Earth and Space Challenge

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

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