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KING OF 8TH SCIENCE

MAJOR WORDS IN NC 8TH GRADE SCIENCE

TermDefinition
Safety Goggles Eyes equipment for protection
Misleading Graphs Graphs or charts meant to persuade you into thinking or acting a certain way.
Scientific Method a method of research in which a problem is identified, relevant data are gathered, a hypothesis is formulated from these data, and the hypothesis is empirically tested.
Hypothesis a proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group
States of Matter Solids, Liquids and Gases
Phase Changes Changing from one state of matter to the next. Its a physical change like ice to water or water to a gas.
Density the state or quality of being dense; compactness; closely set or crowded condition. How much air to solid ratio is inside an object. D=M/V
Homogeneous Mixtures all of the same or similar kind or nature mixture - noun (chemistry) a substance consisting of two or more substances mixed together (not in fixed proportions and not with chemical bonding). Usually a liquid like chocolate milk. Hard to separate.
Heterogenous Mixtures originating outside the body; consisting of elements that are not of the same kind or nature. So if you don't like the tomatoes in a salad you can pick them off very easily.
Atoms
Elements
Compounds
Mixtures
Protons
Neutrons
Electrons
Families
Periods
Exposure
Potency
Catalyst
Exothermic
Endothermic
Metals
Non-metals
Metalloids
Bohr
Reactants
Products
Solvent
Solute
Solution
Law of Conservation
Balancing Equations
Specific Heat
Noble Gases
Inert
Halogens
Transition Metals
Synthetic Elements
Staircase (Periodic Table)
Density Formula
Dimitri Mendeleev
Chemical changes
Physical changes
Malleable
Luster
Ductile
Cell Membrane
Cell Wall
Nucleus
Mitochondria
Chloroplast
Endoplasmic Reticulum
Virus
Bacteria
Host Cell
Vaccine
Amoeba
Pseudopod
Paramecium
Cilia
Euglena
Flagellum
Steps of Mitosis
Mitosis
Meiosis
Endocytosis
Exocytosis
Photosynthesis
Antibiotics
Pathogen
Fungus
Spores
Lichen
Biotechnology
Microbiology
Microbes
Malaria
Metabolism
Prokaryotic
Eukaryotic
Communicable
Digestion
Chlorophyll
Coccus
Bacillus
Sprillium
Contagion
Influenza
Strep Throat
Epidemic
Pandemic
Vector
Protein
Carbohydrate
Fat
Lysosome
Food Pyramid
Energy Level
Consumer
Decomposer
Producer
Food Web
Food Chain
Ecosystem
Aquatic
Marine
Terrestrial
Predator
Prey
Parasitism
Competition
Cooperation
Habitat
Niche
Abiotic
Biotic
Omnivore
Herbivore
Carnivore
Limiting Factors
Extinction
Carbon Cycle
Expand
Contract
Upwelling
Salinity
Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Plankton
Nekton
Benthos
Water Cycle
Point source Pollution
Non-point source Pollution
Stewardship
EPA
Clean Water Act
Waste Water Treatment Plant
Adhesion
Cohesion
Buoyancy
Solubility
Capillary Action
River basin
Algae Bloom
Turnover
Load
Estuary
Tributaries
Eutrophication
Bog
Swamp
Marsh
Wetland
Aquifer
Aquatard
Impermeable rock
Nutrients
Chemosynthesis
Coral Reef
Intertidal zone
Deep ocean
Thermocline
SONAR
Plate tectonics
Sea Floor Spreading
Fault Lines
Weathering
Contour Lines
Sedimentation
Erosion
Rock Cycle
Sedimentary
Igneous
Metamorphic
Ice Core
Law of Superposition
Absolute Age
Relative Age
Era
Age of the Earth
Fossils
Fossilization
Anatomy
Divergent
Convergent
Transform
Plate boundaries
Pangaea
DNA mutation
Selective breeding
Biological Evolution
Technological Evolution
Trace Fossils
Bipedal
Mass Extinctions
Common Ancestor
DDT's
Pesticides
Natural Selection
Charles Darwin
Nitrates
Camouflage
Renewable Energy
Non-renewable Energy
Paleozoic Era
Precambrian Time
Cenozoic
Mesozoic
Species
Half-time
Radio-active waste
Uniformitarianism
Index fossil
Trilobite
Cast
Mold
Mineralized remains
Wind Energy
Solar Energy
Biomass
Hydroelectric Energy
Nuclear Energy
Acid Rain
pH Scale
Acid
Base
Carbon Dating
Environmental Pressure
99% extinction
Finches
Created by: kingrj