Theme 2 mae jemison vocabulary flash cards mod 2013 pholt

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Theme 2 mae jemison vocabulary flash cards mod 2013 pholt

  1. 1. Mae Jemison: Space Scientist Key Vocabulary Theme 2 – Give It All You’ve GotFROM © Brent Coley 2008 | www.mrcoley.com Modified by PHOLT January 2013
  2. 2. See if you cancorrectly define the following vocabulary words.
  3. 3. If necessary, usethe context clues from the samplesentences to help you.
  4. 4. applicants
  5. 5. applicants Sample Sentence: NASA can get up to thousandapplicants, but will on accept fifteen.
  6. 6. applicants Definition:n. People who apply for a job
  7. 7. astronaut
  8. 8. astronaut Sample Sentence: Neil Armstrong wasthe first astronaut to walk on the moon.
  9. 9. astronaut Definition:n. A person trained to participate in theflight of a spacecraft
  10. 10. embassy
  11. 11. embassy Sample Sentence:The traveler was ableto get a new passport at their embassy.
  12. 12. embassy Definition: n. Officialheadquarters of the representative of aforeign government
  13. 13. launch
  14. 14. launch Sample Sentence:The space shuttle isscheduled to launchtomorrow morning.
  15. 15. launch Definition:v. To put into action by force
  16. 16. medication
  17. 17. medicationSample Sentence:The athlete neededmedication for her knee pain.
  18. 18. medication Definition:n. A drug used to treat an illness
  19. 19. mission
  20. 20. mission Sample Sentence: The astronauts’mission was to repair the damaged space station.
  21. 21. mission Definition:n. An operation thatattempts to achieve certain goals
  22. 22. orbit
  23. 23. orbit Sample Sentence: The space shuttle spent two weeks inorbit while astronauts gathered data.
  24. 24. orbit Definition: n. The path of aspacecraft around the earth
  25. 25. reusable
  26. 26. reusable Sample Sentence: Reusable waterbottles are becoming more and more popular.
  27. 27. reusable Definition:adj. Able to be used again
  28. 28. satellite
  29. 29. satellite Sample Sentence:The weather satellitesent current picturesof the hurricane back to earth.
  30. 30. satellite Definition: n. A human-madedevice that orbits the earth
  31. 31. space shuttle
  32. 32. space shuttleSample Sentence:The space shuttlereturned to earthafter its one-week mission.
  33. 33. space shuttle Definition:n. A spacecraft that is launched like a rocket and can belanded like a plane.
  34. 34. specialist
  35. 35. specialist Sample Sentence: Roger was a communicationsspecialist in the army.
  36. 36. specialist Definition:n. Someone who is an expert in a particular field
  37. 37. weightlessness
  38. 38. weightlessness Sample Sentence:Astronauts experience weightlessness in space due to the absence of gravity.
  39. 39. weightlessness Definition: n. The condition ofbeing without weight

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