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6th science Intro & Core concepts
control groups
experimental groups
constant
variable
theses groups stay the same, they are the groups you compare…
group that receives changes or variables to be tested... gives u…
variables stay the same the entire experiment
A factor that can change in an experiment
control groups
theses groups stay the same, they are the groups you compare…
experimental groups
group that receives changes or variables to be tested... gives u…
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Science Concepts
what is an atom
What are the 4 parts of daltons atomic…
Dalton
Thompson
the basic particle in which all elements are made- particles…
- All elements are composed of atoms that cannot be divided…
Inferred that atoms had certain characteristics
Found that atoms contained negatively charged particles
what is an atom
the basic particle in which all elements are made- particles…
What are the 4 parts of daltons atomic…
- All elements are composed of atoms that cannot be divided…
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Science Concepts
What evidence supports the hypothesis…
What three types of evidence provide s…
Continental and Continental Convergent…
Compare and contrast a rift valley and…
Land features, fossils, and climate change support evidence f…
Molten material, magnetic stripes, and drilled samples provid…
Subduction does not take place, neither piece is dense enough…
They both form at divergent plate boundaries. A rift valley i…
What evidence supports the hypothesis…
Land features, fossils, and climate change support evidence f…
What three types of evidence provide s…
Molten material, magnetic stripes, and drilled samples provid…
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Science concepts
Frame of reference
Speed
Average speed
Constant velocity
the position from which you are viewing an object's motion
the amount of distance an object covers in a certain amount o…
total distance traveled/ time interval
You must maintain the same speed and direction. It changes if…
Frame of reference
the position from which you are viewing an object's motion
Speed
the amount of distance an object covers in a certain amount o…
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Chap 1 and 2 Science Concepts
mass
weight
length
meter
a measure of the amount of of matter in an object
a measure of the force of gravity acting on an object
the distance from one point to another
the basic unit for measuring length in the SI metric system
mass
a measure of the amount of of matter in an object
weight
a measure of the force of gravity acting on an object
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Science concepts
Explain why it is generally warmer nea…
Explain how day and night occur
During a total lunar eclipse the moon…
Why are you less likely to see a solar…
Near the equator sunlight does not spread very far. Near the…
Earth's rotation causes day and night.
umbra
you have to be exactly in the umbra to see the solar eclipse.
Explain why it is generally warmer nea…
Near the equator sunlight does not spread very far. Near the…
Explain how day and night occur
Earth's rotation causes day and night.
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Concepts of Science
Old oil can be __________ and used ove…
Which of the following represents the…
Chemical bonds are: ... a) the attraction…
The electrons at the outer energy leve…
Answer: c) refined
Answer: e
Answer: c) the redistribution of electrons between atoms, lea…
Answer: c) valence electrons
Old oil can be __________ and used ove…
Answer: c) refined
Which of the following represents the…
Answer: e
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Science Chapter 2 Key Concepts
Matter
Volume
Properties of Matter
Weight
is the amount of matter in an object.
the amount of space taken up by an object.
volume and mass
a measure of the gravitational force on an object
Matter
is the amount of matter in an object.
Volume
the amount of space taken up by an object.
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Concept and vocabulary
estuary
watershed
submerged aquatic vegetation
wetland
An estuary is a large body of water that opens to an ocean, w…
All the land that drains water into the Bay is the estuary's.
Coastal forests, marshlands, shore grasses, and submerged aqu…
and consisting of marshes or swamps; saturated land.
estuary
An estuary is a large body of water that opens to an ocean, w…
watershed
All the land that drains water into the Bay is the estuary's.
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Science Vocabulary
data
predict
describe
record
information
what you think will happen
saying or drawing what you see, hear, touch, taste or smell
to write or draw
data
information
predict
what you think will happen
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Science Concepts
which demonstration involved the forma…
What elements form the "back-bone" of…
What elements get "kicked out" as the…
Which 3 demonstrations involved solubi…
David
carbon and nitrogen covalent bonds
hydrogen and chloride
Ethan, Sara, Emily
which demonstration involved the forma…
David
What elements form the "back-bone" of…
carbon and nitrogen covalent bonds
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Science, "Cells and Heredity", Chapter 1 "Introduction to Living Things" Concepts and Vocabulary
Organism
Cell
Unicellular
Multicellular
A living thing.
The basic unit of structure and function in all things.
Made of a single cell.
Consisting of many cells.
Organism
A living thing.
Cell
The basic unit of structure and function in all things.
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Science Concepts
What is a nucleotide made of ?
What are the differences between Sexua…
What are examples of organisms that go…
Why did Gregor Mendel used simple orga…
Sugar, phosphate, and a base (cytosine/adenine/thymine/guanine)
One parent VS two parents... Offsprings are clones VS offsprings…
Strawberry Plants... Hydra Budding... Bacteria
Because they are fast and easy to track, and there are not so…
What is a nucleotide made of ?
Sugar, phosphate, and a base (cytosine/adenine/thymine/guanine)
What are the differences between Sexua…
One parent VS two parents... Offsprings are clones VS offsprings…
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National Food Science Concepts
myoglobin
oxymyoglobin
metmyoglobin
deoxymyoglobin
protein that stores oxygen in muscle cells, responsible for m…
produces red cherry color in meats
brown color in meats
purple color in meats (no oxygen)
myoglobin
protein that stores oxygen in muscle cells, responsible for m…
oxymyoglobin
produces red cherry color in meats
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Science Vocabulary
chemical reaction
product
reactant
substance
When substances change to form new substances
A substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.
A substance that is there at the beginning of a chemical reac…
Matter that is made of only one kind of atom or molecule (for…
chemical reaction
When substances change to form new substances
product
A substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.
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Matter: Concepts and Vocabulary
Matter
Law of Conservation of Mass
Solid
Liquid
Any substance that has mass and takes up space
Matter is never made or destroyed
A condensed phase of matter. The atoms are in contact and can…
Both a condensed and a fluid phase of matter. The atoms are i…
Matter
Any substance that has mass and takes up space
Law of Conservation of Mass
Matter is never made or destroyed
Life Science: Terms and Concepts
Tropical Rainforests
Cells
Cell Theory
Eukaryotic Cells
These ecosystems occupy 2% of the Earth's surface, but contai…
The most basic and essential units of life. Every living thin…
The most widely accepted theory in biology, it postulates tha…
A cell surrounded by a membrane, organelles, and has a distin…
Tropical Rainforests
These ecosystems occupy 2% of the Earth's surface, but contai…
Cells
The most basic and essential units of life. Every living thin…
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Life Science Concepts
food chain
producer
sun
photosynthesis
shows the flow of energy from a producer to one or more consu…
the organism that begins all food chains
the major source of energy on Earth
the process that plants have to make their own food
food chain
shows the flow of energy from a producer to one or more consu…
producer
the organism that begins all food chains
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Science Vocabulary
Environment
Ecosystem
Biotic
Abiotic
External surroundings
All of the living things interacting with the non-living thin…
Living
Non-living
Environment
External surroundings
Ecosystem
All of the living things interacting with the non-living thin…
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Science Mini Concept #3
Mitochondria
Vacuole
Chromosomes
Cytoplasm
Cells energy is produced within organelles
Store food, water, waste, and other materials
Nucleus condenses to form double rod structures called ______…
A gel like fluid in which many different organelles are found
Mitochondria
Cells energy is produced within organelles
Vacuole
Store food, water, waste, and other materials
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Concepts In Science
In an electrical current, the moving p…
The SI unit used to measure an electri…
What is one factor that can affect res…
Are gamma rays are dangerous? Why?
Electrons
Ampere (Amp)
Temperature, material, length, and width
Yes, radiation
In an electrical current, the moving p…
Electrons
The SI unit used to measure an electri…
Ampere (Amp)
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concepts of science
which can be measured scientifically?
in science, every theory must be teste…
At the time Dimitri Mandeleev produced…
basic research scientists...
the age of rock
predictions
it was the mid 18th century
are interested in finding out how the world works for the sak…
which can be measured scientifically?
the age of rock
in science, every theory must be teste…
predictions
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Science - Universe Vocab / Concepts
Albert Einstein
Big Bang
Dark Matter
Edwin Hubble
A Scientist. He equations suggested that universe is growing…
the theory that all that exists started with one small point…
makes up 85 percent of mass in universe - we cannot see it an…
used "red shift" to discover, in 1920's, that universe is exp…
Albert Einstein
A Scientist. He equations suggested that universe is growing…
Big Bang
the theory that all that exists started with one small point…
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Computer Science Concepts
Variable
Type
Value
Communication
A place where we store data. It needs a name, a type, and a v…
The sort of variable we are using
The actual data we are storing in the variable
One of the three basic types of computer statements. Communic…
Variable
A place where we store data. It needs a name, a type, and a v…
Type
The sort of variable we are using
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Science - Waves Vocab / Concepts
Wave
Wavelength
Crest
Trough
a disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
the distance from one crest to the next crest of a wave
the highest point of a wave
the lowest point of a wave
Wave
a disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
Wavelength
the distance from one crest to the next crest of a wave
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NeSA Science Test - Grade 11 Vocabulary - Science Concepts Set 2
amplitude (wave)
frequency (wave)
mechanical wave properties
medium
height of the wave
number of complete waves that pass a point per second
frequency, wavelength, and speed of a wave through a medium a…
the substance that carries a wave
amplitude (wave)
height of the wave
frequency (wave)
number of complete waves that pass a point per second
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Earth Science Concepts
Geological Time
Relative Dating
Sediment
Geological Plate
The organization of Earth's history into eras, periods, and e…
dating an unknown sample to a certain time period when compar…
any solid material (rock or organic) that settles out from a…
a layer of rock that drifts slowly over the supporting, upper…
Geological Time
The organization of Earth's history into eras, periods, and e…
Relative Dating
dating an unknown sample to a certain time period when compar…
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Physical Science Concepts in Action Chapter 5 and 6 Vocabulary terms
periodic table
period
group
periodic law
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
each row in the periodic table of elements
each column on the periodic table of elements
the pattern of repeating properties displayed by elements in…
periodic table
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
period
each row in the periodic table of elements
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Science Mini Concepts #2
Spontaneous Generation
Electron Microscope
Compound Microscope
Cell Theroy
Uses a beam of electrons instead of light to produce a magnif…
Uses light to produce a magnified image
Says all living things are composed of cell
Spontaneous Generation
Electron Microscope
Uses a beam of electrons instead of light to produce a magnif…
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Concept Science 1 Living Things
cells
biotic
abiotic
adapt
the smallest parts of an organism
living
not living
what an organism does or has to survive
cells
the smallest parts of an organism
biotic
living
Earth Science: Terms and Concepts
Gold Mining
Cyanide Heap Leaching
The Core
The Mantle
Between 1980 and 2007, global gold production more than doubl…
A process that extracts gold by spraying piles of waste rock…
The center of the Earth. It has a solid center surrounded by…
The largest of the three main layers, the mantle is mostly so…
Gold Mining
Between 1980 and 2007, global gold production more than doubl…
Cyanide Heap Leaching
A process that extracts gold by spraying piles of waste rock…
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Physical Science Concepts in Action Chapter 5 and 6 Vocabulary terms
periodic table
period
group
periodic law
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
each row in the periodic table of elements
each column on the periodic table of elements
the pattern of repeating properties displayed by elements in…
periodic table
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
period
each row in the periodic table of elements
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Science - Electricity Vocab / Concepts
Electricity
Static Electricity
Electric current
Ampere or Amp
flow of electrons
build up of electrical charge
movement of electrons from one place to another
the unit used to measure current
Electricity
flow of electrons
Static Electricity
build up of electrical charge
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Unit 1 Science 7 Honors Vocabulary and Key Concepts
Science
observing
inferring
predicting
a way of learning about the natural world
using one or more of your senses to gather information
when you explain or interpret things you observe
making a statement or a claim about what will happen in the f…
Science
a way of learning about the natural world
observing
using one or more of your senses to gather information
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Physical Science Concepts in Action Chapter 5 and 6 Vocabulary terms
periodic table
period
group
periodic law
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
each row in the periodic table of elements
each column on the periodic table of elements
the pattern of repeating properties displayed by elements in…
periodic table
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
period
each row in the periodic table of elements
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Life Science Concepts
food chain
producer
sun
photosynthesis
shows the flow of energy from a producer to one or more consu…
the organism that begins all food chains
the major source of energy on Earth
the process that plants have to make their own food
food chain
shows the flow of energy from a producer to one or more consu…
producer
the organism that begins all food chains
28 terms
Physical Science Concepts in Action Chapter 5 and 6 Vocabulary terms
periodic table
period
group
periodic law
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
each row in the periodic table of elements
each column on the periodic table of elements
the pattern of repeating properties displayed by elements in…
periodic table
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
period
each row in the periodic table of elements
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Concepts Unit 6 - Animal Science
Cattle
Bull
Calf
sheep
large animals with horns and cloven hoofs
mature male beef aninal
young beef animal
domesticated animal with a thick woolly coat and curving horns
Cattle
large animals with horns and cloven hoofs
Bull
mature male beef aninal
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Computer Science Concepts
program
memory
memory address
pointer
A set of instructions for the computer.
Holds data for the computer to process, and holds the result…
A number that is assigned to each byte in a computer s memory…
A programming language object whose value refers directly to…
program
A set of instructions for the computer.
memory
Holds data for the computer to process, and holds the result…
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Earth Science Concepts Objectives
Earth Science
Outline key events in geologic time
Label Plate tectonics map (plate names…
Explain the plate tectonics of earthqu…
...
Plate tectonics is the theory that explains the movements of…
Earth Science
...
Outline key events in geologic time
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Weekly Concepts #7 Science
organism
structure
behavior
function
a living thing
physical part of an organism
the way an organism acts or what it does
how a structure contributes to the organism
organism
a living thing
structure
physical part of an organism
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Physical Science Concepts in Action Chapter 5 and 6 Vocabulary terms
periodic table
period
group
periodic law
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
each row in the periodic table of elements
each column on the periodic table of elements
the pattern of repeating properties displayed by elements in…
periodic table
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
period
each row in the periodic table of elements
28 terms
Physical Science Concepts in Action Chapter 5 and 6 Vocabulary terms
periodic table
period
group
periodic law
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
each row in the periodic table of elements
each column on the periodic table of elements
the pattern of repeating properties displayed by elements in…
periodic table
an arrangement of elements in columns, based on a set of prop…
period
each row in the periodic table of elements
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Science Vocabulary
Control / Constant Variables
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Accuracy
what is not changed in the experiment
variable that is manipulated or controlled by the experimente…
variable that responds to the changes in the variable being c…
compares a measurement to the true value
Control / Constant Variables
what is not changed in the experiment
Independent Variable
variable that is manipulated or controlled by the experimente…
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Science EOG, 5th Grade, Weather Concepts
Cloud
Nimbus clouds
Cumulus clouds
Stratus clouds
Consist of billions of tiny water droplets (and even ice crys…
Are rain bearing clouds that are dark and ragged at the edges.
Are fluffy like pieces of cotton. Often they are thick and ex…
Are flat layers that form close to the Earth. They are often…
Cloud
Consist of billions of tiny water droplets (and even ice crys…
Nimbus clouds
Are rain bearing clouds that are dark and ragged at the edges.
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Honors Physical Science: Chapter 21 Vocabulary & Key Concepts
Magnetic Force
Magnetic Pole
Magnetic Field
Magntosphere
The force a magnet exerts on another magnet, on iron or a sim…
Regions where the magnet's force is strongest .
Surrounds a magnet and can exert magnetic forces
The area surrounding Earth
Magnetic Force
The force a magnet exerts on another magnet, on iron or a sim…
Magnetic Pole
Regions where the magnet's force is strongest .
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Key Concept Notes / Chapter 2 / Mr. Johnson / Science Chapter Vocabulary
The material through which a wave trav…
_____, _______, and ______ can all be…
Waves that require a medium through wh…
The basic properties of waves are ____…
Medium
Gases, liquids, and solids
Mechanical
Amplitude, wavelength, frequency, and speed
The material through which a wave trav…
Medium
_____, _______, and ______ can all be…
Gases, liquids, and solids
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concepts and processes in science
open system
closed system
dynamic system
natural systems
capable of exchanging matter, energy, or information with its…
not capable of exchanging matter, energy, or information with…
variable relations with their surroundings
ecosystem, the solar system, water cycle, and living organisms.
open system
capable of exchanging matter, energy, or information with its…
closed system
not capable of exchanging matter, energy, or information with…
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Social science concepts
The star spangled banner
Thomas Edison
16th president
Airplane
Francis Scott Key wrote it. It's the national anthem of the U…
Invented the light bulb, the phonograph and the telescope
Abraham Lincoln, introduced the Emancipation Proclamation whi…
Charles Lindbergh was the first person to fly a _____ across…
The star spangled banner
Francis Scott Key wrote it. It's the national anthem of the U…
Thomas Edison
Invented the light bulb, the phonograph and the telescope
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Key Concept Notes / Chapter 14 / Mr. Johnson / Science Chapter Vocabulary
The ______ system—which consists of th…
Each upper chamber, or _____, receives…
In the rights atrium is the __________…
Each lower chamber, or ________, pumps…
Cardiovascular
Atrium
Pacemaker
Ventricle
The ______ system—which consists of th…
Cardiovascular
Each upper chamber, or _____, receives…
Atrium
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