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Science Bowl Sci 1

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What is the ‘brain’ of a cell?   Nucleus  
What is the job of the vacuole(s) in a cell?   Storage  
What cell part creates energy from scratch materials   Mitochondria  
Name one thing a plant cell has that an animal cell does not have.   A cell wall, chloroplast, or 1 large vacuole rather than many small ones.  
Explain why animal cells do not have a cell wall.   We need to be able to move and be flexible  
Give an example of a unicellular organism.   Bacteria  
Give an example of a producer in a food chain   Tree, Grass, tulip, apple, carrots,etc  
Give an example of a consumer in food chain   Rabbit, dog, fly, human  
Give an example of a producer, primary consumer, and secondary consumer in a food chain.   Lettuce, rabbit, hawk  
What three things do plants need in order to survive?   Water, carbon dioxide, and sunlight  
What part of a plant takes in water?   Roots  
Where does photosynthesis take place in a plant?   Leaves  
What is the food making process in plant called?   Photosynthesis  
What part of a plant is used to attract insects and other animals?   Petals  
Describe the leaves of a dicot.   The veins in the leaves are branched.  
Describe the leaves of a monocot   The veins in the leaves are parallel.  
Give an example of a nonvascular plant.   Moss  
Explain what a nonvascular plant is.   A plant that does not have a stem or root system.  
An animal that does not have a backbone is known as what?   Invertibrate  
An animal that has a backbone is known as what?   Vertibrate  
Give one example of a mammal.   Human, dog, whale, rabbit  
Is a frog a reptile or an amphibian?   Amphibian  
Define ecosystem.   All of the living and nonliving things interacting in an environment.  
Name an animal that could be found in a desert ecosystem   Lizards, snakes, coyote  
Name an animal that could be found in an ocean ecosystem.   Shark, dolphin, whale, swordfish  
Give an example of an abiotic part of an ecosystem   Rocks, water, sun, air, soil  
Give an example of a biotic part of an ecosystem.   Anything living: plants, animals, bacteria, fungus  
What does the root word “bio” mean?   Living  
Before a species becomes extinct, it is in what category?   Endangered  
Before a species becomes endangered, it is in what category?   Threatened  
What percent of energy is passed along from one level to another in an energy pyramid?   10%  
Where does Earth’s original source of energy come from   The sun  
What does the prefix “a” mean?   NOT  
An animal that eats only meat is known as a   Carnivore  
An animal that eats only plants is known as an:   herbivore  
An animal that eats both plants and meat is known as an:   omnivore  
In this type of symbiotic relationship, both organisms benefit   Mutualism  
In this type of symbiotic relationship, one organism benefits while the other is neither helped nor harmed.   Commensalism  
In this type of symbiotic relationship, one organism is helped and the other is harmed or killed.   Parasitism  
Each day the Earth spins on its axis. This is known as what   Rotation  
Each year the Earth goes around the Sun. This is known as what   Revolution  
What is the largest planet?   Jupiter  
Name one of the four gas giants   Saturn, Jupiter, Uranus, or Nepture  
What is the third planet from the sun   Earth  
What is the sun?   a star  
What are stars made of?   Gas  
When Earth’s plates move away from each other it is known as   Tension or diverging plates  
When Earth’s plates move together it is known as   Compression or converging plates  
What causes an earthquake?   When Earth's plates move.  
What type of volcano is formed from thick lava that falls in chunks?   Cinder cone volcano  
What type of volcano is not very tall and is formed from thin lava   Shield volcano  
What type of volcano is formed from lava that gets sandwiched between layers of ash   Composite cone volcano  
A sea breeze comes from which direction?   The Sea  
A land breeze comes from which direction?   The Land  
What is the climate like on the windward side of a mountain?   Rainy  
What is the weather like at the top of a mountain   Cold  
What is the climate like at the bottom of the leeward side of a mountain   Hot and dry  
What is matter?   Anything that has mass and takes up space.  
What is the smallest form of matter on earth?   An atom  
What are the three parts of an atom   Proton, Neutron, and electron  
Name two physical properties of matter.   color, size, texture, weight, mass, volume, density  
What is the change of state when a gas turns to a liquid?   Condensation  
What is the change of state when a liquid turns to a gas   Evaporation  
What is the change of state when a solid skips the liquid stage and changes straight into a gas?   Sublimation  
Give an example of a physical change.   Tearing paper, folding a shirt, cutting wood  
Give an example of a physical change.   Burning wood, mixing baking soda and vinegar, baking a cake  
Name three characteristics of a chemical change.   Heat, change in color, and produces a gas or bubbles.  
Give two examples of an acid.   Vinegar and lemon juice  
Give two examples of a base   soap and baking soda  
What is the freezing point of water   32 degrees F  
What is the boiling point of water?   212 degrees F  
What is speed?   How fast an objects position changes over time  
What is velocity   speed and direction  
What is acceleration?   an objects change in velocity over time or change in speed or direction  
Any push or pull from one object to another is what   Force  
What force pulls matter towards Earth and gives us weight?   Gravity  
Which force opposes the motion of one object moving past another?   Friction  
What type of energy does matter have when it is at rest?   Potential  
What type of energy does matter have when it is moving   Kinetic  
State the Law of Conservation of Energy   Energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only change form.  
What material conducts heat well?   Metal  
What material does not conduct heat well?   Wood or plastic  
What three ways is energy transferred?   Conduction, convection, and radiation  
What type of energy transfer is used when energy is transferred through empty space or air?   Radiation  
What type of energy transfer is used when energy is transferred through direct contact?   Conduction  
What type of energy transfer is used when energy is transferred through a gas or liquid by the movement of currents?   Convection  


   






 
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