6th Grade Vocabulary by Quarter

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					Matanuska Susitna Borough School District
                              High School Physical Science
                                Vocabulary by Quarter

      Quarter 1                 Quarter 2                    Quarter 3                  Quarter 4
Essential:                Essential:                   Essential:                 Essential:
 compounds                alpha particle              Big Bang Theory           mechanical wave
 energy levels            beta particle               black hole                medium
 orbital                  catalyst                    Hubble's Law              constructive
 excited state (118)      polyatomic ion              red shift                   interference
 ground state             anion                       neap tide                 destructive
 periodic table           cation                      spring tide                 interference
 period                   precipitate                 convection current        rarefaction
 family/group             chemical energy             efficiency (energy)       diffraction
                           Law of                      thermodynamics            electromagnetic
Supporting:                  Conservation of            Universal Law of            radiation
 hypothesis                 Energy (209)                 Gravitation (380)        infrared waves
 scientific law           endothermic                 Law of                      (543)
 scientific theory        exothermic                    Conservation of          micro-waves (542)
 data analysis            Law of                        Momentum                 radio waves (540)
 observation                Conservation of            mechanical energy         ultraviolet light
 variables                  Mass (193)                 electrical energy           (544)
 qualitative              chain reaction              thermal energy            visible light waves
 quantitative             critical mass               nuclear energy              (543)
 accuracy                 fission                     electromagnetic           X – rays (544)
 precision                fusion                        energy                   ferromagnetic
 estimation               gamma ray                                                material
 electron cloud           half-life                  Supporting:                 induction
 intellectual honesty     radioactivity               heat engine               magnetic domain
 bias                     radio-isotope                 Aurora                  parallel circuit
 significant                                             gravitational force     series circuit
   figures/significant    Supporting:                     dark matter
   digits                  chemical formula              central heating        Supporting::
 scientific notation      chemical reaction             atmospheric layers        compression
 serendipity              indicators                    star life cycle           frequency modulation
 slope                    products                      spectroscopy              amplitude modulation
                           reactants                   acceleration                crest/peak
                           reaction rate               action force                trough
                           titration                   air resistance              equilibrium
                           ions                        F=mxa                        position/rest position
                                                        frame of reference          wavelength
                           E = mc2                                                  frequency
                           nuclear radiation           free fall & terminal
                                                         velocity                    period
                           nuclear forces                                         grounding
                                                       friction
                                                       mass/inertia               photon
                                                       weight                     thermogram
                                                       momentum
                                                       p=m*V
                                                       projectile motion
                                                       reaction force
                                                       speed vs. velocity
Note: Numbers in parenthesis, refer to text page of terms not specifically in glossary.
                     Developed by HS Science Writing Team- June 2008, June 2009
                                  Revised by HS Science June 2010

				
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