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Science Vocabulary
Experiment
Hypothesis
Prediction
Data
A process to find out an answer
An Educated guess
A guess of what could or can happen
A series of numbers you collect during an experiment
Experiment
A process to find out an answer
Hypothesis
An Educated guess
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Science vocabulary
pressure belts
weather
climate
westerlies
major climate controls.
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
the weather conditions in an area in general or over a long p…
a wind blowing from the west.... the belt of westerly winds in t…
pressure belts
major climate controls.
weather
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
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Science vocabulary
Symbols
Chemical formula
Subscript
Chemical reaction
Me or two letters used to represent an element
A combination of symbols and numbers that represent the numbe…
A small number to the right of the symbol that is written bel…
When substances interact to form one or more new substances w…
Symbols
Me or two letters used to represent an element
Chemical formula
A combination of symbols and numbers that represent the numbe…
11 terms
Science Vocabulary
Wave Reflection
Wave Transmission
Amplitude
Frequency
This occurs as the progressive waves strike a vertical barrie…
This is Radiation
This is for a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on…
This is How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
Wave Reflection
This occurs as the progressive waves strike a vertical barrie…
Wave Transmission
This is Radiation
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Science Vocabulary
Position
Motion
Speed
Velocity
The Location of an object.
A Change of position of an object.
The measure of an object's change in position during a unit o…
The measure of speed and direction of motion of an object.
Position
The Location of an object.
Motion
A Change of position of an object.
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Chapter 13 Science Vocabulary
Static Electricity
Electric Current
Resistance
Series Circuit
the imbalance of positive or negative charges between objects
the flow of an electric charge through a material
a quality of an object which means that electric current can…
a simple circular path in which an electric current flows onl…
Static Electricity
the imbalance of positive or negative charges between objects
Electric Current
the flow of an electric charge through a material
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Week 4 Science Vocabulary
Nitrogen
Carbon Dioxide
Oxygen
Water Vapor
gas that makes up around 78% of Earth's atmospheric gases.
greenhouse gas that continues to increase naturally and by hu…
gas that makes up around 20-21% of Earth's atmospheric gases,…
water in the form of a gas and over 99% is found in the tropo…
Nitrogen
gas that makes up around 78% of Earth's atmospheric gases.
Carbon Dioxide
greenhouse gas that continues to increase naturally and by hu…
13 terms
Science vocabulary
Atom
Theory
Electrons
Model
The smallest particle into which an element can be divided an…
Is a unifying explanation for a board range of hypotheses and…
The negatively charged parcticles found in atoms
Is a representation of an object or system
Atom
The smallest particle into which an element can be divided an…
Theory
Is a unifying explanation for a board range of hypotheses and…
15 terms
Science Vocabulary
Stomata
Photosynthesis
Chlorophyll
Chloroplasts
"Little Mouth"; a tiny hole in or pore in a leaf
A chemical process by which green plants use the energy of su…
The pigment , or coloring that makes plants green and helps c…
A tiny package of chlorophyll within a plant cell
Stomata
"Little Mouth"; a tiny hole in or pore in a leaf
Photosynthesis
A chemical process by which green plants use the energy of su…
19 terms
Science vocabulary
Dissolve
Mix
Mixture
Separate
To spread out evenly in a liquid
To combine together
A combination of substances that keep their original properti…
To divide or keep apart
Dissolve
To spread out evenly in a liquid
Mix
To combine together
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Science Vocabulary
Wave
WaveLength
Frequency
Amplitude
Disturbance that moves through matter and space and carries e…
Distance between one point in a wave and the nearest point mo…
Number of wavelengths that pass a given point in one second,…
For a transverse wave, one half the distance between a crest…
Wave
Disturbance that moves through matter and space and carries e…
WaveLength
Distance between one point in a wave and the nearest point mo…
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Grade 2 - Science Vocabulary
solid
liquid
gas
matter
solid
liquid
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Science Vocabulary
Earth's Rotation
Earth's revolution
Sunrise
Plant decomposition
The earth spinning around every twenty-four hours, resulting…
The earth moving in a path around the Sun resulting in one Ea…
The sun appears to come up in the east as the earth spins
The plant breaks down and becomes part of the soil
Earth's Rotation
The earth spinning around every twenty-four hours, resulting…
Earth's revolution
The earth moving in a path around the Sun resulting in one Ea…
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Science Vocabulary
Analyze
Balance
Beaker
data
to separate into constituent parts or elements; determine the…
a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of we…
a flat-bottomed cylindrical container, usually with a pouring…
individual facts, statistics, or items of information
Analyze
to separate into constituent parts or elements; determine the…
Balance
a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of we…
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Science Vocabulary
Matter
Mass
Volume
Weight
Anything that has mass and takes up space
The amount of matter in an object
The amount of space taken up, or occupied, by an object
A measure of the gravitational force exerted on an object
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Mass
The amount of matter in an object
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Vocabulary Science
reactant
property
Density
texture
A substance that takes in a subject that takes change a react…
substance that is observed during a reaction
measure of mass per volume
a charactersitic
reactant
A substance that takes in a subject that takes change a react…
property
substance that is observed during a reaction
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Science Vocabulary
conductor
Insulators
Battery
circuit
Allows electricity to pass through easily
Do not allow electricity to pass through easily
an energy source
the closed path through which an electrical current flows
conductor
Allows electricity to pass through easily
Insulators
Do not allow electricity to pass through easily
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Science Vocabulary
Earthquake
Volcano
Chemical Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
A sudden and violent shaking of the ground
A mountain or hill,which lava comes out of
the erosion to rocks from nature
When man causes effect to the environment
Earthquake
A sudden and violent shaking of the ground
Volcano
A mountain or hill,which lava comes out of
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Science Vocabulary
science
scientific methods
hypothesis
observation
the knowledge obtained by observing natural events
a series of steps followed to solve problems
an explanation that is based on prior scientific research or…
the process of obtaining information by using by using the se…
science
the knowledge obtained by observing natural events
scientific methods
a series of steps followed to solve problems
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Science Vocabulary
potential energy
kinetic energy
average speed
distance
stored energy, waiting to be used
energy in motion; movement marks
distance divided by time; units = m/s
speed multiplied by time; units = m
potential energy
stored energy, waiting to be used
kinetic energy
energy in motion; movement marks
15 terms
Science Vocabulary
Solid
Liquid
Gas
Plasma
Has a definite volume, and shape. The particles are densely p…
Has a definite volume, but indefinite shape. Particle arrange…
Has no definite shape or volume. Particle arrangement is spre…
Particle arrangement is very far apart.
Solid
Has a definite volume, and shape. The particles are densely p…
Liquid
Has a definite volume, but indefinite shape. Particle arrange…
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Science Vocabulary
science
observation
infer
predict
A way to learn about the natural world.
Using your senses to gather information.
Explain what you observe.
Saying what you think will happen in the future based on rese…
science
A way to learn about the natural world.
observation
Using your senses to gather information.
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Science Vocabulary I
physical change
chemical change
law of conservation of mass
law of conservation of energy
A change in a substance that does not involve a ... change in th…
A change that occurs when one or more substances change into…
Matter is not created nor destroyed in any chemical or physic…
Matter is not created nor destroyed in any chemical or physic…
physical change
A change in a substance that does not involve a ... change in th…
chemical change
A change that occurs when one or more substances change into…
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Science Vocabulary #21
Inherited Trait
Learned (acquired) Characteristic
Adaptation
Reproduction
Any genetic characteristic that is passed from parent to offs…
Features that are developed during the lifetime of the organism
A characteristic of an organism that increases its chance of…
The production of new individuals or offspring
Inherited Trait
Any genetic characteristic that is passed from parent to offs…
Learned (acquired) Characteristic
Features that are developed during the lifetime of the organism
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science vocabulary
Electricity
Circuits
Energy source
Wires
Flow of electrons (starts and stops ion the same place)
A complete, closed path (no gaps) through which electric char…
the parts of a basic circuit , include a voltage source, cond…
allows energy to flow
Electricity
Flow of electrons (starts and stops ion the same place)
Circuits
A complete, closed path (no gaps) through which electric char…
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Science Vocabulary
attract
repel
magnet
force
when magnets pull together
when magnets push apart
an object that sticks to iron
a push or pull
attract
when magnets pull together
repel
when magnets push apart
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Grade 2 Science Vocabulary
data
predict
observe
describe
Science information
To say or write what you think will happen
To see, hear, touch, taste, or smell
Saying, writing or drawing what you see, hear, feel, taste, o…
data
Science information
predict
To say or write what you think will happen
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Science vocabulary
Controlled Experiment
Conclusion
Dependent Variable
Data
The definition of a control experiment is a test where the pe…
a final decision or judgment : an opinion or decision that is…
a variable (often denoted by y ) whose value depends on that…
factual information (as measurements or statistics) used as a…
Controlled Experiment
The definition of a control experiment is a test where the pe…
Conclusion
a final decision or judgment : an opinion or decision that is…
20 terms
Science Chapter 5 Vocabulary
biotic factor
abiotic factor
autotrophs
heterotrophs
a living thing as an animal or plant that influences or affec…
a nonliving thing that influences or affects an ecosystem
organisms that go through the process of photosynthesis to pr…
organisms which obtain energy by feeding on another organisms
biotic factor
a living thing as an animal or plant that influences or affec…
abiotic factor
a nonliving thing that influences or affects an ecosystem
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Science Vocabulary
seed coat
seed
embryo
fruits
the outside of the seed
the structure in a fruit that holds the undeveloped plant, or…
the undeveloped plant within a seed
a structure of a plant in which seeds form
seed coat
the outside of the seed
seed
the structure in a fruit that holds the undeveloped plant, or…
9 terms
Science Vocabulary
Heat transfer
Temperature
Thermal energy
Conduction
Heat transfer is the exchange of thermal energy between physi…
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is:specifically,a me…
The kinetic energy of a substance's atoms.
Transfer of heat threw direct contact
Heat transfer
Heat transfer is the exchange of thermal energy between physi…
Temperature
A measure of how hot (or cold) something is:specifically,a me…
5 terms
Science Vocabulary
Proton
Electron
Neutron
Electron Shell
A small element that has a positive charge
A element that has a negative charge
A element that has a neutral charge
A shell that has electrons circling the nucleus
Proton
A small element that has a positive charge
Electron
A element that has a negative charge
37 terms
Physical Science Content Vocabulary
Celsius
Evaporation
Chemical Change
Conduction
Metric unit for measuring the amount of heat energy an object…
A phase change... Change from liquid to gas
When a new substance is produced.... EX: Oxidation--The Statue…
Heat transfer through solid materials... When you touch a hot o…
Celsius
Metric unit for measuring the amount of heat energy an object…
Evaporation
A phase change... Change from liquid to gas
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
Climate
Hibernation
Dormancy
Adaptations
The overall weather pattern found in an area over a long peri…
A state of inactivity, depression, heart slows down
Period which animals or organisms grow stopped
A change or the process of change by which an organism or spe…
Climate
The overall weather pattern found in an area over a long peri…
Hibernation
A state of inactivity, depression, heart slows down
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Science Vocabulary
deposition
sublimation
plasma
ion
a change from a gas to a solid without passing through the li…
the change from a solid to a gas without passing through the…
a super-heated gas composed of electrically charged particles
an atom that has gained or lost one or more electrons
deposition
a change from a gas to a solid without passing through the li…
sublimation
the change from a solid to a gas without passing through the…
Science vocabulary
Atom
Theory
Electrons
Model
An Atom is the smallest particle in the world
A Theory is a unifying explanation for a broad range of hypot…
The negitively charged particles are called electrons
A model is a presentation of a object or system
Atom
An Atom is the smallest particle in the world
Theory
A Theory is a unifying explanation for a broad range of hypot…
12 terms
science vocabulary
Observation
Inference
Control
Claim
the process of obtaining information about the world, uses th…
a possible explanation or guess about an observation
the group of part of the investigation that does not receive…
a statement or conclusion that answers... the original question/…
Observation
the process of obtaining information about the world, uses th…
Inference
a possible explanation or guess about an observation
Science - Chapter 8 Vocabulary
Carnivore
Predator
Food Chain
Food Web
An animal that eats only other animals
An animal that hunts other animals for food
The path of food energy in an ecosystem as one living things…
Two or more food chains that overlap
Carnivore
An animal that eats only other animals
Predator
An animal that hunts other animals for food
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Science Vocabulary
compound
element
atom
double helix
when 2 or more elements combine chemically
a chemical/material in its simplest form
the smallest unit of an element
a pair of parallel lines intertwined. Structure of DNA
compound
when 2 or more elements combine chemically
element
a chemical/material in its simplest form
6 terms
Vocabulary Science
Molocule
Compound
Reactivity
Semi-conductor
The smallest particle of a compound that still has the compou…
A unique substance that forms when two or more elements combi…
The ability of matter to combine chemically with other substa…
A substance that does not conduct electricity at low temperat…
Molocule
The smallest particle of a compound that still has the compou…
Compound
A unique substance that forms when two or more elements combi…
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
mixture
colloid
solvent
solubility
matter that consists of two or more substances mixed, but not…
mixture in which particles are mixed; but not dissolved (ex.…
the substance that does the dissolVVVVing (ex. water)
the amount of solute that can be dissolved in a given amount…
mixture
matter that consists of two or more substances mixed, but not…
colloid
mixture in which particles are mixed; but not dissolved (ex.…
13 terms
Science Vocabulary
Science
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
The investigation and exploration of natural events and of ne…
Using one or more of your senses to gather and take note of o…
A logical explanation of an observation that is drawn from pr…
A possible explanation about an observation that can be teste…
Science
The investigation and exploration of natural events and of ne…
Observation
Using one or more of your senses to gather and take note of o…
Science Vocabulary
Comet
Jovian Planet
Meteor
Meteorite
a small body of ice, rock, and cosmic, dust that follows an e…
the Jupiter like planets; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptun…
a streak of light in the sky at night that results when a met…
a meteoroid that has hit earth's surface
Comet
a small body of ice, rock, and cosmic, dust that follows an e…
Jovian Planet
the Jupiter like planets; Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptun…
Science Vocabulary
Data
Color
Transparency
Luster
Information
The property possessed by an object of producing different se…
The amount of you can see through it.
The amount of shininess.
Data
Information
Color
The property possessed by an object of producing different se…
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
adaptation
DNA
evolution
extinction
a change in a physical or chemical trait that helps an organi…
deoxyribonucleic acid; a molecule that contains the genes for…
changes in the heritable traits of a population of organisms…
when a species no longer has living members in existence
adaptation
a change in a physical or chemical trait that helps an organi…
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid; a molecule that contains the genes for…
28 terms
Science Vocabulary
Pan Balance
Spring Scale
Beaker
Ruler
Measures MASS
Measures WEIGHT
Measures Volume
Measures LENGTH
Pan Balance
Measures MASS
Spring Scale
Measures WEIGHT
25 terms
Science vocabulary
Graduated cylinder
Goggles
Erlenmeyer flask
Florence/ boiling flask
Used to measure liquid volumes
Used to protect eyes during an experiment
Used to hold/contain chemical reactions
Used to Hold/contain boiling liquids
Graduated cylinder
Used to measure liquid volumes
Goggles
Used to protect eyes during an experiment
20 terms
Science Vocabulary
a feature passed on to a living thing…
animal with a backbone
animal with no back bone
stage in an insects life after it ... hat…
trait
vertebrate
invertebrate
larva
a feature passed on to a living thing…
trait
animal with a backbone
vertebrate
8 terms
Science Vocabulary
Alloy
Chemical Reaction
Compound
Element
When a metal and at least one other substance are combined to…
A process where two reactants are mixed together which causes…
A substance that is formed when two or more substances are ch…
An element is chemically in the simplest form possible
Alloy
When a metal and at least one other substance are combined to…
Chemical Reaction
A process where two reactants are mixed together which causes…
20 terms
Science Vocabulary- Energy
Energy
Kinetic Energy
Potential Energy
Force
The ability to do work
Energy of movement
Stored energy- the ability to move in the future
A push or pull that makes an object move, stop, change speed…
Energy
The ability to do work
Kinetic Energy
Energy of movement
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