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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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    (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 and Multi-Science Vocabulary Word Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word puzzles use the Latin roots or word parts, the word definition, part of speech and the Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary puzzle word list. Type in your Chemistry vocabulary answers in the boxes INSIDE the colored images.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct Chemistry vocabulary answers, the use of the Chemistry vocabulary in a sentence and the percentage score for the correct answers.
    Get the vocabulary list of Chemistry words for writing assignments and additional vocabulary study by clicking on the "Vocabulary Word Lists" in the top menu bar or blue quadrant on the home page at www.myvocabulary.com.
    Clue: In addition to this Chemistry, Geology and Physics vocabulary word puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks and Definition Match activity.
    NOTE: A more complete set of Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word puzzles can be accessed from the Themed Puzzle menu bar on the home page or the Themed Puzzle blue quadrant.

    A Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary list of 320 words is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. In that same location, you can use more than 420 Word Lists across curriculum pertaining to science like space, oceans, conservation, green, recycling etc.

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    Vocabulary Word List: Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary list:

    Chemistry Word List: alchemist, catalyst, compound, isotope, molecule, reaction, reagent, solvent, synthesis, transformation, volatile

    Physics vocabulary word list: equilibrium, gravitation, kinetic, magnet, matter, velocity

    Geology vocabulary word list: deposit, eluvial, exploration, fossil, mineral, sedimentary

    Chemistry and Multi-Science Vocabulary Word Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

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

    2)  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

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

    4)  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

    5)  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

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

    7)  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

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

    10)  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

    11)  Readily vaporizable at a relatively low temperature; evaporating rapidly (adjective) Root VOL = fly

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    2) Geology and Multi-Science Vocabulary Word Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word puzzles use the Latin roots or word parts, the word definition, part of speech and the Geology vocabulary puzzle word list. Type in your Geology vocabulary answers in the boxes INSIDE the colored images.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct Geology vocabulary answers, its use in a sentence and the percentage score for the correct answers.
    Clue: In addition to this Geology vocabulary word puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks and Definition Match activity.
    NOTE: A more complete set of Geology vocabulary word puzzles can be accessed from the Themed Puzzle menu bar on the home page or the Themed Puzzle blue quadrant.

    A Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary list of 320 words is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. In that same location, you can use more than 420 Word Lists across curriculum pertaining to science like space, oceans, conservation, green, recycling etc.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of the Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word puzzles for home or classroom use. Six "high-powered" science words are very unusual. Source: The Insomniac's Dictionary by Paul Hellweg 1986 (initial 3) and Words by Paul Dickson 1982 (last 3.)
    Calciphobia and Halophobia = Inability of some plants to grow in lime-rich soil or salt-rich soil, respectively
    Lithomancy = Divination by signs derived from stones
    Onychophagy = The habit of biting one's fingers
    Mithridatism = Immunity from poison that is realized after taking a series of small doses.
    Kinephamtom = The illusion of reverse movement in a fast moving object, as the spokes of a wheel.
    Astrobleme = Scar on the face of the earth make by a meteorite.
    Vocabulary Word List: Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word list:
    Chemistry vocabulary word list: alchemist, catalyst, compound, isotope, molecule, reaction, reagent, solvent, synthesis, transformation, volatile

    Physics vocabulary word list: equilibrium, gravitation, kinetic, magnet, matter, velocity

    Geology vocabulary word list: deposit, eluvial, exploration, fossil, mineral, sedimentary More "high-powered" science words:
    Calciphobia and/or Halophobia, Lithomancy, Onychophagy, Mithridatism, Kinephamtom, Astrobleme

    Geology and Multi-Science Vocabulary Word Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Any preserved remains or imprint of a living organism embedded in the earth's crust (noun)
    Root FOSS-FOD = dig up

    2)  A natural accumulation of occurrence, especially of gold or ore (noun)
    Root POS = put

    3)  Of or relating to fine material produced where found by weathering of rock (adjective)
    Root LUV = wash

    4)  Any substance that is neither animal nor vegetable; a substance obtained by mining, as coal (noun)
    Root MINERA = ore

    5)  Formed by the deposits of minerals or organic matter by air, water or ice (adjective)
    Root SED = sit

    6)  Act of investigation and/or examination of unknown regions for discovery (noun)
    Root PLOR = call out

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    3) Physics and Multi-Science Vocabulary Word Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    Directions: To solve the Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word puzzles use the Latin roots or word parts, the word definition, part of speech and the Physics vocabulary word list. Type in your Physics vocabulary answers in the boxes INSIDE the colored images.

    When you hit Submit, you will get back the correct Physics vocabulary answers, its use in a sentence and the percentage score for the correct answers.
    Get the Physics vocabulary list by clicking on the Word Lists in the top menu bar or blue quadrant on the home page.
    Clue: In addition to this Physics vocabulary word puzzle, www.myvocabulary.com also offers a Fill-in-the-Blanks and Definition Match activity.
    NOTE: A more complete set of Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word puzzles can be accessed from the Themed Puzzle menu bar on the home page or the Themed Puzzle blue quadrant.

    A Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary list of 320 words is available from the pull down menu called Word Lists in the header above. In that same location, you can use more than 420 Word Lists across curriculum pertaining to science like space, oceans, conservation, green, recycling etc.

    You have permission to make a hard copy of the Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word puzzles for home or classroom use.
    Vocabulary Word List: Chemistry, Physics and Geology vocabulary word list:
    Chemistry vocabulary list: alchemist, catalyst, compound, isotope, molecule, reaction, reagent, solvent, synthesis, transformation, volatile
    Physics vocabulary list: equilibrium, gravitation, kinetic, magnet, matter, velocity
    Geology vocabulary list: deposit, eluvial, exploration, fossil, mineral, sedimentary

    Physics and Multi-Science Vocabulary Word Puzzle -- myvocabulary.com

    1)  Characterized by movement; pertaining to or caused by motion (adjective)
    Root KINE = move

    2)  The substance of which any physical object is composed of (solid, liquid or gaseous) (noun)
    Root MAT-MATER = mother

    3)  Mass of iron or other material that possess the property to attract or repel certain substances (noun)
    Root MAGNE = stone

    4)  The force of attraction between any two masses; the act or process caused by this force (noun)
    Root GRAV = heavy

    5)  A static or dynamic state of balance between opposing forces or actions (noun) Root LIBR = balance

    6)  Quickness of motion; speed; rate of event or action (noun) Root VELOC = quick

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