Earth and Space Challenge

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Can you name the Earth and Space Concept?

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The softest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
Rock with silica content between granitic and basaltic rock.
Gas in the stratosphere that absorbs UV.
What is changed so that it can be tested in an experiment.
The most common mineral in the Earth's crust.
Process in which oceanic crusts are forced under continental crust.
Type of weathering caused by ice, animals, water, plant roots, etc. but does NOT change the chemical composition of the rock.
True or false: Wood is a mineral?
Atoms with the same atomic number but a different mass number.
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.
Moraines, till, outwash, and plucking are all terms associated with this agent of erosion.
The layer of atmosphere closest to the crust of the Earth where most weather occurs.
Similar fossils and rock layers on different continents led to Alfred Wegner's theory of ________________.
A charged atom.
Rocks formed from bits and pieces of other types of rocks.
A mixture of weathered rock, decayed organic material, minerals, air and water.
Rock formed from magma cooling inside the crust of the Earth.
Size of crystals formed when magma cools extrusively.
The Mesozoic was the age of th_________
Size of crystals formed when magma cools very slowly.
One of the six basic mineral crystalline shapes.
A rock type also known as volcanic glass.
Era where humans first appeared.
The second most common element in the Earth's crust.
The land heats and cools_________than the water which causes land and sea breezes.
Hardest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
Largest division of geologic time (encompassing the longest time).
Temperature at which a liquid becomes solid.
Factors that you try NOT to change in order to test what is changed in an experiment.
The reversal of earth's __________ is indicated in the way the iron minerals are aligned in the mid atlantic ridge.
The most common element in the Earth's crust.
Rock formed from magma rich in magnesium and iron but poor in silica.
Oil, natural gas, coal.
Type of electromagnetic waves that have been known to kill bacteria and cause skin cancer.
The tilt of the Earth's axis with respect to the sun causes ____________
Properties of matter that result in the changing of that matter into a new substance
Transfer of heat resulting from the flow of heated materials rising above the more dense cooler material.
Has mass and takes up space.
Two or more different types of atoms chemically bonded.
Term referring to the dropping of sediments that were eroded.
Pattern of weather over many years in a region.
Type of organism in Earth's percambrian history responsible for changing Earth's atmosohere by producing oxygen.
Theory of this relplaced Wegner's theory.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas.
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.
The cyclical rising and falling of sea level in an area caused by the gravitational pull of the moon is called a
_____________rocks are formed from magma which is rich in silica but poor in magnesium and iron.
Type of boundaries in which continental plates move together.

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