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9th Grade Science - Chap 28 Vocabulary
Electromagnetic Radiation
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Continuous Spectrum
Emission Spectrum
Energy, such as light, that is radiated in the form of a wave.
The continuum of electromagnetic radiation waves that are arr…
An unbroken spectrum that contains all the colors or waveleng…
A series of unevenly spaced lines of different colors and bri…
Electromagnetic Radiation
Energy, such as light, that is radiated in the form of a wave.
Electromagnetic Spectrum
The continuum of electromagnetic radiation waves that are arr…
science 9th grade
charging by contact
charging by induction
circuit
conductor
the process of transferring charge by touching or rubbing
the rearrangement of electrons on a neutral object caused by…
a closed path that electric current follows
a material in which electrons are not able to move easily
charging by contact
the process of transferring charge by touching or rubbing
charging by induction
the rearrangement of electrons on a neutral object caused by…
9th Grade Science Midterm
TOPIC ONE
What is homeostasis?
Homeostasis is often maintained using…
Dy
...
A balanced state in an organism's body; homeostasis must be m…
-Cycles in which the product of one reaction causes another t…
...
TOPIC ONE
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What is homeostasis?
A balanced state in an organism's body; homeostasis must be m…
9th Grade Science: Unit 11 Vocabulary Words
Macromolecule
Organic Compound
Element
Molecule
A very large organic molecule composed of many smaller molecu…
Compounds that contain carbon.
A pure substance made of only one kind of atom.
A group of atoms bonded together.
Macromolecule
A very large organic molecule composed of many smaller molecu…
Organic Compound
Compounds that contain carbon.
9th Grade Science: Unit 10 Vocabulary Words
Hierarchy
Taxonomy
Somatic Cell
Gametes
The most general level of classification is the largest group…
Arranged using hierarchies.
The same DNA that multicellular organisms all have in each of…
Sex cells; specialized reproductive cells.
Hierarchy
The most general level of classification is the largest group…
Taxonomy
Arranged using hierarchies.
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9th Grade Science: Unit 10 Vocabulary Words
Hierarchy
Taxonomy
Somatic Cell
Gametes
The most general level of classification is the largest group…
Arranged using hierarchies.
The same DNA that multicellular organisms all have in each of…
Sex cells; specialized reproductive cells.
Hierarchy
The most general level of classification is the largest group…
Taxonomy
Arranged using hierarchies.
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9th Grade Science: Unit 8 Vocabulary Words
Plasmid
Facultative Aerobe
Pilus
Anaerobic
Small rings formed by additional DNA floating outside the nuc…
Bacteria that thrive in oxygen-rich environments, but can liv…
A bacterial protrusion used to help two cells join together a…
Bacteria that die when oxygen is present.
Plasmid
Small rings formed by additional DNA floating outside the nuc…
Facultative Aerobe
Bacteria that thrive in oxygen-rich environments, but can liv…
9th Grade Science: Unit 8 Vocabulary Words
3 Unifying Characteristics of Life
Genetic Code
Central Dogma
Metabolic Pathways
Genetic Code, Central Dogma, Metabolic Pathways
The set of rules by which information encoded within genetic…
The central dogma of molecular biology explains that DNA code…
Series of chemical reactions occurring within a cell. In each…
3 Unifying Characteristics of Life
Genetic Code, Central Dogma, Metabolic Pathways
Genetic Code
The set of rules by which information encoded within genetic…
9th Grade Science: Unit 8 Vocabulary Words
3 Unifying Characteristics of Life
Genetic Code
Central Dogma
Metabolic Pathways
Genetic Code, Central Dogma, Metabolic Pathways (GCM)
The set of rules by which information encoded within genetic…
The central dogma of molecular biology explains that DNA code…
Series of chemical reactions occurring within a cell. In each…
3 Unifying Characteristics of Life
Genetic Code, Central Dogma, Metabolic Pathways (GCM)
Genetic Code
The set of rules by which information encoded within genetic…
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9th Grade Science: Unit 11 Vocabulary Words
Macromolecule
Organic Compound
Element
Molecule
A very large organic molecule composed of many smaller molecu…
Compounds that contain carbon.
A pure substance made of only one kind of atom.
A group of atoms bonded together.
Macromolecule
A very large organic molecule composed of many smaller molecu…
Organic Compound
Compounds that contain carbon.
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9th Grade Science: Unit 11 Vocabulary Words
Molecule
Monomer
Polymer
Macromolecule
A group of atoms bonded together.
A simple molecule that can combine with other like or unlike…
A long molecule consisting of many similar or identical monom…
A very large organic molecule composed of many smaller molecu…
Molecule
A group of atoms bonded together.
Monomer
A simple molecule that can combine with other like or unlike…
Science 9th grade
Cell
Viral Reproduction
Disease
HIV
The smallest structural and functional unit of an organism ty…
Is the formation of biological viruses during the infection p…
A disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, plant…
Sexually transmitted infection it could be spread by contact…
Cell
The smallest structural and functional unit of an organism ty…
Viral Reproduction
Is the formation of biological viruses during the infection p…
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9th Grade Science: Unit 8 Vocabulary Words
Gram Positive
Gram Negative
Eubacteria
3 Unifying Characteristics of Life
Bacteria that have a lot of peptidoglycan.
Bacteria that do not have as much peptidoglycan and thus cann…
Genomes that are almost twice as larger than the Archaea's.
Genetic Code, Central Dogma, Metabolic Pathways
Gram Positive
Bacteria that have a lot of peptidoglycan.
Gram Negative
Bacteria that do not have as much peptidoglycan and thus cann…
9th grade Science
amplitude
frequency
pitch
refraction
The maximum distance the wave moves up or down from its rest…
How many waves can pass a given point per second, measured in…
An indication of how high or low a sound is, which is primari…
The bending of a wave as it enters a new medium at an angle
amplitude
The maximum distance the wave moves up or down from its rest…
frequency
How many waves can pass a given point per second, measured in…
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Science 9th grade Energy
Mechanical (motion)
Thermal (heat)
Radiant energy
Chemical energy
An objects movement creates energy
The vibration and movement of molecules
Movement of electrons
Stored in bonds of atoms and molecules
Mechanical (motion)
An objects movement creates energy
Thermal (heat)
The vibration and movement of molecules
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9th Grade Science-Weather
Temperature
Wind Speed & Direction
Precipitation
Humidity
How much energy the molecules in the air have. The more energ…
How fast the molecules of gasses are moving in a specific dir…
Any water falling from the sky is precipitation.(rain,snow,ha…
The amount of moisture in the air compared to the amount of m…
Temperature
How much energy the molecules in the air have. The more energ…
Wind Speed & Direction
How fast the molecules of gasses are moving in a specific dir…
Science Final - 9th Grade
Kinetic Theory
Pressure
volume, temperature, particle number
Charle's Law
everything is moving on an atomic level
the result of a force distributed over an area
3 factors that affect gas pressure
volume of a gas is directly proportional to its temperature i…
Kinetic Theory
everything is moving on an atomic level
Pressure
the result of a force distributed over an area
9th Grade Science - Scientific Method - Vocabulary
Observation
Hypothesis
Inference
Independent Variable
Information gathered with your senses
A possible explanation for a set of observations
A logical interpretation based on prior knowledge that can be…
A factor in an experiment that a scientist purposely changes
Observation
Information gathered with your senses
Hypothesis
A possible explanation for a set of observations
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9th grade vocabulary list Science (Kenneth)
Biogeochemical cycle
Nitrogen cycle
Carbon cycle
Decay
the circulation of substances through living organisms from o…
The transfer of nitrogen from the atmosphere to the soil, to…
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
decadence
Biogeochemical cycle
the circulation of substances through living organisms from o…
Nitrogen cycle
The transfer of nitrogen from the atmosphere to the soil, to…
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science 9th grade midterm
gullies
there is a greater potential for erosi…
when water runs through or over rocks…
Both water velocity and ______________…
some runoff initially flows in thin sheets and eventually col…
steep
solution
volume
gullies
some runoff initially flows in thin sheets and eventually col…
there is a greater potential for erosi…
steep
volcanoes ( 9th grade science )
Active Volcano
Ash & Dust
Core
Crator
a volcano that has erupted recently and is expected to erupt…
fine material thrown out by a volcano
the center of the Earth
a roughly circular opening at the summit of a volcano
Active Volcano
a volcano that has erupted recently and is expected to erupt…
Ash & Dust
fine material thrown out by a volcano
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Science midterm- 9th grade
Atom
Observation
Hypothesis
Scientific law
the smallest particle of an element
information obtained through the senses
a proposed answer to a question
a statement that summarizes a pattern found in nature
Atom
the smallest particle of an element
Observation
information obtained through the senses
Volcanos 9th Grade Science
Volcano
lava
Magma
magma, lava
an opening in the Earth's surface that often forms a mountain…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
_________ is less dense then the rock around it, so it is for…
Hot melted rock inside the earth is called_____ . When it rea…
Volcano
an opening in the Earth's surface that often forms a mountain…
lava
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
Earth Science (9th Grade)
How old is the Earth?
Earths history is divided into smaller…
What is the Principle of Uniformitaria…
What is half -life used to find?
4.6 billion years
geologic time scale
the past can be found in the present
the time it takes for a radioactive isotope to decay to one h…
How old is the Earth?
4.6 billion years
Earths history is divided into smaller…
geologic time scale
Abeka 9th Grade Physical Science Chapter 3
Extremely small particles that all mat…
invented the first barometer
applied pressure inside a closed conta…
the buoyant force experienced by an ob…
Atoms.
Torricelli
Pascal's principle
Archimedes' principle
Extremely small particles that all mat…
Atoms.
invented the first barometer
Torricelli
9th Grade Physical Science
Velocity
Speed
displacement
motion
the speed of an object in a particular direction
the distance traveled divided by the time interval during whi…
the change in position of an object
an object's change in position relative to a reference point
Velocity
the speed of an object in a particular direction
Speed
the distance traveled divided by the time interval during whi…
Abeka 9th Grade Physical Science Chapter 1
physical science
matter
inertia
force
the systematic study of God's physical creation and how it wo…
the substance of the physical world
the property of matter that makes it resist changes in motion
a push or pull
physical science
the systematic study of God's physical creation and how it wo…
matter
the substance of the physical world
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9th grade Science - Vocabulary 12-5-16
anaphase I
anaphase II
centromere
chormatids
a phase of meiosis I during which homologous pairs of chromos…
A phase of meiosis II during which the centromere splits and…
the point on the chromosome where the two chromatids are held…
two identical copies of a chromosome
anaphase I
a phase of meiosis I during which homologous pairs of chromos…
anaphase II
A phase of meiosis II during which the centromere splits and…
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9th Grade Science Terms
speed
net force
gravity
independent variable
movement from one place to another over time; distance divide…
the amount of force that overcomes an opposing force to cause…
the attractive force that exists between any two objects that…
variable in an experiment that is manipulated by the experime…
speed
movement from one place to another over time; distance divide…
net force
the amount of force that overcomes an opposing force to cause…
Science Vocabulary 9th grade Chapter 23
global ocean
sea
oceanography
sonar
the body of salt water that covers nearly three-fourths of ea…
a large, commonly saline body of water that is smaller than a…
the scientific study of the ocean
sound navigation and ranging
global ocean
the body of salt water that covers nearly three-fourths of ea…
sea
a large, commonly saline body of water that is smaller than a…
15 terms
9th Grade Earth Science Exam 2016
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
science of map making using an imaginary grid of parallel lin…
separates Earth into 2 equal halves called the northern and S…
lines on a map running parallel to the equator, distance in d…
distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian, which…
Cartography
science of map making using an imaginary grid of parallel lin…
Equator
separates Earth into 2 equal halves called the northern and S…
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WEATHER 1 VOCABULARY 9TH GRADE SCIENCE
SATURATION
RELATIVE HUMIDITY
PSYCHROMETER
BAROMETRIC PRESSURE
the amount of water an object holds or is holding
A MEASURE OF WATER VAPOR IN THE ATMOSPHERE
INSTRUMENT THAT MEASURES DEW POINT AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY
measure of AIR PRESSURE / WEIGHT OF ATMOSPHERE
SATURATION
the amount of water an object holds or is holding
RELATIVE HUMIDITY
A MEASURE OF WATER VAPOR IN THE ATMOSPHERE
9th Grade Science - Chapter 11
gene pool
allele
gene
allele frequency
the combine alleles of all the individuals in a gene pool.
any alternative forms of a gene
a piece of DNA the gives instructions to a cell to make a cer…
a measure of how common a certain allele is in a population.
gene pool
the combine alleles of all the individuals in a gene pool.
allele
any alternative forms of a gene
Abeka 9th grade science - Chapter 5 Review
temperature, state, mass
thermal equilibrium
Joule
capital delta (triangle like)
three factors that affect thermal energy
the state in which no thermal energy is transferred between o…
the SI unit of heat
the symbol used to represent the change in a value
temperature, state, mass
three factors that affect thermal energy
thermal equilibrium
the state in which no thermal energy is transferred between o…
Science Vocabulary Test 9th Grade
Climate
Weather
Paleoclimate
Precipitation
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
the study of climate change taken on the scale of the entire…
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
28 terms
9th grade science: Biochemistry (Simonetti)
CHNOPS (elements in every life form)
Reactants
Product
Polymer
Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen Oxygen Phosphorus Sulfur
On left side of -> ( equation )
On right side of -> ( equation )
Many molecules
CHNOPS (elements in every life form)
Carbon Hydrogen Nitrogen Oxygen Phosphorus Sulfur
Reactants
On left side of -> ( equation )
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Compounds--9th Grade Science
lipids
polymers
carbohydrates
amino acids
compounds made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. fats, oils, an…
compound made of long chains of smaller molecules
compounds made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. sugars and sta…
the building blocks of proteins
lipids
compounds made of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. fats, oils, an…
polymers
compound made of long chains of smaller molecules
9th Grade Science Chap. 12 Vocab
Force
Weight
Momentum
Net Force
Push or a pull
Mass x 9.8....measured with a spring scale, force of gravity…
Mass x Velocity
Overall force acting on an object after all the forces are co…
Force
Push or a pull
Weight
Mass x 9.8....measured with a spring scale, force of gravity…
9th grade Environmental Science Chapter 2 Vocabulary
observation
hypothesis
prediction
experiment
the process of obtaining information by USING THE SENSES.
a TESTABLE idea or explanation that leads to SCIENTIFIC inves…
A statement made IN ADVANCE that expresses the results that w…
A procedure that is carried out under controlled conditions t…
observation
the process of obtaining information by USING THE SENSES.
hypothesis
a TESTABLE idea or explanation that leads to SCIENTIFIC inves…
TKHS 9th Grade Intro to Science Vocabulary
Science Method
Law
Theory
Accuracy
A series of steps followed to solve a problem including colle…
A descriptive statement or equation that reliably predicts ev…
A system of ideas that explains many related observations and…
A description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
Science Method
A series of steps followed to solve a problem including colle…
Law
A descriptive statement or equation that reliably predicts ev…
Physical Science Chapter 2 Vocabulary- 9th Grade
pure substance
element
atom
compound
simple substance
a substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances
smallest particle of an element
substance made of two or more simple substances and cannot be…
pure substance
simple substance
element
a substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances
27 terms
Biomes 9th grade science
biome
climate
desert
rainforest
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
the driest region which has widely scattered vegetation and r…
are forests in which large amounts of rain fall year and has…
biome
a group of ecosystems with similar climates and organisms
climate
the average annual conditions of temperature, precipitation,…
121 terms
9th grade earth science final
4 branches of earth science
4 sphere (systems) of earth
how Wegener proved the continental dri…
evidence Wegener used to help prove th…
geology, oceanology, meterology, astronomy
atmosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere
continental drift and pangea
puzzle fit, fossil evidence, glacial evidence, rock evidence,…
4 branches of earth science
geology, oceanology, meterology, astronomy
4 sphere (systems) of earth
atmosphere, lithosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere
Elements science 9th grade
aluminum
argon
arsenic
barium
Al
Ar
As
Ba
aluminum
Al
argon
Ar
Science 9th Grade (Elements)
1 H
2 He
3 Li
4 Be
Hydrogen
Helium
Lithium
Beryllium
1 H
Hydrogen
2 He
Helium
72 terms
SCIENCE 9TH GRADE NOTECARDS
6 MAJOR ELEMENTS
4 MACROMOLECULES
BOND
IONIC
C,H,O,N,P,S
PROTEIN,CARBS,LIPIDS,NUCLEIC ACID
SHARING OF ELECTRONS BETWEEN ATOS
NUCLEUS IS STRONGER THAN OTHER AND RIPS ELECTRON FROM OTHER A…
6 MAJOR ELEMENTS
C,H,O,N,P,S
4 MACROMOLECULES
PROTEIN,CARBS,LIPIDS,NUCLEIC ACID
13 terms
9th grade Physical Science Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Matter
Element
Atom
Molecule
Anythingthat has mass and takes up space
A substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
The smallest unit of an element that maintains the chemical p…
A group of atoms that are held together by chemical forces; i…
Matter
Anythingthat has mass and takes up space
Element
A substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
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9th grade science chapter 3
Solid
Liquid
Gases
Kinetic Energy
A state of matter in which materials have a definite shape an…
A state of matter in which a material has a definite volume b…
A state of matter in which a material does not have a definit…
Energy of an object due to a motion.
Solid
A state of matter in which materials have a definite shape an…
Liquid
A state of matter in which a material has a definite volume b…
Chapter 4 Vocabulary- 9th Grade Physical Science
Atomic Mass Unit
Atomic Number
Electron
Electron Cloud
1/12 the mass of a carbon-12 atom
Unique number for each element that equals the protons in an…
Negatively charged subatomic particle that is found in the sp…
Visual model of likely locations for the electrons in an atom
Atomic Mass Unit
1/12 the mass of a carbon-12 atom
Atomic Number
Unique number for each element that equals the protons in an…
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