Word of the Day: Oxidation

This week is chemistry week at Sciworthy! Every word of the day this week will be a chemistry vocabulary term. Today’s word is… Oxidation Oxidation is a type…

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Word of the Day: Isotope

It’s chemistry week at Sciworthy! Every word of the day this week will feature a chemistry vocabulary word. Today’s is… Isotope Atoms of all regular matter (you, me,…

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Word of the Day: Equilateral

The term “equilateral” describes a geometric shape where all sides are the same length. “Equi” means “the same” and “lateral” means “side.”

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Word of the Day: Astroglia

Astroglia are a type of cell in the brain and nervous system that transports nutrients to neurons (nerve cells), holds neurons in place, digests parts of dead neurons,…

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Word of the Day: Cell

Cells are the basic building blocks of all living things. The human body is composed of billions of cells. Some organisms, like bacteria and microalgae, are only made…

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Word of the Day: Eutrophication

Eutrophication is another word for nutrient pollution. It is when there is excessive nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus in a lake or other body of freshwater often due…

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Word of the Day: Morphology

Scientists that study the morphology of living things focus on their forms and how those forms interact with other living things and contribute to their function. When we…

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Word of the Day: Annihilation

In particle physics, annihilation is the process that occurs when a subatomic particle collides with it’s antiparticle. Its antiparticle is a particle of the same mass but with…

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