science vocab words

admin / February 18, 2018
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heat energy transfer of thermal energy; ex. burning material, sun, electricity
electromagnet an electric current flowing through a wire that is wrapped around an iron core
migration the movement of animals from one place to another, in response to seasonal changes.
mollusk soft-bodied invertebrate animals; most have a muscular foot (snails, clams, squid).
monotreme egg-laying mammal (platypus)
nitrogen gas that makes up 78% of earth's atmosphere
potential energy stored energy. energy of position.
stratosphere from earth's surface, 2nd layer of the atmosphere; contains the ozone layer
stratus cloud that is formed at medium or low elevation; spread out in layers like a pancake
transpiration part of the water cycle; process where plants lose water through their leaves

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