Earth and Space Challenge

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

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