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Gr 6 Science Midterm

Grade 6 Science Midterm Study Guide - Questions and characteristics

QuestionAnswer
When do neap tides happen? occurs when there is a first quarter moon or a third quarter moon when gravitational forces of the sun and moon work at right angles against each other
When do spring tides happen? occurs during a new moon or a full moon, when the sun and moon are in line with the earth and their gravitational forces are working together
Explain a solar eclipse occurs when the earth's moon passes between the sun and the earth, temporarily blocking the sun's rays from a portion of the earth.
Explain a lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes through the earth's shadow, casing the moon to appear darkened; can occur when the moon is full
Characteristics of crustaceans hard, crusty shells, head thorax, abdomen, ten jointed legs, pincers, chiten regeneration, molt
Characteristics of spiders abdomen, cepholothorax, eight legs, simple eyes, spiracles, book lung, setae, ballooning
Characteristics of insects head, thorax, abdomen, simple & compound eyes, jointed legs, antennae, spiracles, tracheae, air sacs, one or more pairs of wings, metamorphosis
What is the purpose of photosynthesis? to make its own food for the plant
Why is photosynthesis important? Without food produced by photosynthesis, in the leaves, plants could not grow. And without plants, there would be no food for animals and people All life depends on plants because plants are the only living thing that can make its own food.
What are the ingredients of photosynthesis? water, air, and light
What are the products of photosynthesis? oxygen and glucose
Created by: mbrennan262