science quiz (year 9) - ecosystems + atoms and the periodic table + coordination + energy

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Quiz on science quiz (year 9) - ecosystems + atoms and the periodic table + coordination + energy, created by ej.butcher on 10/29/2015.

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A part of the brain located towards the back that controls involuntary actions such as breathing and heart rate
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  • cerebrum
  • cerebellum
  • reflex arc
  • response

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A type of receptor stimulated by change in temperature, associated with temperature control within the body
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  • diffusion
  • receptors
  • stimuli
  • thermorecptor

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[blank_start]Mechanoreceptor[blank_end] is a type of receptor that is stimulated by movement, usually associated with touch and hearing.
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  • Mechanoreceptor

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the [blank_start]cerebrum[blank_end] is the largest part of the brain that controls all conscious activities.
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  • cerebrum

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[blank_start]Alkali metals[blank_end] are highly reactive elements found in group 1 of the periodic table
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  • Alkali metals

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[blank_start]atom[blank_end] - basic unit of matter
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  • atom

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[blank_start]gland[blank_end] - organs which produce hormones; an example of an effector which causes response
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  • gland

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[blank_start]diffusion[blank_end] - the movement of of solutes from an area of high solute concentration to an area of low solute concentration
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  • diffusion

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[blank_start]hormone[blank_end] - chemical messengers that target specific cells to initiate a response
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  • hormone

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[blank_start]pituitary[blank_end] - the master gland which produces hormones that also effect other glands
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  • pituitary

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[blank_start]neuron[blank_end] - nerve cells which transmit messages
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  • neuron

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[blank_start]photoreceptor[blank_end] - a type of receptor stimulated by light, associated with sight.
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  • photoreceptor

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[blank_start]chemoreceptor[blank_end] - a type of receptor that is stimulated by chemicals, usually associated with taste and smell
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  • chemoreceptor

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[blank_start]appliance[blank_end] - a device that converts one form of energy into other forms while carrying out work
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  • appliance

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[blank_start]conduction[blank_end] - the movement of heat through a solid
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  • conduction

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[blank_start]conservation[blank_end] - where certain physical quantities such as energy are not created or destroyed even though they may be changed
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  • conservation

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[blank_start]convection[blank_end] - the movement of heat through a liquid or gas in circular currents
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  • convection

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[blank_start]law[blank_end] - relating to an event or phenomenon that always holds true
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  • law

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[blank_start]synapse[blank_end] - the gap between neurones
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  • synapse

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[blank_start]atomic number[blank_end] - the number of protons in an atom
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  • atomic number

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[blank_start]compound[blank_end] - a pure substance that is made up of two or more different atoms chemically bonded together.
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  • compound

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[blank_start]electron[blank_end] - negatively charged particles in an atom
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  • electron

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[blank_start]element[blank_end] - a pure substance made up of only one type of atom
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  • element

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[blank_start]mass number[blank_end] - the number of protons plus the number of neutrons in the nucleus of an atom
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  • mass number

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[blank_start]group[blank_end] - the vertical columns in a periodic table which indicate the number of electrons in the outer shell
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  • group

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[blank_start]halogen[blank_end] - elements found in group 7 of the stupid periodic table
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  • halogen

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[blank_start]malleable[blank_end] - having the ability to be hammered into a new shape
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  • malleable

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[blank_start]Mendeleev[blank_end] - known as the daddy (father) of the periodic table
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  • Mendeleev

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[blank_start]molecule[blank_end] - a substance made up of two or more types of atoms chemically bonded together that can exist by itself
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  • molecule

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[blank_start]respiration[blank_end] - the chemical process by which plants and animals make energy
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  • respiration
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