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causes scientists to change their theories?
type of scientist studies space and Earth’s place in it?
type of scientist studies the solid Earth?
is the factor that a scientist changes during a controlled experiment?
do we call the resulting change that is measured in a controlled experiment?
should be included in the conclusion section of an experiment write-up?
might a symbol appear at the beginning of a lab or activity?
do we call the scientist’s answer to the scientific question before it is
scientific skill are you using when you see that the mineral’s streak is black?
do we call a chart showing the hardness of various minerals?
did Copernicus say was in the center of the universe?
type of galaxy is the Milky Way Galaxy which includes our solar system?
largest to smallest, list the following things:
galaxy, solar system, universe
is the name we give to describe the formation of the universe?
do all inner planets have in common?
the Big Bang, how is the universe changing?
the planets that are farther from the sun have a longer or shorter “year?”
is Venus such a hot planet?
do all the outer planets have in common?
is a “shooting star?”
is the moon when we have a solar eclipse?
is the phase of moon when it is not reflecting any light?
is the largest planet in our solar system?
old is the universe?
long is Earth’s period of rotation?
a picture of a spiral galaxy.
is a mineral?
do we call the way a mineral reflects light?
is a mineral’s resistance to being scratched called?
is the color of a mineral’s powder?
do we call the tendency of a mineral to break in an irregular or curved way?
things can change the color of a mineral?
is the term for a pure substance that cannot be broken down?
do we call the tendency of a mineral to break in smooth flat planes?
type of rock is gneiss?
is the measure of how much matter is in a given space?
do we call two or more elements that have been chemically bonded?
process turns magma into an igneous rock?
processes do igneous rocks go through on the way to becoming sediment?
process does a metamorphic rock go through to become magma?
process changes an igneous rock to a metamorphic rock?
two processes does sediment go through to become sedimentary rock?
physical layer of the Earth includes both crust and the top of the mantle?
is the physical layer of Earth that is liquid and located just above the inner
compositional layer of the Earth is on the surface above sea level?
is the upper part of the mantle called?
is the name of the plate boundary when the plates are moving apart from each
type of plate boundary is the one where the plates are moving toward each
do we call the plate boundary when the plates are sliding past each other?
type of fault is it when rock cracks and one block moves horizontally past the
type of fault is it when one piece of the rock slides down the other rock?
type of fault is it when one piece of rock is pushed up the other rock?
do most earthquakes take place?
causes geologic stress?
do we call the geologic stress that pulls two rock blocks apart?
do we call the geologic stress that pushes two rock blocks against each other?
do we call the bending, tilting and breaking of the Earth’s crust?
do we call the mixture of rock particles, minerals, decayed organic material,
air and water?
which layer of the Earth would you find the densest elements?
rock is worn away by the grinding action of other rock particles, what do we
depth beneath Earth’s surface increases, what happens to temperature and pressure?
type of rock is formed from lava?
is the name of the series of processes that slowly changes rocks from one kind
the process of sea floor spreading, where does molten material from the mantle
was the name of the single landmass from which our continents broke away from?
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