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

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