Term Definition Solid Waste Trash and garbage without enough liquid to flow freely hazardous waste ignitable, corrosive, reactive, or toxic wastes that need special care in disposal landfill (sanitary) site where garbage and trash are taken and covered daily with a layer of soil; a sanitary landfill keeps pest away, holds litter in place, reduces runoff of waste during rain,…

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interactions in the environment

Question Answer What is Ecology? The study of relationships between organisms, and between organisms and their environment What is an Ecosystems? The network of interactions that link the living and non-living things of an environment What are biotic elements? They are living things What are abiotic elements? They are non-living things What is an organism? It is a living thing…

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Terms learned from the game

Term Definition Pseudomonas Bacteria that cause viruses. Monocytes White blood cells that rush to the infection. Selectin Adhesion molecule that aides in fighting infection. Neutrophils The white blood cells that go after and eat the virus. Transmigration The act of moving from one state to another.

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…

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Flash Cards for EEX6065

Term Definition Selectins Selectins are big molecules that help immune system cells find where they need to go. For example, selectins mark the part of a blood vessel near an infection. Staphylococcus causes the staphylococcus (staph) bacterial infection. Macrophages versatile and powerful immune system cells. they can find and kill many different kinds of bacteria without any help. Neutrophils type…

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Immune System

bacteria A microscopic organisms that are unicellular. Pseudomonas An common bacteria that can cause a disease. Blood vessel Carries blood through the body. Salmonella Bacteria that enters the body through contaminated water or food. Neutrophils Fast moving cells that act as front-line soldiers of the immune cell. They are the most common type of white blood cells.

Science Guide – Physical Science and Earth Science – Questions

Question Answer The difference between opaque, translucent and transparent Opaque: does not allow light to pass through Translucent: allow light to pass through, but not clearly Transparent: allow light to pass through What causes wind? Air moves from a place with high pressure to a place with low pressure. The moving air is called wind How do clouds form? The…

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Section Review 1: A Scientific Method (Vocabulary)

Term Definition Natural Phenomena Observable facts or events in the world around us. Hypothesis An educated guess at the solution to your problem. Five Senses Sight, touch, smell, sound, and taste. Observations The act of noticing or perceiving. Dependent (Responding) Variable The factor that is being measured. Control Variable Other factors in experiment; they are constant. Experimental Group The group…

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chapter 4

Answer socialization the process of learning to participate in a group self-concept an image of yourself as having an identity seperate from other people looking-glass self an image of yourself based on what you believe others think of you. significant others those people whose reaction are most important to your self-concept role taking assuming the viewpoint of another person and…

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Review for 8.7a

Question Answer What direction do celestial objects revolve around another? (Earth & Moon) counterclockwise! What is the imaginary line that Earth spins on? Axis! What causes day and night on earth? Earths rotation! What causes the seasons? Earth's Tilt causes different amounts of solar radiation- direct/indirect rays! What is a Revolution? The orbit around another object! What is a Rotation?…

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