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36 terms
General Science
density
mass
volume
water displacement
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
A measure of the amount of matter in an object
A measure of the amount of space occupied by an object
a method used to determine the volume of an irregular solid
density
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
mass
A measure of the amount of matter in an object
36 terms
General Science
density
mass
volume
water displacement
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
A measure of the amount of matter in an object
A measure of the amount of space occupied by an object
a method used to determine the volume of an irregular solid
density
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
mass
A measure of the amount of matter in an object
12 terms
General Science Module 10
pathogen
dehydrated food
decomposers
vegetative reproduction
an organism that causes diseases
food in which almost all water has been removed
organisms that break down the dead remains of other organisms
the process by which one part of a plant can form new roots a…
pathogen
an organism that causes diseases
dehydrated food
food in which almost all water has been removed
22 terms
General Science
science
graph
scientific method
observation
study of the world and universe
chart that helps us to understand data
process to an answer a question or solve a problem
seeing, hearing, touching, tasting , smelling
science
study of the world and universe
graph
chart that helps us to understand data
11 terms
General Science Module #10
prokaryotic cell
pathogen
eukaryotic cell
decomposers
a cell that has no distinct, membrane-bounded organelles (cel…
an organism that causes diseases
a cell with distinct, membrane-bounded organelles (cells that…
organisms that break down the dead remains of other organisms
prokaryotic cell
a cell that has no distinct, membrane-bounded organelles (cel…
pathogen
an organism that causes diseases
140 terms
General Science
Body Temperature
PH of blood
Buffering System
White Blood Cells
98.6 degree Farenheit
7.4
bicarbonate buffering system; maintains pH
...
Body Temperature
98.6 degree Farenheit
PH of blood
7.4
25 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 4
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
A device that either multiplies or red…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
Simple Machine
Mechanical advantage = number of pulleys used
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
16 terms
General Science
observing
inferring
predicting
problem
using one or more of your 5 senses to gather information abou…
interpret an observation
making a forecast about the future based on current evidence…
beginning of scientific method, developed from observations
observing
using one or more of your 5 senses to gather information abou…
inferring
interpret an observation
24 terms
General Science Praxis -- Physics
Terminal Velocity
Newton's Laws of Motion
Inertia
Archimedes' principle
The velocity at which a falling body moves through a medium,…
1. In motion stays in motion unless acted upon... 2. F = ma... 3.…
The resistance of any physical object to a change in its stat…
An object is immersed in a fluid is buoyed up by a force equa…
Terminal Velocity
The velocity at which a falling body moves through a medium,…
Newton's Laws of Motion
1. In motion stays in motion unless acted upon... 2. F = ma... 3.…
16 terms
Apologia General Science Module 7
6 types of fossils
mold
cast
petrifaction
1-molds; 2-casts; 3-petrified remains; 4-carbonate residues;…
an imprint formed like the object would make if pressed into…
solid rock that has the same shape and surface details as the…
the conversion of organic material into rock. Mineral-rich wa…
6 types of fossils
1-molds; 2-casts; 3-petrified remains; 4-carbonate residues;…
mold
an imprint formed like the object would make if pressed into…
82 terms
General Science Praxis -- Chemistry
Chemical periodicity
Periods in the periodic table
Ionization energy
How do the chemical characteristics of…
A pattern of repeating order of the chemical properties of el…
Periods: Rows which run horizontally.... Labeled with a number:…
The amount of energy required to remove an electron from an a…
The physical and chemical properties of the elements in that…
Chemical periodicity
A pattern of repeating order of the chemical properties of el…
Periods in the periodic table
Periods: Rows which run horizontally.... Labeled with a number:…
14 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 2
In the absence of air, all objects, re…
The second step in the Scientific Meth…
The scientific method starts with...
An educated guess that attempts to exp…
fall at the same rate.
form an hypothesis.
an observation.
hypothesis
In the absence of air, all objects, re…
fall at the same rate.
The second step in the Scientific Meth…
form an hypothesis.
17 terms
Apologia General Science Module 7
6 types of fossils
mold
cast
petrifaction
1-molds and casts; 2-petrified remains; 3-carbonate residues;…
an imprint formed like the object would make if pressed into…
solid rock that has the same shape and surface details as the…
the conversion of organic material into stone
6 types of fossils
1-molds and casts; 2-petrified remains; 3-carbonate residues;…
mold
an imprint formed like the object would make if pressed into…
20 terms
General Science
density
mass
volume
metric system
the mass of a substance per unit of volume. density = mass/vo…
a measure of the amount of matter in an object
a measure of the amount of space occupied by an object
a system of measurement based on multiples ten
density
the mass of a substance per unit of volume. density = mass/vo…
mass
a measure of the amount of matter in an object
22 terms
General Science
Uranium
Plutonium
Alpha rays
Beta rays
a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element
A heavy, radioactive, man-made metallic element with atomic n…
positively charged particles
Negatively charged particles emitted during decay of some rad…
Uranium
a heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element
Plutonium
A heavy, radioactive, man-made metallic element with atomic n…
11 terms
apologia science general science module 5
Life science
Archaeology
Artifacts
Geology
A term that encompasses all scientific pursuits related to li…
The study of past human life as revealed by preserved relics
Objects made by people, such as tools, weapons, containers, e…
The study of earth's history as revealed if the rocks that ma…
Life science
A term that encompasses all scientific pursuits related to li…
Archaeology
The study of past human life as revealed by preserved relics
21 terms
General Science
atom
boiling point
compound
condensation
the building block of matter
the temperature at which a substance changes from a liquid to…
a substance is formed when atoms of two or more elements join…
a change from a gas to a liquid
atom
the building block of matter
boiling point
the temperature at which a substance changes from a liquid to…
15 terms
Apologia General Science Module 6
catastrophism
uniformitarianism
humus
minerals
the view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
the view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
the decayed remains of once-living creatures
inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth
catastrophism
the view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
uniformitarianism
the view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
GENERAL SCIENCE
difference between plant cells and ani…
Animalia
Biosphere
Ecosystem
plant cells have chloroplasts in cell wall
sponges, worms, insects, and amphibians
sum of all the places on earth where life can exist
collection of all living creatures and nonliving features or…
difference between plant cells and ani…
plant cells have chloroplasts in cell wall
Animalia
sponges, worms, insects, and amphibians
100 terms
GENERAL SCIENCE
A
C
D
B
1. These are living things that use sunlight, chlorophyll, wa…
2. It is describe as the lifeline of the body. IT is the body…
3. It carries the oxygen-rich blood to the head, arms, and ch…
4. They are the transmitters of message from the different pa…
A
1. These are living things that use sunlight, chlorophyll, wa…
C
2. It is describe as the lifeline of the body. IT is the body…
26 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 1
Democritus
Lavoisier
Dalton
Aristotle
Ancient Greek scientist who believed in atoms.
Discovered the Law of Mass Conversion
Developed the first detailed atomic theory and became known a…
Championed the idea of spontaneous generation and is responsi…
Democritus
Ancient Greek scientist who believed in atoms.
Lavoisier
Discovered the Law of Mass Conversion
8 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 3
Experimental variable
Control (of an experiment)
Blind experiments
Double-blind experiments
an aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
the variable or part of the experiment to which all others ca…
experiments in which the participants do not know whether or…
experiments in which neither the participants nor the people…
Experimental variable
an aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
Control (of an experiment)
the variable or part of the experiment to which all others ca…
24 terms
Apologia General Science Module 9
Atom
Molucule
Photosynthesis
Metabolism
The smallest chemical unit of matter.
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
The process by which green plants and some other organisms us…
The sum total of all process in an organism that convert ener…
Atom
The smallest chemical unit of matter.
Molucule
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
12 terms
General Science
Solid
Liquid
Gas
Physical Properties
Definate Shape and volume
Indefinite Shape and definite volume
Indefinite shape and volume
Texture,Scent,Taste,Sound,Looks
Solid
Definate Shape and volume
Liquid
Indefinite Shape and definite volume
11 terms
Apologia General Science Module #12
Energy
The Sun
Producers
Photosynthesis
All life forms have a method by which they extract energy fro…
MOST LIVING ORGANISM GET THEIR ENERGY FROM THE SUN... (A few bac…
Organisms that produce their own food.... Plants and algae, conv…
Process by which Producers (Plants and algae) use the energy…
Energy
All life forms have a method by which they extract energy fro…
The Sun
MOST LIVING ORGANISM GET THEIR ENERGY FROM THE SUN... (A few bac…
15 terms
Apologia General Science: Module 6
Uniformitarianism
Humus
Minerals
Weathering
The view that most of the earth's geological features are the…
The decayed remains of once-living creatures.
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth.
A process in which rocks are physically and chemically broken…
Uniformitarianism
The view that most of the earth's geological features are the…
Humus
The decayed remains of once-living creatures.
49 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 4
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
A device that either multiplies or red…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
Simple Machine
Mechanical advantage = number of pulleys used
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
58 terms
General Science
B
B
A
B
B
B
24 terms
Apologia General Science Module 6.
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Humus
Minerals
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The decayed remains of once-living creatures
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth
Catastrophism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
Uniformitarianism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
13 terms
General Science 1.2
Opinion
Fact
Model
Molecule
a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily ba…
a true piece of information
a thing used as an example to follow or imitate
a group of atoms bonded together
Opinion
a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily ba…
Fact
a true piece of information
307 terms
GENERAL SCIENCE Terms
difference between plant cells and ani…
Animalia
Biosphere
Ecosystem
plant cells have chloroplasts in cell wall
sponges, worms, insects, and amphibians
sum of all the places on earth where life can exist
collection of all living creatures and nonliving features or…
difference between plant cells and ani…
plant cells have chloroplasts in cell wall
Animalia
sponges, worms, insects, and amphibians
8 terms
General Science module 4
simple machine
force
mechanical advantage
diameter
a devise that either multiplies or redirects a force
a push or pull exerted on an object in an effort to change th…
the amount by which force or motion is magnified in a simple…
the length of a straight line that travels from one side of a…
simple machine
a devise that either multiplies or redirects a force
force
a push or pull exerted on an object in an effort to change th…
38 terms
Apologia General Science Module #11
AXIAL SKELETON
APPENDICULAR SKELETON
EXOSKELETON
SYMBIOSIS
The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the he…
The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skelet…
A body covering, typically made of chitin, that provides supp…
A close relationship between two or more species where at lea…
AXIAL SKELETON
The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the he…
APPENDICULAR SKELETON
The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skelet…
16 terms
General Science Module 9
atom
molecule
photosynthesis
metabolism
the smallest chemical unit of matter
two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
the process by which green plants and some other organisms us…
the sum total of all processes in an organism that convert en…
atom
the smallest chemical unit of matter
molecule
two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
12 terms
General Science Chemistry Terms
No chemical change... Keeps its own prope…
Groups of molecules that are mixed in…
The substance that is going to be diss…
The one thing doing the dissolving.
Mixture... Examples: ... Blood (plasma and red blood cells)... Trailm…
Solution... Example: ... Salt water ... Kook-aid
Solute... Example:... Sugar... Kool-aid powder... It is the smallest am…
Solvent... Examples:... Water... Ethanol... Nail Polish Remover (acetone…
No chemical change... Keeps its own prope…
Mixture... Examples: ... Blood (plasma and red blood cells)... Trailm…
Groups of molecules that are mixed in…
Solution... Example: ... Salt water ... Kook-aid
25 terms
General Science
Who was the first to come up with a th…
What was the "plum pudding" model?
Ruhterford's Theory:
What was Bohr's model of the atom?
Democritus' theory was that atoms are just a solid ball. His…
J.J. Thomson's model which had electrons scattered about as i…
Suggests that J.J. Thomson's "plum pudding" model was incorre…
Who was the first to come up with a th…
Democritus' theory was that atoms are just a solid ball. His…
What was the "plum pudding" model?
J.J. Thomson's model which had electrons scattered about as i…
9 terms
General Science, Module #3
EXPERIMENTAL VARIABLE
CONTROL (OF AN EXPERIMENT)
BLIND EXPERIMENTS
DOUBLE-BLIND EXPERIMENTS
An aspect of an experiment that changes during the course of…
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
Experiments in which the participants do not know whether or…
Experiments in which neither the participants nor the people…
EXPERIMENTAL VARIABLE
An aspect of an experiment that changes during the course of…
CONTROL (OF AN EXPERIMENT)
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
26 terms
Apologia General Science Module 9
atom
molecule
photosynthesis
metabolism
the smallest chemical unit of matter.
two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
the process by which green plants and some other organisms us…
the sum total of all processes in an organism that converts e…
atom
the smallest chemical unit of matter.
molecule
two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
10 terms
General Science
What is the biggest planet in our sola…
What is the chemical symbol for the el…
Another name for a tidal wave is a?
True or false? Dogs are herbivores.
Jupiter
O
Tsunami
False
What is the biggest planet in our sola…
Jupiter
What is the chemical symbol for the el…
O
83 terms
General Science Final Exam Review
luster
hardness
cleavage
fracture
The way a mineral reflects light from its surface
A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched
A mineral's ability to split easily along flat surfaces.
The way a mineral looks when it breaks apart in an irregular…
luster
The way a mineral reflects light from its surface
hardness
A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched
18 terms
General Science, Module #1
James Clerk Maxwell
Thales
Galileo
Ptolemy
founder of modern physics
one of the first scientists
collected data for heliocentric system, forced to recant
PROPOSED geocentric system
James Clerk Maxwell
founder of modern physics
Thales
one of the first scientists
22 terms
General Science Module #4
Simple Machine
Force
Mechanical Advantage
Diameter
A device that either multiplies or redirects a force
A push or pull exerted on an object in an effort to change th…
The amount by which force or motion is magnified in a simple…
The length of a straight line that travels from one side of c…
Simple Machine
A device that either multiplies or redirects a force
Force
A push or pull exerted on an object in an effort to change th…
22 terms
Module 13 - General Science
digestion
ingestion
Where does food enter the body?
How do your teeth aid in digestion?
the process by which an organism breaks down its food into sm…
begins the process of digestion; when you eat
mouth
They crush the food into little pieces making it easier for c…
digestion
the process by which an organism breaks down its food into sm…
ingestion
begins the process of digestion; when you eat
39 terms
General Science Praxis
DNA
4 Basic Codes of DNA Form
Base pair
Nucleotide
Deoxyribonucleic Acid... Contains hereditary info
Adenine ... Guanine... Cytosine... Thymine... A-T ... G-C
Is a base pair attached to a sugar molecule, and a phosphate…
DNA
Deoxyribonucleic Acid... Contains hereditary info
4 Basic Codes of DNA Form
Adenine ... Guanine... Cytosine... Thymine... A-T ... G-C
19 terms
General Science Terms
Decomposer
Heterotroph
Autotroph
Spring Tide
Organisms such as bacteria and fungi that break down the rema…
An organism that must use other organisms for food, such as a…
An organism that produces its own food, such as a plant
Tides with the largest daily tidal range; occurs when the Sun…
Decomposer
Organisms such as bacteria and fungi that break down the rema…
Heterotroph
An organism that must use other organisms for food, such as a…
27 terms
General Physical Science Terms
matter
substance
chemical property
atom
Anything that has mass and takes up space.
A single kind of matter that is pure and has a specific set o…
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 takes up space.
substance
A single kind of matter that is pure and has a specific set o…
8 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 2
Air Resistance
In the absence of air...
Counter-Example
Hypothesis
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
an example that contradicts a conclusion
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
Air Resistance
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air...
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
244 terms
General Science (Year of Vocabulary)
bias
constant
control
density
occurs when a scientist's expectations change how the results…
in an experiment, a variable that does not change when other…
standard used for comparison of test results in an experiment
mass per unit volume of a material
bias
occurs when a scientist's expectations change how the results…
constant
in an experiment, a variable that does not change when other…
184 terms
Praxis II general science
matter
ionic nature of matter
physical properties of matter
chemical properties of matter
anything that has mass and occupies volume... matter is made up…
Ions are formed when atoms, or groups of atoms, lose or gain…
Physical property changes of matter do not produce a new subs…
any of a material's properties that becomes evident during a…
matter
anything that has mass and occupies volume... matter is made up…
ionic nature of matter
Ions are formed when atoms, or groups of atoms, lose or gain…
20 terms
General Science Module 7
Petrifaction
Resin
Extinct
What is the most likely thing to happe…
the conversion of organic material into stone
a sticky, liquid substance that usually hardens when exposed…
a term applied to a species of plant or animal that was once…
It will decompose.
Petrifaction
the conversion of organic material into stone
Resin
a sticky, liquid substance that usually hardens when exposed…
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