Earth and Space Challenge

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

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