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air pressure
the amount of air pushing or pressing on something
balance
a device for measuring mass
carnivore
a consumer that eats only other animals
dissolve
to become a solution, particles must be equally distributed
evaporate
change from liquid to a gas
control group
the group in an experiment where nothing changes
graduated cylinder
a cylinder used in the measurement of volume
herbivore
a consumer that eats only plants or other producers.
hypothesis
a statement that can be tested
inference
a reasonable conclusion based on what you observe
line graph
graph used to compare changes in data as time passes.
mass
a measure of the amount of matter an object contains
model
something used or made to represent an object or an idea.
nutrition
a process by which a living organism uses food for growth.
observe/observation
something we detect with our five senses.
air pressure
the amount of air pushing or pressing on something
balance
a device for measuring mass
carnivore
a consumer that eats only other animals
dissolve
to become a solution, particles must be equally distributed
evaporate
change from liquid to a gas
control group
the group in an experiment where nothing changes
graduated cylinder
a cylinder used in the measurement of volume
herbivore
a consumer that eats only plants or other producers.
hypothesis
a statement that can be tested
inference
a reasonable conclusion based on what you observe
line graph
graph used to compare changes in data as time passes.
mass
a measure of the amount of matter an object contains
model
something used or made to represent an object or an idea.
nutrition
a process by which a living organism uses food for growth.
observe/observation
something we detect with our five senses.
adaptation
a trait that helps an organism meet its needs
behavior
the way an organism acts or the things it does
instinctive behavior
behaviors animals are born with
carbon dioxide/owygen cycle
a naturl cycle in which plants and other producers use carbon dioxide and produce oxygen and animals, plants and other living things use oxygen and produce carbon dioxide.
consumers
a species that eats or consumes other organisms
decomposers
get energy by breaking down dead organisms and the wastes of living organisms
eclipse
partial or full dimming of a celestial body by another body
ecosystem
an area in which living and nonliving things interact.
evaporation
process where liquids become a gas
extinct/extinction
No longer living as a species
food chain/food web
diagram showibng how energy moves from one organism to another in an ecosystem; arrows point to the organism taking energy
habitat
the place where an animal or species lives
herbivores
consumers that eat only plants
interaction
to act on each other
mammals
warm blooded animals