"The Air Around You" Science Ch 3 - LINCS

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11 Vocabulary words from chapter 3 of the book "The Air Around You." This book is 7th grade curriculum. The LINCS method uses a keyword to connect the vocabulary word with the definition. It uses visual imagery to help the brain recall meaning.


 
  
Created Nov 17, 2007
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1
adaptation [adapt/change]
 
any structural or behavioral change that helps an organism survive in its environment[the snowy...
2
Climate [climb]
 
average weather pattern over a long period of time [weather does not climb it has a pattern...
3
deforestation [destroy forest]
 
destruction and cutting down of forests resulting in increased atmospheric CO2 levels [destroying...
4
El Nino[kid]
 
climate event that begins in the tropical Pacific Ocean; can disrupt normal temperatures and...
5
global warming [warm world]
 
increase in average global temperatures of the Earth [the world is getting warmer]
6
greenhouse effect [growing plants]
 
natural heating that occurs when certain gases in the Earth’s atmosphere trap heat.[growing...
7
hibernation [bear]
 
behavioral adaptation for winter survival in which an animal’s activity is reduced, its body...
8
polar zone[polar bear]
 
climate zones that receive solar radiation at a low angle [polar bears like the cold areas...
9
seasons [four seasons]
 
a short period of climate change caused by the tilt of the Earth’s axis as it revolves around...
10
temperate zones [between t and p]
 
climate zones with moderate climate located between the tropics and polar zones[between t and...
11
tropics [tropical]
 
climate zone that receives the most radiation (located between 23N and 23S)[tropical places...

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