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  1. TCAPVocabulary Review 6th Grade Science

  2. science ecology zoology geology 0% 0% 0% 0% The study of animals and how they interact with their environment is called__________.

  3. 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 0% 0% 0% 0% Science is

  4. geologist scientist teacher ecology 0% 0% 0% 0% A person that works to solve questions about the world around them is a ...

  5. computers, calculators, pens lab equipment only computers the application of science to make products or tools that people can use. 0% 0% 0% 0% Technology is...

  6. experimental research descriptive research 0% 0% Research made only through observations

  7. descriptive research experimental research 0% 0% Research through experiments

  8. experimental research scientific models scientific methods descriptive research 0% 0% 0% 0% A way, or steps, scientist use to solve problems are ____.

  9. model descriptive research experimental research scientist 0% 0% 0% 0% A _______ represents things that happen too slowly, too quickly, or too big, or too small to observe directly.

  10. descriptive research independent variable dependent variable hypothesis 0% 0% 0% 0% A _________ is a tentative explanation for an observation that can be tested scientifically.

  11. independent variable hypothesis dependent variable constant 0% 0% 0% 0% A factor that purposely is changed in an experiment.

  12. independent variable constant dependent variable hypothesis 0% 0% 0% 0% A factor that may change as a result of changes purposely made to the independent variable.

  13. independent variable dependent variable hypothesis constant 0% 0% 0% 0% Variables that stay the same are called ________.

  14. scientist constraint pilot plant test 0% 0% 0% 0% A _______ is a limiting factor for a model.

  15. constraint hypothesis pilot plant model 0% 0% 0% 0% A ________ is a scaled-down version of the real production equipment that closely models actual manufacturing conditions

  16. population community ecosystem biosphere 0% 0% 0% 0% 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.

  17. biosphere population habitat community 0% 0% 0% 0% A place where an animal lives

  18. population community ecosystem biosphere 0% 0% 0% 0% A(n) _________ consists of all the organisms living in an area, as well as the abiotic factors of the environment.

  19. population community ecosystem biosphere 0% 0% 0% 0% A _______ is made up of all organisms of the same species that live in an area.

  20. population community ecosystem biosphere 0% 0% 0% 0% A ______ is all the populations of all species living in a particular area.

  21. carrying capacity limiting factor biotic factors abiotic factors 0% 0% 0% 0% A________ is anything that restricts the number of individuals in a population.

  22. biotic factors abiotic factors 0% 0% Living things in an environment

  23. biotic factors abiotic factors 0% 0% Non-living things within an environment

  24. limiting factors abiotic factors biotic factors carrying capacity 0% 0% 0% 0% ______ is the largest number of individuals one species that an ecosystem can support.

  25. producers consumers herbivores carnivores 0% 0% 0% 0% Organisms that use an outside energy source, like the sun, to produce their own food

  26. herbivore carnivore omnivore decomposer 0% 0% 0% 0% A consumer that eats both producers and consumers

  27. herbivore carnivore omnivore decomposer 0% 0% 0% 0% An organism that breaks down decaying material and puts the nutrients back into the soil.

  28. producers consumers herbivores carnivores 0% 0% 0% 0% Organisms that cannot make their own food are called_____.

  29. carnivores consumers producers decomposers 0% 0% 0% 0% Herbivores consume_____.

  30. food chain food web food city symbiosis 0% 0% 0% 0% A ___________ is a simple model of the feeding relationships in an ecosystem.

  31. food chain food web symbiosis none of the above 0% 0% 0% 0% A ________ is a complex model of the transfer of energy within an ecosystem.

  32. biome tundra taiga grassland 0% 0% 0% 0% Large geographic areas that have similar climates and ecosystems are called_________.

  33. tundra taiga grassland desert 0% 0% 0% 0% The _______ is a cold, dry, treeless region, sometimes called a cold desert.

  34. tundra taiga desert grassland 0% 0% 0% 0% The ________ is a cold, forest region dominated by cone-bearing evergreen trees.

  35. temperate deciduous forest tropical rain forest temperate rain forest tropical rain forest 0% 0% 0% 0% Forest that are dominated with deciduous trees that lose their leaves every autumn are called what.

  36. temperate deciduous forest temperate rain forest tropical rain forest tropical deciduous forest 0% 0% 0% 0% Warm temperatures, wet weather, and lush plant growth are found in the __________.

  37. tundra taiga grassland desert 0% 0% 0% 0% The driest, hottest biome is called the _________.

  38. taiga tundra desert grassland 0% 0% 0% 0% Regions with a wet and a dry season, with mostly grass, and no trees are called _____

  39. pyramid circle cube sphere 0% 0% 0% 0% A round, three- dimensional object is called a ________.

  40. axis magnetic poles solstice equinox 0% 0% 0% 0% Earth’s imaginary line that goes through both North and South poles, is called ________.

  41. axis sphere rotation revolution 0% 0% 0% 0% The spinning of Earth on its axis, called _______, causes day and night.

  42. rotation revolution solstice equinox 0% 0% 0% 0% Earth’s orbit around the sun is called ______.

  43. oval ellipse solstice equinox 0% 0% 0% 0% An elongated closed curve, or the shape of Earth’s orbit.

  44. earth phases sun phases moon phases none of the above 0% 0% 0% 0% The different appearance that the moon takes throughout the month is called :___________.

  45. new moon full moon 1st quarter 2nd quarter 0% 0% 0% 0% A _______ occurs when the moon is between the Earth and the Sun.

  46. new moon full moon 1st quarter 2nd quarter 0% 0% 0% 0% A __________occurs when all the moon’s surface facing earth reflects light.

  47. waxing waning 0% 0% When the light of the moon is increasing, the phases are considered to be __________.

  48. waxing waning 0% 0% When the light of the moon is decreasing in size, the moon phase is considered to be what?

  49. lunar eclipse solar eclipse 0% 0% A _____ occurs when the moon moves directly between the Sun and Earth.

  50. solar eclipse lunar eclipse 0% 0% When the Earth’s shadow falls on the moon, a _______ occurs.