Science Test (4)

This test helps the student understand science vocabulary terms as it relates to the world of evolution. Students will be well versed in these terms and can apply them in real life adventures.

published on May 111 response 1

Erosion

The process by which soil and sediment are moved from one place to another.
The process by which water and sediment are moved from one place to another.
The process by which soil and sand are moved from one place to another.

Deposition

The dropping of material by water, wind, or wind.
The dropping of material by water, wind, or glaciers.
The dropping of material by water, dirt, or glaciers

Constructive Process

Processes that build up hard surfaces
Processes that breakdown up earths surfaces
Processes that build up earths surfaces

Destructive processes

Processes that wear down earth surfaces
Processes that destroys earths surfaces
Processes that muddy up earths surfaces

Weathering

The breaking down of grass and other rocks on earth surface by wind, water or plants
The breaking down of rock and other materials on earth surface by wind, water or plants
The building up of rock and other materials on earth surface by wind, water or plants

Igneous

Rock that forms when melted rock heavens up softens
Rock that forms when melted rock cools and gets old
Rock that forms when melted rock cools and harden

metamorphic

Rock that forms when other rock is chemically changed by cold and ice.
Rock that forms when other rock is chemically changed by wind and air
Rock that forms when other rock is chemically changed by heat and pressure

Sedimentary

rock that forms from layers of soil and sediment that are pressed and squeezed together
rock that forms from layers of grass and sediment that are pressed and squeezed together
rock that forms from layers of soil and sediment that are hard to press

Dissolve

to mix un-evenly into another substance
to mix evenly into another substance
to mix evenly into water

Filtration

the use of a spoon to separate a mixture
the use of knife to separate a mixture
the use of a filter to separate a mixture

flotation

allowing the parts of a mixture to separate due to different colors
allowing the parts of a mixture to separate due to different densities
allowing the parts of a mixture to separate due to different relationships

Sifting

Using a screen or sieve to separate solids by differences in the size of their particles
Using a spoon or sieve to separate solids by differences in the size of their particles
Using a screen or shovel to separate solids by differences in the size of their particles

chemical change

a change in which all of the new types of matter form
a change in which one or two new types of matter form
a change in which one or more new types of matter form

physical change

a change in which no new substances form
a change in which one new substances form
a change in which no two substances form

compound

A substance forned when three or more elements combine chemically
A substance forned when two or more elements combine chemically
A substance forned when four or more elements combine chemically

element

a pure substance made of only one type of atom
a pure substance made of two types of atom
a pure substance made of ten atoms

mixture

matter made of four or more substances that are physically mixed together but not chemically joined
matter made of two or more substances that are physically mixed together but not chemically joined
matter made of thee or more substances that are physically mixed together but not chemically joined

chemical potential energy

energy stored in a substance such as food or fuel
energy stored in a substance such as chicken and duck
energy stored in a substance such as water and milk

gravitational potential energy

potential energy that is due to an objects position
potential energy that is due to an objects position on earth
potential energy that is due to an objects position on the rector scale

elastic potential energy

energy that is stored in an object by applying a lot of force
energy that is stored in an object by applying a force
energy that is stored in an object by applying little force

absortion

the process by which some materials take in light energy and change heat to energy
the process by which some materials take in light energy and change it to cold to energy
the process by which some materials take in light energy and change it to rain to energy

reflection

the bouncing of light off a surface
the bouncing of light off a mirror
the bouncing of light off the ground

refraction

the bending of light when it lands on one material and falls into another
the bending of light when it passes from one materials into another
the bending of light when it passes from one material and ignores the other

producer

an organism that makes its own food
an organism that eats food
an organism that eats other organisms for food

decomposers

an organism that gets energy by breaking down plants
an organism that gets energy by breaking down alive organisms
an organism that gets energy by breaking down dead organisms

primary consumer

an animal that feeds on meat
an animal that feeds on plants
an animal that feeds on plants and animals

secondary consumer

an animal that feed on primary consumers
an animal that feeds on producing consumers
an animal that feeds on secondary consumers

tertiary consumer

an animals that feeds on secondary consumers
animals that feeds on primary and secondary consumers
animals that feed on primary consumers

adaptation

a characteristic that helps an organism survive the environment
a characteristic that hinders and organism survival in the environment
a characteristics that doesn't help or hinder an organism survival in the environment

hygrometer

a tool used to measure humidity
a tool used to measure air
a toolused to measure rain

anemometer

a tool used to measure humidity
a toolused to measure wind speed
a tool used to measure rainfall

barometer

a tool used to measure air speed
a tool used to measure air temperature
a tool used to measure air pressure

rotation

to spin on its head
to spin around in a circle
to spin on its axis

revolution

to move in a free path around an object
to move in a fixed path around another object
to move around an object

friction

a force when two things run together
a force when two things come together
a force when two things stick together

conductor

a material which heat or electricity flows through
a material in which water or heat flows through
a material in which electricity or water flows through

insulator

material that electricity can't flow through
material that heat don't flow through
material that water don't flow through

inference

an explanation of what you know based upon what you will see
an explanation of what you observe based on what you already know
an explanation of what to do and what to see

observation

information lost from the senses
information gathered with the sense
information gained in the sense

conclusion

a statement of what you didn't learn or investigate in an experiment
a statement of what to learn and investigate in an experiment
a statement of what you learned in an investigation or experiment

hydrosphere

all of the air on earth
all of the ground on earth
all of the water on earth

atmosphere

a blanket of dust and air that surrounds earth
a blanket of air and heat that surrounds the earth
a blanket of radiation and air that surrounds the earth

trophosphere

the layer of air where sun the comes from
the layer of air where clouds come from
the layer of air where weather comes from

stratosphere

the first lowest layer of air on earth
the second lowest layer of air on earth
the third lowest layer of air on earth

mesosphere

the highest layer of air
the lowest layer of air
the middle layer of air

thermosphere

the second lowest layer of air
the second highest layer of air
the second middle layer of air

exosphere

the lowest layer of air
the highest layer of air
the middle layer of air

density

the amount of matter in a amount of space
the amount of time in a place
the amount of matter in a amount in outer space

condensation

the process of a gas going to a solid
the process of a solid going to a liquid
the process of gas going to a liquid

evaporation

the change from liquid to gas
the change from gas to solid
the change from gas to liquid