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A structure, behavior, or trait that helps an organism survive adaptation
A large body or bubble of air that has the same temperature all the way through it air mass
an object's height above sea level altitude
a change in an object's speed acceleration
to examine the parts of analyze
the layer of air between Earth's surface and outer space atmosphere
an animal that lives in water when young and on land when an adult amphibian
a weather insturment that measures wind speed anemometer
an animal that has a hard outer skeleton and legs with joints arthropod
a large flat surface on the ocean floor abyssal plain
the presence of harmful substances in the air air pollution
the weight of air pushing on everything around it air pressure
a large space rock that orbits the sun asteroid
an imaginary line that passes from the North Pole to the South Pole through the center of Earth axis
a graph that uses bars to compare the same kind of data for different things bar graph
a weather instrument that measures air pressure barometer
something an organism does in response to its environment behavior
fuel that comes from plants and animals biomass
the boiling point of water in celsius 100 degrees
the boiling point of water in fahrenheit 212 degrees
the freezing point of water in celsius 0 degrees
the freezing point of water in fahrenheit 32 degrees
the upward push of a liquid or gas on an object buoyant force
the shape, color, or pattern of an animal that helps it blend in with its surroundings camouflage
a gas needed by plants for photosynthesis carbon dioxide
an animal that eats only meat carnivore
a graph that compares parts to the whole circle or pie graph
a closed path through which electricity travels circuit
all of the living things in an ecosystem community
the struggle between two organisms to obtain the same resource competition
a feature that helps an organism survive characteristic
a region in which particles are bunched together compression
a judgement supported by fact conclusion
when a substance changes from liquid to gas condensation
a material that allows energy to travel through it easily or quickly conductor
the careful use and protection of natural resources conservation
an organism that feeds on other organisms consumer
a feature that does not change in an experiment control
an enormous,slowly moving landmass that floats on Earth's surface continent
the flow of charges through a circuit current
the smallest living part of an organism cell
a green substance in plant leaves that captures the energy in sunlight chlorophyll
a high feathery cloud made of ice crystals cirrus cloud
the grouping of organisms based on their simliarities and differences classification
the leading side or edge of a moving mass of cooler air cold front
a mountain sized chunk of ice and dust that orbits the sun comet
populations of different kinds (species) of organisms that live in the same place at the same time community
a tool that uses a magnetized pointer to show north compass
a lens that is thinner in the center and thicker at the edges. It bends light outwards. concave
a lens that is thicker in the middle and thinner on the edges. It bends light inwards. convex
when a gas changes to a liquid condensation
The very center of earth. inner core
Earth's outer layer. the crust
a jellylike liquid that fills most of a cell cytoplasm
Information that is collected. data
an organism that gets energy by feeding on dead material and wastes decomposer
the amount of mass in a substance density
a biome with very little rain and few plants. May be hot or cold. desert
to disperse to scatter
to mix evenly and separate into particles too small to be seen. dissolve
something that can be measured using a ruler distance
a period of dryness drought
one object in space casting its shadow on another object in space eclipse
all of the living and nonliving things that interact with each other in an environment ecoystem
a magnet made by wrapping a wire around a metal object such as a nail and sending a current through it by attaching it to a battery electromagnet
what organisms get from food energy
an organism's surroundings environment
these are caused when earth's plate move earthquakes
when rocks or soil is worn away by wind, water, or ice erosion
when a liquid becomes a gas evaporation
no longer living on earth extinct
a flattened oval circle ellipse
a diagram that shows the amount of energy passed on at each level of a food chain energy pyramid
the surroundings an organism lives in environment
an imaginary line that circles earth halfway between the North and South poles eguator
a hard outer covering that protects an animal's soft body parts inside exoskeleton
a crack in earth's crust fault
a device used to separate the parts of a mixture by passing the mixture through it filter
a cloud that forms close to the ground fog
mountains that formed when land was squeezed together folded mountain
the path of food energy from one organism to another food chain
overlapping food chains that shows different paths the energy flows food web
a push or a pull force
the remains or traces of an organism that lived long ago fossil
a fuel formed from the decayed remains of ancient plants and animals fossil fuel
to change from a liquid to a solid when the temperature drops freeze
the largest planet in the solar system Jupiter
between Mars and Jupiter asteroid belt
how many times something occurs frequency
a force between two surfaces rubbing against each other friction
a place where one air mass meets anther air mass front
a structure that grows from a flower of any plant and contains seeds fruit
a material that is burned to produce heat energy fuel
a job that something does function
the growth or sprouting of a new plant from a seed germination
the force that causes attraction between objects gravity
a group of millions of stars galaxy
a state of matter which takes the shape and volume of its container gas
heat from melted rock deep below earth's surface used to heat buildings and produce electricity geothermal energy
structures in an organism that removes oxygen from water gills
a large body of moving ice that stays frozen all year glacier
the place where an organism lives habitat
anything that is dangerous hazard
the line at the bottom of a graph horizontal axis
water vapor in the air humidity
decaying plant and animal materil in soil humus
electricity that is produced from flowing water like that moving through a dam hydroelectricity
all the water on earth hydrosphere
a weather instrument that measures humidity hygrometer
a predicted answer to a scientific question hypothesis
a rock formed from cooled lava igneous rock
the tendency of an object at rest to remain at rest or of a moving object to keep moving inertia
an animal that eats only plants herbivore
a that cannot be used up inexhaustible resource
a characteristic passed from parent to offspring inherited trait
another word for an organism's children offspring
a behavior passed from parent to offspring instinct
to explain what you think certain information means interpret
the center of earth made of solid metal inner core
a material that does not let energy pass through it insulator
an animal that does not have a backbone invertebrate
the energy of motion kinetic energy
a natural feature on earth's surface like a mountain, valley, or plateau landform
the changed behavior of an organism because of practice or experience it has gained learned behavior
an object used to refract light lens
the stages of development an organism goes through as it grows and develops life cycle
the small wormlike stage in the life cycle of some insects larva
this energy is faster than sound and can be broken into a rainbow light energy
a graph used to show change line graph
a state of matter that takes the shape of its container but has a definite volume liquid
all the rocks on earth lithosphere
melted rock below earth's surface magma
an object that attracts iron magnet
an animal with a backbone, fur or hair, lungs, live birth, feeds mile mammal
earth's layer below the crust mantle
a diagram that show locatiions map
the amount of matter in something mass
the stuff or material that everything is made of: it has mass and takes up space matter
a rock that is formed when another kind of rock is squeezed and heated deep inside earth metamorphic rock
the changes in form some insect go through metamorphosis
the seasonal movement of some animals from one place to another migration
when one animal looks like another to help it survive mimicry
a combination of two or more substances that can be easily separated mixture
a picture or object that represents something else model
a natural object that orbits a planet moon
the role an organism has in its environment niche
a resource that can be used up nonrenewable resource
materials in the environment that are useful to people natural resources
a substance that an organism needs to survive and grow nutrient
an animal that eats plants and animals omnivore
the curved path an object follows around another orbit
a living thing organism
the layer of earth between the mantle and innercore outer core
a layer of gas high in earth's atmosphere that blocks some of the harmful radiation from the sun ozone
the changes in the way the moon looks as it orbits the earth moon phases
the process of plants making food photosynthesis
something that is done to prevent an accident precaution
any form of water that falls from the sky precipitation
an animal that hunts other animals predator
an animal that is hunted by others prey
an organism that can make its own food producer
a stage in metamorphosis when the larva is changing into an adult (in a cocoon) pupa
an electric circuit in which each device has its own separate loop or circle parallel circuit
how high or low a sound is pitch
a huge piece of earth's crust plate
all the organisms of the same species that live in the same place population
a glass bar that separates light into the color of the rainbow prism
red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet what ROY G BIV stands for
to reuse materials recycle
the bending of light when it moves from one material to another refraction
a resource that can be replaced in a short time renewable resource
any material an animal needs for survival and is availabe in its habitat resource
an animal that feeds on dead animals like a buzzard scavenger
a developing plant embryo seed
energy that comes from the sun solar energy
a type of mixture in which the ingredients dissolve into each other and cannot be easily separated solution
vibrations that can be heard sound
the changes that take place in an ecosystem over time succession
a medium sized star closest to earth sun
when both sides of an object are the same symmetry
when light rays bounce back from an object reflection
to make more of the same kind reproduce
an animal with a backbone, leathery skin or scales, lungs, lays eggs or gives birth to live young reptile
one complete trip around the sun revolution
plant structures that hold a plant in place and take in nutrients from the soil roots
the spinning of a planet on its axis rotation
the amount of salt in something salinity
a kind of grassland savanna
a rock formed when sediments are pressed together sedimentary rock
bits of rock , sand, shell, and the remains of organisms sediment
an electricity circuit where the devices are connected in one straight loop series circuit
solar energy energy from the sun
the state of matter with a definite shape and definite volume solid
the ability to dissolve solubility
solid, liquid , gas are states of matter
physical property related to heat temperature
if you can observe it and measure it you can test it
the roughness of a material texture
one complete investigation trial
a tool that measures temperature thermometer
a characteristic of an organism trait
a giant ocean wave caused by earthquake tsunami
validity means truthful
the part of an experiment that is different, the part that is being tested variable
a process that breaks down rocks weathering
a place that is airless space vacuum
an animal with a backbone vertebrate
the up and down line at the side of a graph vertical axis
the amount of space something takes up volume
the gas state of water water vapor
nothing can grow on the moon because there is no atmosphere
how long it takes earth to rotate on its axis one time 24 hours
how long it takes earth to revolve around the sun one time 365 days
how long it takes the moon to go through its cycle one time 29 days
a dog learning to sit is an example of a learned behavior
a dog getting immunity from rabies is an example of acquired trait
a dog being born with long ears like his mother is an example of a inherited trait
a bird building a nest is an example of inherited behavior
white on the right means the moon is waxing
black on the right means the moon is waning
Created by: kemberlian on 2012-02-24



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