Earth and Space Challenge

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

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