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25 terms
Science Vocabulary
matter
Quantitative Data
mass
Qualitative Data
anything that has mass and takes up space
Exact number data
the amount of matter in an object
Data we use our 5 senses to describe
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
Quantitative Data
Exact number data
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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
18 terms
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.
12 terms
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…
40 terms
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…
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
force
balanced force
change of direction
change of motion
pull and or pushing of an object
when two objects are applying the same amount of force
when an object changes direction from its original state
when an object changes motion from its original state
force
pull and or pushing of an object
balanced force
when two objects are applying the same amount of force
15 terms
Science Vocabulary
Identify
Infer
Classify
Compare
To establish the identity of someone or something. (Recognize…
To reach a conclusion based on known facts. (conclude, reason…
To arrange people or things into groups based on ways that th…
To see the similarities between people or things.
Identify
To establish the identity of someone or something. (Recognize…
Infer
To reach a conclusion based on known facts. (conclude, reason…
8 terms
Science Vocabulary
Atom
Proton
Atomic number
Neutron
basic building block of matter
Has a positive charge (+1)
Number of protons... in an atom
No charge
Atom
basic building block of matter
Proton
Has a positive charge (+1)
25 terms
Science Vocabulary
matter
mass
volume
density
Anything that has mass and takes up space; stuff that makes u…
Amount of matter in an object.
How much space an object takes up.
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space; stuff that makes u…
mass
Amount of matter in an object.
10 terms
Science vocabulary
conserve
recycle
reduce
waste
The practice of using less of a resource so that it will not…
The process of reclaiming raw materials and reusing them to c…
Creating less waste in the first place
Refuse or by-products that is perceived as useless either con…
conserve
The practice of using less of a resource so that it will not…
recycle
The process of reclaiming raw materials and reusing them to c…
18 terms
Science Vocabulary
Matter
Phases of Matter
Observable Properties of Matter
Measurable Properties of Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass and volume
Solid, liquid, gas, plasma
Properties in which you use your five senses to get informati…
Properties that must be measured with a tool (ruler, beaker,…
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass and volume
Phases of Matter
Solid, liquid, gas, plasma
60 terms
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
8 terms
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
18 terms
Science Unit 2 Vocabulary
absorb
atmosphere
atom
carbon
soak up
gaseous envelope surrounding the earth
the smallest component of an element
element that forms organic compounds
absorb
soak up
atmosphere
gaseous envelope surrounding the earth
54 terms
Science Vocabulary
absolute
accuracy
analyze
apply
free from imperfection
a description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or struct…
bring or put into operation or practical use.
absolute
free from imperfection
accuracy
a description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
14 terms
Science Vocabulary
herbivore
carnivore
omnivore
producer
eats only plants
eats only meat
eats both plants and meat
source of all food in the ecosystem; make their own food
herbivore
eats only plants
carnivore
eats only meat
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
Science
scientific methods
investigation
experiment
the study of the natural world through observation and invest…
different ways that scientists perform investigations and col…
a procedure carried out to observe, study, or test something
a procedure carried out under controlled conditions to test a…
Science
the study of the natural world through observation and invest…
scientific methods
different ways that scientists perform investigations and col…
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
Satellite
Gravity
Lunar Phases
Eclipse
A body that orbits a larger body.
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
The different appearances of the moon from Earth throughout t…
An event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on a…
Satellite
A body that orbits a larger body.
Gravity
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
Empirical Evidence
Hypothesis
scientific model
dependent variable
Evidence based on observations or experiments rather than the…
A statement that can be tested scientifically through experim…
a replica or description designed to show the workings or str…
A factor, usually being measured or observed, that responds t…
Empirical Evidence
Evidence based on observations or experiments rather than the…
Hypothesis
A statement that can be tested scientifically through experim…
8 terms
SCIENCE VOCABULARY
igneous rock
sedimentary rock
sediments
fossil
rock that is formed when lava cools and hardens
rock that forms at earths surface when sediments harden into…
bits of existing rock , minerals, and organic material
the remains or traces of a living being from the past, preser…
igneous rock
rock that is formed when lava cools and hardens
sedimentary rock
rock that forms at earths surface when sediments harden into…
54 terms
Science Vocabulary
absolute
accuracy
analyze
apply
free from imperfection
a description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or struct…
bring or put into operation or practical use.
absolute
free from imperfection
accuracy
a description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
142 terms
Science Vocabulary
abundant
acid
adaptation
adaptive bioengineering
plentiful
a substance that tastes sour, reacts with metals, conducts el…
a trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
engineering that results in a product or process that permane…
abundant
plentiful
acid
a substance that tastes sour, reacts with metals, conducts el…
10 terms
Unit 1 Science Vocabulary
Data
Observation
Classify
Investigation
Information collected during an experiment
To use the five senses to learn about your enviornment
To separate into groups that share characteristics
An exploration to gain data and knowledge to test the hypothe…
Data
Information collected during an experiment
Observation
To use the five senses to learn about your enviornment
10 terms
Unit 2 Science Vocabulary
Sun
Star
Rotate
Revolve
the star around which the Earth rotates
an object in space that produces its own heat and light
to spin on an axis
move in a circle on a central axis
Sun
the star around which the Earth rotates
Star
an object in space that produces its own heat and light
50 terms
Science Vocabulary
Carnivore
Omnivore
Herbivore
Predator
An organism that eats only meat.
An organism that eats both meat and plants.
An organism that eats only plants.
An organism that hunts and eats prey.
Carnivore
An organism that eats only meat.
Omnivore
An organism that eats both meat and plants.
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
Properties
Matter
Mass
Magnetism
Includes: mass, magnetism, state, density, solubility and if…
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Amount of matter in an object
Properties of attraction to magnets
Properties
Includes: mass, magnetism, state, density, solubility and if…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
46 terms
Science Vocabulary
abiotic
acid
aquaria
aquarium
water,soil,sun rain,wind
a corrosive substance with pH of less than 7
a water filled glass / plastic container where organisms can…
a transparent tank of water in which fish and other water cre…
abiotic
water,soil,sun rain,wind
acid
a corrosive substance with pH of less than 7
20 terms
Science Vocabulary
Fossil
Soil
Sedimentary rock
Humus
The remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago.
A material made up of tiny pieces of weathered rock
Rock that forms when sediments are pressed together
Decaying plant or animal material in the soil
Fossil
The remains of a plant or animal that lived long ago.
Soil
A material made up of tiny pieces of weathered rock
69 terms
Science Vocabulary
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
Evidence
Information collected using senses or measurements
A guess based on observations
An educated guess that answers a question
Data that is used to support a claim
Observation
Information collected using senses or measurements
Inference
A guess based on observations
6 terms
Science Vocabulary
science
hypothesis
theory
inference
the study of all things based on evidence through observation…
An idea you can test
an idea that has been tested by many scientists and is now ac…
a conclusion made based on your observations
science
the study of all things based on evidence through observation…
hypothesis
An idea you can test
17 terms
Science Vocabulary
Science
Quanitative
Qualitative
Observation
the study of questionable things in nature that no one can ex…
Numbers
Senses
the process of observing something or someone carefully to ga…
Science
the study of questionable things in nature that no one can ex…
Quanitative
Numbers
10 terms
Science Chapter 6 Vocabulary
Mantle
Continental Drift
Seismic Waves
Folding
Is the middle layer of Earth, and is made up of hot and solid…
Is the theory of slow movement of the continents from one con…
Are vibrations that, when measured, can be used to calculate…
Is the bending of rock layers
Mantle
Is the middle layer of Earth, and is made up of hot and solid…
Continental Drift
Is the theory of slow movement of the continents from one con…
13 terms
Science Skills Vocabulary
Graduated Cylinder
Ruler
Funnel
Goggles
Graduated Cylinder
Ruler
15 terms
Science Vocabulary
Sphere
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Cryosphere
ball-like shape where all points on the surface are at an equ…
layer of gases surrounding Earth
liquid water on Earth
frozen water on Earth
Sphere
ball-like shape where all points on the surface are at an equ…
Atmosphere
layer of gases surrounding Earth
14 terms
Science Vocabulary
Criteria
Constraints
Collaborate
Cite
Goals ; "End Result / Product"
Limits ; Limitation
To work together
To quote something or somebody
Criteria
Goals ; "End Result / Product"
Constraints
Limits ; Limitation
31 terms
Chapter 1 Science Vocabulary
chemical energy
electric energy
energy
kinetic energy
stored in and released from the bonds between atoms
in an electric current
ability to cause change
energy due to motion
chemical energy
stored in and released from the bonds between atoms
electric energy
in an electric current
10 terms
Science vocabulary
Physical Property
Matter
Mass
Density
Anything that can be observed using the senses
Anything that has mass and takes up space (volume)
A measure of the amount of matter that is in a substance
A measure of how tightly packed the molecules are in matter.…
Physical Property
Anything that can be observed using the senses
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space (volume)
55 terms
Science Vocabulary
science
matter
atom
element
the study of the physical and natural world and phenomena, es…
anything that has mass and takes up space
the smallest most basic unit of matter
a substance composed of one kind of atom. It cannot be broken…
science
the study of the physical and natural world and phenomena, es…
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
51 terms
Science Vocabulary
DNA
genetic
heredity
chromosomes
a molecule that contains the information that determines the…
relating to genes or heredity
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
In an early stage of cell division, the chromatin is compacte…
DNA
a molecule that contains the information that determines the…
genetic
relating to genes or heredity
22 terms
Science Vocabulary
cells
microscope
cell theory
nucleus
form the parts of an organism and carry out ALL of its functi…
an instrument that makes small objects look bigger
is a widely accepted explanation of the relationship between…
control center
cells
form the parts of an organism and carry out ALL of its functi…
microscope
an instrument that makes small objects look bigger
25 terms
Physical Science Vocabulary
motion
frame of reference
displacement
speed
an objects change in position relative to a reference point
a system for specifying the precise location of objects in sp…
the change in position of an object
the distance traveled divided by the time interval which the…
motion
an objects change in position relative to a reference point
frame of reference
a system for specifying the precise location of objects in sp…
18 terms
Science vocabulary
Non renewable resources
Renewable resources
Natural resources
Import
A resource that cannot be replaced .
A resource that can be replaced.
Anything necessary for human beings that comes from nature .
Something brought into a country so it can be traded.
Non renewable resources
A resource that cannot be replaced .
Renewable resources
A resource that can be replaced.
8 terms
Earth Science Vocabulary
landform
topography
weathering
erosion
a natural land shape of feature
surface landforms of an area
the process of breaking down rock by natural means or forces.
the process of moving sediment by wind, water, or ice.
landform
a natural land shape of feature
topography
surface landforms of an area
89 terms
Science Vocabulary
Convection
Black hole
Luminosity
Nebula
the transfer of heat from one place to another, when matter i…
a region in space where gravitational pull is so great that e…
the amount of light given off by a star
a collection of gas and dust that forms stars or results from…
Convection
the transfer of heat from one place to another, when matter i…
Black hole
a region in space where gravitational pull is so great that e…
34 terms
Physical Science Vocabulary
attract
circuit
conductors
effort
(magnetically) draw or pull, unlike poles together
the path electricity takes as it flows through a material
material that can carry an electric current
force required to move a load
attract
(magnetically) draw or pull, unlike poles together
circuit
the path electricity takes as it flows through a material
63 terms
science vocabulary
matter
mass
qualitative data
quantitative data
Anything that has mass and takes up space
the amount of matter in an object
data that we can use our 5 senses to describe
exact number data
matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
mass
the amount of matter in an object
69 terms
SCIENCE VOCABULARY REVIEW
DECOMPOSER
PRODUCER
CONSUMER
INHERITED TRAITS
IT'S ROLE IS TO BREAK DOWN NUTRIENTS IN ALREADY DEAD MATTER A…
THE PART OF THE FOOD CHAIN WHICH CAN MAKE ITS OWN FOOD. THEY…
ANIMALS WHICH GENERALLY FEED ON OTHER ORGANISMS... EX: LIONS, VU…
SOMETHING A PERSON IS BORN WITH. THEY ARE PASSED THROUGH THEI…
DECOMPOSER
IT'S ROLE IS TO BREAK DOWN NUTRIENTS IN ALREADY DEAD MATTER A…
PRODUCER
THE PART OF THE FOOD CHAIN WHICH CAN MAKE ITS OWN FOOD. THEY…
15 terms
Science Vocabulary
DNA
Genetic
Heredity
Chromosomes
A DNA is a molecule that possess genetic information which wo…
It's a study of heredity
Heredity is the trait that was passed from the parents to the…
They are a cellular structure that carries genetic material w…
DNA
A DNA is a molecule that possess genetic information which wo…
Genetic
It's a study of heredity
10 terms
SCIENCE FAIR VOCABULARY
prototype
technology
engineering
experiment
Test model of a product
Application of science to help people
The application of science and mathematics to solve real-life…
An organized procedure to study something under controlled co…
prototype
Test model of a product
technology
Application of science to help people
Chapter 2 -Science Vocabulary
cell
microscope
cell theory
cell wall
The basic unit of structure and function in living things
An instrument that makes small objects look large
A widely accepted explanation of the relationship between cel…
A rigid supporting layer that surrounds the cells of plants a…
cell
The basic unit of structure and function in living things
microscope
An instrument that makes small objects look large
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