Earth and Space Challenge

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

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