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to decide the value or worth of after study
evaluate
surroundings and conditions in which an organism lives
environment
the act or process of changing something to fit different conditions
adaptation
hypothesis was correct or not
conclusion
an instruction, indication, or order given with authority
directions
natural resources that cannot be replaced once used, such as coal, oil, and gas
non-renewable
the place where a population lives in an ecosystem
habitat
anything that takes up space
matter
the young of a living thing
off-spring
to produce off-spring
reproduce
a body feature that an animal inherits; It can also be some things that an animal does.
traits
a device that makes work easier
simple machine
a special quality or appearance that makes something different from others
characteristic
a form of matter that has volume that stays the same, but can change shape
liquid
a place where something or someone is
position
a group of related living things that have the same basic characteristics
species
the saving of resources by using them carefully
conservation
to search or examine
investigation
to continue to live or exist
survive
characteristics that help to identify or classify
properties
a shaking of the ground caused by the sudden release of energy in the Earth's crust
earthquake
an idea that can be tested by experiment or observation
hypothesis
to grow strong and healthy
thrive
to become destroyed
perish
a community and its physical environment together
ecosystem
a change in position
motion
a form of matter that does not have a definite shape or a definite volume
gas
the measure of how hot or cold something is
temperature
the path an object takes as it moves around another object in space
orbit
the state of matter that has a definite shape and takes up a definite amount of space
solid
to change something to fit different conditions
adaptive
the measure of the amount of matter an object has in it; measured in grams or kilograms
mass
a great mass of ice moving very slowly down a mountain or along a valley, or spreading very slowly over a land area
glacier
any living thing
organism
a mixture of rock, mineral particles and organic matter
soil
the force that pulls objects toward each other
gravity
the sun and the objects that orbit it
solar system
the line along which something moves
path
a simple machine made of a flat surface set at an angle to another surface
inclined plane
a resource such as air or water that can be used over and over and cannot be used up
inexhaustible
the step-by-step description of how you carried out your experiment;
procedure
spins
rotates
traits received from parents
inherited traits
a force of magnets that attract iron or steel
magnetism
anything that you can observe about an object by using your senses (tasting, touching, feeling, smelling, and hearing)
physical properties
natural resources that can be renewed or replaced by nature, such as food crops and solar energy
renewable resource
materials that are found in nature and that are used by living things
resources
travel in a path; large circle
revolve
a push or a pull
force