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Lesson 6 The Expanding Universe

Term Definition Big Bang the initial explosion that resulted in the formation and expansion of the universe Hubble's Law the observation that the farther away a galaxy is, the faster it is moving away Cosmic background radiation the electromagnetic radiation left over from the big bang Dark Matter matter that does not give off electromagnetic radiation but is quite abundant …


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study stack for immunity and urinary reproductive system

Question Answer urine contains 3 main nitrogenous waste products urea, uric acid, and creatinine that must be gotten rid of. ovary site of egg production cystitis bladder infection incontinence condition where urinating cannot be voluntarily controlled cortex outer most portion of the kidney kidneys bean shaped organ of the urinary system that processes about 1.5 liters of urine a day …


SI Units, Dimensional Analysis, ans Experimental Design.

Term Definition Length The distance from one point to another. Mass A measure of how much matter is in an object. Time Temperature The measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in matter. Volume The amount of space that matter occupies. Density The measurement of how much mass of a substance is contained in a given volume. Meter …

atmosphere

Term Definition atmosphere is a thin layer of air that forms a protecting covering around the planet troposphere lowest of the earths atmosphere layer ionosphere a layer of electrically charged particles ozone layer made of oxygen ultraviolet radiation is one of many types of energy that comes to earth from the sun chlorofluorocarbon chemical compounds used in some refrigerators,air conditioner …

Properties, Cycles, Plate Tectonics, Space, Moon

Question Answer Atmosphere The mixture of gasses surrounding Earth and other planets Property Special quality or feature of a substance or an organism that may be used for identification System 1) A group of related objects and 2) A group of organisms working together Geosphere The solid portion of earth including landforms, rocks, minerals, and soil, as well as the …

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Question Answer particulates Small particles of dust released into the atmosphere by many natural processes and human activities pathogens Agents, especially microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, or fungi, that infect a host and cause disease vectors An organism that transmits disease by conveying pathogens from one host to another cross-species transfer pathogens that have moved from one species to another …

Lesson 1 Living Things and the Environment

Term Definition Organism a living thing Habitat an environment that provides the things a specific organism needs to live, grow, and reproduce Biotic Factor a living or once living part of an organism's habitat Abiotic Factor a nonliving part of an organism's habitat Species a group of similar organisms that can mate with each other and produce offspring that can …

Lesson 2 Populations

Term Definition Birth Rate the number of birth per 1,000 individuals for a certain time period Death Rate the number of deaths per 1,000 individuals for a certain time period Immigration movement of individuals into a population's area Emigration movement of individuals out of a population's area Population Density the number of individuals in an area of specific size Limiting …

Unit_6Key Word Parts

Term Definition an/o anus, ring cec/o cecum chol/e bile, gall cholecyst/o gallbladder col/o,colon/o colon, large intestine enter/o small intesrine esophag/o esophagus gastr/o stomach, belly hepat/o liver -lithiasis slipping pancreat/o pancreas -pepsia digest,digestion proct/o anus and rectum rect/o rectum, straight sigmoid/o sigmoid colon

NervousSystem_KeyTerms

Term Definition ambul/o Walking cephal/o Head concuss/o Shaken together; violently agitated contus/o bruise ech/o sound encephal/o brain -esthesia sensation, feeling klept/o to steal mening/o membranes, meninges myel/o spinal cord narc/o neur/i,neur/o -phobia psych/o somn/o