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Chapter 1, Science Study Guide
The test is on Wednesday, September 24 for both classes. We will review the study guide in class on Monday, September 22 (3B) and Tuesday, September 23 (3A). Be sure to have your study guide in class on those days. You should use your notebook, book and lesson reviews to help you. We will be going over the study guide to be sure that you have the correct answers.
Vocabulary words to know:
  • a young plant that is just beginning to grow
  • any living thing
  • the passing of traits from parents to offspring
  • plants that produce seeds in cones
  • the way organisms make more of their own kind
  • the basic building blocks of life; each one has a nucleus
  • the part of the plant that grows underground
  • the part of the plant that takes in sunlight and air
  • the part of the plant that carries minerals and water from the root
  • the air, the water, and everything else that surrounds an organism

How do most flowers respond to light?
What is the difference between a living thing and a nonliving thing?
What part of a cell is found in a plant cell but not in an animal cell?
How does a plant make food?
Why might a seedling die?
Essay Questions:
What do plants need from their environment to grow? What happens when that environment changes?

How do we depend on plants?

Why might a seed that falls on the ground in November wait until next April to germinate?

Be able to label a plant using stem, roots, leaf, and flower.
Extra Credit: You have a large ivy plant. You hypothesize that you can make another plant from it without using seed. How can you test your hypothesis?


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Chapter 3 Study Guide
Relationships Among Living Things
Know the meaning of the following words:
Ecosystem
Population
Community
Habitat
Producer
Consumer
Decomposer
Predator
Prey
Scavenger
Parasite
Host
You will also need to know:
  • What is an example of a producer?
  • Why are an owl and a hawk not in the same food chain?
  • What is included in a habitat for a fish?
  • What is an example of a host and parasite?
Essay Questions:
What would happen to the food chain if all the water in the ecosystem disappeared?


How do predators such as lions help scavengers such as vultures?




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Earth’s Weather
Chapter 7
Study Guide
Vocabulary:
Air pressure
Evaporation
Barometer
Thermometer
Atmosphere
Precipitation
Condensation
Weather
Temperature
Water cycle
Anemometer
Weather vane
Rain gauge
Concepts to review:
· Compared with the Equator, is the temperature higher or lower at the North Pole?
· In the water cycle, how does the rising water vapor turn back into a liquid?
· In what layer of the atmosphere do we fly kites?
· Why do your ears pop when you are flying in a plane or riding up in an elevator?
· Be able to use the symbols on a weather map to answer questions.
Short Answer/Essay:
· What are the four types of precipitation?
· What are the three forms of matter? How can water take on these three forms?
· Explain the water cycle including these terms: evaporation, precipitation, water vapor, and condensation. Then draw a picture to help explain the water cycle.
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Earth’s Weather
Chapter 7
Study Guide
Vocabulary:
Air pressure
Evaporation
Barometer
Thermometer
Atmosphere
Precipitation
Condensation
Weather
Temperature
Water cycle
Anemometer
Weather vane
Rain gauge
Concepts to review:
· Compared with the Equator, is the temperature higher or lower at the North Pole?
· In the water cycle, how does the rising water vapor turn back into a liquid?
· In what layer of the atmosphere do we fly kites?
· Why do your ears pop when you are flying in a plane or riding up in an elevator?
· Be able to use the symbols on a weather map to answer questions.
Short Answer/Essay:
· What are the four types of precipitation?
· What are the three forms of matter? How can water take on these three forms?
· Explain the water cycle including these terms: evaporation, precipitation, water vapor, and condensation. Then draw a picture to help explain the water cycle.
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