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Building Science Vocabulary. Roots. flex, flect M – to bend Ex– flexible flexible = able to bend without breaking. flu M – to flow Ex– fluid fluid = a substance in which the atoms or molecules can freely move past one another . form M – to shape Ex– formation

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  • flex, flect

    • M – to bend

    • Ex– flexible

      • flexible = able to bend without breaking


  • flu

    • M – to flow

    • Ex– fluid

      • fluid = a substance in which the atoms or molecules can freely move past one another.


  • form

    • M – to shape

    • Ex– formation

      • formation = a long layer of sedimentary rocks that look alike and were formed at the same time.


  • fract

    • M – to break

    • Ex– fracture

      • fracture = occurs when a force greater than the strength of the bond is applied.


  • geo

    • M – earth, land

    • Ex– geology

      • geology = the scientific study of the origin of Earth along with its rocks, minerals, and land forms.


  • graph

    • M – to write

    • Ex– biography

      • biography = a written account of another person's life.


  • grav

    • M – heavy

    • Ex– gravity

      • gravity = the attraction that objects have for each other merely because they have mass and occupy space.


  • hab, habit

    • M – to live

    • Ex– habitat

      • habitat = an area or natural environment in which an animal or plant normally lives.


  • helio

    • M – sun

    • Ex– helium

      • Helium = a very lightweight, colorless, odorless element that is a noble gas and occurs in natural gas, in radioactive ores, and in small amounts in the atmosphere.


  • hydro

    • M – water

    • Ex– hydrometer

      • hydrometer = an instrument used to measure the density of a liquid as compared to that of water.


  • ject

    • M – to throw

    • Ex– reject

      • reject = tothrowout as useless or worthless;discard.


  • litho

    • M – rock

    • Ex– lithosphere

      • lithosphere= the outer surface of the Earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantle.


  • log

    • M – word, speech

    • Ex– dialog

      • dialog= anexchangeofopinionson a particular subject;discussion.


  • luna

    • M – moon

    • Ex– lunar

      • lunar= relating to the moon.


  • mar

    • M – sea

    • Ex– marine

      • marine= relating to or living in the sea.


  • miss, mit

    • M – to send

    • Ex– transmit

      • transmit= tosend or forward, as to a recipient or destination; dispatch;convey.


  • morph

    • M – to form

    • Ex– metamorphic

      • metamorphic= relating to metamorphosis.


  • noct, nox

    • M – night

    • Ex– nocturnal

      • nocturnal= occurring at night.


  • nucl

    • M – nut, kernel

    • Ex– nucleus

      • nucleus= the positively charged central region of an atom, composed of protons and neutrons and containing most of the mass of the atom.


  • pend

    • M – to hang

    • Ex– pendulum

      • pendulum= a mass hung from a fixed support so that it is able to swing freely under the influence of gravity.


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