Third Grade Science Test:
Academic Science Words
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Academic Science Words / Third Grade Science Test:
Instructions: Choose the best answer for each question.
1. no longer existing.
2. to make larger or wider.
3. the state of being steady not adding or subtracting.
4. a liquid mixed with a solid or gas to make a new substance.
5. to become smaller.
6. to put in a dangerous situation.
7. the condition of being vibrated.
8. the act of dispersing or condition of being dispersed; dispersion.
9. everything that surrounds living things and affects growth and health; the natural world.
10. a small animal that is born in water and then lives on land for part of its life. Frogs and toads are kinds of __________.
11. the protection of natural resources such as soil, water, or forests from harm.
12. the changes in form of some living things as they grow. The change from caterpillar to butterfly or from tadpole to frog are examples of __________.
13. anything that people or animals hear with their ears.
14. an animal that has a skeleton with a backbone inside its body. Mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, and fish are large groups of __________.
15. an animal that does not have a backbone or skeleton inside its body. Insects, spiders, worms, snails, clams, crabs, and squids are some kinds of __________.
16. a test used to discover something not known, such as the cause of something.
17. a series of living beings in which each serves as food for the next.
18. a kind of animal whose body temperature depends on the air or water around it. A snake is one kind of __________.
19. to look at closely so as to get information and learn the facts.
20. a characteristic or quality that makes a person or animal different from others.
21. to start or cause to start growth; sprout.
22. to move or carry pollen to a plant in order to fertilize the seeds.
23. a thing that is made up of different parts that are connected in a particular way.
24. an animal that has hair and feeds its babies with milk from the mother. Dogs, whales, and humans are __________.