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Behavior Pattern
the means by which living things respond to their environments.
Characteristics
Being a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; distinctive
circular motion/ straight line motion / zigzag movement
a. Motion of a particle in a circular path. Motion of a rigid body in which all its particles move.
b. motion along a straight line
c. A line or course that proceeds by sharp turns in alternating directions. One of a series of such sharp turns.
dissolving
the process of going into solution
Distance
the property created by the space between two objects or points
diversity of life
"variation of life at all levels of biological organization. A second definition holds that biodiversity is a measure of the relative diversity among organisms present in different ecosystems.
earth resources
Resources occurring in nature that can be used to create wealth.
gas
The state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by relatively low density and viscosity
habitat
The natural home of a plant or animal
liquid
The state of matter in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow, little or no tendency to disperse, and relatively.
magnification
The degree to which the viewed object is enlarged.
magnifier
An optical device used to observe very small details
observation
the act of making and recording a measurement
parent/offspring similarity
Inter-individual genetic similarities derived from systematic comparisons between related individuals
pebble
A small smooth rounded rock
prehistoric
belonging to or existing in times before recorded history
Properties
the intrinsic or extrinsic qualities of objects—where an "object" may be of any differing nature, depending on the context and field
reasoning
intelligent: endowed with the capacity to reaso
scientist
A person having expert knowledge of one or more sciences, especially a natural or physical science.
similarities & differences
measure of the resemblance or disparity between two objects
solid
of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous
sound
universe
A model of the universe in which there is sufficient matter
vibration
A rapid linear motion of a particle or of an elastic solid about an equilibrium position.
weight
A measure of the heaviness of an object.