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100

Put the following in the correct order:

Tissues

Organism

Cells

Organ

Species


Cells - Tissues - Organ - Organism - Species

100

What are the stages of the water cycle?

accumulation - evaporation - condensation - precipitation

100

What are the 3 three methods of heat transfer and what do they each mean?

conduction

convection 

radiation

100

What is the difference between mass and weight?

weight - takes gravity into account

mass - only accounts for the amount of matter 

100

How many light years are we from our nearest neighboring star?

Closest guess gets the points.

The nearest neighboring star to Earth is Proxima Centauri (or Alpha Centauri 3)

4.25 lightyears (this is about 2.5 x 10^13 miles)

200

Put the following in the correct order:

Class

Genus

Kingdom

Order

Phylum

Species

Family

Kingdom - Phylum - Class - Order - Family - Genus - Species

200

What is responsible for the formation of wind?

The uneven heating of the earth in addition to convection currents

200

What is the difference between kinetic and potential energy? 

Kinetic - energy of motion

Potential energy - stored energy

200

What are all the parts that make up an atom? What are their characteristics? The most correct details will get the points

Proton - positive charge - in nucleus

Neutron - no charge - in nucleus

Electron - negative charge - orbits nucleus

quarks - make up protons and neutrons

200

What is the acceleration of gravity?

-9.81m/s^2

300

What is the difference between mitosis and meiosis?


Mitosis - cell division - forms 2 new nuclei with the same number of chromosomes as the parent 

Meiosis - cell division where the number of chromosomes decreases by half resulting in eggs/sperm (gametes)

300

What are the types of rocks and how are they formed?

Igneous - cooling magma

Metamorphic - heat and pressure

Sedimentary - compaction and cementation

300

What is the order of the waves on the electromagnetic spectrum in order of increasing waves? 

Radio - microwaves - infrared - visible light - ultraviolet - x-rays - gamma rays
300

What is the range of the pH scale? What is considered acidic, basic, and neutral on this scale?

0-14

7 - neutral

0-7 = acidic

7-14 = basic/alkaline

300

What plane was also developed into the A-36 Apache?

P-51 Mustang

400

What's the difference between homozygous and heterozygous?

homozygous - having two of the same alleles

heterozygous - having two different alleles

400

List as many renewable and nonrenewable resources as you can - sort them appropriately. 

The group with the most correct wins the points.

400

Explain reflection, refraction, and absorption to your best ability.

Reflection - turning back of the light ray when it encounters the edge/surface of a medium

Refraction - the bending of light waves as they pass from one medium to another due to different densities

Absorption - when white light from the sun reflects off an object and only one of the colors from the visible spectrum are seen

400

List as many elements (and their CORRECT symbols) as you can think of.

The group with the most correct answers wins

400

What's the difference between a warp drive and a hyperspace drive?

warp drive - star trek

hyperspace drive - star wars

500

Name as many cell organelles as you can and explain their function - the group with the most correct answers wins this round

500

What is the cause for earthquakes?

the movement of tectonic plates

500

What are all of the types of energy? Provide an example of each type.

Thermal

Radiant

Mechanical

Chemical

Nuclear

Electrical

500

Name as many GROUPS from the periodic table of elements as you can.

alkali metals

alkaline earth metals

metalloids

nonmetals

halogens

noble gases

actinides

lanthanides

500

What are the stages of mitosis?

Interphase - Prophase - Metaphase - Anaphase - Telophase - Cytokinesis

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