Earth and Space Challenge

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

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