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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Eardrum

membrane that vibrates when sound reaches it

Earth’s magnetic field

magnetic field around the Earth

Echo

sound reflected off a surface

Ecosystem

the habitat and the community interacting withinit

egested

when undigested waste leaves the body via the anus.

Electromagnet

magnet formed by electric current passing through a coil around a wire

Elements

the simplest substances

energy

ability to do work.

Energy transfer

energy moving from one place to another

Environmental conditions

the conditions in a habitat which affect what can survive there

enzymes

chemicals found in the digestive system, used to break down large particles into smaller pieces

Erosion

the combination of weathering and transport

Evaporates

changes from a liquid to a gas

Evaporation

change of state from liquid to gas at the surface of the liquid

Exfoliates

breaks off in layers

Exhale

breathing out air from the lungs

Expands

material getting longer and thicker as it gets warmer

Expire

breathing out air from the lungs


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