Earth and Space Challenge

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Can you name the Earth and Space Concept?

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The _________________effect and differences in the heating of the oceans and land create distinct wind patterns on earth.
Moraines, till, outwash, and plucking are all terms associated with this agent of erosion.
Rock formed from magma cooling inside the crust of the Earth.
Pattern of weather over many years in a region.
Two or more different types of atoms chemically bonded.
Oil, natural gas, coal.
One of the six basic mineral crystalline shapes.
The reversal of earth's __________ is indicated in the way the iron minerals are aligned in the mid atlantic ridge.
What is changed so that it can be tested in an experiment.
Gas in the stratosphere that absorbs UV.
Matter in the rock cycle is never created nor_____________.
A rock type also known as volcanic glass.
A mixture of weathered rock, decayed organic material, minerals, air and water.
_____________rocks are formed from magma which is rich in silica but poor in magnesium and iron.
Era where humans first appeared.
Atoms with the same atomic number but a different mass number.
The most common mineral in the Earth's crust.
The Mesozoic was the age of th_________
Term referring to the dropping of sediments that were eroded.
Rocks formed from bits and pieces of other types of rocks.
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
Type of weathering caused by ice, animals, water, plant roots, etc. but does NOT change the chemical composition of the rock.
An explanation of how or why something happens in the world that is backed up by a lot of data and observations.
Rock formed from magma rich in magnesium and iron but poor in silica.
The softest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
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Type of boundaries in which continental plates move together.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas.
The tilt of the Earth's axis with respect to the sun causes ____________
Factors that you try NOT to change in order to test what is changed in an experiment.
The most common element in the Earth's crust.
True or false: Wood is a mineral?
The second most common element in the Earth's crust.
Process in which oceanic crusts are forced under continental crust.
The cyclical rising and falling of sea level in an area caused by the gravitational pull of the moon is called a
The land heats and cools_________than the water which causes land and sea breezes.
Type of electromagnetic waves that have been known to kill bacteria and cause skin cancer.
Transfer of heat resulting from the flow of heated materials rising above the more dense cooler material.
Size of crystals formed when magma cools extrusively.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes solid.
Properties of matter that result in the changing of that matter into a new substance
A charged atom.
The layer of atmosphere closest to the crust of the Earth where most weather occurs.
Rock with silica content between granitic and basaltic rock.
Has mass and takes up space.
Similar fossils and rock layers on different continents led to Alfred Wegner's theory of ________________.
Hardest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
Theory of this relplaced Wegner's theory.
Largest division of geologic time (encompassing the longest time).
Type of organism in Earth's percambrian history responsible for changing Earth's atmosohere by producing oxygen.
Size of crystals formed when magma cools very slowly.

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