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Science - biology 8th grade
Mitosis
Chromosomes
Prophase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase
Telophase
body cells divide using this process - Nucleus divides to for…
structure in the nucleus that contains hereditary material
four steps or phases in mitosis
cytoplasm begins to separate, new membrane begin to form, nuc…
Mitosis
body cells divide using this process - Nucleus divides to for…
Chromosomes
structure in the nucleus that contains hereditary material
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Science Biology Notecards 8th Grade
Organism
Cell
Unicellular
Multicellular
Any Living Thing
The smallest form of a living thing
A living thing with only one cell
A living thing with multiple cells
Organism
Any Living Thing
Cell
The smallest form of a living thing
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Science Biology Notecards 8th Grade
Organism
Cell
Unicellular
Multicellular
Any Living Thing
The smallest form of a living thing
A living thing with only one cell
A living thing with multiple cells
Organism
Any Living Thing
Cell
The smallest form of a living thing
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Science 8th Grade Biology Test
Cell Membrane
Cell Wall
Cytoplasm
Nucleus
Controls what enters and leaves the cell.
Rigid layer of non-living material that protects and supports…
Region between cell membrane and the nucleus. "Filling" of th…
Stores the cell's DNA and directs all of the cell's activities.
Cell Membrane
Controls what enters and leaves the cell.
Cell Wall
Rigid layer of non-living material that protects and supports…
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8th grade science biology test
Cell
Organism
Leeuwenhoek
Prokaryotic cells
The smallest unit that can perform the basic activities of life
An individual form of life that uses energy to carry out acti…
One of the first to use a microscope to see living cells
No nucleus
Cell
The smallest unit that can perform the basic activities of life
Organism
An individual form of life that uses energy to carry out acti…
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8th grade science final- Biology
abiotic
adaption
autotrophs
biosphere
non-living things ex. water, dirt, plants
physical or behavioral characteristic that developed to allow…
creates energy; producer
portion of the earth that is inhabited by life: planet's comm…
abiotic
non-living things ex. water, dirt, plants
adaption
physical or behavioral characteristic that developed to allow…
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary!
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
More harmful UV rays hit earth due to…
Rock formed from cooling of magma or l…
global warming
greenhouse effect
ozone depletion
igneous
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
global warming
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
greenhouse effect
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Introduction to 8th Grade Science
Graduated Cylinder
Funnel
Beaker
Element
Used to measure volume precisely.
Used to help pour liquids without spills.
A wide mouthed container used to measure, mix, or heat things…
A material that cannot be broken down into more fundamental p…
Graduated Cylinder
Used to measure volume precisely.
Funnel
Used to help pour liquids without spills.
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Earth Science 8th grade
Asthenosphere
Deposition
Divergent
Erode
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
Process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
Going in different directions
eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes…
Asthenosphere
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
Deposition
Process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
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8th Grade Science
Pipe
Earthquake
Mantle
Crust
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath ea…
The layer of hot solid material between earth's crust and core
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface
Pipe
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
Earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath ea…
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8th grade science vocabulary
rock cycle
Pangea
plate techtonics
lithosphere
a repeated series of events by which rock gradually and conti…
A supercontinent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
theory that the lithosphere is made up of plates that float o…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
rock cycle
a repeated series of events by which rock gradually and conti…
Pangea
A supercontinent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
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8th Grade Science (Ecosystems )
ecology
niche
community
diversity
(n.) study of organisms and what they do with and within thei…
(n.) role or job of the organism in its environment (where it…
(n.) all of the members of a group in one area
(n.) a lot of different things in one place
ecology
(n.) study of organisms and what they do with and within thei…
niche
(n.) role or job of the organism in its environment (where it…
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Language of Science 8th grade
aero
a / an
anti
aqua
needing oxygen or air
not or non
against
water (4 letters)
aero
needing oxygen or air
a / an
not or non
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8th Grade Science Equipment
test tube
beaker
Erlenmeyer Flask
Test tube holder
hold and heat small amounts of a substance
hold and carry liquids
hold and swirl liquid (to mix)
stores test tubes
test tube
hold and heat small amounts of a substance
beaker
hold and carry liquids
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8th Grade Science Equipment
dropper
goggles
meter stick
petri dish
dropper
goggles
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SSA Science 8th Grade Terms (6th-8th)
abiotic
acceleration
allele
amplitude
an environmental factor not associated with the activities of…
rate of change in velocity, usually expressed in meters per s…
any of two or more alternate forms of a gene that an organism…
in any periodic function (e.g., a wave) the maximum absolute…
abiotic
an environmental factor not associated with the activities of…
acceleration
rate of change in velocity, usually expressed in meters per s…
19 terms
8th grade Science Elements
Na
Cl
Hg
Cu
Sodium
Chlorine
Mercury
Copper
Na
Sodium
Cl
Chlorine
13 terms
8th Grade Science Stars
Giant Stars
H-R Diagram
Luminosity
Main Sequence
A highly luminous, exceptionally massive star.
Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, a graph that shows the relations…
The brightness of an object that gives off light such as a star
A star that is in a stable, middle stage of its development.
Giant Stars
A highly luminous, exceptionally massive star.
H-R Diagram
Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, a graph that shows the relations…
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8th grade science : Stars
Quasar
Star
Protostars
Nebulae
very tiny, starlike objects that emit intense amounts of ligh…
produces its own light and is found in various sizes and colors
these stars are in the process of being formed, giving off lo…
a cloud of hydrogen gas and dust found in a galaxy; they are…
Quasar
very tiny, starlike objects that emit intense amounts of ligh…
Star
produces its own light and is found in various sizes and colors
8th Grade Science OAKS
photosynthesis
displacement
heterogeneous mixture
homogenous mixture
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.…
Distance and direction of an object's change in position from…
A mixture in which different materials can be seen easily
a mixture in which two or more substances are evenly mixed on…
photosynthesis
Conversion of light energy from the sun into chemical energy.…
displacement
Distance and direction of an object's change in position from…
35 terms
8th Grade Earth Science
Crust
Basalt
Granite
Lithosphere
Outer layer of Earth
Oceanic Crust - Most dense crust
Continental Crust - Least dense crust
Made up of crust and upper part of mantle; it is broken into…
Crust
Outer layer of Earth
Basalt
Oceanic Crust - Most dense crust
25 terms
Introduction to 8th Grade Science
dependent variable
constant
meter
scientific law
a variable that is not under the experimenter's control; chan…
not changing or varying; "kept the same"
the metric system base unit for distance or length; equivalen…
a statement that describes an observable occurrence in nature…
dependent variable
a variable that is not under the experimenter's control; chan…
constant
not changing or varying; "kept the same"
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SCIENCE STAAR 8th grade
Newtons 1st law
Newtons 2nd law
newtons 3rd law
proton
an object in motion will stay in motion and an object at rest…
acceleration of an object depends directly upon the mass of t…
for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
positive charge... have mass... located in the nucleus ... # of proton…
Newtons 1st law
an object in motion will stay in motion and an object at rest…
Newtons 2nd law
acceleration of an object depends directly upon the mass of t…
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8th Grade Science
asexual reproduction
asteroid
atmosphere
characteristic
reproduction that does not involve unrion or germ cells, or e…
a small rock body orbiting the sun
the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth
a distinguishing trait, feature, quality or property
asexual reproduction
reproduction that does not involve unrion or germ cells, or e…
asteroid
a small rock body orbiting the sun
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
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8th Grade Science Fall Exam
How do you calculate the speed of an o…
How do you calculate force?
Unbalanced Forces
Newton's Law of Inertia
Speed=Distance/Time
Force = mass x acceleration
Forces on an object that cause change in the motion of the ob…
An object at rest stays at rest or an object in motion stays…
How do you calculate the speed of an o…
Speed=Distance/Time
How do you calculate force?
Force = mass x acceleration
8th Grade Science
Beaker
Test Tube
Evaporation dish
Spring Scale
Beaker
Test Tube
Atmosphere- 8th grade Science
nitrogen
oxygen
carbon dioxide
water vapor
Most abundant gas in the atmosphere; 3/4th of what we breathe
Gas that enters the blood through the lungs and travels to th…
Used by plants to produce food. A gas that is expelled from t…
water in the form of a gas
nitrogen
Most abundant gas in the atmosphere; 3/4th of what we breathe
oxygen
Gas that enters the blood through the lungs and travels to th…
13 terms
8th grade science
orbit
revolution
rotation axis
solstice
the path an object follows as it moves around another object
the motion of one object around another object
the line on which an object rotates
is a day when Earth's rotation axis is the most toward or awa…
orbit
the path an object follows as it moves around another object
revolution
the motion of one object around another object
26 terms
8th Grade Science Terms
Metamorphosis
pupa
zygote
Pollination
a change
coccoon
fertilized egg
fertilization of a plant
Metamorphosis
a change
pupa
coccoon
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8th Grade Science NJASK Biology Vocabulary Words
Endocrine System
Excretory System
Animalia
Plantae
Glands that create hormones that help keep your growth, sleep…
Removes unnecessary fluids and material in your body so there…
Members of the animal kingdom
Members of the plant kingdom
Endocrine System
Glands that create hormones that help keep your growth, sleep…
Excretory System
Removes unnecessary fluids and material in your body so there…
65 terms
8th Grade STAAR Biology
Unicellular
Multicellular
Homeostasis/Equilibrium
Adaptations
organisms that are made up of only one cell
organisms made up of many cells
the body's way of adjusting to different conditions and keepi…
genetic traits or behaviors that change to allow organisms to…
Unicellular
organisms that are made up of only one cell
Multicellular
organisms made up of many cells
13 terms
8th Grade Science Unit 1
Experiment
Conclusion
variable
independent variable
The step in the Scientific Method where you conduct the exper…
The step in the Scientific Method where you state whether you…
Anything that can change or be changed in an experiment
The variable that is varied or manipulated by the researcher.
Experiment
The step in the Scientific Method where you conduct the exper…
Conclusion
The step in the Scientific Method where you state whether you…
66 terms
8th Grade Science Final Vocabulary
Beaker
Flask
Graduated cylinder
Density
Scientific tool with a wide mouth used to mix chemicals and h…
Scientific tool with a narrow neck used to hold solids, liqui…
Scientific tool used to precisely measure volume.
A calculation of the amount of mass in a given substance comp…
Beaker
Scientific tool with a wide mouth used to mix chemicals and h…
Flask
Scientific tool with a narrow neck used to hold solids, liqui…
46 terms
8th Grade Science Vocabulary!
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
Moving sediment
The observed process of change in the…
Creates soil in primary succession (li…
greenhouse effect
erosion
succession
pioneer species
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
greenhouse effect
Moving sediment
erosion
27 terms
8th Grade Science Vocabulary!
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
More harmful UV rays hit earth due to…
Rock formed from cooling of magma or l…
global warming
greenhouse effect
ozone depletion
igneous
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
global warming
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
greenhouse effect
9 terms
8th Grade Science - Genetics
heredity
DNA
gene
chromosomes
the passing on of physical or mental characteristics genetica…
carrier of genetic information... material present in nearly al…
a unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offsp…
threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in th…
heredity
the passing on of physical or mental characteristics genetica…
DNA
carrier of genetic information... material present in nearly al…
13 terms
Genetics (8th grade science)
Traits
Dominant
Recessive
Homozygous
Something that is passed down from parents (i.e. eye color)
The trait that is more common
A trait that shows up less often because it's hidden by the d…
2 of the same alleles
Traits
Something that is passed down from parents (i.e. eye color)
Dominant
The trait that is more common
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8th Grade Science NJASK Biology Vocabulary Words
Endocrine System
Excretory System
Animalia
Plantae
Glands that create hormones that help keep your growth, sleep…
Removes unnecessary fluids and material in your body so there…
Members of the animal kingdom
Members of the plant kingdom
Endocrine System
Glands that create hormones that help keep your growth, sleep…
Excretory System
Removes unnecessary fluids and material in your body so there…
11 terms
Evolution (8th grade science)
Mitochondrial DNA Eve
Homo neanderthalis
Laetoli footprints
Lucy
All humans are descendants of her (we're genetically related…
Hominid species that existed at the same time as us (Homo sap…
Oldest certain evidence of bipedalism
Australopithecus afarensis
Mitochondrial DNA Eve
All humans are descendants of her (we're genetically related…
Homo neanderthalis
Hominid species that existed at the same time as us (Homo sap…
31 terms
Chemical Interactions 8th Grade science
Matter
Substance
chemical reaction
Element
Everything is made up of some form of matter
a unique form of matter
When starting substance changes into a new substance
Substance in purest form
Matter
Everything is made up of some form of matter
Substance
a unique form of matter
11 terms
8th grade Ecosystem Science vocabulario
Producer
Consumers
Herbivores
Carnivore
Organisms that produce their own food (through photosynthesis…
Organisms that can not make their own food. They have to eat…
Organisms that eat plants.
Organisms that eat other animas
Producer
Organisms that produce their own food (through photosynthesis…
Consumers
Organisms that can not make their own food. They have to eat…
15 terms
8th Grade Biology Introductory
biotic factor
abiotic factor
specimen
organ
a living thing
inanimate object or not living thing
a sample of the subject in a scientific study
a part of an organism that has a specific job or purpose.
biotic factor
a living thing
abiotic factor
inanimate object or not living thing
60 terms
8th Grade Science STAAR Review
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
More harmful UV rays hit earth due to…
Rock formed from cooling of magma or l…
Global Warming
Greenhouse Effect
Ozone depletion
Igneous rock
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
Global Warming
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
Greenhouse Effect
31 terms
Science 8th grade
Regulation
Nutrition
Excretion
Transport
an ability to control an organism's internal environment with…
The process by which your body takes in and uses food
Process by which metabolic wastes are eliminated from the body
An exchange of molecules across the boundary or across cell m…
Regulation
an ability to control an organism's internal environment with…
Nutrition
The process by which your body takes in and uses food
5 terms
8th Grade Science--Energy Terms
effort, or input force
homeostasis
kinetic energy
potential energy
energy from an outside source applied to a machine
the ability of a system to stay basically the same even thoug…
energy an object has due to its motion
energy stored in an object due to its position
effort, or input force
energy from an outside source applied to a machine
homeostasis
the ability of a system to stay basically the same even thoug…
45 terms
Science Biology 8th Grade Swope Thee
Trophic levels
Eutrophication
Numbers Pyramid
Energy Pyramid
The levels of nourishment on a food chain
Eutrophication is the enrichment of an ecosystem with chemica…
...
...
Trophic levels
The levels of nourishment on a food chain
Eutrophication
Eutrophication is the enrichment of an ecosystem with chemica…
26 terms
Science Test Biology 8th Grade 2016
virus
bacteria
pasteurization
decomposer
an infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid…
a member of a large group of unicellular microorganisms that…
Pasteurization is a process that kills harmful bacteria by he…
an organism, especially a soil bacterium, fungus, or inverteb…
virus
an infective agent that typically consists of a nucleic acid…
bacteria
a member of a large group of unicellular microorganisms that…
5 terms
8th Grade Science--Chemistry Terms
chemical compound
chemical reaction
metal
metalloid
substance made of two or more elements combined during a chem…
a process that produces chemical change
element that tends to lose electrons, becoming positively cha…
element which has the capacity to act as either a metal or a…
chemical compound
substance made of two or more elements combined during a chem…
chemical reaction
a process that produces chemical change
13 terms
Science biology - Organelles Vocab study [8th grade]
Cell Wall
Organelles
Cell membrane
Nucleus
Rigid layer of no living material surrounding plant cells tha…
Tiny cell structures that carry out specific functions
Just below the cell wall that decides if materials should pas…
Controls the cell and has genetics material/direct all cell a…
Cell Wall
Rigid layer of no living material surrounding plant cells tha…
Organelles
Tiny cell structures that carry out specific functions
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