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Gov's cup science

Governor's cup for science # 20

On August 1, 1883, the Southern Expedition opened in Louisville. The largest single display of agricultural machinery ever held, it was also the largest display of this man’s new incandescent light bulb-over 4600. A resident of Louisville in the 1800s, named this “bright” inventor. Thomas Edison
Henrik Dam won a Nobel Prize for discovering this vitamin, which is commonly given to newborns to prevent bleeding problems. Name this vitamin found in kale, spinach, and other green leafy vegetables. Vitamin K
Helpful when identifying rock and mineral species, this characteristic can be described as the ratio of its density to that of an equal volume of water. What is this physical property? Specific gravity
According to Arbor Day.org, the inner bark of a tree is a pipeline through which food is passed to the rest of the tree. It lives for only a short time, then dies and turns to cork to become part of the protective outer bark. What is another name for this “inner bark”? Phloem
What is the definition of one horsepower? The amount of work it takes to lift 550 pounds 1 foot in one second.
What is the description for the branch of science known as radiology? The branch of medicine dealing with the applications of radiant energy, including x-rays.
The Kentucky Derby is run on a track made of this, a mixture of sand, silt and clay. It is the best soil for most plants and soil organisms. What is this valuable person material called? Loam
This is a polypeptide hormone produced by the beta cells of the islets of Langerhans. It is secreted by the pancreas, and controls your carbohydrate without metabolism. What is this hormone? Insulin
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