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Which part of the United States has the greatest cluster of estuaries?

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Northeast. Estuaries are a transition zone between river environments and ocean environments.

Which is another name for a red blood cell?

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Erythrocyte. Erythrocytes are responsible for delivering oxygen to body tissues.

Where in the ocean would you find lobsters living?

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The Floor. Lobsters use their antennae as sensors to navigate the murky environment at the bottom of the ocean.

All atmospheric water that hits the ground is known as what?

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Precipitation. Drizzle, rain, snow and sleet are several of the different forms of precipitation.

What layer of the Earth's atmosphere contains the ozone layer?

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Stratosphere. The stratosphere is the second layer of the Earth's atmosphere.

Which scientist died the same year Sir Isaac Newton was born?

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Galileo. In 1737, a monument was erected at the Basilica of Santa Croce to honor Galileo.

Who was the first person in space?

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Yuri Gagarin. On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin of Russia became the first person in space.

What electrical term is AC an abbreviation for?

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Alternating Current. Nikola Tesla invented the alternating-current generator; in 1893 Westinghouse used AC to light the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago.

What is a collection of different types of tissue to perform a specific function?

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Organs. There are 78 different organs in the human body.

What satellite series was known as "fellow traveler"?

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Sputnik. Sputnik was launched by the Soviet Union on October 4, 1957.

What is another name for Mt. Kilimanjaro?

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Kibo. Mt. Kilimanjaro is an inactive volcano with three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi, and Shira.

What is a mixture of gases that can be stored and transported like natural gas?

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Biogas. Biogas results from organic matter breaking down in the absence of oxygen.

What is the product of an object's velocity and mass called?

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Momentum. Momentum is conserved in all collision systems.

What is it called when you draw all facts together in a scientific study?

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Drawing A Conclusion. Communicating the results is the final step in the Scientific Method.

Which of these is an example of a producer in a food chain?

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Grass. A grasshopper would continue the food chain by eating the grass, then in turn, be eaten by a bird.

Where is the largest snake, the anaconda, found?

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South America. A fully grown Green Anaconda is the world's largest snake, weighing in around 550 pounds

Which of these is not part of a plant?

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Arm. Roots help provide support by anchoring the plant and absorbing water and nutrients needed for growth.

Which satellite in our solar system has the largest diameter?

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Ganymede. Ganymede is the largest satellite and seventh moon of Jupiter.

Who discovered the rotating magnetic field that is the basis of Alternating Current?

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Nikola Tesla. Tesla was an inventor, mechanical engineer and electrical engineer.

Which of these is another name for dirt?

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Soil. Soil is comprised of sand, silt and clay, mixed with varying amounts of organic matter, water and air.

 

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