Flashcards in Final Deck (34):
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another without requiring matter to move the entire distance.
Medium – a substance through which a wave moves
a wave such as a sound or seismic wave that transfers kinetic energy through matter
a wave in which the disturbance move at right angles to the direction of the wave
a wave in which the disturbance moves in the same direction as the wave.
the highest point in a wave
the lowest point in a wave
the distance from one wave crest to the next wave crest
the number of waves that pass a fixed point in a given period of time
the range of all electromagnetic frequencies
the passage of waves through a medium
the disappearance of wave into a medium. The energy transferred by a wave is converted into another form of energy.
the act of noting and recording an event, characteristic, or anything detected.
the process of collecting evidence
a tentative explanation for an observation or phenomenon, an if then statement
the end of a scientific investigation, how it turns out
A test, trial, or tentative procedure, an act or operation for the purpose of discovering something unknown.
what you’re are trying to solve in a scientific investigation
the answer to a scientific problem or investigation
anything that was alive or was once alive
nonliving parts of an ecosystem
any living organism that is so similar that it can breed and produce offspring that can produce offspring
the number of a particular species living in a particular area.
all of the different populations living in a particular area
the part of an experiment that may change or vary
the thing in an experiment that does not change
the interaction between two different species that live closely together
the interaction between two species in which one benefits and the other is not harmed
the interaction between two species where both benefit
the interaction between two species where one benefits and the other is harmed
the natural environment in which a living thing gets all that it needs to survive.
an organism that makes its own food and does not consume other plants or animals
an organism that eats other living things to get energy, an organism that does not produce its own food.