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Shade

shade 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. I went to crop the sylvan... Read More

Shades

shade 1. To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from. I went to crop the sylvan... Read More

Shadow

shadow 1. Shade within defined limits; obscurity or deprivation of light, apparent on a surface, and representing the form... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Shed

shed 1. To fall in drops; to pour. Such a rain down from the welkin shadde. (Chaucer) 2. To let fall the parts, as seeds or... Read More

Mātauranga Māori and Science

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the various methods used in measuring... Read More

Umbrella

umbrella 1. A shade, screen, or guard, carried in the hand for sheltering the person from the rays of the sun, or from rain... Read More

Primary succession

Primary Succession Definition Primary succession is an ecological succession where a newly formed area is inhabited for the... Read More

Tempering

tempering (Science: chemistry) The process of giving the requisite degree of hardness or softness to a substance, as iron... Read More

Brown bear

Brown Bear Definition The brown bear (Ursus arctos) is a large bear species. In North America, brown bears are often... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... Read More

Ecological succession

Definition noun (ecology) The progressive succession of a community or group of species in an ecosystem over... Read More

Limiting factor

Limiting Factor Definition A limiting factor refers to any of the factors (variables) in an environment capable of limiting... Read More

Roe

roe (Science: zoology) A roebuck. See Roebuck. The female of any species of deer. Origin: OE. Ro, AS. Rah; akin to D. Ree,... Read More

Macrophytes

Introduction    Examples of Macrophytes. (Source: Canada's AquaticEnvironments) ... Read More

Saffron

saffron 1. (Science: botany) A bulbous iridaceous plant (crocus sativus) having blue flowers with large yellow stigmas. See... Read More

Shelter

shelter 1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen. The sick and weak the healing... Read More

Succession

Definition noun, plural: successions, word origin: Latin "successio" 1. (general) (a) The act of following in order or... Read More

Graduate

Graduate 1. One who has received an academical or professional degree; one who has completed the prescribed course of study... Read More

Invade

Invade 1. To go into or upon; to pass within the confines of; to enter; used of forcible or rude ingress. Which becomes a... Read More

Retreat

retreat 1. The act of retiring or withdrawing one's self, especially from what is dangerous or disagreeable. In a retreat he... Read More

Arbor

Arbor a kind of latticework formed of, or covered with, vines, branches of trees, or other plants, for shade; a... Read More

Tuft

tuft 1. A collection of small, flexible, or soft things in a knot or bunch; a waving or bending and spreading cluster; as, a... Read More

Chlorophyll

Why are most plants green? Have you ever had the same question? Perhaps, you’ve been told that the plants are green... Read More