Earth and Space Challenge

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

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