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Robinson Science 1

STAAR Review

TermDefinition
What would you consider to be magnetic? Aluminum Can or Paper clip? Paper clip
Two objects are place in water. One sinks the other floats. Which is the most reasonable conclusion? One object is heavier than the other. -One object has a greater density than the other. One object has a greater density than the other
The property of the attraction of metals magnetism
student places four materials in a cup of water and stirs to mix. He classifies three of the materials as soluble and one as insoluble. Which material (Sand or salt) is the student likely to label as insoluble in water Sand
A material that does not allow energy to flow through it. Insulator
A material that does allow energy to flow through it. Conductor
Mass, state of matter, ability to attract iron, and insulation are all examples of? Physical properties of matter
Milk is to liquid as oxygen is to? Gas
A student added sugar to a glass of colored water and stirred. As she stirred the sugar dissolved in the water. Which of the following would also dissolve in water? Salt or Pepper Salt
Ice melts at a temperature that is closest to what temperature? 0 degrees Celsius
Ocean water and pure water will evaporate at their boiling points. True or false? True
What type of energy helps dry a load of laundry in the dryer? Thermal Energy
Which activity (Riding a bike or Plugging in a light) demonstrates mechanical energy? Riding a bike
If you are making S'mores over a campfire, which type of energy helps to melt the chocolate onto the graham crackers? Thermal or Heat energy
When using a completed circuit, a light bulb is turned on what 2 types of energy does it demonstrate? Electrical energy changing into light energy
What causes the water inside the pot to become hot? The light (coil) around the pot that produces heat
An IPOD demonstrates that electrical energy can produce sound True
Thermal energy can be used to light our homes? False
Using a complete circuit what is needed to travel through a circuit in order for the bulb to light? Electric Current
Looking at an electromagnet, an incomplete circuit is created so a nail can pick up paperclips False
Would Closed switch or a burned out light bulb make a circuit complete? Closed switch
True or False? A current is a form of energy from moving electrons. True
True or False? Electricity is a continuous flow of electrons True
Which object does NOT bend light? Mirror or Camera Mirror
We can see our eyes in a mirror because light... Reflects off of the mirror
A student must design an experiment to shine light around a corner. Including a flashlight, the students could use a pair of binoculars False
Light rays bouncing off the surface of an object Reflection
Light rays bending as they pass from one substance to another is? Refraction
A mirror is a very smooth surface able to clearly reflect light to form a virtual image. True
A lens is a curved piece of clear plastic or glass that bends light rays True
When light passes through a prism it is moving faster on the inside. False
Growth To increase in size, age or development
Life Cycle The stages in an organisms life from birth to death
Stage A single step in a process
Egg The first stage in the life cycle of many organisms, including birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish and insects
Larva The stage of Complete Metamorphosis during which an organism resembles a worm
Pupa The stage of Complete Metamorphosis during which the organism seems to be at rest, and new body parts are forming
Adult A fully grown organism that can reproduce
Nymph The stage of Incomplete Metamorphosis during which an insect eats and grows and resembles a smaller version of the adult
Complete Metamorphosis 4 stages: egg, larva, pupa, and adult
Incomplete Metamorphosis 3 stages: egg, nymph, and adult
Organism A living thing
Species A group of organisms with similar characteristics that allow them to reproduce
Reproduce The act of making something new
Adapt To adjust oneself to different conditions
Niche The role an organism plays in its environment
Survive To stay alive
Camouflage characteristics that blend in with the surrounding environment to increase the chances of survival
Mimicry When an organism looks similar to another organism or its surroundings that gives it a better chance of survival
Migration A seasonal movement of animals from one place to another
Hibernation When an animal becomes still in an enclosed space and reduces bodily functions to save energy
Predator an organism that hunts and feeds on another organism
Prey an animal that is hunted for food
Habitat Place or environment in which an organism naturally lives
Inherited Traits Characteristics that are passed from parents to offspring during reproduction
Learned Behaviors Behaviors that develop form observation or instruction rather than being passed down by heredity
Offspring New organisms that come from parents that have reproduced
Trait Characteristic of an organism
Heredity Passing traits from parent to offspring during reproduction
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