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

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