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Vertebrate
animal with backbone
Invertebrate
ANIMAL WITHOUT A BACKBONE
Amphibian
Vertebrate that spends part of its life in water and part on land, cold blooded, smooth skin example Frog
Herbivore
Animal that eats only plants
Non living
does not eat, move on its own or grow
Matter
something that takes up space
Nutrition
how our bodies take in and use food
Electrical energy
energy made available through the flow of an electric charge through a conductor
light energy
energy from the sun
Food Guide Pyramid
a tool used to keep a balanced diet
Renewable Resources
Energy that can be used over and over again (replaced quickly)examples solar, hydropower, wind
Nonrenwable resource
Energy that cannot be replaced. Fossil fuels such as coal, oil, gas
Food chain
A diagram that shows which organisms eat other organisms
Reptile
Animal that is cold blooded with dry scaly skin. Usually lays eggs. Most time spent on land.
Ecosystem
organisms intereactiong with one another and their non living environment
Omnivore
Animal that eats both plants and animals
solution
The answer to a problem
Energy
has the ability to do work examples Heat, light, solar, mechanical, kinetic, potential
Pathogens
small organism that causes disease (germs)
Chemical energy
Enery released from a chemical reaction
Ingredients
Items that make up something when put together
predator
animal that hunts, kills and eats other animals
mammal
warm blooded vertebrate that grows hair and produces milk for its young
environment
the surroundings that affect a living organism
carnivore
animal that eats meat
fossil fuels
energy that is non-renewable that comes from living matter
balanced diet
a diet that provides all of the necessary nutrients in the right amounts for good health
nutrients
a source of nourishment
sound energy
energy from the waves produced by sound