Earth and Space Challenge

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Matter in the rock cycle is never created nor_____________.
Two or more different types of atoms chemically bonded.
Rock formed from magma cooling inside the crust of the Earth.
Transfer of heat resulting from the flow of heated materials rising above the more dense cooler material.
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 land heats and cools_________than the water which causes land and sea breezes.
A mixture of weathered rock, decayed organic material, minerals, air and water.
True or false: Wood is a mineral?
Size of crystals formed when magma cools very slowly.
Hardest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
Size of crystals formed when magma cools extrusively.
Process in which oceanic crusts are forced under continental crust.
The cyclical rising and falling of sea level in an area caused by the gravitational pull of the moon is called a
One of the six basic mineral crystalline shapes.
What is changed so that it can be tested in an experiment.
Atoms with the same atomic number but a different mass number.
The softest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
Gas in the stratosphere that absorbs UV.
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.
A charged atom.
Era where humans first appeared.
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
Similar fossils and rock layers on different continents led to Alfred Wegner's theory of ________________.
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_____________rocks are formed from magma which is rich in silica but poor in magnesium and iron.
A rock type also known as volcanic glass.
Term referring to the dropping of sediments that were eroded.
Moraines, till, outwash, and plucking are all terms associated with this agent of erosion.
Rocks formed from bits and pieces of other types of rocks.
Oil, natural gas, coal.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas.
The tilt of the Earth's axis with respect to the sun causes ____________
An explanation of how or why something happens in the world that is backed up by a lot of data and observations.
Has mass and takes up space.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes solid.
Type of electromagnetic waves that have been known to kill bacteria and cause skin cancer.
Theory of this relplaced Wegner's theory.
The reversal of earth's __________ is indicated in the way the iron minerals are aligned in the mid atlantic ridge.
Type of boundaries in which continental plates move together.
The most common element in the Earth's crust.
The most common mineral in the Earth's crust.
Rock formed from magma rich in magnesium and iron but poor in silica.
Rock with silica content between granitic and basaltic rock.
Largest division of geologic time (encompassing the longest time).
Properties of matter that result in the changing of that matter into a new substance
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.
The layer of atmosphere closest to the crust of the Earth where most weather occurs.
The _________________effect and differences in the heating of the oceans and land create distinct wind patterns on earth.

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Created Jun 2, 2011ReportNominate
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