Earth and Space Challenge

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

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