The study of the earth, moon, and sun

Term Definition astronomy The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space. axis An imaginary line the passes through earth's center and the north and south poles, about which earth rotates. rotation The spinning of a planet on its axis. orbit The path of an object as it revolves around another object in space. calendar A system of…

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Living Thing

Term Definition organism living thing cell the basic unit structure and function in an organism. multicellular consisting of many cells. unicellular made of a single cell. stimulus a change in an organism surroundings that causes the organism to react. response an action or change in behavior that occurs as a result of a stimulus. classification the process of grouping things…

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Scientific Method Terms

Term Definition Variable Components of an experiment that change or could be changed Independent Variable The manipulated variable or the variable that is purposely changed Dependent Variable The responding variable or the variable that is changed because of the independent variable Hypothesis A prediction about the independent variable’s affect on the dependent variable; written as an If…then… statement Constants Conditions…

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living things

Term Definition organism living things cell the basic unit of structure and function in an organism unicellular single celled organisms multicellular composed of many organisms stimulus changes in light,sound, and temperature response an action or change in behavior development process of change that occurs during an organisms life to make more complex organisms spontaneous generation the mistaken idea that living…

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Living Things

Term Definition oraganism a living thing cell the basic unit of structure and function in an organism unicellular made of a single cell multicellular consisting of many cells stimulus a change in an organism's surrounding that causes the organism to react response an action or change in behavior that occurs as a result of stimulus development the process of change…

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Chapter 1

Term Definition Organisms any living things cell the basic structure of an organism unicellular a single cell organism multicellular an organism with many cells stimulus a change in an organisms surroundings that causes the organism to react response a change in behavior spontaneous generation the false idea that living things can come from non-living things controlled experiment an experiment where…

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Vocabulary for SI Units of measurement

Term Definition Joule The SI Unit of energy Watt The SI Unit of power Meter The SI Unit of length Newton The SI Unit of force Second The SI Unit of time Kilogram The SI Unit of mass Ampere The SI Unit of electric current Hertz The SI Unit of frequency Coulomb The SI Unit of charge Pascal The SI…

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Chapter 17 – Properties of Atoms and the Periodic Table

Question Answer The smallest piece of matter that still retains the properties of the element Atom Number on the periodic table that represents the number of protons in an atom Atomic Number Number on the periodic table that is the weighted average mass of the mixture of isotopes that exists naturally for an element Average Atomic Mass Showed through light…

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Vocabulary

Term Definition Hypothesis A testable idea or explanation that leads to scientific investigation Observation The process of obtaining information by using the senses (taste, touch smell, sight, and hearing Law A descriptive statement or equation that reliably predicts events Data Information gathered by observation or experimentation Experiment An organized procedure to study something under controlled conditions Independent Variable The factor…

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“The Way of the Program” Definitions

Term Definition Activecode Environment that lets Python be run in browser. Algorithm Step by step process to solve a problem Bug Error in a program Byte Code Intermediate language between source code and object code. Codelens Lets code by run line by line, step by step. Comment Not part of code. Lets programmer give information Compule Making high level language…

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