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

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