List of Scientific Terms


Hugh Fox List of Scientific Terms

Acceleration

Acid rain

Action

Activation energy

Adaptation

Aerostats

Air Pressure

Algae

Alkali metal

Allele

Amplitude

Anemometer

Animal adaptation

Animal population

Atom

Atomic energy

Atomic mass

Atomic number

Atomic theory

Balanced force

Banka turbine

Barometer

Battery (electricity)

Beach

Bioalcohol

Biodiesel

Biodiversity

Biofuel

Biogas

Biomass

Biome

Bio-nano generator

Biotic

Biotic factor

Bitumen

Bladed turbines

Blizzard

Breeder reactor

Bubble fusion

Buoyancy

Calorie

Camouflage

Canopy

Canyon

Capillary action

Carbon cycle

Carnivore

Catalyst

Chemical bond

Chemical equation

Chemical formula

Chemical reaction

Chemical spills

Chemical symbol

Chemical Weathering

Circuit

Cirrus Clouds

Clearing Land

Climate

Cloud Cover

Coal

Coefficient

Cold Front

Cold fusion

Combustion

Compass Rose

Competition

Complex machine

Compound

Compound turbine

Compressed air energy storage

Concentrated solar power

Condensation

Conduction

Coniferous Forest

Conservation of energy

Conservation of mass

Contour Lines

Convection

Covalent bond

Cover Crop

Crest

Cross-linked polymer

Crust

Cumulonimbus Clouds

Cumulus Clouds

Cycling of nutrients

Dam

Dam

Deciduous Forest

Decomposer

Decomposition

Deep lake water cooling

Deforestation

Density

Dependent variable

Deposition

Desert

Design barrier

Design constraint

Diatomic molecule

Diesel

Diffraction

Disease

Dominance

Dominant animal

Dominant plant

Dune

Dyson sphere

Easterly Wind

Ecology

Ecosystem

Efficiency

Electrical grid

Electricity

Electromagnetic radiation

Electron

Electron cloud

Element

Endangered species

Endothermic reaction

Energy

Energy levels

Energy pyramid

Energy tower

Entropy

Environment

Environmental factor

Environmental resource

Enzyme

Erosion

Estuary

Evaporation

Exothermic reaction

External combustion engine

Extinction

Farming

Fauna

Fischer-Tropsch process

Flood Plain

Flooding

Flora

Flywheel (storage)

Food

Food chain

Food relationships

Food Web

Force

Fossil fuel

Francis turbine

Freezing

Frequency

Freshwater ecosystem

Friction

Fuel

Fuel cell

Fuel efficiency

Fusion power

Gas turbine

Gasohol

Gene

Geothermal exchange heat pump

Geothermal heating

Geothermal power

Glacier

Global Warming

Grassland

Gravity

Grid energy storage

Ground Water

Habitat

Habitat reduction

Halogen

Heat- form of energy

Herbivore

heterogeneous mixture

Heterozygous

High-altitude wind power

Homogeneous mixture

Homozygous

Host

Humus

Hurricane

Hydroelectricity

Hydrogen economy

Hydrogen storage

Hydropower

Hypothesis

Ice

Igneous Rock

Implosion

Inclined plane

Increased nutrients

Independent variable

Inertia

Inhibitor

Interdependence

Ion

Ionic bond

Isotope

Kaplan turbine

Kinetic Energy

Kytoon

Lack of resources

Land Breeze

Land Surface

Landforms

Latitude

Law

Length

Lever

Light

Light crude

Limiting Factor

Liquid fuel

Liquid nitrogen economy

Living space

Longitude

Magnetohydrodynamic

Map Legends

Marine current power

Mass

Mass number

Matter

Measurement

Mechanical design

Mechanical Weathering

Meiosis

Melting

Metamorphic Rock

Meteorologists

Methane clathrate

Methanol

Methanol economy

Metric system

Mitosis

Mixture

Model

Molecule

Momentum

Motion

Mountain

Moving Air

Natural gas

Natural gas field

Natural gas vehicle

Neap tide

Neutral

Neutron

Newton’s 1st Law of Motion

Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion

Niche

Nimbus Clouds

Nitrogen cycle

Noble gases

Non-native species

Nuclear energy

Nuclear fusion

Nuclear reactor

Nuclear reprocessing

Nucleus

Ocean basin

Ocean thermal energy conversion

Octet

Oil drilling

Oil platform

Oil refinery

Oil shale

Oil spills

Oil well

Omnivore

Osmotic power

Over population

Oxidation

Oxygen cycle

Parasite

Particle

Peat

Periodic table

Petroleum

Photosynthesis

Photovoltaic

Physical adaptations

Physical Maps

Piezoelectricity

Plant populations

Plate tectonics

Pneumatics

Polar Zone

Pollutant

Pollution

Population

Potential Energy

Precipitate

Precipitation

Predator

Pressure

Prey

Prism

Producer

Product

Propellant

Protist

Proton

Pulley

Punnett square

Pyrolysis

Radiation

Rain Gauge

Rainforest

Reactant

Reaction

Recessive

Recycle

Recycling nutrients

Refined oil

Renewable energy

Replacement

Respiration

Rock Erosion

Run-off

Salt water ecosystem

Savannah

Savonius wind turbine

Scientific method

Screw

Sea Breeze

Sedimentary Rock

Sedimentation

Sexual reproduction

Shelter

Simple Machine

Slope of land- affect water flow

Small hydro

Small Sealed Transportable Autonomous Reactor (SSTAR)

Soil

Soil composition

Soil Erosion

Solar box cooker

Solar cell

Solar chimney

Solar energy

Solar panel

Solar power satellite

Solar thermal energy

Solar updraft tower

Solar water heating

Solid fuel

Sonoluminescence

Sound Energy

Species

Spectroscope

Speed

Spring tide

Stationary Front

Steam turbine

Stirling engine

Straight vegetable oil

Stranded gas reserve

Stratus Clouds

Subatomic particles

Sublimation

Subscript

Substance

Sulfur-iodine cycle

Sun

Sustainable design

Symbiotic

Synfuel

Syngas

Synthesis

Taiga

Tar sands

Temperate

Temperate Deciduous Forest

Temperate Zone

Temperature

Terrestrial ecosystem

Tesla turbine

Theory

Thermal depolymerization

Thermal energy

Thermal power station

Thermometer

Thorium

Thunderstorm

Tidal power

Time

Topographic Maps

Topsoil

Tornado

Transition metals

Transmutation

Tributaries

Tropical Rainforest

Tropical Zone

Tropism

Trough

Tundra

Turgot turbine

Tyson turbine

Unbalanced force

Universal indicator

Uranium

Vacuum energy

Valence electrons

Valleys

Vaporization

Variable

Vegetation

Velocity

Vibration

Vibration energy scavenging

Virus

Viscosity

Volume

Vortex energy

Warm Front

Water

Water Cycle

Water quality improvement

Water turbine

Wave power

Wavelength

Weather

Weather Forecast

Weather Instrument

Weather Map

Weather Pattern

Weathering

Wedge

Westerly Wind

Wetland restoration

Wetlands

Wheel and axle

Wind Direction

Wind energy

Wind farm

Wind Speed

Wind turbine

Wind Vane

Wood fuel

Wood gas

Zero-point energy

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