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

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