Monday, 9 April 2012


SPELLING IB THEME SHARING THE PLANET

1. Gas - Physics a substance possessing perfect molecular mobility and the property of indefinite expansion, as opposed to a solid or liquid.

2. Nature - The material world, especially as surrounding humankind and existing independently of human activities.

3. Air pollution - Contamination of air by smoke and harmful gases, mainly oxides of carbon, sulfur, and nitrogen.

4. Mother Nature - A personification of the forces of nature as a controlling and regulating maternal being, sometimes creative and caring.

5. Atmosphere -The gaseous envelope surrounding the earth; the air.

6. Oxygen - A colorless, odorless, gaseous element constituting about one-fifth of the volume of the atmosphere and present in a combined state in nature. It is the supporter of combustion in air and was the standard of atomic, combining, and molecular weights until 1961, when carbon 12 became the new standard. Symbol: O; atomic weight: 15.9994; atomic number: 8; density: 1.4290 g/l at 0°C and 760 mm pressure.

7. Plants - Any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that have more or less rigid cell walls containing cellulose, including vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, and hornworts: some classification schemes may include fungi, algae, bacteria, blue-green algae, and certain single-celled eukaryotes that have plantlike qualities, as rigid cell walls or photosynthesis.

8. Animals - Any member of the kingdom Animalia, comprising multicellular organisms that have a well-defined shape and usually limited growth, can move voluntarily, actively acquire food and digest it internally, and have sensory and nervous systems that allow them to respond rapidly to stimuli: some classification schemes also include protozoa and certain other single-celled eukaryotes that have motility and animal like nutritional modes.

9.  People - Persons, whether men, women, or children, considered as numerable individuals forming a group.

10. Infinite - Unlimited or immeasurable in extent of space, duration of time.

11. Finite - Having bounds or limits; not infinite; measurable.

12. Cars -A vehicle running on rails, as a streetcar or railroad car.

13. Earth - ( often initial capital letter ) The planet third in order from the sun, having an equatorial diameter of 7926 miles (12,755 km) and a polar diameter of 7900 miles (12,714 km), a mean distance from the sun of 92.9 million miles (149.6 million km), and a period of revolution of 365.26 days, and having one satellite.

14. Scooters - A child's vehicle that typically has two wheels with a low footboard between them, is steered by a handlebar, and is propelled by pushing one foot against the ground while resting the other on the footboard.

15. Bikes - A vehicle with two wheels in tandem, usually propelled by pedals connected to the rear wheel by a chain, and having handlebars for steering and a saddle like seat.

16. Walking - considered as a person who can or does walk or something that walks.

17. Running -The condition of a track or surface to be run or raced on; footing.

18. Construction - The way in which a thing is constructed: a building of solid construction.

19. Village - A small community or group of houses in a rural area, larger than a hamlet and usually smaller than a town, and sometimes (as in parts of the U.S.) incorporated as a municipality.

20. Rubbish - worthless, unwanted material that is rejected or thrown out; debris; litter; trash.

. 21. Recycling - To 0alter or adapt for new use without changing the essential form or nature of.

22. Poaching - The illegal practice of trespassing on another's property to hunt or steal game without the landowner's permission.



    

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