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Greek and Latin Roots. Unit 5: Science. Root Bank:. Scope Photo Cosm Hydr Miss/Mit Mem/Ment. Word Tower: Scope. Scope: See. We’ll Cover:. t elescope kaleidoscope horoscope arthroscopy. Telescope. Definition: Optical device to make distant things appear nearer. Tele-.

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Greek and Latin Roots

Unit 5: Science


Root Bank:

  • Scope

  • Photo

  • Cosm

  • Hydr

  • Miss/Mit

  • Mem/Ment


Word Tower: Scope


Scope: See


We’ll Cover:

  • telescope

  • kaleidoscope

  • horoscope

  • arthroscopy


Telescope

  • Definition: Optical device to make distant things appear nearer.

  • Tele-


Kaleidoscope

  • Definition: Constantly changing patterns

  • Came from “watcher of beautiful things”

  • http://youtu.be/u0-zCwSfkOo


Horoscope

  • Definition: forecast of a person’s future based on the position of the stars and planets at the time of a person’s birth

  • Hora=


Arthroscopy

  • Definition: Procedure used to look inside joints

  • Arthro- pertaining to joints


Word Tower: Phot-


Phot: Light


Words We’ll Cover:

Photograph

Photobiotic

Photogenic


Photograph

Definition: A picture made by a camera, using light.

Graph: write or draw


Photobiotic

Definition:

Bio:


Photogenic

GEN: Produced or categorized by (such as genes, genus, generation, etc.

Definition:


THREE Definitions

  • Caused by light.

    The sunbather developed a photogenic melanoma on her back.

  • Producing orgiving off light.

    The photogenic bacteria were visible in the dark room.

  • Looking good when photographed.

    The company hired the spokesperson for his photogenic face.


Word Tower: Cosm-


Cosm: Universe


We’ll Cover:

Cosmos

Cosmopolitan

Microcosm

Macrocosm


Cosmos

Definition: The world or universe as an orderly, harmonious system.


Cosmopolitan

Definition: Belonging to all the world. Sophisticated/worldly.


Microcosm

Micro:

Definition: Examples: Some fraternities are considered microcosms of society. Think of a specific event that symbolizes the way things always seems to go, like the way a kind act by your mom can represent the caring relationship you have with her. That weekend with your partner that started with laughter but ended in tears? That's a microcosm of the whole lousy relationship. The dance where you regretted your outfit, giggled with friends, annoyed a teacher, and missed your chance at dancing with your crush? A microcosm of high school.


Macrocosm

Macro:

Definition:

Example: Our study of the local environment is a microcosm of the macrocosm of the larger world. He failed to see how his actions within his own world affected the macrocosm of the school and community.


Word Tower:

Hyd- and Hydr-


Definition: Water


We’ll Cover

Hydrophone

Hydrogeology

Hydropathy

Hydrophilic

Take a guess!


Hydrophone

Definition: a microphone designed to record and transmit sound underwater.


Hydrogeology

Definition: Study of the movement of water through rocks.


Hydropathy

Now often called hydrotherapy.

Definition: The use of water to ease or treat pain.


Hydrophilic

PHIL=LOVE

Definition:Absorbs water or dissolves in water easily.


Word Tower: MISS/MIT-


MISS-/MIT-

DEFINITION: TO SEND


WORDS WE’LL COVER:

DISMISS

COMMIT

OMIT

INTERMITTENT AND INTERMISSION


DISMISS

DEFINITION: TO SEND AWAY

DIS: AWAY/APART


COMMITTEE

DEFINITION: A GROUP THAT HAS BEEN UNITED TOGETHER (SENT TOGETHER).

COM- WITH/TOGETHER


OMIT

DEFINITION: TO LEAVE OUT OR LET GO


INTERMISSION AND INTERMITTENT

INTER: BETWEEN

NOUN: THE TIME WHEN _____________________________

ADJECTIVE: HAVING THE QUALITY OF ________________


WORD TOWER: MEM-


MEM: mind/memory


Words We’ll Cover:

Memoir

Memento

Memorabilia

Commemorate


MEMOIR

DEFINITION: WRITTEN ACCOUNT OF A PERSON’S LIFE.


MEMENTO

DEFINITION: a souvenir or article used for remembrance.


MEMORABILIA

DEFINITION: Collections/ groups of souvenirs/ objects kept for historical interest.


COMMEMORATE

DEFINITION: To remember and show respect for someone or something.


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