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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 2
Air Resistance
In the absence of air...
Counter-Example
Hypothesis
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
an example that contradicts a conclusion
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
Air Resistance
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air...
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
11 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 7
Fossil
Petrifaction
Resin
Fossil Record
The preserved remains of a once-living organism
The conversion of organic material into rock
A thick, slowly flowing liquid produced by plants that can ha…
Sum total of all fossils discovered
Fossil
The preserved remains of a once-living organism
Petrifaction
The conversion of organic material into rock
15 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 1
Science
Papyrus
Spontaneous generation
Immutability of the species
A branch of study dedicated to the accumulation and classific…
An ancient form of paper, made from a plant of the same name
The idea that living organisms can spontaneously form from no…
The idea that living creatures have been the same throughout…
Science
A branch of study dedicated to the accumulation and classific…
Papyrus
An ancient form of paper, made from a plant of the same name
20 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 4
Simple Machine
Force
Fulcrum
Lever
A device that either multiplies or redirects a force
A push or pull exerted on an object to change that object's v…
A fixed point
Simple machine that magnifies either force or motion
Simple Machine
A device that either multiplies or redirects a force
Force
A push or pull exerted on an object to change that object's v…
17 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 6
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Humus
Weathering
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The decayed remains of once-living creatures
The process by which rocks are broken down to form sediments
Catastrophism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
Uniformitarianism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
8 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 2
Air Resistance
In the absence of air...
Counter-Example
Hypothesis
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
an example that contradicts a conclusion
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
Air Resistance
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air...
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
23 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 12
Producers
Consumers
Herbivore
Carnivore
Organisms that produce their own food.
Organisms that eat living producers and/or other consumers fo…
A consumer that eats producers exclusively.... (plant eater)
A consumer that eats only other consumers.... (meat eater)
Producers
Organisms that produce their own food.
Consumers
Organisms that eat living producers and/or other consumers fo…
17 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 5
Life Science
Archaeology
Artifacts
Geology
A term that encompasses all scientific pursuits related to li…
The study of past human life as revealed by preserved relics
Objects made by people such as tools, weapons, containers, et…
The study of earth's history as revealed in the rocks that ma…
Life Science
A term that encompasses all scientific pursuits related to li…
Archaeology
The study of past human life as revealed by preserved relics
8 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 3
Experimental variable
Control (of an experiment)
Surface Tension
Placebo
An aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
Can be thought of as a thin film that stretches across the su…
Fake pill
Experimental variable
An aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
Control (of an experiment)
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
32 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 16
Neurons
Synapse
Neuroglia
Dendrites
Nerve cells composed of dendrites and axons.
The point at which a signal from one neuron is passed to anot…
Cells that support the neurons and help communicate with one…
Conduct electrical signals TOWARDS the cell body.
Neurons
Nerve cells composed of dendrites and axons.
Synapse
The point at which a signal from one neuron is passed to anot…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 9
Criteria for being alive #1
Criteria for being alive #2
Criteria for being alive #3
Criteria for being alive #4
All life forms contain deoxyribonucleic acid, which is called…
All life forms have a method by which they extract energy fro…
All life forms can sense changes in their surroundings and re…
All life forms reproduce
Criteria for being alive #1
All life forms contain deoxyribonucleic acid, which is called…
Criteria for being alive #2
All life forms have a method by which they extract energy fro…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 14
Veins
Arteries
Capillaries
Red Blood Cells
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
Tiny, thin-walled blood vessels that allow the exchange of ga…
Transport oxygen from the lungs to the tissues
Veins
Blood vessels that carry blood back to the heart
Arteries
Blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 13
Digestion
Digestive System
Mouth
Teeth
The process by which an organism breaks down its food into sm…
The body system that changes food into fuel
Where food enters your body
They crush, cut, and grind food into little pieces
Digestion
The process by which an organism breaks down its food into sm…
Digestive System
The body system that changes food into fuel
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 15
Lymphatic system
Gland
Lymphocytes
B-cells
Removes excess fluid from your body's tissues and returns it…
A group of cells that prepare and release a chemical for use…
White blood cells found in the lymph system
Lymphocytes that produce antibodies that attack specific dise…
Lymphatic system
Removes excess fluid from your body's tissues and returns it…
Gland
A group of cells that prepare and release a chemical for use…
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HCA Apologia General Science - Module 3
Experimental variable
Control (of an experiment)
Surface Tension
Placebo
An aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
Can be thought of as a thin film that stretches across the su…
Fake pill
Experimental variable
An aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
Control (of an experiment)
The variable or part of the experiment to which all others wi…
8 terms
HCA Apologia General Science - Module 2
Air Resistance
In the absence of air...
Counter-Example
Hypothesis
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
an example that contradicts a conclusion
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
Air Resistance
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
In the absence of air...
In the absence of air, ALL objects, regardless of weight or s…
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HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 5
Hydrosphere
Hydrologic cycle
Transpiration
Condensation
The sum of all water on a planet
The process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
Evaporation of water from plants
The process by which a gas turns into a liquid
Hydrosphere
The sum of all water on a planet
Hydrologic cycle
The process by which water is continuously exchanged between…
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HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 3
Atmosphere
Atmospheric pressure
Barometer
Heterosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
The upper layer of earth's atmosphere, which exists higher th…
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
Atmospheric pressure
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
19 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 7
Aphelion
Perihelion
Lines of longitude
Lines of latitude
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Aphelion
The point at which the earth is farthest from the sun
Perihelion
The point at which the earth is closest to the sun
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HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 1
Atom
Molecule
Concentration
Base metric unit for mass
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
The quantity of a substance within a certain volume
gram
Atom
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Molecule
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
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HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 12
Photon
Charging by conduction
Charging by induction
Charging by conduction gives an object…
A small "package" of light that acts like a particle
Charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
Charging an object without direct contact between the object…
the same
Photon
A small "package" of light that acts like a particle
Charging by conduction
Charging an object by allowing it to come into contact with a…
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HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 11
Gravitational force
Strong force
General Theory of Relativity
Graviton Theory
The weakest of the four forces in creation
The strongest force in creation
The theory that says gravity is a consequence of mass bending…
The theory that states that gravity is a result of objects wi…
Gravitational force
The weakest of the four forces in creation
Strong force
The strongest force in creation
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HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 4
Electrolysis
Polar molecule
Solvent
Solute
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
A molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due…
A liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances
A substance that is dissolved in a solvent
Electrolysis
The use of electricity to break a molecule down into smaller…
Polar molecule
A molecule that has slight positive and negative charges due…
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Apologia General Science - Module 3
Experimental variable
Control (of an experiment)
Blind experiments
Double-blind experiments
an aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
the variable or part of the experiment to which all others ca…
experiments in which the participants do not know whether or…
experiments in which neither the participants nor the people…
Experimental variable
an aspect of an experiment which changes during the course of…
Control (of an experiment)
the variable or part of the experiment to which all others ca…
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Apologia General Science Module 7
6 types of fossils
mold
cast
petrifaction
1-molds and casts; 2-petrified remains; 3-carbonate residues;…
an imprint formed like the object would make if pressed into…
solid rock that has the same shape and surface details as the…
the conversion of organic material into stone
6 types of fossils
1-molds and casts; 2-petrified remains; 3-carbonate residues;…
mold
an imprint formed like the object would make if pressed into…
14 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 2
In the absence of air, all objects, re…
The second step in the Scientific Meth…
The scientific method starts with...
An educated guess that attempts to exp…
fall at the same rate.
form an hypothesis.
an observation.
hypothesis
In the absence of air, all objects, re…
fall at the same rate.
The second step in the Scientific Meth…
form an hypothesis.
15 terms
Apologia General Science: Module 6
Uniformitarianism
Humus
Minerals
Weathering
The view that most of the earth's geological features are the…
The decayed remains of once-living creatures.
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth.
A process in which rocks are physically and chemically broken…
Uniformitarianism
The view that most of the earth's geological features are the…
Humus
The decayed remains of once-living creatures.
38 terms
Apologia General Science Module 11
AXIAL SKELETON
APPENDICULAR SKELETON
EXOSKELETON
SYMBIOSIS
The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the he…
The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skelet…
A body covering, typically made of chitin, that provides supp…
A close relationship between two or more species where at lea…
AXIAL SKELETON
The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the he…
APPENDICULAR SKELETON
The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skelet…
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Apologia General Science Module 7
6 types of fossils
mold
cast
petrifaction
1-molds; 2-casts; 3-petrified remains; 4-carbonate residues;…
an imprint formed like the object would make if pressed into…
solid rock that has the same shape and surface details as the…
the conversion of organic material into rock. Mineral-rich wa…
6 types of fossils
1-molds; 2-casts; 3-petrified remains; 4-carbonate residues;…
mold
an imprint formed like the object would make if pressed into…
11 terms
Apologia General Science Module #12
Energy
The Sun
Producers
Photosynthesis
All life forms have a method by which they extract energy fro…
MOST LIVING ORGANISM GET THEIR ENERGY FROM THE SUN... (A few bac…
Organisms that produce their own food.... Plants and algae, conv…
Process by which Producers (Plants and algae) use the energy…
Energy
All life forms have a method by which they extract energy fro…
The Sun
MOST LIVING ORGANISM GET THEIR ENERGY FROM THE SUN... (A few bac…
26 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 1
Democritus
Lavoisier
Dalton
Aristotle
Ancient Greek scientist who believed in atoms.
Discovered the Law of Mass Conversion
Developed the first detailed atomic theory and became known a…
Championed the idea of spontaneous generation and is responsi…
Democritus
Ancient Greek scientist who believed in atoms.
Lavoisier
Discovered the Law of Mass Conversion
38 terms
Apologia General Science Module #11
AXIAL SKELETON
APPENDICULAR SKELETON
EXOSKELETON
SYMBIOSIS
The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the he…
The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skelet…
A body covering, typically made of chitin, that provides supp…
A close relationship between two or more species where at lea…
AXIAL SKELETON
The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the he…
APPENDICULAR SKELETON
The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skelet…
26 terms
Apologia General Science Module 9
atom
molecule
photosynthesis
metabolism
the smallest chemical unit of matter.
two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
the process by which green plants and some other organisms us…
the sum total of all processes in an organism that converts e…
atom
the smallest chemical unit of matter.
molecule
two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
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Apologia General Science - Module 4
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
A device that either multiplies or red…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
Simple Machine
Mechanical advantage = number of pulleys used
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
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Apologia General Science - Module 4
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
A device that either multiplies or red…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
Simple Machine
Mechanical advantage = number of pulleys used
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
15 terms
Apologia General Science Module 6
catastrophism
uniformitarianism
humus
minerals
the view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
the view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
the decayed remains of once-living creatures
inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth
catastrophism
the view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
uniformitarianism
the view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
24 terms
Apologia General Science Module 9
Atom
Molucule
Photosynthesis
Metabolism
The smallest chemical unit of matter.
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
The process by which green plants and some other organisms us…
The sum total of all process in an organism that convert ener…
Atom
The smallest chemical unit of matter.
Molucule
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
24 terms
Apologia General Science Module 6.
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Humus
Minerals
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The decayed remains of once-living creatures
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth
Catastrophism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
Uniformitarianism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
14 terms
HCA Apologia Physical Science - Module 1
Atom
Molecule
Concentration
Base metric unit for mass
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
The quantity of a substance within a certain volume
gram
Atom
The smallest chemical unit of matter
Molecule
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
8 terms
Apologia General Science Module 9:Vocabulary words
Atom
Molecule
Photosynthesis
Metabolism
The smallest chemical unit of matter.
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
The process by which green plants and some other organisms us…
The sum total of all processes in an organism that converts e…
Atom
The smallest chemical unit of matter.
Molecule
Two or more atoms linked together to make a substance with un…
11 terms
apologia science general science module 5
Life science
Archaeology
Artifacts
Geology
A term that encompasses all scientific pursuits related to li…
The study of past human life as revealed by preserved relics
Objects made by people, such as tools, weapons, containers, e…
The study of earth's history as revealed if the rocks that ma…
Life science
A term that encompasses all scientific pursuits related to li…
Archaeology
The study of past human life as revealed by preserved relics
7 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 2
Air Resistance
Counter-Example
Hypothesis
Theory
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
an example that contradicts a conclusion
An educated guess that attempts to explain an observation or…
A hypotheses that has been tested with a significant amount o…
Air Resistance
Refers to the fact that air actually slows objects down as th…
Counter-Example
an example that contradicts a conclusion
33 terms
Apologia General Science Module #4
Science
applied science
Technology
simple machine
Is motivated by curiosity to understand.
Is when experiments are aimed at trying to find something use…
Any new process or machine that makes life better or a job ea…
A device that either multiplies or redirects a force.
Science
Is motivated by curiosity to understand.
applied science
Is when experiments are aimed at trying to find something use…
14 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 2
In the absence of air, all objects, re…
The second step in the Scientific Meth…
The scientific method starts with...
An educated guess that attempts to exp…
fall at the same rate.
form an hypothesis.
an observation.
hypothesis
In the absence of air, all objects, re…
fall at the same rate.
The second step in the Scientific Meth…
form an hypothesis.
25 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 4
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
A device that either multiplies or red…
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
Simple Machine
Mechanical advantage = number of pulleys used
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (length of the slope) / (height)
Mathematical formula for Mechanical Ad…
Mechanical Advantage = (circumference) / (pitch)
26 terms
Apologia General Science - Module 1
Democritus
Lavoisier
Dalton
Aristotle
Ancient Greek scientist who believed in atoms.
Discovered the Law of Mass Conversion
Developed the first detailed atomic theory and became known a…
Championed the idea of spontaneous generation and is responsi…
Democritus
Ancient Greek scientist who believed in atoms.
Lavoisier
Discovered the Law of Mass Conversion
12 terms
Apologia General Science Module 10
pathogen
dehydrated food
decomposers
vegetative reproduction
an organism that causes diseases
food in which almost all water has been removed
organisms that break down the dead remains of other organisms
the process by which one part of a plant can form new roots a…
pathogen
an organism that causes diseases
dehydrated food
food in which almost all water has been removed
12 terms
Apologia General Science Module 10
pathogen
dehydrated food
decomposers
vegetative reproduction
an organism that causes diseases
food in which almost all water has been removed
organisms that break down the dead remains of other organisms
the process by which one part of a plant can form new roots a…
pathogen
an organism that causes diseases
dehydrated food
food in which almost all water has been removed
26 terms
Apologia General Science Module #13
digestion
tongue
bolus
salivary glands
the process by which an organism breaks down its food into sm…
moves the food around in the mouth to form a bolus
a soft lump of food
produce saliva
digestion
the process by which an organism breaks down its food into sm…
tongue
moves the food around in the mouth to form a bolus
7 terms
Apologia General Science Module #6
Catastrophism
Uniformitarianism
Humus
Minerals
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
The decayed remains of once-living creatures
Inorganic crystalline substances found naturally in the earth
Catastrophism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
Uniformitarianism
The view that most of earth's geological features are the res…
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