Nature of Science
Living Systems
Matter
Forces and Energy
Earth and Space

100

The piece of equipment used to find the mass of an object.
What is a triple beam balance?

100

Put the following in order of increasing complexity: organ system, organism, cell, tissue, organ, population
What is cell, tissue, organ, organ system, organism, population

100

These two types of particles are found in the nucleus of the atom and give the atom its mass.
What are protons and neutrons?

100

The energy that is in motion
What is kinetic energy?

100

This type of map uses contour lines to connect points of the same elevation.
What is a topographic map?

200

The part of an experiment that is being tested; the one thing being changed
What is the variable

200

In plants, radiant energy from the sun is converted into this type of energy through photosynthesis.
What is chemical energy?

200

When two or more elements are chemically combined, such as when sodium and chlorine are combined to make salt. Its properties are different from the elements that make it up.
What is a compound?

200

A flashlight, a windmill, an electric lamp, and a solar panel are all used to convert energy from one type to another. Which of these devices converts chemical energy to light energy?
What is the flashlight?

200

A rock that is made from a volcano or also means "fire". It would likely be this type of rock.
What is igneous?

300

When reading the volume of water in a graduated cylinder, you should read from the bottom of this curved line.
What is the meniscus?

300

A pea plant's genotype includes 2 capital letters. The capital letters represent this type of gene.
What is dominant?

300

When a chemical reaction occurs that gives off heat energy, such as burning gasoline in a car's engine, it is said to be this type of reaction.
What is an exothermic or combustion reaction?

300

This type of force causes a change in an object's motion.
What is an unbalanced force?

300

The phase the moon must be in for a completely unlit moon.
What is a new moon?

400

Any use of your senses to gather information about the world around you.
What is observations?

400

In a food web, bacteria and fungi are considered to play the role of recycling dead organisms.
What are decomposers?

400

This is a way of classifying elements based on their similar physical and chemical properties.
What is the periodic table?

400

A race car accelerates off the starting line at a rate of 7 meters/second squared. The car has a mass of 1000 kg. What formula would you use to solve this problem?
What is Force = mass x acceleration (F=ma)?

400

The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram compares these two characteristics of a star.
What is the surface temperature and luminosity (or brightness or magnitude)

500

When a person figures out a way to explain the observations they have made using their previous knowledge and logical reasoning.
What is an inference?

500

Name two body systems that control movements
What are the muscular, skeletal, and nervous systems?

500

Evidence that a chemical reaction has occurred can include these 4 observations.
What is bubbling (or gas), temperature change, color change, new odor, precipitate forms, light given off, or an explosion. (any 4 of these 7)

500

Which type of energy increases with height above the ground?
What is potential energy?

500

Tell one feature that often forms when two continental plates collide and what type of plate boundary this is called.
What is a mountain range (like the Himilayas) and a convergent boundary.