Earth and Space Challenge

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

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