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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Compound

a pure substance made of two or more kinds of atom that are chemically joined

Condenses

changes from gas to liquid state

Conduction

movement of energy through a solid

Conductor

material that is good at letting heat energy pass through it

Consumers

animals, which must eat other living things for food

Contracts

material getting shorter and thinner as it cools

Convection

liquids or gases moving due to differences in temperature and density

Convection current

flow of liquids or gases due to convection

Cornea

outer transparent surface of the eye

cystic fibrosis

inherited disease which affects breathing


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