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The land heats and cools_________than the water which causes land and sea breezes.
The reversal of earth's __________ is indicated in the way the iron minerals are aligned in the mid atlantic ridge.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes a gas.
The tilt of the Earth's axis with respect to the sun causes ____________
Atoms with the same atomic number but a different mass number.
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
Moraines, till, outwash, and plucking are all terms associated with this agent of erosion.
Size of crystals formed when magma cools extrusively.
What is changed so that it can be tested in an experiment.
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
_____________rocks are formed from magma which is rich in silica but poor in magnesium and iron.
Rock formed from magma rich in magnesium and iron but poor in silica.
Gas in the stratosphere that absorbs UV.
Type of organism in Earth's percambrian history responsible for changing Earth's atmosohere by producing oxygen.
Era where humans first appeared.
The most common element in the Earth's crust.
Hardest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
Matter in the rock cycle is never created nor_____________.
Type of boundaries in which continental plates move together.
True or false: Wood is a mineral?
Has mass and takes up space.
Largest division of geologic time (encompassing the longest time).
An explanation of how or why something happens in the world that is backed up by a lot of data and observations.
Properties of matter that result in the changing of that matter into a new substance
The Mesozoic was the age of th_________
The softest mineral on the Moh's hardness scale.
A mixture of weathered rock, decayed organic material, minerals, air and water.
Two or more different types of atoms chemically bonded.
The layer of atmosphere closest to the crust of the Earth where most weather occurs.
Process in which oceanic crusts are forced under continental crust.
A charged atom.
Size of crystals formed when magma cools very slowly.
Rock formed from magma cooling inside the crust of the Earth.
The _________________effect and differences in the heating of the oceans and land create distinct wind patterns on earth.
Rocks formed from bits and pieces of other types of rocks.
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.
Theory of this relplaced Wegner's theory.
Type of electromagnetic waves that have been known to kill bacteria and cause skin cancer.
A rock type also known as volcanic glass.
Temperature at which a liquid becomes solid.
Pattern of weather over many years in a region.
The second most common element in the Earth's crust.
Term referring to the dropping of sediments that were eroded.
Oil, natural gas, coal.
The most common mineral in the Earth's crust.
Transfer of heat resulting from the flow of heated materials rising above the more dense cooler material.
One of the six basic mineral crystalline shapes.
Similar fossils and rock layers on different continents led to Alfred Wegner's theory of ________________.

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