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Chapter 15 Vocabulary Physical Science
Physical Change
Chemical Change
Periodic Table
Period
A change that does not result in a new substance being formed.
A change that transform one substance into a different substa…
A chart that organizes the elements by their chemical propert…
A row of the periodic table.
Physical Change
A change that does not result in a new substance being formed.
Chemical Change
A change that transform one substance into a different substa…
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Environmental science chapter 15 vocabulary
famine
malnutrition
diet
yield
An extreme shortage of food
A condition that occurs when people do not consume enough Cal…
The amount and types of foods one consumes.
give or supply
famine
An extreme shortage of food
malnutrition
A condition that occurs when people do not consume enough Cal…
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Science chapter 15 vocabulary
Substance
Element
Compound
Heterogeneous mixture
A single kind of matter that is pure and has a specific set o…
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into other substa…
A substance made up of atoms of two or more different element…
A mixture in which different materials can be distinguished e…
Substance
A single kind of matter that is pure and has a specific set o…
Element
A pure substance that cannot be broken down into other substa…
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Science Vocabulary - Chapter 15
Science
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
The investigation and exploration of natural events and of th…
The act of using one or more of your senses to gather informa…
A logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from pr…
A possible explanation for an observation that can be tested…
Science
The investigation and exploration of natural events and of th…
Observation
The act of using one or more of your senses to gather informa…
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Chapter 15 Section 1-3 Science Vocabulary
Rotation
Revoulution
Orbit
Lunar Highlands
The spinning of Earth aroud its axis. It takes about 24 hours…
The moment of Earth around the Sun takes one full year.
Earth moves around the Sun.
The mountanoius areas of the Moon.
Rotation
The spinning of Earth aroud its axis. It takes about 24 hours…
Revoulution
The moment of Earth around the Sun takes one full year.
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Earth Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
atmosphere
troposphere
ionosphere
ozone layer
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
the lower part of the thermosphere, where electrically charge…
Protective layer in atmosphere that shields earth from UV rad…
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
troposphere
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
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Science Vocabulary Chapter 15
Pathogen
Pasteurization
Infectious disease
Vector
Disease causing agent
Process in which food is heated
Pathogen that can be transmitted from one person to another
A disease carrying organism that doesn't develop a disease
Pathogen
Disease causing agent
Pasteurization
Process in which food is heated
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Science Vocabulary Chapter 15
energy
kinetic energy
potential energy
gravitational potential energy
Ability to do work
Energy of motion
Energy stored due to an object's position or arrangement
Potential energy that depends on the height of an object
energy
Ability to do work
kinetic energy
Energy of motion
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Science Vocabulary Chapter 15
distance
trough
force
gravity
how far it is from one place to another
lowest part of a wave
any kind of push or pull
force that pulls two objects towards each other
distance
how far it is from one place to another
trough
lowest part of a wave
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science chapter 15 vocabulary
relative motion
frame of reference
speed
velocity
the change in one objects position compared with another obje…
objects that don't seem to move define your?
is the rate at which an object changes positions?
combines both the speed and the direction on object is moving .
relative motion
the change in one objects position compared with another obje…
frame of reference
objects that don't seem to move define your?
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Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Energy
Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy
Ability to do work
Energy of motion
Energy stored due to an object's position or shape
Potential energy that depends on the height of an object
Energy
Ability to do work
Kinetic Energy
Energy of motion
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Chapter 15 Science vocabulary
relative motion
frame of reference
speed
velocity
the change in one object's position compared to another objec…
the objects you use to detect motion
the rate at which an object changes position
both the speed and direction of a moving object
relative motion
the change in one object's position compared to another objec…
frame of reference
the objects you use to detect motion
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Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
energy
Kinetic Energy
potential energy
gravitational potential energy
Ability to do work
Energy of motion
Stored Energy
Potential energy that depends on the height of an object
energy
Ability to do work
Kinetic Energy
Energy of motion
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Science Vocabulary- Chapter 15
Energy
Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy
the ability of someone or something to do work... (Work is a tra…
the energy of motion; depends upon mass and speed (KE = 1/2mv…
stored energy as a result of the shape or position of an object
potential energy depending on an object's height (PE = mgh)
Energy
the ability of someone or something to do work... (Work is a tra…
Kinetic Energy
the energy of motion; depends upon mass and speed (KE = 1/2mv…
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Science chapter 15 vocabulary
Atmosphere
Geothermal energy
Inexhaustible resource
Natural resource
Mixture of gases that forms a layer around earth.
Thermal energy from within earth.
Natural resource that will not run out, no matter how much of…
Part of the environment that supplies a material that is usef…
Atmosphere
Mixture of gases that forms a layer around earth.
Geothermal energy
Thermal energy from within earth.
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Chapter 15 vocabulary - Science
heredity
dominant trait
recessive traits
gene
the passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring
the trait observed in the first generation when parents that…
a trait that reappears in the second generation after disappe…
one set of instructions for an inherited trait
heredity
the passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring
dominant trait
the trait observed in the first generation when parents that…
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4th Science Vocabulary, Chapter 15, Objects in Motion
relative motion
frame of reference
speed
velocity
movement in relation to a frame of reference
a system of objects that are not moving with respect to one a…
Distance/time
Speed in a given direction
relative motion
movement in relation to a frame of reference
frame of reference
a system of objects that are not moving with respect to one a…
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Chapter 15 vocabulary-Science
substance
element
compound
heterogenous mixture
A type of matter with a fixed composition
All the atoms in a substance have the same identity
A substance in which the atoms of two or more elements are co…
A mixture in which different materials can be distinguished e…
substance
A type of matter with a fixed composition
element
All the atoms in a substance have the same identity
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4th Science Vocabulary, Chapter 15, Objects in Motion
relative motion
frame of reference
speed
velocity
movement in relation to a frame of reference
a system of objects that are not moving with respect to one a…
Distance/time
Speed in a given direction
relative motion
movement in relation to a frame of reference
frame of reference
a system of objects that are not moving with respect to one a…
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Chapter 15 Science Vocabulary
conductor
insulator
static electricity
magnet
material that lets electric charges travel through them easily.
material that does not let current electricity move through i…
An electrical charge that builds up on objects
an object that attracts iron and a few other metals.
conductor
material that lets electric charges travel through them easily.
insulator
material that does not let current electricity move through i…
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Science Vocabulary Chapter 15
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Shield volcanos
A vent in earths crust through which melted or molten rock fl…
Molten rock below earths surface
Molten rock that erupts onto earths surface
Common along divergent plate boundaries and oceanic hot spots
Volcano
A vent in earths crust through which melted or molten rock fl…
Magma
Molten rock below earths surface
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Chapter 15 Science vocabulary
relative motion
frame of reference
speed
velocity
the change in one object's position with another object's pos…
objects that don't seem to move define this
the rate at which an object changes position
combines both the speed and the direction an object is moving
relative motion
the change in one object's position with another object's pos…
frame of reference
objects that don't seem to move define this
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environmental science chapter 15
atmosphere
relative humidity
air pressure
troposphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usu…
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
relative humidity
The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usu…
Science. Chapter 15 - Cassavechia
atmosphere
air pressure
altitude
troposphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, such as Earth
the measure of the force with which molecules push on a surface
the height of an object about the Earth's surface
the lowest layer of the atmosphere
atmosphere
a mixture of gases that surrounds a planet, such as Earth
air pressure
the measure of the force with which molecules push on a surface
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Science Chapter 15: Waves
wave
mechanical wave
medium
transverse wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
a wave that can only travel through matter
a material in which a wave travels
a wave in which the disturbance is perpendicular to the direc…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
mechanical wave
a wave that can only travel through matter
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science chapter 15 vocabulary
elastic limit
magnitude
earthquakes
fault
Maximum stress that a material will withstand without permane…
a measure of energy released by an earthquake
a movement of the ground that occurs when rocks inside the ea…
fracture that occurs when rocks change their shape by breakin…
elastic limit
Maximum stress that a material will withstand without permane…
magnitude
a measure of energy released by an earthquake
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Physical Science Chapter 15
continuous spectrum
line spectrum
spectograph
light year (ly)
a complete visual spectrum with no frequency gaps
contains distinctly visible lines of color aligned along a sc…
a photograph or other display of a spectrum produced by a spe…
how far light travels in a vacuum in a year
continuous spectrum
a complete visual spectrum with no frequency gaps
line spectrum
contains distinctly visible lines of color aligned along a sc…
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Science 9 Chapter 15 Vocabulary
inertia
antimatter
free fall
low Earth orbit
The tendency for an object in motion to stay in motion, or an…
matter with its electrical charge reversed; for example, an a…
the term used to describe when the pull of gravity and the fo…
an altitude, in space, between 200 km and 1000 km above the E…
inertia
The tendency for an object in motion to stay in motion, or an…
antimatter
matter with its electrical charge reversed; for example, an a…
Science 14 Chapter 15 Vocabulary
biodegradable
non-biodegradable
pesticide
insecticide
any material that can be broken down by organisms in the envi…
any material that cannot be broken down by organisms in the e…
any chemical spray that kills 'pest' (unwanted) plants or ani…
any chemical that kills unwanted insects
biodegradable
any material that can be broken down by organisms in the envi…
non-biodegradable
any material that cannot be broken down by organisms in the e…
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Glencoe Science Red Level Chapter 15 Vocabulary
rotation
orbit
revolution
lunar highlands
spinning of the Earth on its axis, which occurs every 24 hour…
curved path followed by a satellite as it revolves around an…
movement of the Earth around the Sun, which takes 1 year to c…
mountainous areas on the Moon that are about 4.5 million year…
rotation
spinning of the Earth on its axis, which occurs every 24 hour…
orbit
curved path followed by a satellite as it revolves around an…
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Earth Science: Chapter 15 Vocabulary -
atmosphere
troposphere
ionosphere
ozone layer
a thin layer of air that forms a protective covering around t…
the lowest of Earth's atmospheric layers
a layer of electrically charged particles that is within the…
layer of the stratosphere with a a high concentration of ozon…
atmosphere
a thin layer of air that forms a protective covering around t…
troposphere
the lowest of Earth's atmospheric layers
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Wildlife Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
alfalfa
catkins
combs
deciduous
a perennial, leguminous herb used as forage and hay
a dropping spike or raceme on flowers that lack petals, eaten…
fleshy crest or area on the heads of some birds
shedding leaves annually; generally hardwood trees
alfalfa
a perennial, leguminous herb used as forage and hay
catkins
a dropping spike or raceme on flowers that lack petals, eaten…
Life Science Chapter 15
Nervous System
Stimulus
Response
Neuron
Receives information about what is happening both inside and…
Any change or signal in the environment that can make and org…
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
A cell that carries information through the nervous system.
Nervous System
Receives information about what is happening both inside and…
Stimulus
Any change or signal in the environment that can make and org…
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Earth Science Chapter 15
Jet stream
Prevailing westerlies
Troposphere
Wind
Narrow belts of winds near the top of the troposphere
Winds that blow in the opposite direction of the trade winds…
Layer of atmosphere closest to the ground
Movement of air molecules from an area of high pressure to an…
Jet stream
Narrow belts of winds near the top of the troposphere
Prevailing westerlies
Winds that blow in the opposite direction of the trade winds…
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Earth Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Weather
Humidity
Dew point
Relative humidity
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
the amount of water vapor in the air
The temperature at which condensation begins.
The amount of water vapor in the air at any given time is usu…
Weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
Physical Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
temperature -
thermal energy -
heat -
conduction -
a measure of the average kinetic energy of an object's molecu…
the sum of the kinetic energy and potential energy of all the…
thermal energy that moves from one object to another when the…
the movement of heat between objects that are touching.
temperature -
a measure of the average kinetic energy of an object's molecu…
thermal energy -
the sum of the kinetic energy and potential energy of all the…
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Chapter 15 science Vocabulary Words
Substance
Element
Compound
Heterogeneous Mixture
A type of matter with fixed composition.
All of the atoms in the substance have the same identity.
A substance in which the atom of two or more elements are com…
A mixture in which different materials can be distinguish eas…
Substance
A type of matter with fixed composition.
Element
All of the atoms in the substance have the same identity.
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Physical Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
property
density
physical property
chemical property
a characteristic used to describe matter
the amount of mass in a given volume
a property of matter that can be observed or measured without…
any property that produces a change in the composition of mat…
property
a characteristic used to describe matter
density
the amount of mass in a given volume
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chapter 15 vocabulary Science
Heredity
dominant trait
recessive trait
gene
The passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring
the trait observed in the first generation when parents that…
a trait that reappears in the second generation after disappe…
one set of instructions for an inherited trait
Heredity
The passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring
dominant trait
the trait observed in the first generation when parents that…
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Chapter 15 Vocab Science
Ion
Static charge
electric force
electric field
positive or negative charged particles
...
Ion
positive or negative charged particles
Static charge
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Science Chapter 15
Solar Energy
mechanical energy
chemical energy
geothermal energy
The power of the sun!
The total potential and kinetic energy of an object
Energy that can be released by a chemical reaction
Heat that comes from inside the Earth
Solar Energy
The power of the sun!
mechanical energy
The total potential and kinetic energy of an object
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Chapter 15 and 16 Science Vocabulary
relative motion
frame of reference
speed
velocity
change in position of one object compared to the position of…
objects that don't seem to move define your frame of reference
the rate at which an object's position changes
the speed and direction and an object is moving
relative motion
change in position of one object compared to the position of…
frame of reference
objects that don't seem to move define your frame of reference
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Earth Science Chapter 15 Earth's Oceans
Oceanography
SONAR
Submersibles
Salinity
The exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phe…
An acronym for sound navigation and ranging. It is also refer…
Small underwater craft
The total amount of solid material dissolved in water
Oceanography
The exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phe…
SONAR
An acronym for sound navigation and ranging. It is also refer…
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Chapter 15 - physical science
substance
element
compound
heterogeneous mixture
a type of matter with a fixed copmosition
all atoms in the substance have the same identidy
a pure substance in which the atoms of two or more elements a…
a mixture in which different materials can be distinguished e…
substance
a type of matter with a fixed copmosition
element
all atoms in the substance have the same identidy
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Life Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Tissue
Organs
Lever
Hommeostasis
A group of similar cells that perform the same function.
A combination of tissues designed to perform a specific funct…
A simple machine that consists of a bar that pivots at a fixe…
maintenance of a stable level of internal conditions even tho…
Tissue
A group of similar cells that perform the same function.
Organs
A combination of tissues designed to perform a specific funct…
Science Chapter 15 Section 3
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
thermosphere
the lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
the second layer of Earth's atmosphere
the layer of Earth's atmosphere immediately above the stratos…
the outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere
troposphere
the lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere
stratosphere
the second layer of Earth's atmosphere
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Physical Science Chapter 15 Vocabulary
Energy
Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy
Gravitational Potential Energy
the capacity of a physical system to do work
the energy of motion
stored energy
potential energy that depends on the height of an object
Energy
the capacity of a physical system to do work
Kinetic Energy
the energy of motion
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SCIENCE Chapter 15 ENERGY
heat energy
electrical energy
potential energy
kinetic energy
energy in the form of moving molecules
forms of electrons moving through a substance
energy stored in matter
energy that comes from movement
heat energy
energy in the form of moving molecules
electrical energy
forms of electrons moving through a substance
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Earth Science Chapter 15
atmosphere
nitrogen gas
water vapor
air pressure
a mixture of gases that surround the Earth
makes up 78% of the atmosphere
water in the form of an invisible gas
measure of the force with which air molecules push on a surface
atmosphere
a mixture of gases that surround the Earth
nitrogen gas
makes up 78% of the atmosphere
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Science Chapter 15 Electricity
Negative
Positive
Positive
Negative
Electrons have what type of charge?
Protons have what type of charge?
Rubbing a balloon on your hair will cause Electrons to be bre…
The electrons will stay on the balloon giving it what charge?
Negative
Electrons have what type of charge?
Positive
Protons have what type of charge?
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