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Science Book Chapters 1/2/3/8

Done By: Ashlee kay Robinson
Term used to describe metamorphic rocks that have grains arranged in parallel layers or bands
The record of an earthquakes seismic waves produced by a seismogram
A section of the lithosphere that slowly moves over the asthenosphere, carrying pieces of continental and oceanic crust
A trace of an ancient organism that has been preserved in a rock
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and the crust
The layer of hot, solid material
The process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves weathered rock or soil
The shape of the land determined by elevation, relief, and landforms
Used to compare distance on a map or glob to distance on earths surface
A large area of land where the topography is similar
Small, solid pieces of that come from rocks or organisms; earth materials deposited by erosion
A device that records ground movements caused by seismic waves as they move through earth
The direct transfer
The way a mineral reflects light from its surface
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume
An earthquake that occurs after a larger earthquake in the same area
The shaking that results from the movement of rocks beneath earths surface
A factor that can change in an experiment
A dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture, found in oceanic crust
The look and feel of a rocks surface, determined by the size, shape, and pattern of a rocks grains
The block of rock that forms the lower half of a fault
The direct transfer of energy through space by electronic waves
A group of related parts that work together
On a topographic map, a heavier contour line that is labeled with elevation of that contour line in round units
Stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks
A device that determines the distance of an object under water by recording echoes of sound waves
Facts, figures, and other evidence gathered trough observations
A scientist who studies the forces that make and planet earth
The point beneath earths surface where rock breaks under stress and causes an earthquake
The measurement of an earthquakes strength based on seismic waves and movement along faults
A series of processing on the surface and inside earth that slowly changes rocks from one kind to another
A solid in which the atoms are arranged in a pattern that repeats again and again
A giant wave usually caused by an earthquake beneath the ocean floor