Earth and Space Challenge

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

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