Earth and Space Challenge

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

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