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25 terms
Science Vocabulary
matter
Quantitative Data
mass
Qualitative Data
anything that has mass and takes up space
Exact number data
the amount of matter in an object
Data we use our 5 senses to describe
matter
anything that has mass and takes up space
Quantitative Data
Exact number data
8 terms
Science Vocabulary
data
predict
describe
record
information
what you think will happen
saying or drawing what you see, hear, touch, taste or smell
to write or draw
data
information
predict
what you think will happen
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
Environment
Ecosystem
Biotic
Abiotic
External surroundings
All of the living things interacting with the non-living thin…
Living
Non-living
Environment
External surroundings
Ecosystem
All of the living things interacting with the non-living thin…
18 terms
Science Vocabulary
chemical reaction
product
reactant
substance
When substances change to form new substances
A substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.
A substance that is there at the beginning of a chemical reac…
Matter that is made of only one kind of atom or molecule (for…
chemical reaction
When substances change to form new substances
product
A substance formed as a result of a chemical reaction.
40 terms
Science Vocabulary
Control / Constant Variables
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Accuracy
what is not changed in the experiment
variable that is manipulated or controlled by the experimente…
variable that responds to the changes in the variable being c…
compares a measurement to the true value
Control / Constant Variables
what is not changed in the experiment
Independent Variable
variable that is manipulated or controlled by the experimente…
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
force
balanced force
change of direction
change of motion
pull and or pushing of an object
when two objects are applying the same amount of force
when an object changes direction from its original state
when an object changes motion from its original state
force
pull and or pushing of an object
balanced force
when two objects are applying the same amount of force
9 terms
Science Vocabulary
Identify
Infer
Classify
Compare
To establish the identity of someone or something. (Recognize…
To reach a conclusion based on known facts. (conclude, reason…
To arrange people or things into groups based on ways that th…
To see the similarities between people or things.
Identify
To establish the identity of someone or something. (Recognize…
Infer
To reach a conclusion based on known facts. (conclude, reason…
25 terms
Science Vocabulary
matter
mass
volume
density
Anything that has mass and takes up space; stuff that makes u…
Amount of matter in an object.
How much space an object takes up.
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space; stuff that makes u…
mass
Amount of matter in an object.
8 terms
Science Vocabulary
Atom
Proton
Atomic number
Neutron
basic building block of matter
Has a positive charge (+1)
Number of protons... in an atom
No charge
Atom
basic building block of matter
Proton
Has a positive charge (+1)
8 terms
Science Vocabulary
data
predict
describe
record
information
what you think will happen
saying or drawing what you see, hear, touch, taste or smell
to write or draw
data
information
predict
what you think will happen
54 terms
Science Vocabulary
absolute
accuracy
analyze
apply
free from imperfection
a description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or struct…
bring or put into operation or practical use.
absolute
free from imperfection
accuracy
a description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
10 terms
Science vocabulary
conserve
recycle
reduce
waste
The practice of using less of a resource so that it will not…
The process of reclaiming raw materials and reusing them to c…
Creating less waste in the first place
Refuse or by-products that is perceived as useless either con…
conserve
The practice of using less of a resource so that it will not…
recycle
The process of reclaiming raw materials and reusing them to c…
14 terms
Science Vocabulary
herbivore
carnivore
omnivore
producer
eats only plants
eats only meat
eats both plants and meat
source of all food in the ecosystem; make their own food
herbivore
eats only plants
carnivore
eats only meat
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
Science
scientific methods
investigation
experiment
the study of the natural world through observation and invest…
different ways that scientists perform investigations and col…
a procedure carried out to observe, study, or test something
a procedure carried out under controlled conditions to test a…
Science
the study of the natural world through observation and invest…
scientific methods
different ways that scientists perform investigations and col…
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
Empirical Evidence
Hypothesis
scientific model
dependent variable
Evidence based on observations or experiments rather than the…
A statement that can be tested scientifically through experim…
a replica or description designed to show the workings or str…
A factor, usually being measured or observed, that responds t…
Empirical Evidence
Evidence based on observations or experiments rather than the…
Hypothesis
A statement that can be tested scientifically through experim…
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
Satellite
Gravity
Lunar Phases
Eclipse
A body that orbits a larger body.
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
The different appearances of the moon from Earth throughout t…
An event in which the shadow of one celestial body falls on a…
Satellite
A body that orbits a larger body.
Gravity
A force of attraction between objects that is due to their ma…
18 terms
Science Vocabulary
Matter
Phases of Matter
Observable Properties of Matter
Measurable Properties of Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass and volume
Solid, liquid, gas, plasma
Properties in which you use your five senses to get informati…
Properties that must be measured with a tool (ruler, beaker,…
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass and volume
Phases of Matter
Solid, liquid, gas, plasma
60 terms
Science Vocabulary!
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
More harmful UV rays hit earth due to…
Rock formed from cooling of magma or l…
global warming
greenhouse effect
ozone depletion
igneous
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
global warming
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
greenhouse effect
54 terms
Science Vocabulary
absolute
accuracy
analyze
apply
free from imperfection
a description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
examine methodically and in detail the constitution or struct…
bring or put into operation or practical use.
absolute
free from imperfection
accuracy
a description of how close a measurement is to the true value…
142 terms
Science Vocabulary
abundant
acid
adaptation
adaptive bioengineering
plentiful
a substance that tastes sour, reacts with metals, conducts el…
a trait that helps an organism survive and reproduce
engineering that results in a product or process that permane…
abundant
plentiful
acid
a substance that tastes sour, reacts with metals, conducts el…
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
Properties
Matter
Mass
Magnetism
Includes: mass, magnetism, state, density, solubility and if…
Anything that has mass and takes up space
Amount of matter in an object
Properties of attraction to magnets
Properties
Includes: mass, magnetism, state, density, solubility and if…
Matter
Anything that has mass and takes up space
40 terms
science vocabulary
Classify
Experiment
Measure
Scientific Notation
to group by similarities and differences
a test to prove a truth, examine a hypothesis, or other factor
to find the length, width, depth, quantity, or capacity of so…
a method used to express very large or small numbers
Classify
to group by similarities and differences
Experiment
a test to prove a truth, examine a hypothesis, or other factor
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
Velocity
Speed
Distance
Direction
physical vector quantity defined by magnitude and direction,…
magnitude of an objects velocity, how fast it's going
how far apart two points are
course upon which something moves
Velocity
physical vector quantity defined by magnitude and direction,…
Speed
magnitude of an objects velocity, how fast it's going
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
Scientific method
hypothesis
variable
experiment
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
An educated guess
A factor that can change in an experiment
a research method in which an investigator manipulates one or…
Scientific method
A series of steps followed to solve problems including collec…
hypothesis
An educated guess
61 terms
Science Vocabulary
questions
run test
read the book of science
studying a bacterium
questions
run test
9 terms
science vocabulary
scientific method
interpret
data
record
Step-by step procedures for scientific problem solving.
To offer an explanation to analyze the meaning of something
A collection of facts statistics and other information.
To note information or observations in writing.
scientific method
Step-by step procedures for scientific problem solving.
interpret
To offer an explanation to analyze the meaning of something
50 terms
Science Vocabulary
Carnivore
Omnivore
Herbivore
Predator
An organism that eats only meat.
An organism that eats both meat and plants.
An organism that eats only plants.
An organism that hunts and eats prey.
Carnivore
An organism that eats only meat.
Omnivore
An organism that eats both meat and plants.
92 terms
Science Vocabulary
algae
amino acid
astronomy
atmosphere
藻类
氨基酸
天文学
大气层
algae
藻类
amino acid
氨基酸
103 terms
Science Vocabulary
adaptations
analyze
atmosphere
balance
adaptación
analizar
atmósfera
balanza
adaptations
adaptación
analyze
analizar
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
Erosion
Force
Particles
Sediment
The process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by…
Something (such as rain or wind) that occurs in nature and th…
A very small piece of something
Material (such as stones and sand) that is carried into water…
Erosion
The process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by…
Force
Something (such as rain or wind) that occurs in nature and th…
21 terms
Science Vocabulary
Force
Push
Pull
Friction
A push or a pull
To move something away from you
To move something towards you
A force that slows or stops motion when objects rub together
Force
A push or a pull
Push
To move something away from you
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
carnivore
consumers
producers
decomposers
Animal that eats only other animals
Something or someone who has to hunt, search and gather their…
Plants that make their own food through sunlight, air, and wa…
Organism that can break down plants and animals so that they…
carnivore
Animal that eats only other animals
consumers
Something or someone who has to hunt, search and gather their…
12 terms
Science Vocabulary
scientist
science
earth science
physical science
a person who ask questions and does experiments about science
the study of the natural world
the study of the earth, rocks, weather, planets
the study of matter and energy
scientist
a person who ask questions and does experiments about science
science
the study of the natural world
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
Lunar Cycle/Ciclo Lunar
Galaxy/Galaxia
Hertzsprung-Russell diagram/Diagrama d…
Nebulae/Nebulosas
The moon's continuous orbit around the earth.
A system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas…
A two-dimensional graph, in which the absolute magnitudes of…
A cloud of gas and dust in outer space, visible in the night…
Lunar Cycle/Ciclo Lunar
The moon's continuous orbit around the earth.
Galaxy/Galaxia
A system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas…
16 terms
Science Vocabulary
science
life science
earth science
physical science
study of the world and the planet and rocks, animals, water,…
science
study of the world and the planet and rocks, animals, water,…
life science
45 terms
Science Vocabulary
Biotic factors
Abiotic Factors
Biosphere
Ecosystems
Is a living component of an ecosystem.
The nonliving components of an ecosystem.
Wherever living things are found on Earth, from the atmospher…
All of the relationships among the living things in a communi…
Biotic factors
Is a living component of an ecosystem.
Abiotic Factors
The nonliving components of an ecosystem.
11 terms
Science Vocabulary
electric Current
circuit
filament
energy
the flow of electricity through a conductor...
...a pathway for the flow of electricity
...a material in a lightbulb that makes light when heated by…
the ability to do work
electric Current
the flow of electricity through a conductor...
circuit
...a pathway for the flow of electricity
20 terms
science vocabulary
scientific method
hypothesis
theory
law
A process used for scientific investigations
an educated guess
an explanation for why or how things work
a statement that describes an observable occurrence that appe…
scientific method
A process used for scientific investigations
hypothesis
an educated guess
16 terms
Science Vocabulary
investigation
science
opinion
experiment
A procedure carried out to carefully observe, study, or test…
The study of the natural world and involves using critical th…
A belief or judgement.
A procedure used to test a hypothesis.
investigation
A procedure carried out to carefully observe, study, or test…
science
The study of the natural world and involves using critical th…
80 terms
Science Vocabulary
Aerobiology
Amphibian
Astronomy
Atmosphere
Aerobiology
Amphibian
46 terms
Science Vocabulary
abiotic
acid
aquaria
aquarium
water,soil,sun rain,wind
a corrosive substance with pH of less than 7
a water filled glass / plastic container where organisms can…
a transparent tank of water in which fish and other water cre…
abiotic
water,soil,sun rain,wind
acid
a corrosive substance with pH of less than 7
Science Vocabulary
Gene
molecule
DNA
segment
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
A group of atoms bonded together
A complex molecule containing the genetic information that ma…
part, section
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
molecule
A group of atoms bonded together
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
Analysis
Conclusion
Control
Hypothesis
Examination of data produced during an... experiment.
A summary of the important parts of your ... experiment and a di…
A part of the experiment that is not being ... tested remains co…
A hypothesis is a tentative explanation that ... accounts for se…
Analysis
Examination of data produced during an... experiment.
Conclusion
A summary of the important parts of your ... experiment and a di…
6 terms
Science Vocabulary
Earth and Space Science
solar system
universe
space
the study of our planet and the solar system
the Sun and the group of objects that revolve around it
everything that exists in Space including the Earth and its a…
the area past Earth's atmosphere
Earth and Space Science
the study of our planet and the solar system
solar system
the Sun and the group of objects that revolve around it
14 terms
Science vocabulary
pond
ocean
river
balance
freshwater
saltwater
freshwater
tool to measure
pond
freshwater
ocean
saltwater
7 terms
Science Vocabulary
observation
qualitative data
quantitative data
conclusion
Any information that is collected by measuring or using the f…
Information describing color, odor, shape, or some other phys…
Information that can be measured or counted i.e.: 3 meters lo…
An explanation based on your observation or measurement (qual…
observation
Any information that is collected by measuring or using the f…
qualitative data
Information describing color, odor, shape, or some other phys…
24 terms
Science Vocabulary
increase
decrease
science tools
properties
to become larger
to become smaller
materials and supplies
how an object looks, feels, smells,sounds like,tastes
increase
to become larger
decrease
to become smaller
10 terms
Science Vocabulary
MATTER
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
MASS
WEIGHT
anything that has mass and takes up space
the characteristics of a substance
the amount of matter in an object
pull or gravity on an object
MATTER
anything that has mass and takes up space
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
the characteristics of a substance
44 terms
Science Vocabulary
Inquiry skills
Thermometer
Scale
Ruler
Skills that help people find out information, observing, comp…
A science tool used to measure temperature
A science tool used to measure how much something weighs
A science tool used to measure length
Inquiry skills
Skills that help people find out information, observing, comp…
Thermometer
A science tool used to measure temperature
13 terms
Science Vocabulary
Cell Membrane
Mitochondria
Lysosomes
Vacuoles
A cell structure that controls which substances can enter or…
Rod-shaped cell structures that convert energy in food molecu…
A small, round cell structure containing chemicals that break…
A sac inside a cell that acts as a storage area.
Cell Membrane
A cell structure that controls which substances can enter or…
Mitochondria
Rod-shaped cell structures that convert energy in food molecu…
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