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

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