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Science Language Students Should Know And Use

Aquarium
A container filled with water and water plants and animals.
Climate
A weather condition that includes temperature, rain, snow, and wind.
Diurnal
Animals that sleep at night and are awake in the day.
Environment
Interaction of the living and nonliving things in an area.
Habitat
The place where a plant or animal lives.
Insulation
A layer of fur, hair, skin, or feathers that protects the body.
Interaction
Things acting upon one another.
Living
Able to grow, reproduce, and move.
Moisture
Water.
Nocturnal
Animals that sleep in the day and are awake at night.
Nonliving
Not able to grow, reproduce, or move.
Observe
See or sense with careful study.
Organism
Anything that is living.
Small-scale
Something small in size.
Survive
Stay alive.
Temperature
How hot or cold something is.
Terrarium
A container with soil where land plants and animals are kept .
EarthMoonImage
LivingOrNotLivingImage
ForceMotionImage
GravityImage
HeatAndEnergyImage

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Updated October 24, 2008 by: Glen Westbroek

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