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ADAPTATION
characteristic of an organism that increases its chance of survival in its environment.
atmosphere
layers of gas that surround Earth, other planets, or stars.
atom
the smallest unit of a chemical element that can still retain the properties of that element
axis
imaginary line on which an object rotates or an imaginary line that runs through a body
carnivore
animal or plant that consumes or obtains nutrients from animals.
change of state
physical change that occurs when matter changes to another state (gas, liquid, or solid).
chemical change
reaction or a change in a substance produced by chemical means that results in producing a different chemical.
community
all the populations of organisms belonging to different species and sharing the same geographical area.
compound NaCI
substance made up of a combination of two or more elements held together by chemical bonds that cannot be separated by physical means.
Also has properties unlike those of the elements that make up the compound.
condensation
process of changing from a gas to a liquid.
or making more dense.