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Transpiration
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Heat is transferred by colliding molecules
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Pollution
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The process by which plants give off water vapor through their leaves
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Community
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Introduction of unwanted substances into the environment
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Evaporation
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Made up of all the populations in an area
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Lines of longitude
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The process by which water changes from a liquid to a gas
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Lithosphere
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Distances east and west of the prime meridian
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Population
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Earth's outermost solid layer of rock
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Periodic table
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All the individuals of one species that live in the same area at the same time
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Buoyancy
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Used to arrange elements into different categories
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Succession
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An object's ability to float
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Mixture
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The series of predictable changes that happen in a community over time
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Potential energy
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A physical combination of two or more substances
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Axis
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Energy that is stored in an object's position
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Force
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An imaginary line passes through the North and South geographic poles
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Lines of Latitude
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A push or a pull on an object that can affect its motion
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Radiation
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Distances north and south of the Equator
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Kinetic energy
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Heat is transferred by electromagnetic waves
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Solution
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Energy of motion
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Lunar cycle
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A mixture in which all of the substance is are evenly spread out
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Tides
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The 29.5 day period during which the moon passes through all its phases
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Density
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Cyclic changes in ocean level
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Minerals
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A measure of the amount of matter that occupies a given space
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Producers
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Naturally formed solids with a definite chemical formula
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Rock cycle
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Use light energy to make food; include green plants
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Fossil
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Model that shows how natural processes change rocks
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Consumers
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Any evidence of past life that is usually found in sedimentary rock
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Weathering
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Organisms that obtain energy by taking in food
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Energy pyramid
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The process during which rocks are broken into sediments
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Food web
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Shows the amount of energy flowing through an ecosystem
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Conduction
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Shows the feeding relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem