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TCAP Vocabulary Review 6 th Grade Science science ecology zoology geology 0% 0% 0% 0% The study of animals and how they interact with their environment is called__________. a subject in school study of animals process that allows people to ask questions about the world around them

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TCAPVocabulary Review

6th Grade Science


The study of animals and how they interact with their environment is called l.jpg

science

ecology

zoology

geology

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The study of animals and how they interact with their environment is called__________.


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a subject in school

study of animals

process that allows people to ask questions about the world around them

a person that does scientific discoveries

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Science is


A person that works to solve questions about the world around them is a l.jpg

geologist

scientist

teacher

ecology

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A person that works to solve questions about the world around them is a ...


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computers, calculators, pens

lab equipment

only computers

the application of science to make products or tools that people can use.

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Technology is...


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experimental research

descriptive research

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Research made only through observations


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descriptive research

experimental research

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Research through experiments


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experimental research

scientific models

scientific methods

descriptive research

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A way, or steps, scientist use to solve problems are ____.


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model

descriptive research

experimental research

scientist

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A _______ represents things that happen too slowly, too quickly, or too big, or too small to observe directly.


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descriptive research

independent variable

dependent variable

hypothesis

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A _________ is a tentative explanation for an observation that can be tested scientifically.


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independent variable

hypothesis

dependent variable

constant

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A factor that purposely is changed in an experiment.


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independent variable

constant

dependent variable

hypothesis

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A factor that may change as a result of changes purposely made to the independent variable.


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independent variable

dependent variable

hypothesis

constant

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Variables that stay the same are called ________.


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scientist

constraint

pilot plant

test

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A _______ is a limiting factor for a model.


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constraint

hypothesis

pilot plant

model

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A ________ is a scaled-down version of the real production equipment that closely models actual manufacturing conditions


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population

community

ecosystem

biosphere

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The _______ includes the top portion of Earth’s crust, all the waters that cover the Earth’s surface, and the atmosphere that rounds the Earth.


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biosphere

population

habitat

community

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A place where an animal lives


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population

community

ecosystem

biosphere

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A(n) _________ consists of all the organisms living in an area, as well as the abiotic factors of the environment.


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population

community

ecosystem

biosphere

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A _______ is made up of all organisms of the same species that live in an area.


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population

community

ecosystem

biosphere

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A ______ is all the populations of all species living in a particular area.


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carrying capacity

limiting factor

biotic factors

abiotic factors

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A________ is anything that restricts the number of individuals in a population.


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biotic factors

abiotic factors

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Living things in an environment


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biotic factors

abiotic factors

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Non-living things within an environment


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limiting factors

abiotic factors

biotic factors

carrying capacity

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______ is the largest number of individuals one species that an ecosystem can support.


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producers

consumers

herbivores

carnivores

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Organisms that use an outside energy source, like the sun, to produce their own food


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herbivore

carnivore

omnivore

decomposer

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A consumer that eats both producers and consumers


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herbivore

carnivore

omnivore

decomposer

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An organism that breaks down decaying material and puts the nutrients back into the soil.


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producers

consumers

herbivores

carnivores

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Organisms that cannot make their own food are called_____.


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carnivores

consumers

producers

decomposers

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Herbivores consume_____.


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food chain

food web

food city

symbiosis

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A ___________ is a simple model of the feeding relationships in an ecosystem.


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food chain

food web

symbiosis

none of the above

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A ________ is a complex model of the transfer of energy within an ecosystem.


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biome

tundra

taiga

grassland

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Large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosystems are called_________.


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tundra

taiga

grassland

desert

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The _______ is a cold, dry, treeless region, sometimes called a cold desert.


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tundra

taiga

desert

grassland

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The ________ is a cold, forest region dominated by cone-bearing evergreen trees.


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temperate deciduous forest

tropical rain forest

temperate rain forest

tropical rain forest

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Forest that are dominated with deciduous trees that lose their leaves every autumn are called what.


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temperate deciduous forest

temperate rain forest

tropical rain forest

tropical deciduous forest

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Warm temperatures, wet weather, and lush plant growth are found in the __________.


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tundra

taiga

grassland

desert

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The driest, hottest biome is called the _________.


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taiga

tundra

desert

grassland

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Regions with a wet and a dry season, with mostly grass, and no trees are called _____


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pyramid

circle

cube

sphere

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A round, three- dimensional object is called a ________.


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axis

magnetic poles

solstice

equinox

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Earth’s imaginary line that goes through both North and South poles, is called ________.


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axis

sphere

rotation

revolution

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The spinning of Earth on its axis, called _______, causes day and night.


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rotation

revolution

solstice

equinox

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Earth’s orbit around the sun is called ______.


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oval

ellipse

solstice

equinox

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An elongated closed curve, or the shape of Earth’s orbit.


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earth phases

sun phases

moon phases

none of the above

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The different appearance that the moon takes throughout the month is called :___________.


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new moon

full moon

1st quarter

2nd quarter

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A _______ occurs when the moon is between the Earth and the Sun.


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new moon

full moon

1st quarter

2nd quarter

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A __________occurs when all the moon’s surface facing earth reflects light.


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waxing

waning

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When the light of the moon is increasing, the phases are considered to be __________.


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waxing

waning

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When the light of the moon is decreasing in size, the moon phase is considered to be what?


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lunar eclipse

solar eclipse

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A _____ occurs when the moon moves directly between the Sun and Earth.


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solar eclipse

lunar eclipse

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When the Earth’s shadow falls on the moon, a _______ occurs.


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mutualism

parasitism

commensalism

none of the above

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A symbiotic relationship where one species benefits while the other is harmed.


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solstice

equinox

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The ______ is the day when the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator.


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solstice

equinox

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An ________ occurs when the Sun is directly above the earth’s equator.


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solar eclipse

lunar eclipse

umbra

penumbra

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The darkest portion of the moon’s shadow is called the ________.


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mutualism

commensalism

parasitism

none of the above

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A symbiotic relationship, where both species benefits


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mutualism

parasitism

commensalism

none of the above

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A symbiotic relationship where one species benefits while the other is unaffected.


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umbra

penumbra

solar eclipse

lunar eclipse

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Surrounding the umbra is a lighter shadow on Earth’s surface called the __________.


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