that infectious diseases are caused b…
What is the differences between infect…
Infectious disease is caused by bacteria and is contagious. N…
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6th Grade Science Review
Autotrophs
Sexual reproduction
Asexual reproduction
Development
They make their own food, so they are known as __________.
Involves two parents and variation among offspring
Involves one parent and no genetic variation
The process that occurs in the life of an organism that resul…
Autotrophs
They make their own food, so they are known as __________.
Sexual reproduction
Involves two parents and variation among offspring
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6th Grade Science Introduction
Scientific Method
Hypothesis
Prediction
Independent Variable
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
A scientific explanation that you can test. An educated guess.
States the outcome of a planned test/experiment.
The factor you change in order to see its effect.
Scientific Method
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
Hypothesis
A scientific explanation that you can test. An educated guess.
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6th grade Science Review
Asthenosphere
Inner Core
Lithosphere
Mantle
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Eart…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core
Asthenosphere
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
Inner Core
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Eart…
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