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    Greek & Latin Roots: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 2.4b+c, 3.4b+c, 4.4b, 5.b, 6.4b, 7.4b, 8.4b, 9-10.4b, 11-12.4b
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    Particular Topic: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers: 4.6. 5.6, 6.6, 7.6, 8.6, 9-10.6, 11-12.6
    Grade & Subject-Relevant Text: "CCSS.ELA-Literacy." precedes these numbers:
    (Reading: Informational Text) RI.2.4, RI.3.4, RI.4.4. RI.5.4, RI.6.4, RI.7.4, RI.8.4, RI.9-10.4, RI.11-12.4
    (Reading: Literature) RL.2.4, RL.3.4, RL.4.4. RL.5.4, RL.6.4, RL.7.4, RL.8.4, RL.9-10.4, RL.11-12.4


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    1) Chemistry Vocabulary puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Use the Latin or Greek roots, word parts,, vocabulary definitions and parts of speech, when you type in your 22 Chemistry answers (11 in each puzzle.) When you click on the submit button for Chemistry at the bottom of this page, you will get immediate feedback with both the correct answers, the use of these Chemistry words in context and your percentage of correct answers.
    Get our list of 196 Chemistry vocabulary words and additional vocabulary word lists by clicking on the "Vocabulary Word List" in the top menu bar or blue quadrant on the home page.
    Clue: In addition to this Chemistry Interactive Puzzle worksheet for 22 Chemistry vocabulary words, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Find, Crossword, Definition Match, Synonym/Antonym Encounter and will have a True/False exercise and a Concentration activity.
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    Vocabulary Word List: Chemistry Vocabulary word list (22):
    abrasive, alchemist, catalyst, coagulate, compound, corrosion, dilute, fusion, hydrate, inhibition, isotope, molecule, reaction, radioactivity, reagent, refractory, saturate, soluble, solvent, synthesis, transformation, volatile

    Chemistry Vocabulary puzzle #1 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  One of two or more forms of a chemical element with the same # of protons or the same atomic # but having different numbers of neutrons or different atomic weights (noun)
    Root ISO = equal

    2)  A substance that causes or speeds a chemical reaction without itself being affected (noun)
    Root CATA = down (prefix)

    3)  A reverse movement or tendency; a reciprocal action of chemical agents upon each other; a chemical change (noun)
    Root ACT = move, go, do, drive

    4)  Readily able to vaporize at a relatively low temperature; evaporating rapidly (adjective)
    Root VOL = fly

    5)  The smallest physical unit of an element or compound consisting of one or more atoms in an element and two or more atoms in a compound; a very tiny particle (noun)
    Root MOLE = mass

    6)  Building of a more complex chemical substance or compound from elements or simpler compounds (noun)
    Root THE = place, put, set down

    7)  One that reacts or induces a reaction, esp. a substance that takes part in or brings about a specific chemical reaction (noun)
    Root AG = move, drive, urge, act

    8)  The act, process or instance of changing in form, nature or function; a genetic modification of a cell and esp. of a bacterium by introduction of DNA from a genetically different source (noun)
    Root FORM = shape, form

    9)  Something formed by a union of elements, ingredients or parts, esp. a distinct substance formed by the union of two or more chemical elements in definite proportion by weight (noun)
    Root PON = put, place

    10)  A usually liquid substance capable of dissolving or dispersing one or more substances (noun)
    Root SOLV = loosen

    11)  Specialist in the power or process of transforming something common into something precious; someone with knowledge of a medieval science and philosophy aiming to achieve the conversion of base metals into gold (noun)
    Root CHEM = chemical, chemically induced

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    2) Chemistry Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    Directions: Use the Latin root or word parts, vocabulary definitions and parts of speech, to solve for Chemistry answers (11 in each vocabulary word puzzle.) Put them in the boxes INSIDE the colored images. When you click on the submit button for Chemistry at the bottom of this page, you will get immediate feedback with the correct answers, the use of these Chemistry words in context and percentage of correct answers.
    Get a Chemistry vocabulary list of 196 words by clicking on Word List in the top menu bar or blue quadrant on the home page.
    Clue: In addition to this Chemistry Interactive Word Puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Chemistry Fill-in-the-Blanks, Word Search, Crossword, Definition Match and Synonym or Antonym activity.
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    Vocabulary Word List: Chemistry Vocabulary word list:
    abrasive, alchemist, catalyst, coagulate, compound, corrosion, dilute, fusion, hydrate, inhibition, isotope, molecule, reaction, radioactivity, reagent, refractory, saturate, soluble, solvent, synthesis, transformation, volatile

    Chemistry Vocabulary Puzzle #2 -- myVocabulary.com

    1)  The act of process of liquefying or rendering plastic by heat; the joining of nuclei in a reaction to form nuclei of heavier atoms (noun)
    Root FUS = pour

    2)  To combine chemically with water (verb)
    Root HYDR = water

    3)  Capable or susceptible of being dissolved or liquefied (adjective)
    Root SOLU = loosen, dissolve

    4)  To make thinner or weaker by the addition of more liquid or admixture (verb)
    Root LUT = wash

    5)  An agent or substance that slows, interferes or stops a chemical action (noun)
    Root HIBIT/HABIT = have, hold

    6)  A substance used for grinding, abrading, smoothing or polishing (noun)
    Root RAS = scrape

    7)  To treat, furnish or charge with something to the point where no more can be absorbed, dissolved or retained; to cause a substance to unite with the greatest possible amount of another substance through solution, chemical combination etc. (verb)
    Root SATUR = enough

    8)  Difficult to fuse, corrode or draw out; capable of enduring high temperatures; resistant to heat; hard to melt or work (ores,metals) (adjective)
    Root FRACT = break

    9)  To cause (a liquid) to become a soft, semisolid mass; curdle, clot (verb)
    Root AG = drive, act, urge

    10)  The property possessed by some elements of spontaneously emitting alpha, beta and gamma rays by the disintegration of the nuclei of atoms (noun)
    Root RADI = ray, shine, spoke

    11)  Process of eating or wearing away gradually as if by gnawing, esp. by chemical action; act of deteriorating (noun)
    Root ROS/ROD = gnaw, eat

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