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100

People use asparagus plants for food. We usually eat the part of this plant that holds the plant up. It carries food, water, and nutrients through the plant. Which part is that?

stem

100

Your heart is part of what body system?

circulatory

100

A rotating column of air is called a what?

tornado

100

What kind of charge does the balloon have?

negative

100

If you drop a 5 pound rock and a 5 ounce pebble from the same height which one will reach the ground first?

rock

200

Put the stages of the watermelon plant in order from beginning to end.

              1                         2

             3                          4

             5                           6

1,4,3,2,6,5

200

Any living thing is classified as an _________.

organism

200

Rusting iron is an example of what kind of change?

chemical

200

______________ is an electrical charge that builds up on an object. 

static electricity

200

Tommy planted a flower seed for his mom's birthday. He put it in a blue pot and put it in his closet so that she would not find it before the party. He watered it each day for the two weeks it was hidden. On which day did the seed sprout and start to grow?

It did not grow because there was no light since it was hidden in the closet.

300

What are organisms that absorb food and can't move about?

fungi

300

Animals with a backbone belong to a group called .......

vertebrates

300

Give three examples of precipitation.

rain, snow, hail, sleet, etc.

300

A roller coaster at the top of a hill has energy. A rubber band has energy when it is stretched. What type of energy are these examples of? 

potential

300

The way that scientists find out how things work and affect each other is called the what?

scientific method

400

Which of these is a waste product from photosynthesis? 

carbon dioxide, water, oxygen

oxygen

400

What is an animal that hunts other animals for food?

predator

400

Water forming on the side of a glass is an example of what?

condensation

400

Select the part of the passage below that describes the weather.

Hint: Weather is what the atmosphere is like at a certain place and time.

Umbria

Large, fluffy clouds filled the sky on a warm summer day in Umbria, Italy. Summers in Umbria are often partly cloudy during afternoons. Local residents usually take vacations during August, so many shops and restaurants are closed.




Large, fluffy clouds filled the sky on a warm summer day in Umbria, Italy. 

400

Name 4 scientific tools.

Examples: goggles, microscope, magnifying glass, gloves, beaker, pan balance, spring scale, etc.

500

What is the purpose of a fold on a cactus?

It allows it to get bigger which allows it to hold water.

500

Major changes in the body form of an animal during its life cycle are called.......

metamorphosis

500

Name the 3 types of rocks.

Igneous, metamorphic, sedimentary

500

All matter is made of atoms. Atoms are very small pieces of matter. But they are not the smallest pieces of matter. Atoms are made of even smaller pieces, or particles.

Some of these particles have a property called electric charge.

 There are two types of electric charge: positive and negative.

 Particles with a positive electric charge are called positive charges.

 Particles with a negative electric charge are called negative charges.

Which of the following statements are true? Select all that apply.

1. Particles with any electric charge are called positive charges.

2. Electric charge can be positive or negative.

3. The smallest piece of matter is called an atom.


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500

Imagine a school is facing a problem caused by flooding.


The lunchroom at Sunset Elementary School floods each year. When there is more than one inch of water on the ground outside, water flows under the doors and into the building. Dr. Rogers, the principal, wants to find a way to protect the lunchroom from flooding.


Select one time the lunchroom is most likely not to flood.

1. during a drought, when there is not much rain

2. when a large amount of snow melts quickly

3. when a river next to the school overflows

4. during a storm with lots of rain.

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