5th grade Kendall Elementary science word

Question Answer
A boundary between two air masses Front
The process that changes food into a form that the body can use Digestion
The smallest kind of blood vessels Capillary
How can oceans be described? Water
How does the air move? Weather
The convection currents in the atmosphere Wind
A change in which matter keeps the same chemical properties Physical Change
The smallest particle of an element with the same properties of an element Atom
The process by which a solid changes directly into a gas Sublimation
Usually an artificial lake that forms behind a dam Reservoir
The top level of groundwater in an aquifer Water Table
A kind of matter made up of a chemical combination of two or more elements Compound
A mixture in which substances are spread out evenly and will not settle Solution
A change in which one kind of matter changes into a different kind of matter with different properties Chemical Change
A substance used in a chemical reaction Reactant
The process by which particles leave a gas and become liquid Condensation
A blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to other parts of the body Artery
A system that includes the sun and its planets, along with many moons, asteroids, and comets Solar System
The water that falls from clouds as rain, hail, sleet, or snow Precipitation
A blood vessel that carries blood toward the heart Vein
The process by which particles leave a gas and become a liquid Evaporation
The level of the surface of the ocean Sea Level
A part of a cell that stores water and nutrients Vacuole
The smallest part of a substance made from more than one atom that still have the properties of that substance Molecule
The weight of air pushing down on an area Atmospheric Pressure
A group of the same kind of cells that work together to do a job Tissue
A group of different tissues that join together to form one structure Organ
A structure in plant cells that stores Chloroplast
The tubes that carry water and minerals from a plants roots to its leaves xylem
The repeated movement of water through the environment in different forms Water Cycle
A substance made by a chemical reaction Product
A rocky object up to several hundred kilometers wide that revolves around the sun Asteroid
Any property of a material that can be seen or measured without changing the material Physical Property
A frozen mass of ice and dust with a tail up to 80 million kilometers long that is in orbit around the sun Comet
A statement of chemical symbols that shows what happens during a chemical reaction Chemical Equation
A large, round object that moves around the star, such us a sun Planet
One of more than 100 basic kinds of matter that cannot be broken into smaller pieces through physical or chemical process Element
A tool that measures wind speeds Anemometer
The area from which water drains into a river Watershed
An object that orbits another object in space Satellite
The tube that carries air from the larynx to the lungs Trachea
A small tube in the lungs that carries air to air sacks Bronchiole
A large body of air with similar properties all through it Air Mass
The frozen raindrops that fall as precipitation Sleet
A wind that spirals inward around an area of low pressure Cyclone
A tool that measures the amount of rain that has fallen Rain Gauge
A huge ball of very hot gas that gives off energy Star
The tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach Esophagus

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