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Amplitude
The amplitude is the maximum height of the wave from its resting position – the greater the amplitude, the louder the sound
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Wavelength
The wavelength is the distance between the crests (tops) of two waves next to each other (or any other two identical point on waves next to each other)
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Frequency
the frequency is the number of waves per second – the higher the frequency, the closer together the waves are and the higher the pitch
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Static Electricity
A build up of energy that dosen't
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Magnet
Magnets produce an area of magnetic force called a magnetic field which canattract certain metals.
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Electromagnets
A soft metal core made into a magnet by the passage of electric current through a coil surrounding it.
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Respitory System
Respiration is the chemical process that releases energy from food in cells.
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Passive Immunity
The short-term immunity which results from the introduction of antibodies from another person or animal.
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Active Immunity
The immunity which results from the production of antibodies by the immune system in response to the presence of an antigen.
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Stimulants
Stimulants are drugs that 'stimulate' the central nervous system. In other words, they increase the activity in your brain.
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Depressants
Slow down brain activity.
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Drugs
A medicine or other substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body.
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Elements
A substance made from only one type of atom that can not be broken down into and simpler substance.
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Compunds
Compounds are chemicals made from atoms of different elements joined by chemical bonds.
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Mixtures
A mixture is made from molecules of elements and compounds that are simply mixed together, without chemical bonds.
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Conversation of Mass
The total mass of any material system is neither increased nor diminished by reactions between the parts
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Vaccine
When injected into the body, they stimulate white blood cells to produce antibodies to fight the pathogen. The vaccine contains only a weakened or harmless version of a pathogen, which means that the vaccinated person is in no danger of developing th
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Organs that can be transplanted
Organs that can be transplanted are the heart, kidneys, liver, lungs, pancreas, intestine, and thymus. Tissues include bones, tendons (both referred to as musculoskeletal grafts), cornea, skin, heart valves, nerves and veins.
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The wavelength is the distance between the crests (tops) of two waves next to each other (or any other two identical point on waves next to each other)

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Wavelength

Card 3

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the frequency is the number of waves per second – the higher the frequency, the closer together the waves are and the higher the pitch

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Card 4

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A build up of energy that dosen't

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Card 5

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Magnets produce an area of magnetic force called a magnetic field which canattract certain metals.

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