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8th Grade 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
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8th grade science vocabulary
rock cycle
Pangea
plate techtonics
lithosphere
a repeated series of events by which rock gradually and conti…
A supercontinent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
theory that the lithosphere is made up of plates that float o…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
rock cycle
a repeated series of events by which rock gradually and conti…
Pangea
A supercontinent containing all of Earth's land that existed…
8th Grade Science Final Vocabulary
Beaker
Flask
Graduated cylinder
Density
Scientific tool with a wide mouth used to mix chemicals and h…
Scientific tool with a narrow neck used to hold solids, liqui…
Scientific tool used to precisely measure volume.
A calculation of the amount of mass in a given substance comp…
Beaker
Scientific tool with a wide mouth used to mix chemicals and h…
Flask
Scientific tool with a narrow neck used to hold solids, liqui…
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary
Absolute age
Acute toxicity
Acids
Active immunity
The Actual Age Of A Rock Or Fossil Or How Long Ago An Event O…
A Toxic Effect Resulting From A Single Dose Or Brief Exposure…
Materials Having A Ph Of Less Than 7
Protection Against A Disease Acquired By Being Infected With…
Absolute age
The Actual Age Of A Rock Or Fossil Or How Long Ago An Event O…
Acute toxicity
A Toxic Effect Resulting From A Single Dose Or Brief Exposure…
Planetary Science vocabulary 8th grade
absorption line
accretion
altitude
asteroid
the dark lines seen in a light spectrum; indicates that light…
sticking together
the distance above Earth's surface
a small, rocky object that orbits the Sun (
absorption line
the dark lines seen in a light spectrum; indicates that light…
accretion
sticking together
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary!
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
Moving sediment
The observed process of change in the…
Creates soil in primary succession (li…
greenhouse effect
erosion
succession
pioneer species
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
greenhouse effect
Moving sediment
erosion
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8th Grade 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
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8th Grade Physical Science Vocabulary
Science
Observing
Qualitative Observations
Quantitative Observations
A way of learning about the natural world by gathering inform…
using one or more senses to gather information
descriptions that don't involve numbers or measurements
measurements; an observation that deals with a number or amount
Science
A way of learning about the natural world by gathering inform…
Observing
using one or more senses to gather information
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8th Grade Science - Energy Vocabulary
energy
kinetic energy
potential energy
thermal energy
Capacity to do work
Energy of motion
Stored Energy
Heat energy
energy
Capacity to do work
kinetic energy
Energy of motion
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Unit 4 (8th Grade) Science Vocabulary
Chemical Reaction
Yield
Coefficient
Reactants
When substances mix to form one or more new substances with d…
An arrow symbol to show that a reaction has happened
A number in front of a chemical formula to show how many mole…
Formulas written on the left side of the arrow symbol and wha…
Chemical Reaction
When substances mix to form one or more new substances with d…
Yield
An arrow symbol to show that a reaction has happened
Science Module 1 (8th Grade)
Atoms
Molecules
Compounds
Elements
The smallest chemical unit of matter.
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
Some substances that are made of billions and billions and bi…
Some substances that are made of billions and billions of the…
Atoms
The smallest chemical unit of matter.
Molecules
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
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Science 8th Grade Lab Vocabulary
beaker
bunsen burner
crucible
erlenmeyer flask
glass container used to hold liquids
used for heating, sterilization, and combustion
a vessel used to heat small amounts of solids
used to contain reaction solutions, may be heated
beaker
glass container used to hold liquids
bunsen burner
used for heating, sterilization, and combustion
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8th Grade Science MIDTERM
asexual reproduction
asteroid
atmosphere
comet
reproduction that does not involve union of sex cells, needs…
a small rock body orbiting the sun
the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth
a celestial body that orbits the sun and consists of a fuzzy…
asexual reproduction
reproduction that does not involve union of sex cells, needs…
asteroid
a small rock body orbiting the sun
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary
convection current
seafloor spreading
unformitarianism
tectonic plate
cycle of rising, heating, sinking, cooling in the mantle
magma rising, spreading, and creating new seafloor
principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past o…
block of lithosphere that contains the crust and upper part o…
convection current
cycle of rising, heating, sinking, cooling in the mantle
seafloor spreading
magma rising, spreading, and creating new seafloor
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Explicit Vocabulary 8th grade Science
Science
observation
inference
hypothesis
a systematically organized way of learning about or examining…
the first step to carrying out the scientific process; involv…
uses prior knowledge to figure something out or to develop a…
a testable statement that relies on information gathered from…
Science
a systematically organized way of learning about or examining…
observation
the first step to carrying out the scientific process; involv…
8th Grade Science Vocabulary
Rotation
1 day or 24 hours
Revolution
1 year or 365 days
the spinning about an axis
the length of time it takes for Earth to make 1 rotation on i…
orbiting around another object
the length of time it takes the Earth to make 1 revolution ar…
Rotation
the spinning about an axis
1 day or 24 hours
the length of time it takes for Earth to make 1 rotation on i…
8th Grade Science Vocabulary
Skepticism
Data
Empirical evidence
Objective reasoning
an attitude of having doubt
facts, figures, and other things collected in an investigation
data that is collected using specific scientific processes
reasoning based on evidence
Skepticism
an attitude of having doubt
Data
facts, figures, and other things collected in an investigation
8th grade Science Vocabulary
Ascorbic Acid
Calcium Carbonate
Calcium Chloride
Citric Acid
Vitamin C
Chalk
Road salt
Citric acid
Ascorbic Acid
Vitamin C
Calcium Carbonate
Chalk
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8th Grade Science STAAR 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 rock
Worldwide climate change mainly due to…
Global Warming
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
Greenhouse Effect
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary
pure substance
element
heterogenous
homogeneous
a type of matter that has a fixed composition that cannot be…
a substance made up of one type of atom ... examples: gold, heli…
made of two or more substances which you can distinguish - ex…
made of two or more substances which you cannot distinguish -…
pure substance
a type of matter that has a fixed composition that cannot be…
element
a substance made up of one type of atom ... examples: gold, heli…
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8th Grade Science - Genetics
heredity
DNA
gene
chromosomes
the passing on of physical or mental characteristics genetica…
carrier of genetic information... material present in nearly al…
a unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offsp…
threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in th…
heredity
the passing on of physical or mental characteristics genetica…
DNA
carrier of genetic information... material present in nearly al…
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary
Mitosis
Unicellular
Meiosis
Multicellular
Cell division; cells divide into new cells containing the sam…
Consisting of a single cell
Cell division that produces reproductive cells (gametes) that…
Composed of several or many cells.
Mitosis
Cell division; cells divide into new cells containing the sam…
Unicellular
Consisting of a single cell
8th Grade Science Vocabulary
Evaporation
Filtration
Group
Metal
A method used to separate a dissolved solid from a liquid; a…
A method for separating solids from liquids and solutions.
A vertical column in the periodic table; also called a chemic…
An element that conducts heat and electricity well; it is shi…
Evaporation
A method used to separate a dissolved solid from a liquid; a…
Filtration
A method for separating solids from liquids and solutions.
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8th Grade Science
Pipe
Earthquake
Mantle
Crust
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath ea…
The layer of hot solid material between earth's crust and core
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface
Pipe
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
Earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath ea…
8th Grade Science Vocabulary Review
constant variables
independent variable
dependent variable
hypothesis
variables that are kept the same (AKA controlled variables)
variables that are intentionally changed to see their effect…
variable being tested and measured (y-axis)
possible explanation or answer to a question; "educated guess"
constant variables
variables that are kept the same (AKA controlled variables)
independent variable
variables that are intentionally changed to see their effect…
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8th Grade FCAT Science Vocabulary
Acceleration
Allele
Amplitude
Astronomical unit
The rate at which velocity is changing. The change may involv…
Any of two or more alternate forms of a gene that an organism…
The maximum absolute variation of any periodic function (e.g.…
A unit used to measure distances in the Solar System equal to…
Acceleration
The rate at which velocity is changing. The change may involv…
Allele
Any of two or more alternate forms of a gene that an organism…
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary
topographic map
contour line
contour interval
index contour line
a map that shows the changes in elevation of earth's surface…
a line on a map that connects points of equal elevation
the difference in elevation between two side by side contour…
a darker line marked with a contour interval
topographic map
a map that shows the changes in elevation of earth's surface…
contour line
a line on a map that connects points of equal elevation
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary
Air Resistance
Applied Force
Balanced Forces
Force
A force that acts on objects as they travel through air
A push or pull exerted on an object by a person or another ob…
when forces that act on an object are equal in strength and o…
a push or pull exerted on an object
Air Resistance
A force that acts on objects as they travel through air
Applied Force
A push or pull exerted on an object by a person or another ob…
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8th Grade 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
8th grade Science Vocabulary
Sedimentary Rock
Faulting
Folding
Mountains
Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidificatio…
displacement of once connected blocks of rock along a fault p…
A bend in a layer of rock or in another planar feature such a…
a large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abrup…
Sedimentary Rock
Rock that has formed through the deposition and solidificatio…
Faulting
displacement of once connected blocks of rock along a fault p…
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary
seismograph
pangaea
Richter Scale
Geothermal Energy
an instrument that records earthquake waves
super continent that 200 million years ago began to travel ap…
Earthquake Scale based on amplitude of the largest seismic wa…
energy that can be extracted from Earth's internal heat
seismograph
an instrument that records earthquake waves
pangaea
super continent that 200 million years ago began to travel ap…
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8th Grade Science (Ecosystems )
ecology
niche
community
diversity
(n.) study of organisms and what they do with and within thei…
(n.) role or job of the organism in its environment (where it…
(n.) all of the members of a group in one area
(n.) a lot of different things in one place
ecology
(n.) study of organisms and what they do with and within thei…
niche
(n.) role or job of the organism in its environment (where it…
8th Grade 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
60 terms
8th Grade 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
Earth Science 8th grade
Asthenosphere
Deposition
Divergent
Erode
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
Process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
Going in different directions
eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes…
Asthenosphere
The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
Deposition
Process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
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Coats 8th Grade Science Vocabulary Set #7
habitat
halogen
heat
hemisphere
an environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
an element found in group 17 of the periodic table.
the transfer of thermal energy from a warmer object to a cool…
one half of the sphere that makes up earths surface.
habitat
an environment that provides the things a specific organism n…
halogen
an element found in group 17 of the periodic table.
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Matter Vocabulary- 8th grade Science
exothermic change
physical change
matter
physical property
a change in which energy is released (tends to get warmer)
a change that alters the form or appearance of matter but doe…
Anything that has mass and takes up space. (the Stuff Around…
A characteristic of a substance that can be observed without…
exothermic change
a change in which energy is released (tends to get warmer)
physical change
a change that alters the form or appearance of matter but doe…
Introduction to 8th Grade Science
Graduated Cylinder
Funnel
Beaker
Element
Used to measure volume precisely.
Used to help pour liquids without spills.
A wide mouthed container used to measure, mix, or heat things…
A material that cannot be broken down into more fundamental p…
Graduated Cylinder
Used to measure volume precisely.
Funnel
Used to help pour liquids without spills.
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8th Grade FCAT Science Vocabulary
Acceleration
Allele
Amplitude
Astronomical unit
The rate at which velocity is changing. The change may involv…
Any of two or more alternate forms of a gene that an organism…
The maximum absolute variation of any periodic function (e.g.…
A unit used to measure distances in the Solar System equal to…
Acceleration
The rate at which velocity is changing. The change may involv…
Allele
Any of two or more alternate forms of a gene that an organism…
49 terms
Language of Science 8th grade
aero
a / an
anti
aqua
needing oxygen or air
not or non
against
water (4 letters)
aero
needing oxygen or air
a / an
not or non
8th Grade Science EOG Vocabulary
Abiotic
Absolute Age
Adaptation
Antibiotic
The nonliving, physical features of the environment, includin…
The actual age in years of an event or object; can be determi…
An inherited mutation in an organism's DNA that provided an a…
A group of medicines used to kill or slow the growth of bacte…
Abiotic
The nonliving, physical features of the environment, includin…
Absolute Age
The actual age in years of an event or object; can be determi…
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8th Grade Science Comprehensive 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
8th Grade Science EOG Vocabulary
Hypothesis
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Observation
possible explanation based on what you know and what you obse…
variables that do not change in an experiment
variables that change as a result of the input
something you measure, see, hear, smell or otherwise factuall…
Hypothesis
possible explanation based on what you know and what you obse…
Independent Variable
variables that do not change in an experiment
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8th Grade Science: Atom Vocabulary
Neutron
Anode
Electron Cloud
Half Life
electrically neutral particle that has the same mass as proto…
is an electrode with a positive charge
the region surrounding the nucleus of an atom, where electron…
the time needed for one half of the mass of a sample of a rad…
Neutron
electrically neutral particle that has the same mass as proto…
Anode
is an electrode with a positive charge
24 terms
Coats 8th Grade Science Vocabulary Set #6
Exothermic Reaction
Fault
Feedback
Field
A reaction that release energy, usually in the form of heat.
A break in Earth's crust along which rocks move.
Output that changes a system or allows the system to adjust i…
Any area outside of the laboratory.
Exothermic Reaction
A reaction that release energy, usually in the form of heat.
Fault
A break in Earth's crust along which rocks move.
8th Grade Science AIR Vocabulary
technology
theory
density
weight
the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
a hypothesis that has been tested by a significant amount of…
how tightly packed the matter in a substance is (mass divided…
a measure of the force of gravity on an object
technology
the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes
theory
a hypothesis that has been tested by a significant amount of…
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8th Grade Science Vocabulary!
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
Moving sediment
The observed process of change in the…
Creates soil in primary succession (li…
greenhouse effect
erosion
succession
pioneer species
The atmosphere traps solar radiation,…
greenhouse effect
Moving sediment
erosion
13 terms
8th Grade Science (Chemistry)
atom
proton
neutron
electron
(n.): the smallest piece of a chemical element
(n.): in the nucleus, has a positive charge
(n.): in the nucleus, has no charge
(n.): goes around the nucleus, has a negative charge
atom
(n.): the smallest piece of a chemical element
proton
(n.): in the nucleus, has a positive charge
8th Grade Science -Moon Vocabulary
Rotation
Revolution
23 and 1/2 degrees
365.25 days
object spinning on its axis
earth traveling around the sun in an elliptical orbit
the tilt of the earth's axis
the length of time it takes for the earth to make 1 revolutio…
Rotation
object spinning on its axis
Revolution
earth traveling around the sun in an elliptical orbit
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SSA Science 8th Grade Terms (6th-8th)
abiotic
acceleration
allele
amplitude
an environmental factor not associated with the activities of…
rate of change in velocity, usually expressed in meters per s…
any of two or more alternate forms of a gene that an organism…
in any periodic function (e.g., a wave) the maximum absolute…
abiotic
an environmental factor not associated with the activities of…
acceleration
rate of change in velocity, usually expressed in meters per s…
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