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HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 3
Atmosphere
Atmospheric pressure
Barometer
Heterosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
The upper layer of earth's atmosphere, which exists higher th…
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
Atmospheric pressure
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
13 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 5
Hydrosphere
Hydrologic cycle
Transpiration
Condensation
The sum of all water on a planet
The process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
Evaporation of water from plants
The process by which a gas turns into a liquid
Hydrosphere
The sum of all water on a planet
Hydrologic cycle
The process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
19 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 7
Aphelion
Perihelion
Lines of longitude
Lines of latitude
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Aphelion
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
Perihelion
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
14 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 1
Atom
Molecule
Concentration
Base metric unit for mass
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
The quantity of a substance within a certain volume
gram
Atom
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Molecule
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
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HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 12
Photon
Charging by conduction
Charging by induction
Charging by conduction gives an object…
A small "package" of light that acts like a particle
Charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
Charging an object without direct contact between the object…
the same
Photon
A small "package" of light that acts like a particle
Charging by conduction
Charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
11 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 4
Electrolysis
Polar molecule
Solvent
Solute
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
A molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due…
A liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
A substance that is dissolved in a solvent
Electrolysis
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
Polar molecule
A molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due…
19 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 11
Gravitational force
Strong force
General Theory of Relativity
Graviton Theory
The weakest of the four forces in creation
The strongest force in creation
The theory that says gravity is a consequence of mass bending…
The theory that states that gravity is a result of objects wi…
Gravitational force
The weakest of the four forces in creation
Strong force
The strongest force in creation
14 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 1
Atom
Molecule
Concentration
Base metric unit for mass
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
The quantity of a substance within a certain volume
gram
Atom
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Molecule
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
16 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 3
Atmosphere
Atmospheric pressure
Barometer
Heterosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
The upper layer of earth's atmosphere, which exists higher th…
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
Atmospheric pressure
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
19 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 11
Gravitational force
Strong force
General Theory of Relativity
Graviton Theory
The weakest of the four forces in creation
The strongest force in creation
The theory that says gravity is a consequence of mass bending…
The theory that states that gravity is a result of objects wi…
Gravitational force
The weakest of the four forces in creation
Strong force
The strongest force in creation
8 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 2
Air Resistance
In the absence of air...
Counter-Example
Hypothesis
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
an example that contradicts a conclusion
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
Air Resistance
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air...
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 7
Fossil
Petrifaction
Resin
Fossil Record
The preserved remains of a once-living organism
The conversion of organic material into rock
A thick, slowly flowing liquid produced by plants that can ha…
Sum total of all fossils discovered
Fossil
The preserved remains of a once-living organism
Petrifaction
The conversion of organic material into rock
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 1
Science
Papyrus
Spontaneous generation
Immutability of the species
A branch of study dedicated to the accumulation and classific…
An ancient form of paper, made from a plant of the same name
The idea that living organisms can spontaneously form from no…
The idea that living creatures have been the same throughout…
Science
A branch of study dedicated to the accumulation and classific…
Papyrus
An ancient form of paper, made from a plant of the same name
20 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 4
Simple Machine
Force
Fulcrum
Lever
A device that either multiplies or redirects a force
A push or pull exerted on an object to change that object's v…
A fixed point
Simple machine that magnifies either force or motion
Simple Machine
A device that either multiplies or redirects a force
Force
A push or pull exerted on an object to change that object's v…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 2
Air Resistance
In the absence of air...
Counter-Example
Hypothesis
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
an example that contradicts a conclusion
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
Air Resistance
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air...
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
17 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 6
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Humus
Weathering
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The decayed remains of once-living creatures
The process by which rocks are broken down to form sediments
Catastrophism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
Uniformitarianism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 5
Life Science
Archaeology
Artifacts
Geology
A term that encompasses all scientific pursuits related to li…
The study of past human life as revealed by preserved relics
Objects made by people such as tools, weapons, containers, et…
The study of earth's history as revealed in the rocks that ma…
Life Science
A term that encompasses all scientific pursuits related to li…
Archaeology
The study of past human life as revealed by preserved relics
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 12
Producers
Consumers
Herbivore
Carnivore
Organisms that produce their own food.
Organisms that eat living producers and/or other consumers fo…
A consumer that eats producers exclusively.... (plant eater)
A consumer that eats only other consumers.... (meat eater)
Producers
Organisms that produce their own food.
Consumers
Organisms that eat living producers and/or other consumers fo…
26 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 14
Veins
Arteries
Capillaries
Red Blood Cells
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
Tiny, thin-walled blood vessels that allow the exchange of ga…
Transport oxygen from the lungs to the tissues
Veins
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
Arteries
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 3
Experimental variable
Control (of an experiment)
Surface Tension
Placebo
An aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
Can be thought of as a thin film that stretches across the su…
Fake pill
Experimental variable
An aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
Control (of an experiment)
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 3
Experimental variable
Control (of an experiment)
Surface Tension
Placebo
An aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
Can be thought of as a thin film that stretches across the su…
Fake pill
Experimental variable
An aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
Control (of an experiment)
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 9
Criteria for being alive #1
Criteria for being alive #2
Criteria for being alive #3
Criteria for being alive #4
All life forms contain deoxyribonucleic acid, which is called…
All life forms have a method by which they extract energy fro…
All life forms can sense changes in their surroundings and re…
All life forms reproduce
Criteria for being alive #1
All life forms contain deoxyribonucleic acid, which is called…
Criteria for being alive #2
All life forms have a method by which they extract energy fro…
32 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 16
Neurons
Synapse
Neuroglia
Dendrites
Nerve cells composed of dendrites and axons.
The point at which a signal from one neuron is passed to anot…
Cells that support the neurons and help communicate with one…
Conduct electrical signals TOWARDS the cell body.
Neurons
Nerve cells composed of dendrites and axons.
Synapse
The point at which a signal from one neuron is passed to anot…
26 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 15
Lymphatic system
Gland
Lymphocytes
B-cells
Removes excess fluid from your body's tissues and returns it…
A group of cells that prepare and release a chemical for use…
White blood cells found in the lymph system
Lymphocytes that produce antibodies that attack specific dise…
Lymphatic system
Removes excess fluid from your body's tissues and returns it…
Gland
A group of cells that prepare and release a chemical for use…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 13
Digestion
Digestive System
Mouth
Teeth
The process by which an organism breaks down its food into sm…
The body system that changes food into fuel
Where food enters your body
They crush, cut, and grind food into little pieces
Digestion
The process by which an organism breaks down its food into sm…
Digestive System
The body system that changes food into fuel
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Apologia Physical Science Module 7
Aphelion
Perihelion
Longitude
Latitude
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Aphelion
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
Perihelion
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
14 terms
Apologia Physical Science: Module 3
Atmosphere
Atmospheric pressure
barometer
Homosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
an instrument used to measure atmospheric preasure
the lower layer of earth's atmosphere which exists from groun…
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
Atmospheric pressure
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
40 terms
Apologia-Physical Science-Module 2
humidity
absolute humidity
relative humidity
greenhouse effect
The moisture content of air.
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air.
The amount of water vapor present in air expressed as a perce…
The process by which certain gases (principally water vapor,…
humidity
The moisture content of air.
absolute humidity
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air.
16 terms
Apologia Physical Science Module 3
Atmosphere
Barometer
Homosphere
Heterosphere
the mass surrounding a planet
an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
the lower layer of the earth's atmosphere, which exists highe…
the upper layer of earth's atmosphere, which exists higher th…
Atmosphere
the mass surrounding a planet
Barometer
an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
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Apologia Physical Science Module #2
Humidity
Absolute Humidity
Relative humidity
Greenhouse effect
the moisture content of air
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air
The ratio of the mass of water vapor in te air at a given tem…
The process by which certain gases (principally water vapor,…
Humidity
the moisture content of air
Absolute Humidity
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air
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Apologia Physical Science Module 10
Inertia
Newton's 1st law
Friction
Air resistance
STUBBORN! an objects desire to resist change (in velocity)
An object at rest wants to stay at rest. An object in motion…
Opposite force. Slows things down.
Is the friction experienced by objects traveling through the…
Inertia
STUBBORN! an objects desire to resist change (in velocity)
Newton's 1st law
An object at rest wants to stay at rest. An object in motion…
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Apologia Physical Science - Module 6
atmosphere, hydrosphere, crust, mantle…
indirect observation, such as observin…
rocks, soil, and small fragments of ro…
rocks formed when chemical reactions c…
What 5 regions is the earth divided into?
How do we learn about the lowest regions - the mantle and core?
What is the earth's crust made up of?
What are sedimentary rocks?
atmosphere, hydrosphere, crust, mantle…
What 5 regions is the earth divided into?
indirect observation, such as observin…
How do we learn about the lowest regions - the mantle and core?
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HCA Physical Science Ch. 1 Vocabulary
Creation Mandate
presupposition
worldview
science
God's command given to mankind in Genesis 1:28 to exercise do…
An assumption that a person makes about the world that helps…
The perspective from which a person sees or interprets all ma…
The collection of observations, inferences, and models produc…
Creation Mandate
God's command given to mankind in Genesis 1:28 to exercise do…
presupposition
An assumption that a person makes about the world that helps…
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HCA Physical Science Ch. 5 Vocabulary
contact force
drag
dynamics
field force
A force that acts between systems only when one system touche…
A form of friction exerted by a fluid on an object moving thr…
The study of forces and how forces interact with matter, incl…
A field in which a force vector exists at every point in the…
contact force
A force that acts between systems only when one system touche…
drag
A form of friction exerted by a fluid on an object moving thr…
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HCA Physical Science Ch. 7 Vocabulary
actual mechanical advantage (AMA)
axis
axle
bolt
The ratio of the actual resistance force, including friction,…
An imaginary line around which a system rotates or orbits. Th…
The support for a wheel around which it rotates. The rotation…
Similar to a screw, but exerts force by use of a separate nut…
actual mechanical advantage (AMA)
The ratio of the actual resistance force, including friction,…
axis
An imaginary line around which a system rotates or orbits. Th…
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HCA Physical Science Ch. 6 Vocabulary
acoustic energy
chemical energy
conservation of energy
conservation of momentum
The transmission of energy through matter by the periodic lon…
The potential energy stored in the chemical bonds between ato…
A fundamental natural conservation law stating that the total…
A fundamental natural conservation law stating that in a syst…
acoustic energy
The transmission of energy through matter by the periodic lon…
chemical energy
The potential energy stored in the chemical bonds between ato…
13 terms
Apologia Physical Science - Module #5
Hydrosphere
Hydrologic cycle
Transpiration
Condensation
The sum of all the water on a planet.
The process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
Evaporation of water from plants.
The process by which gas turns into a liquid.
Hydrosphere
The sum of all the water on a planet.
Hydrologic cycle
The process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
11 terms
HCA Physical Science Ch. 3 Vocabulary
significant digit (SD)
metric system
SI (Système International d'Unités)
accuracy
A digit in a measurement used to communicate the precision of…
A system of measurement in which all units of a given dimensi…
The global scientific metric system.
An assessment of the measurement error. An indication of how…
significant digit (SD)
A digit in a measurement used to communicate the precision of…
metric system
A system of measurement in which all units of a given dimensi…
24 terms
Apologia Physical Science Module 2
humidity
absolute humidity
relative humidity
greenhouse effect
The moisture content of air.
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air.
The amount of water vapor present in air expressed as a perce…
The process by which certain gases (principally water vapor,…
humidity
The moisture content of air.
absolute humidity
The mass of water vapor contained in a certain volume of air.
17 terms
HCA Physical Science Ch. 2 Vocabulary
matter
Brownian motion
kinetic-molecular theory
pure substance
Anything that occupies space and has mass. One of the fundame…
The microscopic, random jostling of suspended matter due to t…
The concept that tiny particles in constant, random motion ma…
A substance that contains only a single element or compound.
matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass. One of the fundame…
Brownian motion
The microscopic, random jostling of suspended matter due to t…
21 terms
Apologia Physical Science Module 7
Aphelion
Perihelion
Lines of longitude
Lines of latitude
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Aphelion
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
Perihelion
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
9 terms
apologia physical science module 13
Nucleus
Atomic number
Mass number
Isotope
The center of an atom, containing the protons and neutrons
The number of protons in an atom
The sum of the number of neutrons and protons in the nucleus…
Two or more atoms that have the same number of protons but di…
Nucleus
The center of an atom, containing the protons and neutrons
Atomic number
The number of protons in an atom
18 terms
Apologia Physical Science Module 5
hydrosphere
hydrologic cycle
transpiration
condensation
the sum of all water on the planet
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
evaporation of water from plants
the process by which a gas turns into a liquid
hydrosphere
the sum of all water on the planet
hydrologic cycle
the process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
15 terms
Apologia Physical Science, Module 14
crest
trough
wavelength
amplitude
highest point on a wave
lowest point on a wave
distance between the crest or trough
is the height of the wave
crest
highest point on a wave
trough
lowest point on a wave
31 terms
Apologia Physical Science--Module 4
The use of electricity to break down a…
To avoid experimental error, it is a g…
A molecule's _____ _____ is composed o…
An element's _____ symbol is made up o…
electrolysis
peer
chemical formula
atomic
The use of electricity to break down a…
electrolysis
To avoid experimental error, it is a g…
peer
10 terms
Apologia Physical Science - Module #6
Earth's crust
Sediment
Sedimentary rock
Igneous rock
Earth's outermost layer of rock.
Small, solid fragments of rock and other materials that are c…
Rock formed when chemical reactions cement sediments together…
Rock that forms from molten rock.
Earth's crust
Earth's outermost layer of rock.
Sediment
Small, solid fragments of rock and other materials that are c…
23 terms
Apologia Physical Science Module 3
atmosphere
atmospheric pressure
barometer
homosphere
the mass of air surrounding a planet
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
an instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
the lower layer of earth's atmosphere, which exists from grou…
atmosphere
the mass of air surrounding a planet
atmospheric pressure
the pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
15 terms
Apologia Physical Science Module 4
Cohesion
Electrolysis
Hard Water
Polar molecule
The phemonemon that occurs when individual molecules are so s…
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
Water that has certain dissolved ions in it - predominately c…
A molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due…
Cohesion
The phemonemon that occurs when individual molecules are so s…
Electrolysis
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
32 terms
Apologia Physical Science--Module 2--Air
The moisture content of air is _____.
Since your body self-regulates it temp…
Through the process of _____, your swe…
A combination of temperature and humid…
humidity
sweat
evaporation
heat index
The moisture content of air is _____.
humidity
Since your body self-regulates it temp…
sweat
11 terms
Apologia Physical Science - Module 7 pictures
Aphelion
Perihelion
Longitude
Latitude
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Aphelion
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
Perihelion
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
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