Earth and Space Challenge

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

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