Earth and Space Challenge

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

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