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Homework assignment: Study the following Vocbulary words. Write a sentence in your own words using each of the following vocabulary words. You will also be tested on these words. (I suggest you print out this page and make flashcards to study) Good luck!

 Due Date:  

A classes (Periods 1,3,5 &7) Sentences are due: TuesFeb. 17th Vocabulary Quiz: Thurs. Feb. 19th

B classes (Periods 2,4 & 6) Sentences are due:Wednesday Feb. 8th Vocabulary Quiz :Friday Feb. 20th

FCAT Practice Vocabulary #4

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Abiotic an enviromental factor not associated with the acitivities of living organisms

Accuracy   the extent to which a measurement is in proximity to the standard or expected value

Acid  a substance that increases the H (Hydorgen) Concentration when added to a water solution

Acitvation Energy the least amount of energy required to start a particuklar chemical reaction

Adaptation  a characteristic of an organism that increases its chance of survival in it's environment.

Air resistance the force of air on moving objects

Allele any two or more alternateforms of a gene that an organism may have for a particular trait

Amino Acids an organic molecule containing an amino (-NH2) and a Carboxyl (-COOH) group from which proteins are made.

Amplitude in any periodic function (e.g. wave) the maximum absolute variation of the funtion

Aqueous a solution containing water

Asexual Reproduction a form of reproduction in which new individuals are formed without the involvement of gametes

Astronomical Unit that average distance from the Earth to the Sun

Atom The smallest unit of a chemical element that can still reatin the properties of that element.

Atomic Number the number of protons in an atom's nucleus; this atomic number determines an element's placement on the periodic table.

Base a substance that increases the OH concentration of a solution; a proton acceptor.

Biodiversity the existence of a wide range of different species in a given area or specific period of time

Biome a complex biotic community characterized by the interaction of living organisms anc climatic factors

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Homework assignment: Study the following Vocbulary words. Write a sentence in your own words using each of the following vocabulary words. You will also be tested on these words. (I suggest you print out this page and make flashcards to study) Good luck!    

 Due Date:  

A classes (Periods 1,3,5 &7) Sentences are due: Monday Feb. 9THnd Vocabulary Quiz: Fri. Feb. 13thth

B classes (Periods 2,4 & 6) Sentences are due:Tuesday Feb. 8th Vocabulary Quiz :Thursday Feb. 12th

FCAT Practice Vocabulary #3

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Environment – The sum of conditions affecting an organism, including all living and non living things.

 

Erosion – The wearing away of Earth’s surface by the breakdown and transportation of rock and soil.

 

Evaporation – The process by which a liquid is converted to its vapor phase by heating the liquid.

 

Experiment – A procedure that is carried out and repeated under controlled conditions in order to discover, demonstrate, or test a hypothesis.

 

Food Chain – Transfer of energy through various stages as a result of feeding patterns of a series of organisms.

 

Food Web (Food Cycle) – The interconnected feeding in a food chain found in a particular place and time.

 

Force – A quality that tends to produce movement or acceleration of a body in the direction of it application.

 

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Homework assignment: Study the following Vocbulary words. Write a sentence in your own words using each of the following vocabulary words. You will also be tested on these words. (I suggest you print out this page and make flashcards to study) Good luck!    

 Due Date:  

A classes (Periods 1,3,5 &7) Sentences are dueMonday Feb. 2nd Vocabulary QuizWed Feb. 4th

B classes (Periods 2,4 & 6) Sentences are due:Tuesday Feb. 3rd Vocabulary Quiz :Thursday Feb. 5th

FCAT Practice Vocabulary #2

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Conservation-Controlled use and/or maintenance of natural resources.

Constellation-A star pattern identified and named as a definite group.

Consumer-An organism that feeds on other organisms for food.

Decomposer-Any organism that feeds or obtains nutrients by breaking down organic matter from dead organisms.

Density-Concentration or matter of an object.

Deposition-Layering matter in a natural process.

Earthquake-The shaking of the ground caused by a sudden release of energy in Earth’s crust.

Ecosystem-An integrated unit of a biological community

Element-A substance that cannot be reduced to a simpler substance by chemical means.

Energy-A quantity that describes the capacity to do work.

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Due Date:  

A classes (Periods 1,3,5 &7) Sentences are due: Tuesday Jan. 27th Vocabulary Quiz: Thursday Jan. 29th

B classes (Periods 2,4 & 6) Sentences are due:Wednesday Jan. 28th Vocabulary Quiz :Friday Jan. 30th

 

FCAT Practice Vocabulary #1

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 Adaptation – A characteristic of an organism that increases its chance of survival in its environment.

Atmosphere– The layers of gas that surround Earth, other planets, or stars.

Atom– The smallest unit of a chemical element that can still retain the properties of that element.

Axis – The imaginary line on which an object rotates.

Carnivore– An animal or plant that consumes or obtains nutrients from animals.

Change of State – A physical change that occurs when matter changes to another state.

Chemical Change – A reaction or a change in a substance produced by chemical means that results in producing a different chemical.

Community– All the populations of organisms belonging to different species and sharing the same geographical area.

Compound A substance made up of a combination of two or more elements held together by chemical bonds that cannot be separated by physical means.

Condensation– The process of changing from a gas to a liquid.

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