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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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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 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 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 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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Earth science 6th grade
crust
original horizontality
continental drift
sea-floor spreading
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
Most-rock forming materials are deposited in continuous, flat…
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
the process by which new oceanic lithosphere (sea floor) form…
crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
original horizontality
Most-rock forming materials are deposited in continuous, flat…
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6th Grade Science Vocabulary
Asteroids
Astronomical Units
Axis
Circumference
rocky metallic objects that orbit the sun but are too small t…
The planets in the solar system are so far that scientists me…
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
The distance around a circle
Asteroids
rocky metallic objects that orbit the sun but are too small t…
Astronomical Units
The planets in the solar system are so far that scientists me…
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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 Terms
Watershed
Runoff
Surface Runoff
Divide
The land area that supplies water to a river system.
water running/draining off the land into a water system
water that flows over land until it reaches lakes, rivers, or…
a ridge of land that separates one watershed from another
Watershed
The land area that supplies water to a river system.
Runoff
water running/draining off the land into a water system
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Science 6th Grade-Light
Absorption
Cones
Cornea
Electromagnetic Spectrum
The ability to take in or dampen.
Cells on the retina that detect color.
The transparent front surface of the eye.
The range of electromagnetic waves placed in a certain order.
Absorption
The ability to take in or dampen.
Cones
Cells on the retina that detect color.
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6th Grade Science
How can you identify a physical change?
List 6 clues that a chemical change ha…
Crushing a cracker is a ______________…
Eating the cracker will include ______…
It only changes the APPEARANCE (what it looks like) and not w…
1. Sudden COLOR change 2. Release of LIGHT, HEAT, & SOUND. 3.…
physical change
physical change (chewing the cracker in pieces)... chemical chan…
How can you identify a physical change?
It only changes the APPEARANCE (what it looks like) and not w…
List 6 clues that a chemical change ha…
1. Sudden COLOR change 2. Release of LIGHT, HEAT, & SOUND. 3.…
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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 Elements
Oxygen
Hydrogen
Mercury
Silver
O
H
Hg
Ag
Oxygen
O
Hydrogen
H
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6th Grade Science -Wetlands
Watershed
Precipitation
Run-Off
Infiltration
An area of land that drains into a river or lake.
Any form of water that falls from the clouds.... Any form of moi…
Water that flows over the ground surface rather than soaking…
Downward movement of water through soil.
Watershed
An area of land that drains into a river or lake.
Precipitation
Any form of water that falls from the clouds.... Any form of moi…
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6th grade science Matter
atom
density
gas
heat
Smallest unit of an element
Mass per unit volume
A state of matter with no definite shape or volume
Flow of energy due to a temperature difference
atom
Smallest unit of an element
density
Mass per unit volume
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Science 6th Grade - Waves
Medium
Transverse Wave
Wave Length
Amplitude
Any substance that a wave moves through.
Travels Perpendicular to the disturbance.
The distance from one wave crest to the next. It can also be…
The distance a medium moves above or below its position at re…
Medium
Any substance that a wave moves through.
Transverse Wave
Travels Perpendicular to the disturbance.
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6th Grade Science Matter
Density
Matter
Energy
Types of energy
Density= Mass/volume
anything that has mass and takes up space
the ability to make things move. Energy MOVES matter. (Does n…
light, heat, sound, motion, and electricity.
Density
Density= Mass/volume
Matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
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6th Grade Science - Weathering
weathering
frost wedging
river
stream
the process of breaking down rock
physical weathering that results from freezing water
a large body of water that flows into an ocean or lake
a small river
weathering
the process of breaking down rock
frost wedging
physical weathering that results from freezing water
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6th Grade Life Science
organism
population
species
ecosystem
An individual (one and only one) animal, plant, or single-cel…
A group of organisms of the same species living in the same a…
A group of organisms that are physically similar and can mate…
A system formed by the interaction of a community of organism…
organism
An individual (one and only one) animal, plant, or single-cel…
population
A group of organisms of the same species living in the same a…
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Erosion - 6th grade Science
sea breeze
land breeze
erosion
weathering
The flow of cooler air from over an ocean or lake toward land
the flow of air from land to a body of water
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
sea breeze
The flow of cooler air from over an ocean or lake toward land
land breeze
the flow of air from land to a body of water
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Minerals 6th grade science
Mohs' Hardness Scale
Hardness
Streak
Formula for Density
A list of 10 minerals on a scale of 1 to 10, used to compare…
A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched; determine…
The color a mineral leaves when it is powdered on a tile by a…
Mass/Volume mass (g) divided by volume (l)
Mohs' Hardness Scale
A list of 10 minerals on a scale of 1 to 10, used to compare…
Hardness
A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched; determine…
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6th Grade Science - Volcanoes
volcano
magma
lava
magma chamber
an erupting vent through which molten rock reaches the Earth'…
underground melted rock
magma that has reached Earth's surface and cooled
a location where magma collects inside the Earth
volcano
an erupting vent through which molten rock reaches the Earth'…
magma
underground melted rock
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6th Grade Science Tools
microscope
triple beam balance
hot plate
flask
Makes small objects appear larger.
Measures the mass of an object.
An electrical appliance used for heating substances.
A round, long-neck bottle or vial used for holding liquids.
microscope
Makes small objects appear larger.
triple beam balance
Measures the mass of an object.
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6th grade Science Chapter 9
solid -definition
solid -example
amorphous Solids - definition
crystalline Solids - definition
has a definite shape and a definite volume
pencil
Particles that are NOT made in a regular pattern
Solids that are made up of crystals that are made in a regula…
solid -definition
has a definite shape and a definite volume
solid -example
pencil
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6th grade science chapter 3
Plateau
Mass movement
creep
Frost wedging
has high elevation and more or less level surface
is caused by gravity
a very slow downhill movement of rock and soil that can occur…
causes potholes and physical weathering of rock through the f…
Plateau
has high elevation and more or less level surface
Mass movement
is caused by gravity
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Science 6th grade
science
Empirical evidence
careful observation
experiment
is the study of natural events
includes observation and measurements
scientists observe with heir senses as well as with scientifi…
is an organized procedure to study something under controlled…
science
is the study of natural events
Empirical evidence
includes observation and measurements
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6th grade Science Midterm Review
length-definition
mass-definition
weight-definition
length-standard unit
the measure the distance from one point to another
the measure the amount of matter in an object
the measure of the force of gravity on an object
meter
length-definition
the measure the distance from one point to another
mass-definition
the measure the amount of matter in an object
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6th grade science chapter 2
topography
elevation
relief
landform
the shape of the land determined by elevation, relief, and la…
Height above sea level of a point on Earth's surface
the difference in elevation between the highest and the lowes…
a feature of topography such as a hill or valley that was for…
topography
the shape of the land determined by elevation, relief, and la…
elevation
Height above sea level of a point on Earth's surface
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Graphing in 6th Grade Science
bar graph
pie graph
Line graph
x-axis
shows quantitative measurements
shows relationship in percentages of parts to the whole
graph that shows change over time
horizontal line on the graph (side to side)
bar graph
shows quantitative measurements
pie graph
shows relationship in percentages of parts to the whole
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6th grade science
scientific method
qualitative data
quantitative data
inference
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
Information describing color, odor, shape, or some other phys…
Data that is represented by measurements or counting.
Assumption based on what you already know through observations.
scientific method
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
qualitative data
Information describing color, odor, shape, or some other phys…
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6th grade science chapter 2
Igneous Rock
Metamorphic Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Rock cycle
forms when magma cools either below or above the earth's surf…
forms below the earth's crust by great heat and pressure
forms when sediment and the remains of tiny living things set…
the changing of rock
Igneous Rock
forms when magma cools either below or above the earth's surf…
Metamorphic Rock
forms below the earth's crust by great heat and pressure
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Science Finals 6th Grade
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Precipitation
Conduction is the process by which heat energy is transmitted…
Heat transfer by mass motion of a fluid such as air or water…
Raditation is the emission or transmission of energy in the f…
Water in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to…
Conduction
Conduction is the process by which heat energy is transmitted…
Convection
Heat transfer by mass motion of a fluid such as air or water…
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100 6th Grade Science Terms
Absolute Zero
Acceleration
Air Resistance
Amplitude
temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter.
rate at which velocity changes.
fluid friction experienced by objects falling through the air.
a measure of how high something gets above its rest position.
Absolute Zero
temperature at which no more energy can be removed from matter.
Acceleration
rate at which velocity changes.
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6th grade Science Vocabulary
Revolve
Orbit
Revolution
Rotate
Describes the movement of a planet around the sun.
The path a planet follows around the sun
One complete orbit around the sun
Turns around its axis
Revolve
Describes the movement of a planet around the sun.
Orbit
The path a planet follows around the sun
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6th Grade Science Chapter 1
Science
Observing
Qualitative observation
Quantitative observation
a way of learning about the natural world through observation…
the process of using one or more of your senses to gather inf…
an observation that deals with characteristics that cannot be…
an observation that deals with a number or amount
Science
a way of learning about the natural world through observation…
Observing
the process of using one or more of your senses to gather inf…
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6th Grade Science Final
Safety Goggles, eye wash station, show…
Broken Glass Bucket
Shine
Physical Properties
What are two safety equipment that you use in the lab?
If glass is broken in the lab, you should place it in the ___…
Luster is used to describe the __________________ of a metal.
What would be the best title for the list... Luster, Ductilit…
Safety Goggles, eye wash station, show…
What are two safety equipment that you use in the lab?
Broken Glass Bucket
If glass is broken in the lab, you should place it in the ___…
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6th Grade Science
solar system
moon
orbit
sun
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
a natural object that revolves around a planet
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in…
A typical star that is the source of light and heat for the p…
solar system
sun, planets, and all the other objects that revolve around t…
moon
a natural object that revolves around a planet
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6th Grade Science Terms
Watershed
Runoff
Surface Runoff
Divide
The land area that supplies water to a river system.
water running/draining off the land into a water system
water that flows over land until it reaches lakes, rivers, or…
a ridge of land that separates one watershed from another
Watershed
The land area that supplies water to a river system.
Runoff
water running/draining off the land into a water system
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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 exam
SONAR fact
SONAR stands for
SONAR definition
SONAR how it works
Its invention was a major advance in the ocean floor mapping
SOund NAvigation Range System
A system that uses sound waves to calculate the distance to a…
The sonar system sends out pulses of sound that bounce off th…
SONAR fact
Its invention was a major advance in the ocean floor mapping
SONAR stands for
SOund NAvigation Range System
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Science Vocabulary 6th Grade
element
matter
compound
physical property
a pure substance that cannot be separated... into simpler substa…
anything that has volume and mass
a pure substance composed of two or... more elements that are ch…
a property of matter that can be... observed or measured without…
element
a pure substance that cannot be separated... into simpler substa…
matter
anything that has volume and mass
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6TH GRADE SCIENCE REVIEW
Energy source
Nonrenewable energy source
Renewable energy source
Fossil fuel
Anything we use to meet our energy needs
An energy resource that is used much faster than it can be re…
An energy resource that can be replaced as it is used. It can…
Any material people burn to get energy.... They're nonrenewabl…
Energy source
Anything we use to meet our energy needs
Nonrenewable energy source
An energy resource that is used much faster than it can be re…
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6th grade science
skeletal system
melanin
muscle
nutrients
gives shape and support to your body
different amounts of melanin determine skin color
an organ that can relax, contract, and provide force to move…
substances in foods that provide for cell developement
skeletal system
gives shape and support to your body
melanin
different amounts of melanin determine skin color
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6th Grade Science Vocabulary
Cells
Organelle
Chloroplasts
Cell Wall
The basic unit of life. The smallest part of a living thing c…
Tine structures inside cells to help the cell survive.
Plant cell organelle that converts sunlight into energy.
Plant cell organelle that surrounds the outside of a plant ce…
Cells
The basic unit of life. The smallest part of a living thing c…
Organelle
Tine structures inside cells to help the cell survive.
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Science 6th Grade Vocabulary
Astronomy
Year
Month
Day
the study of the universe
the time required for the Earth to orbit once around the sun
a division of the year that is based on the orbit of the moon…
the time required for Earth to rotate one on its axis
Astronomy
the study of the universe
Year
the time required for the Earth to orbit once around the sun
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6th grade science
atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
the thin layer of air that surrounds the earth
the lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere ( we live in it)
second layer of atmosphere 10-30 miles above the Earth's surf…
The layer of earth's atmosphere immediately above the stratos…
atmosphere
the thin layer of air that surrounds the earth
troposphere
the lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere ( we live in it)
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6th Grade Science Lab Equipment
Graduated cylinder
Thermometer
Beaker
Erlenmeyer flask
instrument used to measure volume of a liquid
An instrument used to measure temperature
A glass container used to hold substances and get a rough est…
A narrow - mouthed container used to transport, heat or store…
Graduated cylinder
instrument used to measure volume of a liquid
Thermometer
An instrument used to measure temperature
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6th Grade Science - Muscular System
Muscle Tissue
Locomotion
Involuntary Muscles
Voluntary Muscles
A tissue that controls all body movements, both conscious and…
To move from place to place
These muscles work on their own. They move unconsciously (you…
You can move voluntary muscles consciously (because you want…
Muscle Tissue
A tissue that controls all body movements, both conscious and…
Locomotion
To move from place to place
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Ecology 6th grade science
These describe feeding relationships b…
Arrows always point to the thing doing…
They are food chains built into more c…
It is always a green plant that is at…
What is a food chain
Which way do the arrows point
What are food webs
What is a primary producer
These describe feeding relationships b…
What is a food chain
Arrows always point to the thing doing…
Which way do the arrows point
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6th grade Science terms
Anatomy
Average
Bar Graph
Cells
The structure of an animal or plant, or of any of its parts.
The mean obtained by adding several quantities together and d…
Used to illustrate comparative data such as cost, birth rates…
The basic unit of all living organisms found in both plants a…
Anatomy
The structure of an animal or plant, or of any of its parts.
Average
The mean obtained by adding several quantities together and d…
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