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Bio Used in perfumes to 'fix' scent and slow evaporation
Bio Many extinct organisms are found in amber
Bio Reproduces by dividing (binary fission)
Performed through electrolysis. Enhances durability
The smallest part of a substance that can take part in a chemical reaction.
Organisms living there are called Benthic
Bio Sharks and felines are carnivores
Either positive or negative.
Bio Acts to turn sunlight into energy
Shortened from condensation trail
Our bodies are said to be corporeal
Bio Leaves dropping from trees, animals losing antlers
They are: radio, micro, infra-red, visible light, ultraviolet, X and gamma rays.
A substance that cannot be split chemically into smaller substances.
Chiefly used with moons and satellites
Bio Also, fertile, as in soil
Common fields are: gravitational, electric and magnetic.
Bio Leaves observed in rock faces are fossils
The fulcrum for a teeter totter (seesaw) is in the middle
Usually produced by lava flow
Bio Gives blood its red colour.
Bio Elephants and cattle are herbivores
Bio A dog is host to a flea
Caused by the loss or gain of one or more electrons.
The isomeric structure is determined by the order in which the atoms are bonded together.
Many isotopes are radioactive.
The less intense light near the edge (limb darkening) of the sun allows scientists to to model it's temperature structure
All magnets are di-pole and follow the rule that like poles repel and unlike poles attract.
For example the molecular formula of methane is CH4, one atom of carbon and four atoms of hydrogen.
It is the smallest part of a substance that retains the chemical properties of the whole.
Momentum is conserved in any system of particles.
Bio Yeast cells and bacteria added to wine or cider to produce vinegar
Bio Images are focused in front of the retina rather than on it
Bio Pearls are formed in oysters when nacre forms around a foreign object in the shell
They form group 0 in the periodic table and are non-reactive.
Bio Bears (excluding polar) and humans are omnivorous
It is the interaction of photons with other particles that drives the universe.
Pure water has a pH value of 7, acids have a lower value and bases higher.
Discovered in 1932 by Carl Anderson
Electricity flows from a high to low level of potential.
As velocity increases, time slows down, mass increases and lengths contract.
The proof may or may not have been found. "A mathematician is a machine for converting coffee into theorems"
Bio True of only three percent off all species, namely, fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals
Such as water or sound waves
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