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ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM

ELECTRI-

CITY

MAGNETS

IDENTIFY THE GERM FROM THE

CLUES GIVEN

DIVERSITY AND ADAPTATIONS

DIVERSI- TY

ADAPT

IDENTIFY THE TERMS FROM

THE CLUES GIVEN.

EARTH MATERIALS

EARTH

MATERIAL

IDENTIFY THE TERM FROM THE

CLUES GIVEN.

ECOLOGY

ECOLOGY

IDENTIFY FROM THE TERMS

GIVEN

THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND

BEYOND

SOLAR

SYSTEM

IDENTIFY THE TERM FROM THE

CLUES GIVEN.

WHAT IS MATTER

MATTER

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

A MACHINE THAT CHANGES

MECHANICAL ENERGY INTO

ELECTRIC POWER

GENERATOR

ALL OF THE FOSSILS THAT

SCIENTISTS HAVE RECOVERED

FROM THE GROUND; PROVIDES

SCIENTIST WITH EVIDENCE OF

CHANGE OVER TIME

FOSSIL RECORD

LARGE CRACKS IN EARTH'S

CRUST THAT CAN OPEN UP

AND ALLOW LAVA TO OOZE

OUT ONTO THE GROUND AND

FORM EXTRUSIVE IGNEOUS

ROCKS

FISSURES

A SPECIES WITH SO FEW

LIVING MEMBERS THAT IT IS IN

DANGER OF BECOMING

EXTINCT.

ENDANGERED SPECIES

AN EVENT THAT HAPPENS

WHEN THE MOON PASSES

BETWEEN THE SUN AND EARTH

PRODUCING A SHADOW

SOLAR ECLIPSE

AN EXTREMELY SMALL

PARTICLE THAT IS THE BASIC

UNIT OF MATTER AND IS

COMPOSED MAINLY OF

PROTONS, NEUTRONS, AND

ELECTRONS

ATOM

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

MATERIALS WHOSE ATOMS

EASILY GAIN ELECTRONS HAVE

THIS TYPE OF CHARGE

NEGATIVE

THE TRACES OR REMAINS OF

ANCIENT PLANTS AND

ANIMALS, THAT PROVIDE A

HISTORY FOR LIFE ON EARTH

FOSSILS

A TYPE OF METAMORPHIC

ROCK, SUCH AS GNEISS AND

SLATE, WITH BANDS OF

MINERALS THAT HAVE BEEN

HEATED AND SQUEEZED INTO

PARALLEL LAYERS

FOLIATED

THE PLACE IN WHICH AN

ORGANISM LIVES OUT ITS LIFE

AND WHERE RESOURCES SUCH

AS FOOD, SPACE, AND

SHELTER ARE SHARED AMONG

THE DIFFERENT SPECIES

HABITAT

AN EVENT THAT HAPPENS

WHEN THE EARTH PASSES

BETWEEN THE SUN AND THE

MOON PRODUCING A SHADOW

LUNAR ECLIPSE

A FORMULA COMPOSED OF

SYMBOLS AND NUMBERS THAT

TELL WHAT ELEMENTS MAKE

UP A COMPOUND AND WHAT

THEIR RATIOS ARE

CHEMICAL FORMULA

CLUE 3

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600 POINTS


Response 3

DESCRIBES MATERIALS

WHOSE ATOMS EASILY LOSE

ELECTRONS AND AS A RESULT

ARE LEFT WITH MORE

PROTONS THAN ELECTIONS.

THEY HAVE THIS TYPE OF

CHARGE.

POSITIVE.

A "DIARY" FOR LIFE ON EARTH

THAT IS DIVIDED INTO TIME

PERIODS AND HELPS SCIENTIST

KEEP TRACK OF WHEN

IMPORTANT EVENTS

HAPPENED ON EARTH

GEOLOGIC TIME SCALE

A FUEL (COAL, OIL, NATURAL

GAS) FORMED FROM THE

REMAINS OF ANCIENT PLANTS

AND ANIMALS THAT CAN BE

BURNED TO PRODUCE ENERGY

FOSSIL FUEL

A FACTOR THAT CONTROLS

THE SIZE OF A POPULATION -

FOR EXAMPLE, THE

AVAILABILITY OF FOOD OR

AMOUNT OF RAINFALL

LIMITING FACTOR

A GROUP OF STARS, GAS, AND

DUST HELD TOGETHER BY

GRAVITY, EXAMPLE IS THE

MILKY WAY GALAXY WHICH

CONTAINS 200 BILLION STARS

GALAXY

A FORM OF MATTER MADE BY

COMBINING TWO OR MORE

DIFFERENT KINDS OF

ELEMENTS

COMPOUND

CLUE 4

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800 POINTS


Response 4

UNCONTROLLED

RECOMBINATION OF ELECTRIC

CHARGES, PRODUCING, FOR

EXAMPLE LIGHTENING

STATIC DISCHARGE

THE BLOOD PROTEIN THAT

CARRIES OXYGEN TO THE

BODY CELLS

HEMOGLOBIN

PROPERTY OF SOME MINERALS

TO BREAK INTO PIECES WITH

IRREGULAR, JAGGED, OR

ROUGH EDGES

FRACTURE

THE ROLE, OR JOB, OF AN

ORGANISM IN AN ECOSYSTEM

NICHE

A UNIT EQUAL TO THE

DISTANCE THAT LIGHT

TRAVELS IN A YEAR, WHICH IS

USED TO MEASURE THE

DISTANCES BETWEEN

GALAXIES

LIGHT YEAR

NEGATIVELY CHARGED

PARTICLES THAT ARE THE

LIGHTEST OF THE THREE MAIN

PARTICLES FOUND IN AN ATOM

AND THAT FORM A CLOUD

AROUND THE ATOM'S NUCLEUS

ELECTRONS

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

A FORM OF POTENTIAL

ELECTRICAL ENERGY CAUSED

BY THE BUILDUP OR LOSS OF

ELECTRONS

STATIC ELECTRICITY

PROCESS IN WHICH

ORGANISMS THAT ARE BEST

SUITED TO THEIR

ENVIRONMENT SURVIVE,

REPRODUCE AND PASS ON

THEIR TRAITS TO THEIR

OFFSPRING

NATURAL SELECTION

A RARE, PRECIOUS MINERAL

THAT IS CLEAR, WITH NO

BLEMISHES OR CRACKS, AND

THAT CAN BE CUT AND

POLISHED , MAKING IT IDEAL

FOR JEWELRY

GEM

A GROUP OF THE SAME TYPE

OF ORGANISMS LIVING IN THE

SAME PLACE AT THE SAME

TIME

POPULATION

THE MOVEMENT OF EARTH IN

A REGULAR, CURVED PATH

AROUND THE SUN, WHICH

TAKES ONE YEAR TO

COMPLETE

REVOLUTION

NATURAL OR SYNTHETIC

MATTER THAT IS MADE UP OF

ONLY ONE TYPE OF ATOM, FOR

EXAMPLE, GOLD, ALUMINUM,

AND OXYGEN

ELEMENT

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WATER  

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THE CONSTANT CYCLING OFWATER BETWEEN EARTH'SSURFACE AND THEATMOSPHERE THROUGHEVAPORATION,CONDENSATION, AND

 Response:   

WATER CYCLE

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FORCES AND MOTION

FORCES

AND

MOTION

IDENTIFY FROM THE CLUES

GIVEN.

PROPERTIES AND CHANGES

PROPER-

TIES

CHANGES

IDENTIFY THE TERM FROM THE

CLUES GIVEN.

WORK AND MACHINES

WORK

AND

MACHINE

IDENTIFY THE TERM FROM THE

CLUES GIVEN.

ENERGY

ENERGY

IDENTIFY THE TERM FROM THE

CLUES GIVEN.

EARTH'S STRUCTURE

EARTH'S

STRUC-

TURE

IDENTIFY THE TERM FROM THE

CLUES GIVEN.

WATER

WATER

IDENTIFY THE TERM FROM THE

CLUES GIVEN.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

DESCRIBES THE MOVEMENT

FOR AN ENTIRE TRIP BY

DIVIDING MEASURED DISTANCE

BY MEASURED TIME.

AVERAGE SPEED

THE CHANGE OF MATERIALS

INTO OTHER NEW MATERIALS

WITH DIFFERENT PROPERTIES

CHEMICAL CHANGE

A MACHINE MADE FROM THE

COMBINATION OF TWO OR

MORE SIMPLE MACHINES,

EXAMPLE IS HAND CAN

OPENERS AND BICYCLES.

COMPOUND MACHINE

THE TRANSFER OF KINETIC

ENERGY FROM FASTER

MOVING MOLECULES TO

SLOWER MOVING MOLECULES

THAT DO NOT TRAVEL FROM

ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER

CONDUCTION

THE SHAKING OF EARTH

PRODUCED WHEN SUDDEN

MOVEMENT OCCURS ALONG A

FAULT AND QUICKLY

RELEASES ENERGY

EARTHQUAKE

DESCRIBES MATERIALS THAT

HAVE PASSED INTO SOLUTION

DISSOLVED

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

A SMALL, PRECISE TOOL THAT

IS USED TO MEASURE THE

MASS OF AN OBJECT

BALANCE

A CHARACTERISTIC OF A

SUBSTANCE THAT PERMITS ITS

CHANGE TO A NEW

SUBSTANCE.

CHEMICAL PROPERTY

THE PIVOT POINT AROUND

WHICH A LEVEL TURNS

FULCRUM

THE TRANSFER OF THERMAL

ENERGY BY THE MOVEMENT

OF MOLECULES FROM ONE

PLACE TO ANOTHER IN A

LIQUID OR A GAS.

CONVECTION

THE POINT AT WHICH THE

WAVES OF AN EARTHQUAKE

HIT THE SURFACE OF EARTH,

DIRECTLY OVER THE FOCUS

EPICENTER

THE WEARING AWAY OF

EARTH'S SURFACE WHEN SOIL

OR ROCK IS LOOSENED

EROSION

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

A PUSH OR PULL - FOR

EXAMPLE, GRAVITY AND

FRICTION

FORCE

A PHYSICAL PROPERTY OF

MATTER THAT CAN BE FOUND

BY DIVIDING THE MASS OF A

MATERIAL BY ITS VOLUME

DENSITY

THE SHAPES FORMED FROM

STRAIGHT LINES, CURVES, AND

ANGLES

GEOMETRIC SHAPES

THE ABILITY TO BRING ABOUT

CHANGE IN SHAPE,

TEMPERATURE, SPEED,

POSITION OR DIRECTION OF

SOMETHING. OCCURS IN

SEVERAL FORMS

ENERGY

A FEATURE OF EARTH'S CRUST

WHERE PLATES RUB AGAINST

EACH OTHER AND BUILD UP

ENERGY THAT IS RELEASED IN

WAVES DURING AN

EARTHQUAKE

FAULT

THE PROCESS THAT

GRADUALLY CHANGES WATER

FROM A LIQUID STATE TO

WATER VAPOR

EVAPORATION

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

THE PUSH OR PULL THAT

OPPOSES MOTION WHEN TWO

TOUCHING SURFACES ARE

SLIDING ON EACH OTHER

FRICTION

THE AMOUNT OF SPACE

TAKEN UP BY MATTER

VOLUME

A SIMPLE MACHINE WITH A

SLOPED SURFACE THAT

MAKES IT EASIER TO LIFT AN

OBJECT, FOR EXAMPLE, A

MOVING VAN RAMP

INCLINED PLANE

THERMAL ENERGY THAT IS

TRANSFERRED FROM A

WARMER OBJECT TO A

COOLER OBJECT

HEAT

A TYPE OF MOUNTAIN THAT IS

FORMED WHEN WHOLE

SECTIONS OF EARTH'S CRUST

ARE FAULTED AND BROKEN

AND THEN SOME SECTIONS

ARE UPLIFTED

FAULT BLOCK MOUNTAIN

A FERTILE, MOSTLY FLAT

AREA FORMED FROM

SEDIMENTS DEPOSITED BY A

RIVER THAT NORMALLY

BECOMES FLOODED DURING A

TIME OF HIGH WATER

FLOODPLAIN

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

A PULL THAT EVERY OBJECT

EXERTS ON EVERY OTHER

OBJECT AND THAT PULLS ALL

THINGS TOWARD EARTH IN THE

SAME WAY

GRAVITY

THE CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL

CHANGES THAT ALTER THE

SURFACE OF EARTH OVER

TIME.

WEATHERING

UNIT OF MEASURE USED FOR

WORK

JOULE

THE ENERGY THAT TRAVELS

BY WAVES IN ALL DIRECTIONS

FROM ITS SOURCE

RADIATION

THE EXACT SPOT INSIDE

EARTH WHERE AN

EARTHQUAKE STARTS

FOCUS

WATER IN LAKES, RIVERS,

FROZEN IN GLACIERS AND

POLAR ICE CAPS, OR

UNDERGROUND AND THAT IS

NECESSARY FOR OUR

SURVIVAL

FRESHWATER

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WATER  

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 CLUE:   

THE CONSTANT CYCLING OFWATER BETWEEN EARTH'SSURFACE AND THEATMOSPHERE THROUGHEVAPORATION,CONDENSATION, AND

 Response:   

WATER CYCLE

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