Science Vocabulary

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Science Vocabulary
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2010-12-07 22:52:01
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Science Vocabulary for 5th grade SOL
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  1. SOLUTION
    A mixture of molecules made by dissolving one substance into another substance
  2. TRANSLUCENT
    Allowing light to pass through but not allowing object on the other side to be clearly seen
  3. Vascular
    Containing vessels that carry nutrients to plants
  4. MATTER
    Substance of which all objects are made
  5. ATOM
    Smallest whole bit of an element
  6. COMPOUND
    Substance that is formed when atoms of two or more different elements join together
  7. ECOSYSTEM
    An area of study of how organisms and non living materials act together
  8. ELEMENT
    One of the 109 basic substances of matter
  9. FREQUENCY
    Number of waves passing a point in a given time.
  10. SUSPENSION
    Mixture in which particles of a substance are scattered in another substance but not dissolved.
  11. TRANSPARENT
    Allowing light to pass through so that object on the other side can be clearly seen
  12. VERTABRATE
    An animal with a backbone
  13. VISIBLE SPECTRUM
    Visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum that includes the colors in white light.
  14. CHEMICAL CHANGE
    Change that forms new substances with new properties
  15. DIFFRACTION
    The bending of the path of a ray of light as it passes close to the edge of an object.
  16. ELECTRON
    A negatively charged atomic particle
  17. FOSSILS
    Trace or remains of an organism that was once alive.
  18. IGNEOUS ROCKS
    Rocks formed from cooled magma

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