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rocklike object that looks like a mudball
geode
best metal conductor of electricity
silver
rarest gemstone
ruby
man's most useful metal
iron
mineral used to make pencils
graphite
metal which is liquid at room temperature
mercury
type of rock limestone falls into
sedimentary
metal used as a source of nuclear power
uranium
type of rock pumice falls into
igneous
word that describes any metal that can be hammered into thin sheets
malleable
reefs are made from these
coral polyps
size and heaviness
mass
small crustacean
shrimp
push or pull
force
"wing-footed"
pinniped
force that causes electrically charged objects to either attract or repel each other
electricity
two fish shells
bivalve
attraction that exists between any pair of objects
gravity
most poisonous fish
stonefish
force that resists motion
friction
univalve
conch
largest flying bird
albatross
fish that has a pouch
sea horse
mammal that looks like a fish
whale
fish that looks like a snake
moray eel
tendency of gases to float away and spread themselves out thinly in their surroundings
diffusion
energy of motion
kinetic
state of matter with no definite shape which flows from one place to another
liquid
energy released as heat energy through burning
chemical energy
state of matter with a definite shape
solid
name an example of heat energy
stove
everything that takes up space and has mass
matter
the result of a force moving an object
work
type of energy released when atoms are either split apart or joined together
atomic energy
stored energy
potential energy
devices which convert energy from natural sources into useful work
engines
point at which a solid changes into a liquid
melting point
water as a gas
steam
point at which a substance changes from a liquid to a solid state
freezing point
boiling point of water
212 degrees F
point at which a substance changes from a liquid to gas
boiling point
List 4 examples of potential energy.
book on a shelf; water behind a dam; inflated balloon; stretched rubber band;
List 4 examples of kinetic energy.
rolling bowling ball; running stream; swinging baseball bat; skipping child
Be able to explain what a transfer of energy is and give an example:
see text book for examples
Be able to identify and label the parts of a steam engine.
cylinder, wheel, connecting rod, piston, piston rod