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Stingray Chaser

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KMS Language Arts Vocab

  • dispute -- to engage in argument or debate
  • pronoun -- identifies a person, place, or thing when not named (ex. she is tall.)
  • theme -- dominant idea or topic
  • prompt -- to move, speak, or respond in response to a cue
  • idiom -- a language, dialect or style of speaking peculiar to a group of people.
  • proper noun -- specifically names a person, place, or thing (ex. Mrs. Fauskee)
  • adjective -- describing word
  • concise -- expressing much in few words; brief and to point
  • inference -- logical conclusion based on given information or by an acceptable form of reasoning.
  • analyze -- to examine carefully in detail so as to identify causes, key factors or possible results
  • noun -- person, place, or thing
  • verb -- action word
  • evaluate -- to judge or determine value of: to assess
  • relevant -- meaningful; having direct bearing on the matter at hand; pertinent
  • minority -- the smaller part or number; a number, part or amount forming less than half of a whole.

KMS S.S. Vocab 1

  • channel -- body of water wider than a strait between two pieces of land
  • strait -- narrow body of water between two pieces of land
  • hill -- elevated land with sloping sides, and rounded summit (peak); generally smaller than a mountain
  • trench -- a valley on the ocean floor.
  • current -- ocean movement; large stream of water that flows in the ocean
  • island -- land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water (on all sides)
  • climate -- overall weather in an area over a long period of time
  • landforms -- individual features of the land
  • plateau -- broad, flat area of land higher than the surrounding land, higher than a plain
  • valley -- area of low land between mountains or hills
  • G.P.S. -- Global Positioning System - group of satellites that travel around the earth which can be used to tell exact locations on earth
  • delta -- flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth
  • isthmus -- narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies of land
  • fossils -- preserved remains or impressions of early humans animals or plants
  • peninsula -- land surrounded by water on three sides

KMS S.S. Vocab 2

  • elevation -- height of land above sea level
  • geography -- the study of earth and all its variety
  • Artifact -- an object made by people long ago
  • weather -- the meteorological conditions, temperatures, wind, clouds, and precipitation
  • continent shelf -- continental shelf: gently sloping, shallow area of of ocean floor that extends outward to the edge of a continent

KMS Science Vocab 1

  • freezing -- change of a liquid to solid
  • condensation -- change of a gas to a liquid
  • convection -- transfer of heat by movement of a fluid
  • gravity energy -- Gravitational energy is energy stored in an object as a result of its height or vertical position
  • solid -- matter that has definite shape and volume
  • evaporation -- change of a liquid to gas at the surface of if a liquid
  • conduction -- transfer of heat within a material or between materials that are touching
  • radiation -- transfer of energy through space
  • Poten. energy -- potential energy is stored energy that is ready to use
  • liquid -- matter with no definite shape, but definite volume
  • melting -- change of a solid to a liquid
  • boiling -- change of a liquid to a gas at the surface and throughout a liquid
  • density -- how much mass there is in a volume of a substance
  • kinetic energy -- the energy of motion
  • plasma -- phase in which matter is extremely high in energy; very rare on earth

KMS Science Vocab 2

  • observing -- to gather information about the world using your senses
  • classifying -- grouping together items that are similar (alike) in some way.
  • predicting -- making an inference about a future event based on evidence or past experiences
  • inferring -- to reach a logical conclusion using your observations and experiences
  • hypothesis -- unproven theory or statement with regard to a certain study; a step in the scientific method

KMS Science Vocab 3

  • evolution -- gradual change in living things over time
  • vertebrate -- animal with a backbone
  • Precambrian -- longest part of geological time scale
  • ice wedging -- type of mechanical weathering caused by rapid freezing and heating of ground causing rocks to crack and break
  • animal action -- type of mechanical weathering caused by animals digging or burrowing into the ground.
  • invertebrate -- animal without a backbone
  • paleontologist -- scientist who studies fossils
  • plant growth -- example of mechanical weathering caused by plant roots extending deep into the ground and causing a wedge between rocks
  • fault -- break in rocks where rock layers can move
  • extrusion -- rock formed by cooled lava at the surface of the earth
  • radioactive -- dating used to find a rocks absolute age
  • exfoliation -- example of mechanical weathering in which rock layers are lost due to stress

KMS Science Vocab 4

  • molds -- used to bury dead organisms and allow fossils to form
  • chem weathering -- process by which rocks are decomposed, loosened, or dissolved by chemical process (rocks break apart and substance changes)
  • watering -- also known as hydrolosis, this is a type of chemical weathering that takes place when water combines with other substances already in rock to form new, softer types of rocks that break easily
  • abrasion -- type of mechanical weathering in which rock particles grind together because of gravity, water, ice, or air.
  • casts -- copies of organisms in rock
  • oxidation -- type of chemical weathering that takes place when oxygen combines with other elements to form new types of rocks (rusting); this also makes rocks more likely to break
  • living organism -- example of chemical weathering caused primarily by mosses and lichens growing on rocks and releasing chemicals into them, causing rocks to dissolve
  • petrified fosil -- fossil formed when minerals replace all or part of an organism.
  • carbonation -- type of chemical weathering in which carbon dioxide reacts with certain types of rocks making a solution that is easily washed away by water
  • acid rain -- example of chemical weathering which occurs with the mixing of water and pollution

KMS SS word list

  • hill --
  • strait --
  • fossils --
  • island --
  • current --
  • isthmus --
  • trench --
  • artifact --
  • plateau --
  • peninsula --
  • landforms --
  • valley --
  • channel --
  • geography --
  • delta --

KMS various science words

  • gas --
  • condensation --
  • melting --
  • convection --
  • plasma --
  • evaporation --
  • freezing --
  • radiation --
  • observing --
  • solid --
  • kinetic energy --
  • boiling --
  • conduction --
  • classifying --
  • liquid --

two-step equations

  • -2f-4=8 -- f = -6
  • 8s+7= -9 -- s = -3
  • 3y+5= -2 -- y = -1
  • 3+p =8 -- p = 5
  • 10n=40 -- n = 4
  • 5d-1= -11 -- d = -2
  • -5a+24= -1 -- a=5
  • 9+4r = 17 -- r = 2
  • 26=8+v -- v = 18
  • t-7=13 -- t = 20
  • -6+6y= -12 -- y = -3
  • 3g-49=-7 -- g = 14
  • -4w+1=13 -- w = -3
  • 15+b=23 -- b = 8
  • 1+5c=36 -- c = 7
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