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Earth Science - VMS
What is the best consistency of the ma…
What is the composition of the crust?
What is the composition of the mantle?
What is the composition of the core?
The mantle has properties of both liquids and solids.
Basalt and granite like rocks.
Iron and magnesium rocks.
Iron and nickel.
What is the best consistency of the ma…
The mantle has properties of both liquids and solids.
What is the composition of the crust?
Basalt and granite like rocks.
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Science Unit Test - VMS
What is the process of Seafloor Spread…
____________ pushing up through Earth'…
Magma is considered new ______ ________.
The older clay that was once called "n…
There is a rift in the ocean. Magma comes up threw the rift.…
Magma
New seafloor
Ridge
What is the process of Seafloor Spread…
There is a rift in the ocean. Magma comes up threw the rift.…
____________ pushing up through Earth'…
Magma
VMS Science CBA Study
Dichotomous key
What are the kingdoms of eukaryotes?
Bacteria
Name eight levels of classification fr…
A dichotomus key contains paired statements that can be used…
The kingdoms of eukaryotes are Protista, Fungi,Plantae and An…
Domains bacteria and archae are made up of prokaryotes.
Domain, kingdoms, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species
Dichotomous key
A dichotomus key contains paired statements that can be used…
What are the kingdoms of eukaryotes?
The kingdoms of eukaryotes are Protista, Fungi,Plantae and An…
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VMS Science Grade 8 Vocabulary part 3
variable(methods)
mutualism (Biology)
gibbous (Earth)
magma (Earth)
as part of a scientific experiment, something that can be cha…
symbiosis between two organisms; example is an ox pecker and…
phase of the moon larger than a semicircle, and smaller than…
molten rock material within the earth. Igneous rock results b…
variable(methods)
as part of a scientific experiment, something that can be cha…
mutualism (Biology)
symbiosis between two organisms; example is an ox pecker and…
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms
Appendage
Adaptation
Behavioral Adaptation
Dichotomous Key
a projecting part of a plant or animal such as a tail or fing…
a genetic trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
things organisms do to survive
a series of descriptions arranged in pairs that lead the user…
Appendage
a projecting part of a plant or animal such as a tail or fing…
Adaptation
a genetic trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms - Genetics
Genetics
Genotype
Phenotype
Dominant
study of heredity
the two alleles that determine a trait
the visual appearance of a trait
an allele that will show when only one of its kind is present
Genetics
study of heredity
Genotype
the two alleles that determine a trait
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms - Natural Selection and Adaptation
genes
mutation
structural adaptation
appendage
a segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
a change in a gene or chromosome
A physical feature that helps an organism survive in it's env…
any structure that grows out of an animals body - such as a l…
genes
a segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
mutation
a change in a gene or chromosome
CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms - Integumentary, Muscular and Skeletal Systems
Epidermis
Integumentary System
Skeletal System
Muscular System
the upper-most layer of skin
~includes skin, hair, and nails... ~function is to protect and c…
~all of the bones and tissue that connect them... ~function is t…
~function is movement, strength and making red blood cells... ~w…
Epidermis
the upper-most layer of skin
Integumentary System
~includes skin, hair, and nails... ~function is to protect and c…
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CeVMS 8th Grade Science Terms - Unit 2 Climate
Convection Currents
Density
Air Mass
High Pressure
The circulation of air as it alternately heats up and cools d…
How tightly packed the matter in a substance is
A body of air that has about the same temperature and moistur…
A mass of sinking cool air that usually brings nice weather
Convection Currents
The circulation of air as it alternately heats up and cools d…
Density
How tightly packed the matter in a substance is
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms - Changes in Ecosystems
Ecosystem
Ecoregion
Weathering
Erosion
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
a major ecosystem with distinctive geography, characteristics…
the break down of rocks and other substances at Earth's surface
when natural forces move weathered rock and soil from one pla…
Ecosystem
a community of organisms and their abiotic environment
Ecoregion
a major ecosystem with distinctive geography, characteristics…
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms - Natural Selection & Adaptation
Dichotomous Key
Xylem
Selective Breeding
Adaptation
step by step approach to identify an organism using a series…
tissue that carries water up stems of plants
the process where humans breed plants or animals for particul…
a genetic trait which allows an organism to survive and repro…
Dichotomous Key
step by step approach to identify an organism using a series…
Xylem
tissue that carries water up stems of plants
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms - Circulatory and Respiratory
Pulmonary Circulation
Circulatory System
Circulatory System/Respiratory System
Respiratory System
Path of circulation between the heart and lungs
Carries oxygen and nutrients through the blood to every part…
~Work together ... ~Oxygen and carbon dioxide diffuse in and out…
Brings oxygen into the body and gets rid of carbon dioxide
Pulmonary Circulation
Path of circulation between the heart and lungs
Circulatory System
Carries oxygen and nutrients through the blood to every part…
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms - Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Food Chain
Tundra
Taiga
Deciduous Forest
the more links, the more stable
~an extremely cold, dry biome with frozen soil... ~plants grow l…
a biome where the winters are cold but summers are mild enoug…
~four seasons... ~plants shed leaves in the fall and grow new on…
Food Chain
the more links, the more stable
Tundra
~an extremely cold, dry biome with frozen soil... ~plants grow l…
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Questions - Matter & Energy
10%
The other 90%
Producers
Autotrophs
energy is transferred from one trophic level to the next in a…
Energy is lost as heat to the environment and it is used by t…
The energy role that makes up the bottom layer of the energy…
Also known as producers
10%
energy is transferred from one trophic level to the next in a…
The other 90%
Energy is lost as heat to the environment and it is used by t…
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Scientific Method Science Mrs. Hall VMS
conclusion
controlled variable
data
experiment
The solution or answer to a problem. This is what the scienti…
Variables that must remain the same in all situations through…
Pieces of information that a scientist will gather and look a…
A test or trial used to gain knowledge or to test a theory.
conclusion
The solution or answer to a problem. This is what the scienti…
controlled variable
Variables that must remain the same in all situations through…
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms- Fall Midterm 2014
10%
Food chains
Energy pyramid
photosynthesis
the amount of energy transferred in a trophic level
-less than five levels ... -begins with producers
-energy is used by the organism for life functions... -energy is…
carbon dioxide + water + sunlight =glucose + oxygen
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the amount of energy transferred in a trophic level
Food chains
-less than five levels ... -begins with producers
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CeVMS 7th Grade Science Terms - Nervous, Excretory, Endocrine, Digestive, Immune and Reproductive System
Immune System
Brain
Nervous System
Urinary Bladder
defends against infectious organisms and other invaders
the control center of the body
~includes the brain, spinal cord and nerves... ~the main functio…
stores urine until the body is ready to eliminate it
Immune System
defends against infectious organisms and other invaders
Brain
the control center of the body
Earth Science 4.1+4.2 questions VM
mineral
crystal
luster
hardness
is a naturally occurring, inorganic solid, with a specific ch…
is a solid in which the atoms are arranged in repeating patte…
the way that a mineral reflects light from its surface.
is a measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched.
mineral
is a naturally occurring, inorganic solid, with a specific ch…
crystal
is a solid in which the atoms are arranged in repeating patte…
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VMS - Mandarin II - Units 7 - 13 - All Vocab
说话
上个
shuō huà - to talk
(huà) Word; speech
(shàng gè) The previous one
(de) -(grammar particle)
说话
shuō huà - to talk
(huà) Word; speech
VMS - Mandarin - School Subjects
汉语
英语
科学
化学
(hànyǔ) Mandarin
(yīng yǔ) English
(kēxué) Science
(huà xué) Chemistry
汉语
(hànyǔ) Mandarin
英语
(yīng yǔ) English
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Unit #1 Earth Movements vms
Aftershock
Crust
Deposition
Erosion
Shaking of Earth's crust after the initial shaking of an eart…
Earth's solid, rocky surface containing the continents and oc…
The dropping off of sediment.
The picking up and removal of rock particles.
Aftershock
Shaking of Earth's crust after the initial shaking of an eart…
Crust
Earth's solid, rocky surface containing the continents and oc…
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VMS 7 Biomolecules
What smaller molecules are proteins br…
What smaller molecules are carbohydrat…
What smaller molecules are nucleic aci…
What smaller molecules are the lipids…
Amino Acids
Simple Sugars
Nucleotides
Fatty Acids and Glyerol
What smaller molecules are proteins br…
Amino Acids
What smaller molecules are carbohydrat…
Simple Sugars
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Unit #5 Newton's Laws of Motion VMS
Action Force
Acceleration
Air Resistance
Conservation of Energy
A force exerted on an object.
The rate of change in velocity.
The force of air pushing against a moving object.
The amount of energy in a closed system remains constant over…
Action Force
A force exerted on an object.
Acceleration
The rate of change in velocity.
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Unit #7 Flight and Rocketry VMS
Ailerons
Air Pressure
Air Resistance
Airfoil
The flaps on the wings that control the side-to-side roll of…
The amount of force per unit area exerted by molecules that m…
The force with which air resists the motion for an object mov…
The special shape of a wing or other structure-curved on top…
Ailerons
The flaps on the wings that control the side-to-side roll of…
Air Pressure
The amount of force per unit area exerted by molecules that m…
Unit # 3 Electric Circuits VMS
Alternating Current
Closed Circuit
Insulator
Open Circuit
Current that flows in a circuit first in one direction, then…
A circuit that has no gap in the path for current.
A material through which heat or electricity does not flow ea…
A current containing a gap.
Alternating Current
Current that flows in a circuit first in one direction, then…
Closed Circuit
A circuit that has no gap in the path for current.
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Science
electrical
chemical
Gravitational
Heat
The movement of electrically charged particles produces elect…
Chemical energy is stored in the bonds of molecules. This is…
Gravitational energy is the attraction between tow objects. T…
Heat energy is created in the movement of atoms. Boiling wate…
electrical
The movement of electrically charged particles produces elect…
chemical
Chemical energy is stored in the bonds of molecules. This is…
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Science
Barometer
Density
Equilibrium
Isobar
A tool that measures air pressure
The mass of material in a given space
Things being equal between two systems
A line that connects similar air pressures on a map
Barometer
A tool that measures air pressure
Density
The mass of material in a given space
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science
simple machine
lever
pulley
inclined plane
makes work easier to do
a bar that tilts an object called a pivot or fulcrum
a wheel with a groove in its rim in which a rope is placed
a sloped, flat surface
simple machine
makes work easier to do
lever
a bar that tilts an object called a pivot or fulcrum
Unit #4 Electromagnetism VMS
Atom
Conductor
Current Electricity
Domain
Smallest unit of a substance that still has all the propertie…
Material through which electric current passes easily.
Electric charges that can flow steadily through a material; a…
Group of atoms whose magnetic fields are lined up with one an…
Atom
Smallest unit of a substance that still has all the propertie…
Conductor
Material through which electric current passes easily.
Unit #6 Simple Machines VMS
Compound Machine
Distance
Efficiency
Effort
Machine made of two or more simple machines.
How far something moves.
Amount of work a machine does compared to the amount of energ…
Force applied to simple machine.
Compound Machine
Machine made of two or more simple machines.
Distance
How far something moves.
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Groundwater Vocabulary Terms
groundwater
infiltration
porosity
permeability
fresh water that is located beneath the Earth's surface
the process by which precipitation that falls on land surface…
the percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that…
the ability of a material to let water pass through it. Sand…
groundwater
fresh water that is located beneath the Earth's surface
infiltration
the process by which precipitation that falls on land surface…
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VMS last 1/3
F
F
Modifiable/ transformable
Positivism
T/F Scientific looking occurs in isolation from cultural cont…
T/F Discourses of science do not change over time
Understanding the body in terms of many individual systems le…
Belief that true knowledge about the world is knowledge deriv…
F
T/F Scientific looking occurs in isolation from cultural cont…
F
T/F Discourses of science do not change over time
Unit #2 Matter and Change VMS
Acid
Atom
Atomic Number
Base
Compound that releases hydrogen ions (H+) in water,giving it…
Smallest particle of an element that still has all the proper…
Number of protons in the nucleus of an atom.
Compound that releases hydroxide ions (OH-) in water,giving i…
Acid
Compound that releases hydrogen ions (H+) in water,giving it…
Atom
Smallest particle of an element that still has all the proper…
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VMS 202D Quiz 9
Looking practices are dependent on what?
Pop culture, art, the news, and scienc…
What devices are used to study and con…
What is the basis of "Medical gaze"
cultural context and culturally informed interpretation as im…
Do not.
X-rays and nano (molecular) and endo (within) technologies
Photography
Looking practices are dependent on what?
cultural context and culturally informed interpretation as im…
Pop culture, art, the news, and scienc…
Do not.
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Chapter 2 Earthquakes, Mr.Paulo VMS 6B
Types of Stress
Shearing
Tension
Compression
Shearing, Tension and Compression
Stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
Stress force that Pulls on the crust creating a thinner area…
The stress force that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
Types of Stress
Shearing, Tension and Compression
Shearing
Stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions
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Science
Suspension
Solute
Solvent
Solubility
Mixture where particles in a material are evenly dispersed th…
Substance that dissolves in solvent
substance in which solute dissolves
ability for one substance to dissolve in another
Suspension
Mixture where particles in a material are evenly dispersed th…
Solute
Substance that dissolves in solvent
VMS Unit 1
mass media
print media
motion picture and sound recording
broadcast media
communication technologies that have the potential to reach a…
began with the printing press (1450): magazines, newspapers,…
the phonograph and kinetoscope allowed for sound and movement…
media no longer had to be shipped or physically traveled to;…
mass media
communication technologies that have the potential to reach a…
print media
began with the printing press (1450): magazines, newspapers,…
12 terms
1 tto vm unit 3 school subjects
art
history
music
English
art
history
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Science
Work
Power
Simple Machine
Output work
Force x Distance ... A result of a force moving an object a cert…
___=W/t, measured in Watts, 1 watt=1 J/s
A machine that does work with only one movement... • Helps do wo…
(Wout)... • The work done on a load by a machine... • ________ = Lo…
Work
Force x Distance ... A result of a force moving an object a cert…
Power
___=W/t, measured in Watts, 1 watt=1 J/s
Human Population
total fertility rate
underdeveloped country
transitional country
Industrial country
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
a country with a low industrial base (low GDP)
countries newly switching to market-based economies after bei…
A country with a solid economic foundation, as indicated by G…
total fertility rate
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
underdeveloped country
a country with a low industrial base (low GDP)
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Science Bowl Math
relation
ordered pair
coordinate plane
function
set of ordered pairs
the x and y coordinates of a point on the coordinate plane (x…
a plane formed by 2 perpendicular lines called axes (the x-ax…
special relation where each x-value is paired with ONLY ONE y…
relation
set of ordered pairs
ordered pair
the x and y coordinates of a point on the coordinate plane (x…
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AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
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Science Bowl Biology
metric
living things
reproduce
response
Science uses which system to measure items?
Biology is the study of ______________.
All living things __________ to make more of themselves.
Living things adjust to a stimulus by a ______________.
metric
Science uses which system to measure items?
living things
Biology is the study of ______________.
1,365 terms
Science Bowl Astronomy and Earth Science
Albedo
Aphelion
Apogee
Astronomical Unit (AU)
Amount of sunlight that is reflected by the surface of a plan…
The point in an orbit in which an object is at its farthest p…
The point in an orbit in which an object is at its farthest p…
Mean distance from the Earth to the Sun.
Albedo
Amount of sunlight that is reflected by the surface of a plan…
Aphelion
The point in an orbit in which an object is at its farthest p…
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Science Bowl Physics, Energy, and Measurement
plane angle
solid angle
frequency
force
radian (a)
steradian (a)
hertz
newton
plane angle
radian (a)
solid angle
steradian (a)
2,000 terms
Science Bowl Miscellaneous
abiotic
abrasion
absolute magnitude
acceleration
nonliving
form of weathering that occurs when sand or other small parti…
measurement of the brightness of a star as if it were a set d…
the rate at which something increases in velocity.
abiotic
nonliving
abrasion
form of weathering that occurs when sand or other small parti…
VMS quiz 1
Medium
Content
Form
Postmodern media five key aspects
material used by the artist to make the work "an intervening…
the informational aspect of a media object
is the specific packaging, including the medium that the cont…
1. Globalization... 2. Convergence... 3. Mobility... 4. Fragmentation…
Medium
material used by the artist to make the work "an intervening…
Content
the informational aspect of a media object
Science
Electromagnetic Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Transverse Wave
infrared wave
A wave that can travel through empty space or through matter…
A wave that makes the particles of a medium move back and for…
A wave in which the disturbance is perpendicular to the direc…
An electromagnetic wave with a wavelength shorter than a micr…
Electromagnetic Wave
A wave that can travel through empty space or through matter…
Longitudinal Wave
A wave that makes the particles of a medium move back and for…
APES Ecology
commensalism
trophic level
tertiary consumer
secondary consumer
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
Each step in a food chain or food web
A carnivore that eats other carnivores.
A carnivore that eats an herbivore
commensalism
A relationship between two organisms in which one organism be…
trophic level
Each step in a food chain or food web
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VMS Ch. 9 Terms
Scientific looking
Photography
Biopower
"Theatre of Science"
surrounded by myth that it is dedicated to discovering laws o…
• Basis for positivist "medical gaze"... • Used for "seeing the…
regulation of individuals through devices that can subjugate…
body as public spectacle, anatomy theatres
Scientific looking
surrounded by myth that it is dedicated to discovering laws o…
Photography
• Basis for positivist "medical gaze"... • Used for "seeing the…
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