Text of Theme 2 mae jemison vocabulary flash cards mod 2013 pholt
1. Mae Jemison: Space ScientistKey Vocabulary Theme 2 Give It
All Youve GotFROM Brent Coley 2008 | www.mrcoley.com Modified by
2. See if you cancorrectly define the followingvocabularywords.
3. If necessary, usethe context clues from the samplesentences to
help you. 4. applicants 5. applicantsSample Sentence: NASA can get
up tothousandapplicants, but will on accept fifteen. 6.
applicantsDefinition:n. People who apply for a job 7. astronaut 8.
astronaut Sample Sentence: Neil Armstrong wasthe first astronaut to
walk on the moon. 9. astronaut Definition:n. A person trained to
participate in theflight of a spacecraft 10. embassy 11. embassy
Sample Sentence:The traveler was ableto get a new passportat their
embassy. 12. embassyDefinition:n. Officialheadquarters of the
representative of aforeign government 13. launch 14. launch Sample
Sentence:The space shuttle isscheduled to launchtomorrow morning.
15. launch Definition:v. To put into actionby force 16. medication
17. medicationSample Sentence:The athlete neededmedication for
herknee pain. 18. medication Definition:n. A drug used to treat an
illness 19. mission 20. mission Sample Sentence: The
astronautsmission was to repair the damaged space station. 21.
missionDefinition:n. An operation thatattempts to achievecertain
goals 22. orbit 23. orbitSample Sentence:The space shuttle spent
two weeks inorbit while astronautsgathered data. 24. orbit
Definition:n. The path of aspacecraft around theearth 25. reusable
26. reusable Sample Sentence:Reusable waterbottles are becoming
more and morepopular. 27. reusableDefinition:adj. Able to beused
again 28. satellite 29. satellite Sample Sentence:The weather
satellitesent current picturesof the hurricane back to earth. 30.
satellite Definition: n. A human-madedevice that orbits theearth
31. space shuttle 32. space shuttleSample Sentence:The space
shuttlereturned to earthafter its one-week mission. 33. space
shuttleDefinition:n. A spacecraft that is launched like a rocket
and can belanded like a plane. 34. specialist 35. specialistSample
Sentence: Roger was acommunicationsspecialist in the army. 36.
specialistDefinition:n. Someone who isan expert in aparticular
field 37. weightlessness 38. weightlessnessSample
Sentence:Astronauts experienceweightlessness in space due to the
absence of gravity. 39. weightlessness Definition: n. The condition
ofbeing without weight