Earth and Space Challenge

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

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