Basics of Biology
Chemistry
Physical Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
100

This is used to pump protein into the membrane itself.

What is active transport?

100

A particle that is negatively charged and is found outside the nucleus.

What is an electron?

100

Speed in a specific direction.

What is velocity?

100

When Earth's crust moves suddenly at a fault line.

What is an earthquake?

100

The introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change.

What is pollution?

200

The process of oxidizing food molecules, like glucose, to carbon dioxide and water.

What is cellular respiration?

200

Anything that takes up space or has mass.

What is matter?

200

A measure of the amount of mass in a given volume.

What is density?

200

Loosening and transporting of sediments by gravity, wind, water, or ice.

What is erosion?

200

Any natural substance that living things use.

What is a natural resource?

300

This is the building block for nucleic acid.

What is a nucleotide?

300

The smallest pieces of matter.

What are atoms?

300

A push or a pull.

What is force?

300

The four layers of the earth.

What are the inner core, outer core, mantle and crust?

300

The thin layer of life around the Earth.

What is the biosphere?

400

The process a plant uses to combine sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen and sugar.

What is photosynthesis?

400

Group 1A elements.

What are alkali metals?

400

The unit of energy/work.

What is a joule?

400

The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces.

What is weathering?

400

When one organism kills and eats another organism.

What is predation?

500

The scientific study of heredity.

What is genetics?

500

A substance made up of two or more elements that have been chemically combined together.

What is a compound?

500

Every object in a state of uniform motion tends to remain in that state of motion unless an external force is applied to it.

What is Newton’s first law of motion?

500

The process of physical weathering and erosion by ice.

What is glaciation?

500

The entire area of land that is drained by a river.

What is a watershed?

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