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[Science]Vocab Post

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Variable The test subject of the experiment,1 Variable
Control The original thing,not being tested
Wave A vibration(disturbance)that transmits energy through matter and space
Vibration Back and forth motion
Energy Transfer Takes place when molecules transfer the energy of motion to other molecules then return to original state
Seismic Waves Waves of energy that travel through the Earth's layers,earthquake waves
Solar Energy When the sun radiates enormous amount of energy
Greenhouse Effect The trapping of the sun's warmth in a plants lower atmosphere
Water Cycle Continuos movement of water,water circulates through the 4 spheres of the earth.
Atmosphere The envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet
Convection Hot air rises,cold air sinks
Evaporation A type of vaporization of liquid to gas
Condensation water that collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid air is in contact with it.Turns into vapor or gas to a liquid.
Transpiration When excess water leaves the plants the plant through openings in the leaves
Ground Water Water in the soil underneath lakes and rivers
Air Pressure Measure of air pressing down on the earths surface
Weather Happens day to day,constantly changing
Climate Change of weather, a measure of average pattern of variation in temperature weather over a long period of time
Air Mass A big body of air with same temperature, humid, and pressure at any height in atmosphere
Wind Movement of air from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure
4 Seasons Happens because of the earths tilt
Atom Smallest indivisible particle that makes up all matter
Elements one of the basic substances that are made of atoms of only one kind and that cannot be separated by ordinary chemical means into simpler substances
Molecules 2 or more chemicals chemically bonded together
Compound More than 1 element or molecule type bonded together in pure collection
Periodic Table The chart that organizes elements based on the atomic number
Density How much mass is packed into a pacific volume
pH Scale The scale used to decide if chemical is acid or base
Reactivity Highly reactive, elements bond
Chemical Property Characteristic that becomes evident during chemical reaction
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