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ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

ELECTRIC

MAGNETS

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

WHAT IS LIFE

WHAT IS

LIFE

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

CELLS

CELLS

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

HEREDITY AND REPRODUCTION

HEREDIT

REPRO-

DUCTION

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

DIVERSITY AND ADAPTATIONS

DIVERSIT

ADAPTA-

TIONS

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

ECOLOGY

ECOLOGY

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

A TEMPORARY MAGNET MADE

FROM A CURRENT-CARRYING

WIRE WRAPPED AROUND AN

IRON CORE

ELECTROMAGNET

THE SMALLEST UNIT OF LIFE IN

A LIVING THING

CELL

THE FLEXIBLE STRUCTURE

THAT HOLDS A PLANT OR

ANIMAL CELL TOGETHER,

GIVES IT SHAPE, PROVIDES A

BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE

CELL AND ITS ENVIRONMENT

CELL MEMBRANE

A DIFFERENT FORM THAT A

GENE MAY HAVE FOR A

SPECIFIC TRAIT

ALLELE

ANY CHARACTERISTIC OF AN

ORGANISM - A BODY SHAPE,

BODY PROCESS, OR BEHAVIOR

THAT HELPS THE ORGANISM

TO SURVIVE IN ITS

ENVIRONMENT

ADAPTATION

ALL THE NONLIVING PARTS OF

AN ECOSYSTEM, INCLUDING

AIR, SOIL, WATER AND

TEMPERATURE

ABIOTIC FACTORS

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

THE ENERGY OF CHARGES IN

MOTION

ELECTRICAL ENERGY

THE GROUPING OF OBJECTS

BASED ON COMMON TRAITS

CLASSIFICATION

THE PROCESS IN WHICH FOOD

AND OXYGEN COMBINE IN THE

MITOCHONDRIA TO MAKE

CARBON DIOXIDE AND WATER

AND RELEASE ENERGY

CELLULAR RESPIRATION

A TYPE OF REPRODUCTION IN

WHICH AN ORGANISM

PRODUCES A NEW ORGANISM

FROM ONE PARENT

ASEXUAL REPRODUCTION

THE PHYSICAL MAKEUP OF A

LIVING ORGANISM

ANATOMY

THE PART OF THE EARTH IN

WHICH ORGANISMS CAN LIVE;

INCLUDES THE TOP MOST

LAYER OF EARTH'S CRUST, THE

SURROUNDING ATMOSPHERE

AND ALL THE WATERS

BIOSPHERE

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

ELECTRIC CURRENT OR

POWER; ALL FORMS DEPEND

ON ELECTRONS MOVING FROM

ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER

ELECTRICITY

ALL THE CHANGES THAT TAKE

PLACE DURING THE LIFE OF AN

ORGANISM

DEVELOPMENT

PLANT CELL ORGANELLES

THAT GIVE PLANTS THEIR

GREEN COLOR AND THAT TRAP

ENERGY FROM SUNLIGHT AND

TURN IT INTO FOOD DURING

PHOTOSYNTHESIS

CHLOROPLASTS

THE PROCESS OF CREATING

AN ORGANISM THAT HAS

EXACTLY THE SAME DNA AS

ANOTHER ORGANISM

CLONING

A LINE OF DESCENT OF A

LIVING ORGANISM

ANCESTRY

ALL THE ORGANISMS THAT

MAKE UP THE LIVING PARTS OF

AN ECOSYSTEM, INCLUDING

TREES, BIRDS, BACTERIA, AND

FROGS

BIOTIC FACTORS

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

A DEVICE THAT PRODUCES A

MAGNETIC FIELD; HAS TWO

POLES THAT REPEL OR

ATTRACT AND ARE SIMILAR TO

POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE

CHARGES

MAGNET

EVERYTHING IN AN

ORGANISM'S SURROUNDINGS

INCLUDING OTHER ORGANISMS,

WEATHER, WATER, SOUND,

LIGHT, TEMP, SOIL, ROCKS

ENVIRONMENT

THE SAUSAGE SHAPED CELL

ORGANELLES IN WHICH

ENERGY IS RELEASED FROM

FOOD, PROVIDING POWER FOR

ALL OF THE CELL'S ACTIVITIES

MITOCHONDRIA

A CHEMICAL THAT

CHROMOSOMES ARE MADE OF

AND THAT IS FOUND IN THE

NUCLEUS OF EVERY CELL OF

ALL LIVING THINGS - THE

GENETIC BLUEPRINT

DNA

THE MEASURE OF THE NUMBER

OF DIFFERENT SPECIES IN A

SPECIFIC AREA

BIODIVERSITY

ALL THE POPULATIONS LIVING

IN AN AREA WHO DEPEND ON

EACH OTHER FOR FOOD,

SHELTER, AND OTHER

ASSORTED NEEDS.

COMMUNITY

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

AN AREA AROUND A MAGNET

IN WHICH MAGNETIC FORCES

ACT

MAGNETIC FIELD

A LARGE GROUP OR

ORGANISMS THAT SHARE

CERTAIN FEATURES.

EXAMPLES ARE

ARCHDEACONRIES,A

PROTISTA, FUNGI

KINGDOMS

A CELL ORGANELLE THAT

CONTAINS CHROMOSOMES

AND THAT CONTROLS MOST

OF THE CELL'S ACTIVITIES

NUCLEUS

A FERTILIZED EGG THAT HAS

BEGUN DIVING INTO MORE

CELLS

EMBRYO

THE BREEDING OF

ENDANGERED SPECIES IN

CAPTIVITY IN ORDER TO BUILD

UP THE NUMBER OF

INDIVIDUALS IN A POPULATION

CAPTIVE BREEDING

AN ORGANISM THAT EATS

OTHER ORGANISMS

CONSUMERS

 CATEGORY:   

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY  

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 CLUE:   

THIS IS CREATED BY LIGHTNINGSUDDENLY HEATING THE AIR,CAUSING IT TO EXPANDRAPIDLY   

 Response:   

THUNDER

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RESOURCES

RESOURC

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

WHAT IS MATTER

MATTER

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

PROPERTIES AND CHANGES

PROPER-

TIES

CHANGES

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

FORCES AND MOTION

FORCES

AND

MOTION

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

WORK AND MACHINES

WORK

AND

MACHINE

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

ENERGY

ENERGY

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

DAMAGING ACIDIC RAIN OR

SNOW FORMED WHEN GASES

RELEASED BY BURNING OIL

AND COAL MIX WITH WATER IN

THE AIR

ACID RAIN

ANYTHING THAT HAS MASS

AND TAKES UP SPACE

MATTER

A CHANGE IN THE SHAPE, SIZE,

FORM, OR STATE OF MATTER

THAT CAN BE OBSERVED

WITHOUT CHANGING THE

IDENTITY OF THE MATTER

PHYSICAL CHANGE

A CHANGE IN SPEED OR

DIRECTION; DEPENDS ON THE

MASS OF AN OBJECT AND THE

FORCE PUSHING OR PULLING

THE OBJECT

ACCELERATION

A GREEK MATHEMATICIAN,

INVENTOR, AND PHILOSOPHER

WHOSE IDEAS INCLUDED A

COMPOUND MACHINE USED TO

PUMP WATER FOR IRRIGATION

ARCHIMEDES

THE ENERGY THAT COMES

FROM THE MOTION OF AN

OBJECT AND THAT DEPENDS

ON THE OBJECT'S MASS AND

SPEED

KINETIC ENERGY

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

AN AREA IN WHICH GARBAGE

OR TRASH IS DEPOSITED,

COVERED WITH A THIN LAYER

OF DIRT, AND THEN WATERED

DOWN.

LANDFILL

TWO OR MORE SUBSTANCES

PUT TOGETHER THAT DO NOT

COMBINE TO FORM A

COMPOUND

MIXTURE

A CHARACTERISTIC OF

MATTER THAT CAN BE

OBSERVED BY THE SENSES -

FOR EXAMPLE, SHAPE, SIZE,

TASTE, TEXTURE, COLOR AND

FORM

PHYSICAL PROPERTY

THE AMOUNT OF MATTER IN

AN OBJECT

MASS

A SIMPLE MACHINE MADE

FROM A BAR OR ROD THAT IS

FREE TO ROTATE AROUND A

FULCRUM, EXAMPLES INCLUDE

SEESAWS AND FISHING RODS

LEVER

THE ENERGY THAT IS STORED

AND COMES FROM POSITION

OR CONDITION; CAN BE

TRANSFORMED INTO KINETIC

ENERGY WHEN SOMETHING

ACTS ON IT

POTENTIAL ENERGY

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

A TOOL TO HELP FIGURE OUT

THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT

OF A PRODUCT THROUGH ITS

ENTIRE LIFE

LIFE-CYCLE ANALYSIS

A REPRESENTATION OR

WORKING VERSION CREATED

TO UNDERSTAND SOMETHING

THAT IS TOO BIG, TOO SMALL,

OR TOO COMPLICATED TO

UNDERSTAND OTHERWISE

MODEL

THE PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL

CHARACTERISTICS OF

MATTER

PROPERTIES

A THEORY ABOUT THE

NATURAL WORLD THAT HAS

BEEN TESTED MANY TIMES

AND PRODUCES THE SAME

RESULTS

SCIENTIFIC LAW

A SIMPLE MACHINE COMPOSED

OF A SURFACE WITH A CHAIN

OR ROPE GOING AROUND IT

AND THAT CAN BE EITHER

FIXED OR MOVABLE

PULLEY

A SIMPLE FRACTION THAT

COMPARES THE AMOUNTS OF

TWO ITEMS

RATIO

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THINGS FOUND IN NATURE

THAT ORGANISMS USE TO

MEET THEIR NEEDS; EXAMPLES

INCLUDE VEGETABLES, TREES,

OIL, AND MINERALS

NATURAL RESOURCES

A PARTICLE WITHOUT A

CHARGE THAT IS FOUND IN THE

NUCLEUS OF AN ATOM

NEUTRON

USEFUL COMPOUNDS FORMED

ALONG WITH WATER WHEN

ACIDS AND BASES REACT WITH

EACH OTHER

SALTS

A MEASURE OF HOW FAR AN

OBJECT MOVES IN A GIVEN

AMOUNT OF TIME

SPEED

AN INCLINED PLANE WRAPPED

AROUND A ROD; THIS SIMPLE

MACHINE MAKES IT EASIER TO

HOLD OBJECTS TOGETHER

SCREW

THE ENERGY FROM THE SUN,

WHICH IS A RENEWABLE

RESOURCE THAT CAN BE USED

TO REDUCE THE NEED FOR

NONRENEWABLE ENERGY

RESOURCES

SOLAR ENERGY

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

RESOURCES, SUCH AS COAL

AND OIL, THAT FORM SLOWLY

OVER LONG PERIODS OF TIME

AND CANNOT BE REPLACED BY

NATURAL PROCESSES WITH

100 YEARS.

NONRENEWABLE

RESOURCES

A TINY FRAGMENT; THE THREE

MAIN PARTICLES IN AN ATOM

ARE PROTONS, NEUTRONS,

AND ELECTRONS

PARTICLE

A PHYSICAL PROPERTY THAT

DESCRIBES MATTER AS A

SOLID, A LIQUID, OR A GAS

STATE OF MATTER

A MEASURE OF HOW MUCH

EARTH'S GRAVITY PULLS

DOWN ON AN OBJECT

WEIGHT

AN INCLINED PLANE WITH ONE

OR TWO SLOPING SIDES;

EXAMPLES OF THIS SIMPLE

MACHINE INCLUDE KNIVES AND

CHISELS

WEDGE

A MEASURE OF THE KINETIC

ENERGY OF ALL THE ATOMS

OF A MATERIAL; COMMONLY IS

MEASURED BY CELSIUS AND

FAHRENHEIT SCALES

TEMPERATURE

 CATEGORY:   

PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

THIS IS CREATED BY LIGHTNINGSUDDENLY HEATING THE AIR,CAUSING IT TO EXPANDRAPIDLY   

 Response:   

THUNDER

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