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Volcano where rocks melt to generate magma. large bowl-shaped cavity in the ground. molten rock. seperate. not having erupted in recorded history. Older Children
Volcano a hard, unreactive, colorless compound that occurs as the mineral quartz and as a principal constituent of sandstone and other rocks.. hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure. is an area where material from deep within earth's mantle rises through the crust and melts magma. these minerals can build up around the vent in a steep cone shaped hill or small mountain . a volcano that is sleeping ,and becomes active. Hard
Volcano and Earthquakes A big bowl shape that rock left when it hit.. The opening in which volcanic material is emitted. A surface or fracture in a rock. A crack or fracture in the Earths surface. A volcanic center, 60-120 miles across and persistant for at least a few tens of millions of years. Big
Volcanoes bowl-shaped depression that forms around the central vent.. rock fragments and particles ejected by a volcanic eruption.. long cracks in earth. the resistance of a substance to flow.. unusually hot are in earth's mantle where high-temperature plumes of mantle material rise toward the surface.. Big
Volcanoes This compound is present in all magma and effects the consistancy of the lava. Magma that has reached the surface of the Earth. Pilot Butte is this type of volcano (2 words). This type of volcano is tall, explosive, and dome shaped. This type of volcano is not erupting now, but may erupt in the future. Older Children
volcanoes What are bits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air during an explosive volcanic eruption?. What is basaltic lava forming smooth undulating or ropy masses?. What is a steep-walled depression around a volcano's neck?. What is molten rock that flows from volcanoes onto Earth's surface?. What is the result of an unusually hot area at the boundary between Earth's mantle and core that forms volcanoes when melted rock is forced upward and breaks through the crust?. Older Children
Volcanoes Fine particles of rock dust blown from an explosion vent.. Earths natural temperature. Gentle lower slopes, but steep upper slopes; concave upward. A steep-sided, usually circular depression formed by either explosion or collapse at a volcanic vent.. When upwarpimg produces a circular or elongated structure. Big
Volcanoes Powdery residue left after the burning of a substance . The form of silicon, occuring especially escorts sand Flint and I p. A aispersion in air of molecules of water especially as produced by evaporation at ambient temp rather than by boiling . Convergent plate boundary where the oceanic lithosphere is suducting. Generates on convergent plates where the oceanic lithosphere is subducting. Hard
Volcanoes Ring of fire the powdery residue left after the burning of a substance.. storm clouds. a large, bowl-shaped cavity in the ground or on the surface of a planet or the moon, typically one caused by an explosion or the impact of a meteorite or other celestial body.. a crack in the earth's crust. hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this.. Big
Volcanoes and Igneous Rocks The name given to the molten rock that is found on the outside of the volcano.. A black rock that forms from cooled lava with small crystals. A rock that has lots of large crystals usually pink, white and black. A route molten rock takes to reach the surface.. A black/brown rock with many holes where gas has escaped from the rock as it cooled.. Older Children
Water describes the region around a river where it meets the sea. rainfall that does not infiltrate the soil but flows over the land surface toward a surface drain. occur when a meander is cut off. water with a high level of salt. the spreading and mixing of chemical constituents in both surface and groundwaters. Hard
Water Complete the crossword below the draining away of water from the surface of an are (water draining in a shower). the action of process of precipitating a substance from a solution (rain). The watering of land to make it ready for agriculture (farmers use this process). the cycle of water circulating between the earth's oceans, atmosphere, and land. (it is a process). water that collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid air is in contact with it. (you see this on water bottles). Big
Water Cycle as rain that is not absorbed into the ground.. flowing like water. water that fall as rain.rain,snow,sleet hail. the result of being made more compact or dense. passed of vapor. Easy
Water and Earth Processes Water in the form of a gas. Changes that occur at or near the Earth's surface and include weathering, deposition, and erosion.. The falling to Earth of any form of water(rain,snow,hail,sleet,mist). A scientist that studies water.. The continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back.. Big
Water Cycle Physical features below earth's surface (underground or under water). water in the form of a gas. a mixture of freshwater and saltwater. changes that occur at or near the Earth's surface and include weathering, deposition, and erosion.. the vertical distance from the crest of a wave to the trough. Very Difficult
Water Cycle water running along the surface of the ground. turns water into vapour. it is the movement of water. becomes water again. when water comes back on earth. Older Children
Water Cycle precipitation that did not get absorbed into the soil,. Rain, Snow or Sleet. Water vapor in the air gets cold and changes back into liquid, forming clouds, this is called. when the sun heats up water in rivers or lakes or the ocean and turns it into vapor or steam this is called. When it ends up on land, it will either soak into the earth and become part of the_____________ that plants and animals use to drink or it may run over the soil and collect in the oceans, lakes or rivers where the cycle starts. Easy
Water Systems The process of how frost is made.. Kills unwanted bugs. When a gas changes to liquid, heat is _____________.. The state of matter is which rain is in. . It is found at the bottom of the tank after alum is added.. Hard
Waves the bending of a wave as it enters a new medium at an angle. the maximum height of a wave . a material through which a wave travels. time required for one wave to pass. a wave that travels along a surface separating two media. Hard
Waves and Sound Vocabulary The branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves. Number of cycles per unit of time of a wave or oscillation. The height of a wave. A substance through waves can travel (Liquid, Solid, Gas). Interference of two waves of frequency and opposite phase (ends with a cancellation). Hard
Weather Idioms to take someone up on their offer later. there is a positive side to this cloud. when you're not feeling well. lots of rain. to be very happy. Big
Weathering deposits rocks into new place. roots of plants grow into cracks of rocks. water freezes. dissolves rocks. H2O. Older Children
Weathering and Soil rich soil that is made up of equal parts of silt, clay, and sand. A method in which weeds and dead stalks from past crops get plowed into ground. management of soil to limit its destruction. process by which ice, water, wind, or gravity moves particles of rock and soil. range of values that show how acidic a substance is. Hard
Wetlands plants that float on top of the water but their roots are not in the soil below.. Tropical species of this animal need mangroves for hatchery and nursery grounds and the coral reef system for food.. often traps for them are set in wetlands. They're are good for eatin.. many live in wetlands and their croaks fill the silence.. the most productive wetlands and are usually dominated by tall plants.. Big
Wetlands a wetland where grasses and reeds grow. water that has a large amount of salt such as in oceans and seas. to take in or soak up water. a wetland where moss grows. water that has a small amount of salt such as in ponds, lakes, and rivers. Older Children
What My Plant Needs to Grow A plant becomes ______ and dies without sunlight, soil, or water. . ______ is very important.. Plants get _______ from the ground and rain.. Leaves turn from green to _______ when they die.. Plants take in gas called _________.. Easy
What's In the Ocean You got to pet one today. They have suckers on their arms. They really don't want to bite you, but have lots of teeth. They are very cute, furry and have lots of energy. They carry their houses, live on land and sea. Older Children
 
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