Science Terminology for 11-13 Yr Olds --- (Jon Witts)


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This contains 12 individual glossaries based on the units from UK Year 8 Key Stage 3 Science.[11-13 Yr Olds] 

They are:

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  • Food and Digestion Glossary
  • Respiration Glossary
  • Microbes and Disease Glossary
  • Ecological Relationships Glossary
  • Atoms and Elements Glossary
  • Compounds and Mixtures Glossary
  • Rocks and Weathering Glossary
  • The Rock Cycle Glossary
  • Heating and Cooling Glossary
  • Magnets and Electromagnets Glossary
  • Light Glossary
  • Sound and Hearing Glossary 
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Boiling point

the temperature at which a pure substance changes from a liquid to a gas (or a gas to a liquid)

Burial

when sediments are covered over by new sediments or other material

C

Capillaries

small blood vessels with thin walls, which carry blood between the arteries and veins

carbohydrate

group of energy-producing substances, for example starch and sugars.

Carnivore

animals that eat only other animals

Cathode ray oscilloscope

device that shows a graph of a sound

Cement

the material that ‘glues’ rock grains together

Cementation

the process of ‘gluing’ rock grains together

Cemented

stuck, or glued, together

Change of state

material changing state between solid, liquid or gas


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