Mike Berman

School:Alfred A Benesch
Comments:Second Page

Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!

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Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!

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Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!


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List Content

5th Timeline 1

  • Aztec -- a member of the American Indian people dominant in Mexico before the Spanish conquest of the 16th century.
  • Chaski -- the Inca road runners who carried messages by foot on the roads
  • Civilization -- the society, culture, and way of life of a particular area.
  • Cuzco -- capital city of the Inca Empire
  • Agriculture -- Farming
  • Architect -- the design or construction of buildings
  • Central America -- the location of the Maya civilization
  • City-State -- a region where a large city controls the surrounding areas
  • Culture -- the learned behavior of people, customs, belief systems, and language
  • Aqueducts -- pipes used to carry fresh water into Aztec cities
  • Barter -- trade
  • Chinampas -- a system of farming on man-made islands in the middle of a lake, used by the Aztec
  • Conquistadors -- Spanish soldiers who conquered the natives of the new world
  • Dictatorship -- government by a dictator.
  • Andes Mountains -- mountain range in South America and home of the Inca Empire

Citizenship 1

  • Benefits -- An advantage or profit gained from something.
  • Taxes -- Money paid to the state revenue by workers compensation and sale of products.
  • Significant -- Sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention
  • Sequence -- A particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other.
  • Responsibility -- An instance of being responsible
  • Democractic -- A democracy by definition is government through elected representatives. Equal rights, freedom of speech, and fair trial.
  • Juries -- A body of people sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence
  • Timeline -- A graphic representation of the passage or time as a line
  • Historical -- Of or concerning history, concerning the past.
  • Laws -- The rules that the Congress makes and the Presidents approves
  • Government -- The people of groups who make and enforce the rules for a country. The US government has three branches: the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial branch.
  • Enact -- Make (a bill or other proposal) law.
  • History -- The study of past events.
  • Chronological -- Arranged in the order it happened.
  • Citizens -- A person who lives in the country and is protected by the government.

Ecosystem 1

  • Bacteria -- simplest one of the five kingdoms of life, single celled organisms, decomposers, do not have membrane-bound nuclei, ex
  • Carnivores -- animals that eat only other animals
  • Chloroplasts -- cell organelle that is the site of photosynthesis, contains the pigment chlorophyll; not found in animal cells
  • Consumers -- animals, must eat other organisms to survive
  • Animal -- consumer, must eat other organisms to survive
  • Carbon Dioxide -- CO2, a basic nutrient, required by plants for photosynthesis, also a product of decomposition
  • Cell Wall -- provides structure, support, protection to plant cells; not found in animal cells; composed of cellulose, or fiber, which is not digested by humans
  • Conifers -- one of the five major plant groups, male cones produce pollen that is spread by air, female cones produce seeds (plant embryo, food supply, protective covering) – ex. firs, pines, sequoia
  • Decomposers -- do not eat they secrete enzymes on to dead material to break it down and then absorb nutrients directly; when decomposers are finished, all that is left is the most basic nutrients (water, carbon di
  • Adaptations -- Characteristics that help an organism survive in a particular ecosystem – ex. thorns, camouflage
  • Biotic -- living – ex. producers, consumers, decomposers
  • Cell Membrane -- controls what goes in and out of cell
  • Club Mosses -- one of the five major plant groups, grow taller than mosses, thicker cell walls, more developed roots, leaves and vascular tissue (“tubes” that transport nutrients, etc.)
  • Cytoplasm -- jelly-like substance that fills the cell and holds the organelles in place; organelles are parts of the cell (ex. nucleus, chloroplasts, etc.)
  • Abiotic -- Non-living – examples of abiotic factors include soil, water, temperature, bedrock, etc.

Landform Part 1

  • Deposition -- Earth materials that is deposited by water, glaciers, land movement.
  • Weathering -- The various mechanical and chemical processes that cause exposed rock to decompose.
  • Beach -- The shore of an ocean or a lake that is covered by sand.
  • Cape -- A narrow piece of land projected into the sea.
  • Cliff -- The steep, rocky face of a bluff.
  • Crust -- The outer layer of Earth, about 22 miles deep under the continents.
  • Sediment -- Mineral or organic matter deposited by water, air, or ice.
  • Bay -- Any inlet of an ocean, sea, or lake that extends into the land.
  • Canyon -- A deep, narrow valley with steep sides, often with river through it.
  • Channel -- 1)A narrow strip of water 2) The deeper part of a stream or river.
  • Landforms -- A specific geomorphic feature on the surface of the earth, ranging from plans, plateaus, and mountains, as well as, hills, valleys, alluvial fans.
  • Erosion -- The process by which the surface of the earth is worn away.
  • Bank -- The border of any stream
  • Branch -- A small stream or creek emptying into a larger stream.
  • Cave -- A deep, hallowed out area under the earth’s surface.
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