OGT Science Test

Vocabulary

 

 

The following are words and phrases related to the OGT 9th Grade Practice Science Test.  They are organized according to each standard.  Familiarizing the students with these words will be beneficial to them.  It is by no means all-inclusive. Additional vocabulary can be extracted from the Science Standards.  We will expand the list as future tests become available, and we become more familiar with the test, its content and format.

 

Earth and Space Science:

Arid, semi-arid

Asteroid

Calibration

Chronological order

Continental drift

Convection

Crustal plates

Dominate

Earth’s continents’ hypothesis

Explanation

Geologic theory

Geologist

Graph

Growing seasons

Gravitational force

Hypothesis

Impact

Mantle

Molten material

Orbit

Plate faulting

Plate tectonics

Radiation

Subduction zone

 

Life Science:

Absence, presence

Alcoholic fermentation

Anaerobic conditions

Broadleaf species

Cellular respiration

Classification scheme

Classifying

Douglas fir

Explanation

Feature

Fermentation genotypes

Hemophilia

Meiosis, mitosis

Observation

Organism

Osmosis

Pedigree

Phenotype

Prokaryote

Proportion

Recessive, dominant allete

Species

Survive

X/Y chromosomes

 

Physical Science:

Atom, electron, proton, neutron

Charge

Element characteristics

Energy transfers

Experiment

Fission

Friction

Kinetic energy

Massive

Octet of electrons

Periodic table

Radiation

Sequence

Transmission of sound

 

Science Technology:

Biotechnology

Contribution

Porous

 

Scientific Inquiry:

Availability

Data

Dominated

Ecologist

Experiment, proposed experiment

Graphs, tables, charts etc.

Investigation

Predicted value

Probable

Survey

 

Scientific Ways of Knowing:

Alternative energy source

Ethical argument

Potential benefit, disadvantage

Rejection

Verify

 

Verbs related to short and extended answer questions:

Choose

Compare

Describe

Explain

Identify

List

Respond

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