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5th Grade Leap Vocab

data Information from which a conclusion can be drawn or a prediction can be made
investigation to study by using close experiments using the scientific method
experiment The use of scientific methods to test a hypothesis
procedure Step-by-step instructions for completing a task
physical property Properties observed using your senses without changing the identity of a substance
chemical property Properties observed using more than your senses after changing the identify of a substance
solid A substance that has a definite shape and volume
liquid A substance that has no definite shape, but a definite volume
gas A substance that has no definite shape nor a definite volume
chemical reaction Reaction that causes the change of a substance into a new substance with different properties.
Who is you Favorite Teacher Answers Vary
compare To tell the characteristics that two separate things have in common.
calculate To find the answer using math
graph To represent by plotting on a graph
gravity A force of attraction between any two objects
accelerate When an object changes speed or direction
Who is you Vice Principal ? Ms. Donnis Casanave
air resistance The Force that stops a free falling object from falling quickly to the ground
Potential energy Energy of position
kinetic Energy energy of motion
Renewable resource Energy resource that can be replaced and never used up
Nonrenewable resource Type of energy resource that cannot be replaced
inexhaustible Type of energy resource that that will never run out ( like the sun)
photosynthesis Process of plants using sunlight water and carbon dioxide to make glucose and oxygen
water cycle process by which water changes phases and travels through the environment
shadow An area of darkness where light has been blocked by an object
light source Where the light is coming from
mechanical energy energy that requires an object to move
cell The smallest part of a body that carries out the process of life
metamorphosis The process of an animal changing during its life cycle
respiration The process by which an animal takes in oxygen, food, and water and produce carbon dioxide
germs Small mass of living substances capable of developing into a whole individual
transmit To transfer from one person or place other place or person
producer An organism that makes its own food for energy
consumer An organism cannot make it own food
decomposer An organism that eats by breaking down waste and dead organism
food chain A series of steps by which energy moves form one type of living thing to another
food web A diagram that combines many food chains into one picture
ecosystem All the living and nonliving things in an area and their interactions
marsh An area near the shore
forest A dense growth of trees and undergrowth
prairie A larger are of level or rolling grassland
estuary A passage where the tide meets a river current
swamp Wet spongy land often partly covered with water
wetland Land or areas as marshes or swamps
traits A quality that sets on thing apart from another.
adaptations A characteristic that increases an organism ability to survive
predator A consumer that hunts and eats another animal
prey Animal that is hunted and killed by carnivores
Organic matter All living materials and materials that were once alive
Inorganic matter All nonliving materials and soil
rocks A large mass of stone
minerals A nonliving naturally occurring solid that has its own regular arrangement of particle in it
erosion The movement of materials away from a place
hydrosphere All the water from earth
atmosphere The mixture of water vapor and other gases as well as particles of mater
polar zone Received energy from the sun less directly than the tropical zone
temperate zone The area or region where it is warm
tropical zone zone that contains the equator and is usually warm
What school do you go to? IMMS
Who is your Principal ? Mrs. Alexa Hookfin
weather map symbols A slow destructive process that breaks rocks into sediment
natural event any event that occurs without human assistance such as tornadoes, hurricanes, storms, volcanic erruptions etc.
rotation The act of rotating especially on an axis
axis A straight line by which body or geometric figure rotatates
inner planets Plants that have rocky surface such as mercury venus earth mars
outer planets Any of the four planets in our solar system ( IDK)
How many point do we need to win? 20 Points !!!!!!!!!!!!!
revolution One full orbit around the sun
solar system A star with a group of heavy body that revolved around it
water cycle The water cycle is repeated movement of water through the environment in different forms
ecosystem All of the living and nonliving things in an area that area interacting
carrying capacity The amount of food water space and shelter that can only support a specific number of organism
pollutants An unwanted substance added to the land water or air
carbon cycle Repeated movement of carbon through the environment in different forms
nitrogen cycle Repeated movement of nitrogen through the environment in different forms
water cycle Repeated movement of water through the environment in different forms
Created by: Cjblount08