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15 terms
8th grade Physical Science
substance
element
compound
heterogeneous mixture
A class of matter made up of elements and compounds.
A pure substance made of only one kind of atom
A substance made up of atoms of two or more different element…
A mixture in which different materials can be distinguished e…
substance
A class of matter made up of elements and compounds.
element
A pure substance made of only one kind of atom
141 terms
8th Grade Physical Science Vocab
Absorption
Acceleration
Amplitude
Atom
when a substance takes in another.
When an object changes speed by slowing down or speeding up
how high the wave is compared to another part of a wave (the…
smallest part that makes up matter
Absorption
when a substance takes in another.
Acceleration
When an object changes speed by slowing down or speeding up
291 terms
8th Grade Physical Science Vocabulary
Science
Observing
Qualitative Observations
Quantitative Observations
A way of learning about the natural world by gathering inform…
using one or more senses to gather information
descriptions that don't involve numbers or measurements
measurements; an observation that deals with a number or amount
Science
A way of learning about the natural world by gathering inform…
Observing
using one or more senses to gather information
14 terms
8th Grade Physical Science - Chemistry
Matter
Substance
Molecules
Physical Property
Anything that has mass and takes up space.
A single kind of matter that is pure.
Groups of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.
A characteristic of a pure substance that can be observed wit…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space.
Substance
A single kind of matter that is pure.
11 terms
Physical Science- 8th Grade
force
mass
weight
field
a push or a pull
a measure of the number of atoms (matter) in an object
the force that gravity exerts on a body, formula is w=mg or w…
region of influence
force
a push or a pull
mass
a measure of the number of atoms (matter) in an object
43 terms
8th Grade LEAP review: Physical Science2
Acceleration
Balanced Force
Biomass
Chemical Energy
how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…
do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite i…
plant materials and animal waste used as fuel
energy stored in the bonds of molecules and compounds (all li…
Acceleration
how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…
Balanced Force
do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite i…
23 terms
8th Grade Physical Science VOCAB
hypothesis
variable
independant variable
dependant variable
testable idea
changable factor in an experiment
the thing that will be changed in each experiment
the thing that is affected by the change
hypothesis
testable idea
variable
changable factor in an experiment
228 terms
8th Grade Physical Science Dictionary
Science
Observing
Qualitative Observations
Quantitative Observations
A way of learning about the natural world by gathering inform…
using one or more senses to gather information
descriptions that don't involve numbers or measurements
measurements; an observation that deals with a number or amount
Science
A way of learning about the natural world by gathering inform…
Observing
using one or more senses to gather information
47 terms
8th Grade Science: Physics
Acceleration
Balanced Force
Force
Inertia
how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…
do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite i…
push or pull; causes objects to move
the tendency of a body to maintain is state of rest or unifor…
Acceleration
how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…
Balanced Force
do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite i…
29 terms
Physical Science 8th Grade
Physical Science
Theory
Law
Scientific Method
The study of matter and energy
A time tested explanation... for events that occur in the natura…
a scientific theory that has... been tested many times and is ... g…
Follow these guidelines
Physical Science
The study of matter and energy
Theory
A time tested explanation... for events that occur in the natura…
70 terms
8th Grade Mid Term Exam- Physical Science
Wave
Energy
Medium
Longitudinal wave
The name of the disturbance that travels through matter or sp…
the property of matter and radiation that is evident as an ab…
This is the material a wave travels through
In this kind of wave, particles move back and forth. Also cal…
Wave
The name of the disturbance that travels through matter or sp…
Energy
the property of matter and radiation that is evident as an ab…
44 terms
8th Grade, Physical Science Electricity
magnets
magnetic pole
magnetic field
atom
an attraction certain substances such as iron or steel, becau…
The ends of a magnetic object, where the magnetic force is st…
The area of magnetic force around a magnet
(physics and chemistry) the smallest component of an element…
magnets
an attraction certain substances such as iron or steel, becau…
magnetic pole
The ends of a magnetic object, where the magnetic force is st…
49 terms
Physical Science-8th Grade
color
floating
freezing
melting
a way to describe how things look
sits on the surface of a liquid
to change from a liquid to a solid
to change from a solid to a liquid
color
a way to describe how things look
floating
sits on the surface of a liquid
65 terms
Physical Science 8th grade
1.Energy
2.Kinetic energy
3.Potential energy
4.elastic potential energy
the ability to cause change
energy in the form of motion
stored energy
energy stored by objects that are stretched or compressed
1.Energy
the ability to cause change
2.Kinetic energy
energy in the form of motion
15 terms
Physical Science 8th grade
Hypothesis
Chemistry
Physics
Physical science
Educated guess
The study of how different forms of matter effect each other
The study of how energy effects matter
The study of matter and energy
Hypothesis
Educated guess
Chemistry
The study of how different forms of matter effect each other
66 terms
Physical Science 8th grade
Newton
Pascal
Joule
Watt
The SI unit for force. 1 newton is the force needed to lift a…
The SI unit for pressure. 1 Pa = 1 N/m^2. (Pa)
The SI unit for work. 1 joule is the amount of work you do wh…
The SI unit for power. 1 W = 1 J/s. (W)
Newton
The SI unit for force. 1 newton is the force needed to lift a…
Pascal
The SI unit for pressure. 1 Pa = 1 N/m^2. (Pa)
21 terms
8th grade physical science
matter
atom
element
compound
anything that has mass and takes up space
a base unit of matter consisting of a dense, central nucleus…
a substance that is made entirely of one type of atom
made up of two or more elements bonded together
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
atom
a base unit of matter consisting of a dense, central nucleus…
15 terms
8th grade Physical Science - Matter ch. 2
MATTER
substance
chemical property
atom
Anything that has mass and occupies space
A single kind of matter that has a specific set of properties
a characteristic of a pure substance that describes its abili…
the basic particle from which all elements are made
MATTER
Anything that has mass and occupies space
substance
A single kind of matter that has a specific set of properties
Physical Science 8th grade
typhoon
Cohesion
surface tension
adhesion
a violent tropical storm that forms in the Pacific Ocean, usu…
water is attracted to water
A measure of how difficult it is to stretch or break the surf…
water is attracted to other substances
typhoon
a violent tropical storm that forms in the Pacific Ocean, usu…
Cohesion
water is attracted to water
10 terms
8th Grade, Physical Science, Waves
Waves
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Amplitude
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
Waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Transverse Wave
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
23 terms
8th Grade LEAP review: Physical Science1
Atom
Nucleus
Protons
Neutrons
smallest particle of an element; contains protons, neutrons,…
the central core of an atom containing protons and neutrons
located in nucleus; has a positive charge; determine element'…
located in nucleus; neutral (no) charge
Atom
smallest particle of an element; contains protons, neutrons,…
Nucleus
the central core of an atom containing protons and neutrons
32 terms
8th grade physical science
Atom
What charge does an atom have
Which takes up more space in an atom
Protons
The smallest particle into which an element can be divided an…
Neutral
Empty space
The number protons in the nucleus is the atomic number and id…
Atom
The smallest particle into which an element can be divided an…
What charge does an atom have
Neutral
12 terms
Physical Properties Science 8th Grade
Density
Thermal Conductivity
Solubility
Maleability
Densidad de un objeto.
Conductividad termica (calor)
Solubilidad
Se puede golpear con un martillo sin que se rompa.( metales)
Density
Densidad de un objeto.
Thermal Conductivity
Conductividad termica (calor)
14 terms
8th Grade Physical Science
Matter
Substance
Physical Property
Chemical Property
Anything that takes up a ton of space. -_- or any space of al…
A single kind of matter that is pure. :o and has a specific
A characteristic of a puuuuure substance that can be observed…
A characteristic of a puuure substance that describes it's ab…
Matter
Anything that takes up a ton of space. -_- or any space of al…
Substance
A single kind of matter that is pure. :o and has a specific
73 terms
8th grade Physical Science Terms
Matter
Atom
Proton
Neutron
anything that takes up space and has mass
a very small particle that makes up most kinds of matter and…
positively charged particle located in the nucleus of an atom…
an uncharged (neutral) particle located in the nucleus of an…
Matter
anything that takes up space and has mass
Atom
a very small particle that makes up most kinds of matter and…
10 terms
Physical Science 8th grade
What is the axis of rotation?
What is the axis of revolution?
What is the period of rotation?
What is the period of revolution?
The imaginary line that an object spins about
The imaginary line that an object orbits about
The time it takes to spin once
The time it takes to orbit once
What is the axis of rotation?
The imaginary line that an object spins about
What is the axis of revolution?
The imaginary line that an object orbits about
13 terms
Science 8th - grade Physical Properties
Matter
Physical Properties
Mass
Volume
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Can be observed or measured without changing the identity of…
The amount of matter in a material
The amount of space an object takes up
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Physical Properties
Can be observed or measured without changing the identity of…
76 terms
8th grade physical science
Hypothesis
Density
Potential energy
Kinetic energy
An educated guess with an if then statement
The amount of matter un a given amount of space
Energy that has the potential to do
Object that is moving
Hypothesis
An educated guess with an if then statement
Density
The amount of matter un a given amount of space
43 terms
8th grade physical science
Centi-
Giga
Deca-/Deka-
Mu-
1/100
Billion
Ten(10)
Micro
Centi-
1/100
Giga
Billion
14 terms
Physical science 8th grade
Matter
Elements
Compounds
protons; neutrons; electrons
Anything that has mass and takes up space; it is made of atoms.
Have same kind of atoms
Made of two or more elements that are chemically combined
In an atom, the ______ and _______ make up the nucleus and th…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space; it is made of atoms.
Elements
Have same kind of atoms
15 terms
Environmental Science & Physics- 8th Grade
GreenHouse Effect
Acid Rain and accelerated weathering
Plants
Carbon
Burning Fossil Fuels leads to the increase of CO2 levels whic…
Burning fossil fuels
Help remove CO2 and increase oxygen
Deposit in the earth by death and decay or organic matter (bi…
GreenHouse Effect
Burning Fossil Fuels leads to the increase of CO2 levels whic…
Acid Rain and accelerated weathering
Burning fossil fuels
25 terms
8th grade: Physical Science 12
force
newton
net force
friction
a push or pull that acts on an object
the force that causes a 1-kilogram mass to accelerate at a ra…
the overall force acting on an object after all the forces ar…
a force that opposes the motion of objects that touch as they…
force
a push or pull that acts on an object
newton
the force that causes a 1-kilogram mass to accelerate at a ra…
39 terms
8th Grade - Physical Science Vocabulary
Acceleration
Chemical reaction
electric field
electromagnet
The rate of change of velocity of an object. This is an objec…
The process by which chemical changes occur. In this process,…
An area surrounding a charged object, within which the object…
A magnet that consists of a piece of iron or steel inside a c…
Acceleration
The rate of change of velocity of an object. This is an objec…
Chemical reaction
The process by which chemical changes occur. In this process,…
19 terms
8th Grade Physical Science -
Matter
Substance
Molecules
Physical Property
Anything that has mass and takes up space.
A single kind of matter that is pure.
Groups of two or more atoms held together by chemical bonds.
A characteristic of a pure substance that can be observed wit…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space.
Substance
A single kind of matter that is pure.
9 terms
8th Grade Physical Science Set 3
Atmosphere composition
Thermometer
Barometer
Humidity
78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen and 1% other
measures temperature
measures air pressure
moisture in the air
Atmosphere composition
78% Nitrogen, 21% Oxygen and 1% other
Thermometer
measures temperature
17 terms
8th Grade Science - Physics
Flat
Sloping Up
Sloping Down
Curved
INTERPRETING MOTION GRAPHS: ... _________ line; stopped.
INTERPRETING MOTION GRAPHS: ... _________ line; constant speed a…
INTERPRETING MOTION GRAPHS: ... _________ line; constant speed b…
INTERPRETING MOTION GRAPHS: ... _________ line; changing speed/a…
Flat
INTERPRETING MOTION GRAPHS: ... _________ line; stopped.
Sloping Up
INTERPRETING MOTION GRAPHS: ... _________ line; constant speed a…
44 terms
8th Grade Physical Science
Energy
Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy
Matter
The ability to do work.
Energy that is moving or being used
Energy that is still or being stored.
Has mass and takes up space.
Energy
The ability to do work.
Kinetic Energy
Energy that is moving or being used
38 terms
Physical Science 8th Grade
x-ray
infrared radiation
ultraviolet radiation
visible light
electromagnetic radiation of high energy and very short wavel…
emitted particularly by heated objects
a wavelength shorter than that of visible light, but longer t…
is electromagnetic radiation that is visible to the human eye…
x-ray
electromagnetic radiation of high energy and very short wavel…
infrared radiation
emitted particularly by heated objects
81 terms
8th grade Physical Science Post Test
Matter
Atom
Proton
Neutron
anything that takes up space and has mass
a very small particle that makes up most kinds of matter and…
positively charged particle located in the nucleus of an atom…
an uncharged (neutral) particle located in the nucleus of an…
Matter
anything that takes up space and has mass
Atom
a very small particle that makes up most kinds of matter and…
46 terms
8th Grade Physical Science Review 1
Acceleration
Balanced Force
Biomass
Chemical Energy
how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…
do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite i…
plant materials and animal waste used as fuel
energy stored in the bonds of molecules and compounds (all li…
Acceleration
how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…
Balanced Force
do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite i…
12 terms
8th grade physical science
Motion
Speed
Equation for speed
Meter
When an object changes its starting position
The distance an object travels per unit of time
Distance divided by time
Metric unit for distance
Motion
When an object changes its starting position
Speed
The distance an object travels per unit of time
10 terms
8th Grade Physical Science
bias
conclusion
constant
controlled experiment
show prejudice for or against something
statement based on experimental data that summarizes experime…
parts of an experiment that are kept the same in each trial
type of experiment where all factors exert one are identical
bias
show prejudice for or against something
conclusion
statement based on experimental data that summarizes experime…
33 terms
Holt 8th Grade Physical Science Chapter 3
Maleability
Ductility
Reactivity
State of matter
The ability of a substance to be rolled and pounded into vari…
The ability of a substance to be pulled and made into wire.
They ability of a substance to change into one or more new su…
The physical form in which a substance exist such as a solid…
Maleability
The ability of a substance to be rolled and pounded into vari…
Ductility
The ability of a substance to be pulled and made into wire.
17 terms
physical science 8th grade
acceleration
velocity
inertia
rolling friction
the rate at which velocity changes
speed in a given direction
the tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion
friction that occurs when an object rolls over a surface
acceleration
the rate at which velocity changes
velocity
speed in a given direction
18 terms
Physical Science 8th Grade
conclusion
beaker
length
meniscus
a paragraph about how your experiment went
a large cylinder glass used in experiments
uses meters. measures Distance
line on a beaker to see the volume
conclusion
a paragraph about how your experiment went
beaker
a large cylinder glass used in experiments
38 terms
Physical Science 8th Grade
x-ray
infrared radiation
ultraviolet radiation
visible light
electromagnetic radiation of high energy and very short wavel…
emitted particularly by heated objects
a wavelength shorter than that of visible light, but longer t…
is electromagnetic radiation that is visible to the human eye…
x-ray
electromagnetic radiation of high energy and very short wavel…
infrared radiation
emitted particularly by heated objects
15 terms
8th Grade Physical Science
Electron Cloud
Neutron
proton
Plumpudding
Region of an atom were the electron was most likely to be found
a small neutral particle in the atomic nucleus
A small positive particle in the stomic necleus
An early model of the atom were the electrons were stuck in a…
Electron Cloud
Region of an atom were the electron was most likely to be found
Neutron
a small neutral particle in the atomic nucleus
14 terms
8th Grade Physical Science
Matter
Substance
Physical Property
Chemical Property
Anything that takes up a ton of space. -_- or any space of al…
A single kind of matter that is pure. :o and has a specific
A characteristic of a puuuuure substance that can be observed…
A characteristic of a puuure substance that describes it's ab…
Matter
Anything that takes up a ton of space. -_- or any space of al…
Substance
A single kind of matter that is pure. :o and has a specific
17 terms
8th grade physical science
What is weight
what is mass
homogenious
heterogenious
The measure of the gravity pull on an object
measurement of the amount of matter in an object
so evenly mixed so that you cant see the different parts
mixed but still able to see the parts
What is weight
The measure of the gravity pull on an object
what is mass
measurement of the amount of matter in an object
46 terms
8th Grade Physical Science Review for STAAR
Acceleration
Balanced Force
Biomass
Chemical Energy
how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…
do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite i…
plant materials and animal waste used as fuel
energy stored in the bonds of molecules and compounds (all li…
Acceleration
how speed changes with time; can be positive (speeding up) or…
Balanced Force
do not cause a change in motion; equal in size and opposite i…
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