Earth and Space Challenge

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

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