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Science Vocabulary.
Apex Predator
Browsing
Cottonwood Recruitment
Grazer
An Apex Predator is a predator that has no natural predator o…
Browsers are organisms that eat shoots, leaves, and twigs of…
The trees are able to grow taller than the level of elk or ot…
A grazer is an organism that eats grass. (Elk)
Apex Predator
An Apex Predator is a predator that has no natural predator o…
Browsing
Browsers are organisms that eat shoots, leaves, and twigs of…
11 terms
Science Vocabulary
Seismic
PyroclastocFlows
Epicenter
Subduct
The vibration caused by explosions and earthquakes
Rocks from Volcanoes
ash from lava that is very hot.
A boundary where convergent takes place.
Seismic
The vibration caused by explosions and earthquakes
PyroclastocFlows
Rocks from Volcanoes
Science Vocabulary
Species
Ecosystem
Limiting Factor
Carrying Capacity
A group of organisms that are physically similar and can mate…
The community of organisms that live in a particular area alo…
An environmental factor that causes a population to decrease
The largest population that an area can support
Species
A group of organisms that are physically similar and can mate…
Ecosystem
The community of organisms that live in a particular area alo…
30 terms
Science Vocabulary
Consumers
Grinders
Photosynthesis
Herbivores
An organism that eats other organisms
Ants, termites, snails, some worms, insects
The process used by plants to convert light energy, CO2, and…
Consumers that only eat plants
Consumers
An organism that eats other organisms
Grinders
Ants, termites, snails, some worms, insects
24 terms
Science Vocabulary
Science
Observation
Hypothesis
Data
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about th…
Using your senses to gather data
A prediction of what is going to happen
Evidence; Information gathered from observations
Science
An organized way of gathering and analyzing evidence about th…
Observation
Using your senses to gather data
science vocabulary
volcano
earthquake
geology
earth structure
a vent in the surface of earth through witch magma and associ…
a sudden motion or trembling in earth caused by the abrupt re…
the study of planet earth the materials witch it is made the…
a definable shape formed by geologic activity
volcano
a vent in the surface of earth through witch magma and associ…
earthquake
a sudden motion or trembling in earth caused by the abrupt re…
Science vocabulary.
Adaption.
Cell.
Chromosome.
Control Group.
Any variation that makes an organism better able to survive i…
Smallest unit of a living thing that can perform the function…
A tiny, threadlike structure in a cell's nucleus that contain…
The part of an experiment that stays the same while other fac…
Adaption.
Any variation that makes an organism better able to survive i…
Cell.
Smallest unit of a living thing that can perform the function…
Science vocabulary
Asteroid
Astronomical Unit
Autotroph(AW tun trohf)
Binomial Nomenclature (bi NOH me ul NO…
A small, rocky object that orbits th Sun
The average distance from Earth to the Sun-about 150 million…
An organism that converts light energy to useable energy.
A naming system that gives each organism a two-word scientifi…
Asteroid
A small, rocky object that orbits th Sun
Astronomical Unit
The average distance from Earth to the Sun-about 150 million…
23 terms
Vocabulary Science
heat energy
nucleus
nuclear reaction
atoms
is the energy involved in the movement of atoms and molecules.
is the center or core of an atom that is made up of protons a…
is the breaking apart or joining together of nuclei within at…
are tiny particles that are building blocks of all chemical e…
heat energy
is the energy involved in the movement of atoms and molecules.
nucleus
is the center or core of an atom that is made up of protons a…
6 terms
Science vocabulary
Condesation
Evapo-Transpiration
Groundwater discharge
Infiltration
The process by which a gas changes to a liquid
The sum of water evaporation and plant transpiration. Actual…
locations where groundwater resurfaces
Flow of water from the land surface into the subsurface.
Condesation
The process by which a gas changes to a liquid
Evapo-Transpiration
The sum of water evaporation and plant transpiration. Actual…
Science Vocabulary
Condensation
Evaporation
Precipitation
Transpiration
Gas to liquid.
Liquid to gas.
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail.
Evaporation of water from plants.
Condensation
Gas to liquid.
Evaporation
Liquid to gas.
12 terms
Physical Science Vocabulary 5
melting point
boiling point
freezing point
condensation
the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid (0 degre…
the temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas (100 degrees…
the temperature at which a liquid becomes a solid (0 degrees…
occurs when a gas is cooled to a liquid state
melting point
the temperature at which a solid turns into a liquid (0 degre…
boiling point
the temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas (100 degrees…
Science Vocabulary
Adhesion
Volume
Mass
Density
When something 'sticks' to something else.
The amount of space something takes up. ... Solid: cm3 or centi…
The amount of matter in an object. ... Measured with g, or grams.
The amount of matter per unit volume, the crowdedness of part…
Adhesion
When something 'sticks' to something else.
Volume
The amount of space something takes up. ... Solid: cm3 or centi…
7 terms
Science Vocabulary
Amplitude
Wavelength
Wave period
Frequency
Is a measure of how far particles in the medium move away fro…
Is the distance over which the wave's shape repeats
Is the time required for one cycle
Tells you how many cycles occur in an amount of time, most co…
Amplitude
Is a measure of how far particles in the medium move away fro…
Wavelength
Is the distance over which the wave's shape repeats
Science vocabulary
tributary
watershed
divide
reservoir
The streams and smaller rivers that feed into a main river. (…
The land area that supplies water to a river system (drainage…
One watershed is separated from another by a ridge of land.
A lake that stores water for humane use.
tributary
The streams and smaller rivers that feed into a main river. (…
watershed
The land area that supplies water to a river system (drainage…
13 terms
Science Vocabulary
Ocean trench
Volcanic arc
Fault zone
Convergent boundary
A deep, underwater trough created by one plate subducting und…
A curved line of volcanoes that forms parallel to a plate bou…
an area of many fractured pieces of crust along a large fault
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
Ocean trench
A deep, underwater trough created by one plate subducting und…
Volcanic arc
A curved line of volcanoes that forms parallel to a plate bou…
Science vocabulary
atmosphere
troposphere
ionosphere
ozone layer
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
In what layer of the atmosphere does the weather of planet Ea…
Layer of electrically charged particles in the thermosphere t…
a layer in the stratosphere (at approximately 20 miles) that…
atmosphere
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
troposphere
In what layer of the atmosphere does the weather of planet Ea…
11 terms
Science Vocabulary
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Ocean Floor
Abyssal Plain
The part of the continent covered with water. The shallowest…
The sloping part of the ocean bottom
The part of the ocean bottom that begins where the continenta…
The flat part of the ocean floor
Continental Shelf
The part of the continent covered with water. The shallowest…
Continental Slope
The sloping part of the ocean bottom
Science Vocabulary
Crust
Mantle
Inner Core
Outer Core
The outer layer of the Earth between the surface and the mant…
The region of the interior of the Earth between the crust and…
inner core the solid, dense center of the Earth
outer core the liquid layer of the Earth's core that lies ben…
Crust
The outer layer of the Earth between the surface and the mant…
Mantle
The region of the interior of the Earth between the crust and…
science vocabulary
Acceleration
Gravity
Speed
Distance
Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the chang…
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
Distance/time
The length of a path between two points
Acceleration
Change in velocity divided by the time it takes for the chang…
Gravity
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
Science Vocabulary
Stress
Tension
Compression
Shearing
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
The stress force that pulls on the crust and thins rock in th…
The stress force that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
Stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite drections
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
Tension
The stress force that pulls on the crust and thins rock in th…
Science Vocabulary
Motion
Speed
Velocity
Acceleration
An objects change in position relative to a reference point
The distance traveled divide by the time interval during whic…
The speed of an object in a particular direction
The rate at which the velocity changes over time an object ac…
Motion
An objects change in position relative to a reference point
Speed
The distance traveled divide by the time interval during whic…
14 terms
Science Vocabulary
Heat
Temperature
Absolute zero
Thermal Expansion
Energy that is transformed as a consequence of temperature di…
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
The coldest temperature, 0 Kelvin, that can be reached. It is…
An increase in the size of a substance when the temperature i…
Heat
Energy that is transformed as a consequence of temperature di…
Temperature
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is; specifically, a…
Chapter 1 Science Vocabulary
coniferous
pollinate
seed leaf
system
does not lose its needle-like leaves in fall
move pollen from the part of a flower that makes pollen to th…
part of the seed that has stored food
a set of parts that interact with one another
coniferous
does not lose its needle-like leaves in fall
pollinate
move pollen from the part of a flower that makes pollen to th…
47 terms
Science Vocabulary
environment
biosphere
energy
ecosystem
everything such as a climate, soil, an living things, that su…
the part of the world in which life can exist
the capacity for doing work
community of living organisms interacting with each other and…
environment
everything such as a climate, soil, an living things, that su…
biosphere
the part of the world in which life can exist
19 terms
Science Vocabulary
Atom
Element
Nucleus
Proton
Smallest unit of an element
A pure substance made of only one kind of atom
Contains DNA
A positively charged particle
Atom
Smallest unit of an element
Element
A pure substance made of only one kind of atom
11 terms
Science Vocabulary
Solution
Suspension
colloid
Element
A homogeneous mixture composed of two or more substances.
A heterogeneous mixture in which solute like chemicals partic…
A mixture in which one substance of microscopically dispersed…
A substance consisting of atoms which all have the same numbe…
Solution
A homogeneous mixture composed of two or more substances.
Suspension
A heterogeneous mixture in which solute like chemicals partic…
12 terms
science vocabulary
primary producer
autotrophs
primary consumers
herbivores
organisms that make there own food
are the base of every food chain
are animals that eat primary producers
plant eaters
primary producer
organisms that make there own food
autotrophs
are the base of every food chain
11 terms
Science Vocabulary
DNA
Chromosomes
Cell Cycle
Interphase
Is a chemical that contains information for an organism's gro…
DNA is wrapped around proteins like thread around a spool and…
Is the normal sequence of development and division of a cell.
Is the part of the cell cycle when the cell is not dividing.
DNA
Is a chemical that contains information for an organism's gro…
Chromosomes
DNA is wrapped around proteins like thread around a spool and…
Science vocabulary #20
air
evaporate
humidity
water cycle
The invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixt…
Energy enables some liquid molecules escape into the air; to…
The amount of water vapor in the atmosphere, usually expresse…
The path water takes as it is being cycled through the enviro…
air
The invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixt…
evaporate
Energy enables some liquid molecules escape into the air; to…
Science-Chapter 2 Vocabulary
biome
climate
deciduous
taiga
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
The average conditions, including temperature and precipitati…
term used to refer to a tree that sheds its leaves during a p…
Russian word for forest; cool forest of cone-bearing evergree…
biome
A large region characterized by a specific type of climate an…
climate
The average conditions, including temperature and precipitati…
17 terms
SCIENCE VOCABULARY
stages in cell cycle
interphase
replication
mitosis
Mitosis and cytokinesis together define the division of the m…
the resting phase between successive mitotic divisions of a c…
The process of duplicating or producing an exact copy of a DNA.
a type of cell division that results in two daughter cells ea…
stages in cell cycle
Mitosis and cytokinesis together define the division of the m…
interphase
the resting phase between successive mitotic divisions of a c…
Science Vocabulary
renewable
Nonrenewable
Greenhouse gasses
Ozone layer
Energy that you can use again
Energy that you can't use again
The greenhouse effect is the heating of the surface of a plan…
a layer in the earth's stratosphere which absorbs most of the…
renewable
Energy that you can use again
Nonrenewable
Energy that you can't use again
Science Vocabulary
Scientific Theory
Scientific Law
Model
Precision
an explanation of observations or events that is based on kno…
A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen e…
A visual, mathematical, or three-dimensional representation i…
a measure of how close a series of measurements are to one an…
Scientific Theory
an explanation of observations or events that is based on kno…
Scientific Law
A statement that describes what scientists expect to happen e…
Science Vocabulary
Conduction
Convection
Radiation
Conductor of heat
Transfer of heat from a warmer substance to a cooler substanc…
Transfer of thermal energy in a fluid (liquid or gas),in whic…
Transfer of energy in the form of electromagnetic waves also…
Substance that conducts heat rapidly;also a substance that al…
Conduction
Transfer of heat from a warmer substance to a cooler substanc…
Convection
Transfer of thermal energy in a fluid (liquid or gas),in whic…
37 terms
Science vocabulary
Cells
Autotroph
Homeostasis
Cell membrane
Basic unit of structure
Makes it's own food
Stable environment(balance)
Allows materials in and out of cell
Cells
Basic unit of structure
Autotroph
Makes it's own food
25 terms
Science vocabulary
Compression
Vibration
Rarefaction
Amplitude
part of the longitudinal wave where it is close together
a up, down, back and forth motion
part of the longitudinal wave that are farther apart
the height from the crest to rest point or trough to rest point
Compression
part of the longitudinal wave where it is close together
Vibration
a up, down, back and forth motion
science vocabulary
heat of vaporization
Bernoulli's principle
Guy Lussac's law
Charles' gas law
The amount of energy required for the liquid at its boiling p…
the faster a fluid moves, the more its pressure decreases
The pressure of a fixed mass of gas at constant volume varies…
This law states that when there is constant pressure there is…
heat of vaporization
The amount of energy required for the liquid at its boiling p…
Bernoulli's principle
the faster a fluid moves, the more its pressure decreases
12 terms
Science vocabulary
solid
liquid
gas
temperature
matter that has a definite shape and occupies a definite amou…
matter that takes up a definite amount of space but has no de…
matter that has no definite shape and does not take up a defi…
a measurement of how hot or cold something is.
solid
matter that has a definite shape and occupies a definite amou…
liquid
matter that takes up a definite amount of space but has no de…
9 terms
Science Vocabulary
Physical Change
Chemical Change
Precipitate
Chemical Bonds
a change in size, shape, or state that does not form a new su…
a change in matter that produces a new substance with differe…
a solid formed by the chemical reaction of two liquids
a force that holds atoms together
Physical Change
a change in size, shape, or state that does not form a new su…
Chemical Change
a change in matter that produces a new substance with differe…
11 terms
science vocabulary
cell
tissue
muscle tissue
nervous tissue
A membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life
A group of similar cells that perform the same function.
A body tissue that contracts or shortens, making body parts m…
A body tissue that carries electrical messages back and forth…
cell
A membrane bound structure that is the basic unit of life
tissue
A group of similar cells that perform the same function.
10 terms
Science: Chapter 5 Vocabulary
axis
rotate
phase
revolves
An imaginary line that runs through Earth's poles
To spin around.
The lighted part of the moon that we on Earth see.
When an object moves around another object.revolves
axis
An imaginary line that runs through Earth's poles
rotate
To spin around.
26 terms
Science Vocabulary
Absorption
Electromagnetic Radiation
Image
light
Transfer of energy by a wave to the medium through which it t…
Energy carried through space or matter by electromagnetic waves
Figure, picture, or representation of an object
Electromagnetic radiation that you can see
Absorption
Transfer of energy by a wave to the medium through which it t…
Electromagnetic Radiation
Energy carried through space or matter by electromagnetic waves
25 terms
science vocabulary
Acceleration
Friction
System
Subsystem
A change over time in the speed, the direction, or the speed…
A force that opposes motion.
a set of parts so related or interconnected that they work as…
A system within a system that has its own function.
Acceleration
A change over time in the speed, the direction, or the speed…
Friction
A force that opposes motion.
22 terms
Science Vocabulary
Matter
Elements
Metal elements
Non-metal elements
Has mass and takes up space. Includes all living and non-livi…
Ingredients that make up substances. Over 100. Cannot be brok…
Makes heat. Can conduct heat.
No heat. Cannot conduct heat.
Matter
Has mass and takes up space. Includes all living and non-livi…
Elements
Ingredients that make up substances. Over 100. Cannot be brok…
Science Vocabulary
Inertia
Weight
Mass
Free fall
the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion unless…
a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object; it…
measurement of how much matter is in an object.
the motion of a body when only the force of gravity is acting…
Inertia
the tendency of an object to resist a change in motion unless…
Weight
a measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object; it…
Science Vocabulary
Minerals
Inorganic
Crystal
Element
inorganic, solid material found in nature that are building b…
composed of matter other than plant or animal
solid material with atoms arranged in a repeating pattern
a single part
Minerals
inorganic, solid material found in nature that are building b…
Inorganic
composed of matter other than plant or animal
19 terms
Science Vocabulary
Solid
Liquid
Gas
Kinetic Energy
firm and stable in shape: not liquid or fluid
having a consistency; flowing freely but of constant volume
an air-like fluid substance which expands freely to fill any…
energy that a body possess by virtue of being in motion
Solid
firm and stable in shape: not liquid or fluid
Liquid
having a consistency; flowing freely but of constant volume
Science Vocabulary
Astronomy
Orbit
Axis
Rotation
The study of stars, planets, moons, galaxies, and the univers…
The path of an object around another object in space
The imaginary line that runs through the North Pole down to t…
The spinning of a planet on its axis
Astronomy
The study of stars, planets, moons, galaxies, and the univers…
Orbit
The path of an object around another object in space
64 terms
Science Vocabulary
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Matter
Heat transfer that happens through electromagnetic waves (GAS…
Heat Transfer that happens between SOLID objects that are TOU…
The rise and fall of warm and cool GAS or LIQUID. Cool air/wa…
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Radiation
Heat transfer that happens through electromagnetic waves (GAS…
Conduction
Heat Transfer that happens between SOLID objects that are TOU…
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