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

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