4th Grade Science 2009
  • 1. balance
A) an instrument used to measure an objects mass
B) anything that has mass and takes up space
C) the amount of space that matter takes up
D) a tool that is used to learn and solve problems in everyday life
  • 2. circuit
A) a process by which plants change light energy from the sun and use it to make sugar
B) the closed pathway through which an electric current flows
C) a material through which electric current or heat passes through easily
D) a temporary magnet made when an electric current flows through a wire
  • 3. conductor
A) the closed pathway through which an electric current flows
B) form of energy which can produce light, heat, motion, and magnetism
C) the temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point is 100 degrees
D) a material through which electric current or heat passes through easily
  • 4. ecosystem
A) all the food chains in a community
B) all the living and nonliving things in an environment and how they interact
C) any mark or remains of a plant or animal that lived a long time ago
D) a process by which plants change light energy from the sun and use it to make sugar
  • 5. electricity
A) it causes temperature changes in any form of matter
B) a material through which electric current or heat passes through easily
C) the closed pathway through which an electric current flows
D) form of energy which can produce light, heat, motion, and magnetism
  • 6. energy
A) a temporary magnet made when an electric current flows through a wire
B) anything that has mass and takes up space
C) the ability to do work or make things move
D) it causes temperature changes in any form of matter
  • 7. food chain
A) the flow of energy through a community
B) all the living and nonliving things in an environment and how they interact
C) all the food chains in a community
D) the ability to do work or make things move
  • 8. food web
A) all the food chains in a community
B) the ability to do work or make things move
C) all the living and nonliving things in an environment and how they interact
D) the flow of energy through a community
  • 9. fossils
A) a process by which plants change light energy from the sun and use it to make sugar
B) any mark or remains of a plant or animal that lived a long time ago
C) anything that has mass and takes up space
D) all the living and nonliving things in an environment and how they interact
  • 10. gas
A) it has no shape of its own, it takes the shape of its container. It has a definate volume
B) has a shape of its own and a definate volume
C) it has no shape of its own and spreads out to fill what it is in. It has no definate volume
D) the temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point is 100 degrees
  • 11. heat (energy)
A) form of energy which can produce light, heat, motion, and magnetism
B) a process by which plants change light energy from the sun and use it to make sugar
C) it causes temperature changes in any form of matter
D) the temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point is 100 degrees
  • 12. liquid
A) it has no shape of its own and spreads out to fill what it is in. It has no definate volume
B) has a shape of its own and a definate volume
C) anything that has mass and takes up space
D) it has no shape of its own, it takes the shape of its container. It has a definate volume
  • 13. magnet
A) a temporary magnet made when an electric current flows through a wire
B) a tool that is used to learn and solve problems in everyday life
C) the closed pathway through which an electric current flows
D) something that attracts or pulls towards it iron, colbalt, steal, and certain other metals
  • 14. mass
A) the basic unit for measuring mass
B) an instrument used to measure an objects mass
C) the temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point is 100 degrees
D) the amount of material an object has in it
  • 15. matter
A) it causes temperature changes in any form of matter
B) anything that has mass and takes up space
C) a measure of how heavy an object is
D) the basic unit for measuring mass
  • 16. moon
A) the changing apperance of the moon as it revolves around the earth
B) a star made of hot gases that gives off heat and light
C) the planet on which we live
D) a natural satellite that revolves around the earth
  • 17. moon phases
A) the changing apperance of the moon as it revolves around the earth
B) one full spin of an object on its axis
C) a natural satellite that revolves around the earth
D) the path of an object around another object
  • 18. orbit
A) the movement of an object around another object
B) the path of an object around another object
C) the changing apperance of the moon as it revolves around the earth
D) one full spin of an object on its axis
  • 19. revolution
A) the movement of an object around another object
B) a natural satellite that revolves around the earth
C) one full spin of an object on its axis
D) the path of an object around another object
  • 20. rotation
A) the movement of an object around another object
B) the path of an object around another object
C) one full spin of an object on its axis
D) the changing apperance of the moon as it revolves around the earth
  • 21. solid
A) has a shape of its own and a definate volume
B) it has no shape of its own, it takes the shape of its container. It has a definate volume
C) it has no shape of its own and spreads out to fill what it is in. It has no definate volume
D) a star made of hot gases that gives off heat and light
  • 22. sun
A) a star made of hot gases that gives off heat and light
B) a natural satellite that revolves around the earth
C) the changing apperance of the moon as it revolves around the earth
D) it has no shape of its own and spreads out to fill what it is in. It has no definate volume
  • 23. technology
A) a process by which plants change light energy from the sun and use it to make sugar
B) something that attracts or pulls towards it iron, colbalt, steal, and certain other metals
C) a tool that is used to learn and solve problems in everyday life
D) a temporary magnet made when an electric current flows through a wire
  • 24. earth
A) any mark or remains of a plant or animal that lived a long time ago
B) the planet on which we live
C) the changing apperance of the moon as it revolves around the earth
D) a natural satellite that revolves around the earth
  • 25. volume
A) a measure of how heavy an object is
B) has a shape of its own and a definate volume
C) the amount of material an object has in it
D) the amount of space that matter takes up
  • 26. weight
A) an instrument used to measure an objects mass
B) the amount of space that matter takes up
C) the amount of material an object has in it
D) a measure of how heavy an object is
  • 27. grams
A) the basic unit for measuring mass
B) the amount of material an object has in it
C) an instrument used to measure an objects mass
D) the amount of space that matter takes up
  • 28. celcius
A) a measure of how heavy an object is
B) the temperature scale on which the freezing point of water is 0 degrees and the boiling point is 100 degrees
C) the basic unit for measuring mass
D) a tool that is used to learn and solve problems in everyday life
  • 29. electromagnet
A) a temporary magnet made when an electric current flows through a wire
B) something that attracts or pulls towards it iron, colbalt, steal, and certain other metals
C) form of energy which can produce light, heat, motion, and magnetism
D) the closed pathway through which an electric current flows
  • 30. photosynthesis
A) a process by which plants change light energy from the sun and use it to make sugar
B) all the living and nonliving things in an environment and how they interact
C) a tool that is used to learn and solve problems in everyday life
D) the ability to do work or make things move
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