Fifth Grade Content Vocabulary-sci.

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Fifth Grade Content Vocabulary-sci.

Winter Benchmarking-2015


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Amount of space an object or substance takes up.
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Volume

    • C. 

      Galaxy

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 2. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Object made of ice and dust that follows a long orbit around the sun.
    • A. 

      Planet

    • B. 

      Comet

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      Galaxy

  • 3. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Cell division.
    • A. 

      Eclipse

    • B. 

      Nucleus

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Gene

  • 4. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Table used to predict what traits offspring will have based on traits of parents. 
    • A. 

      Pie Chart

    • B. 

      Bar Graph

    • C. 

      Law

    • D. 

      Punnett Square

  • 5. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Speed of an object in a certain direction. 
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Velocity

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Tropism

  • 6. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:One of nine objects that revolve around the sun. 
    • A. 

      Planet

    • B. 

      Moon

    • C. 

      Comet

    • D. 

      Asteroid

  • 7. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Plant growth due to a stimulus, such as a plant growing toward light. 
    • A. 

      Roots

    • B. 

      Recessive

    • C. 

      Tropism

    • D. 

      Neap Tide

  • 8. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Rate of change in speed or direction--slowing down, speeding up or changing direction. 
    • A. 

      Eclipse

    • B. 

      Force

    • C. 

      Mitosis

    • D. 

      Acceleration

  • 9. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Huge object in space made up of gas that gives off its own light and heat. 
    • A. 

      Star

    • B. 

      Galaxy

    • C. 

      Meteor

    • D. 

      Comet

  • 10. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Tides that are most extreme that happen twice a month at full moon and new moon phases. 
    • A. 

      Crimson Tide

    • B. 

      Spring Tide

    • C. 

      Neap Tide

    • D. 

      Rip Tide

  • 11. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:A push or a pull. 
    • A. 

      Gene

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 12. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:A gene in one strand of DNA that is stronger than the corresponding gene in another strand of DNA:  takes over the trait that is passed in the DNA. 
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Gene

    • C. 

      Recessive

    • D. 

      Dominant

  • 13. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Distance traveled by an object in a given amount of time. 
    • A. 

      Speed

    • B. 

      Acceleration

    • C. 

      Force

    • D. 

      Velocity

  • 14. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Piece of rock from space that enters Earth's atmosphere. 
    • A. 

      Comet

    • B. 

      Planet

    • C. 

      Meteor

    • D. 

      Galaxy

  • 15. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Physical or behavioral change that helps an organism survive in its environment. 
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Nucleus

    • D. 

      Recessive

  • 16. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:A scientific explanation that describes how some part of the world or universe acts under certain conditions. 
    • A. 

      Planet

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Gene

    • D. 

      Law

  • 17. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:When one object passed between the sun and another object, casting a shadow. 
    • A. 

      Spring Tide

    • B. 

      Eclipse

    • C. 

      Neap Tide

    • D. 

      Mitosis

  • 18. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Segment of DNA that determines the inheritance of a particular trait. 
    • A. 

      Comet

    • B. 

      Tropism

    • C. 

      Gene

    • D. 

      Nucleus

  • 19. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Tides that are least extreme that happen twice a month at first moon quarter and last moon quarter phases. 
    • A. 

      Neap Tide

    • B. 

      Spring Tide

    • C. 

      Rip Tide

    • D. 

      Force

  • 20. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:A gene in one strand of DNA that is weaker than the corresponding gene in another strand of DNA; trait is masked. 
    • A. 

      Dominant

    • B. 

      Recessive

    • C. 

      Gene

    • D. 

      Galaxy

  • 21. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:A vast collection of stars. 
    • A. 

      Galaxy

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Planet

    • D. 

      Comet

  • 22. 
    Match the following definition with the correct Sci. vocabulary term:Cell structure that contains the DNA. 
    • A. 

      Mitosis

    • B. 

      Gene

    • C. 

      Punnett Square

    • D. 

      Nucleus

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