Type
Word Search
Description

ropy
path
everything
mountain
vent
flow
boulder
bomb
lava
volcano
cone
sheild
devistation
destruction
edges
core
outer
innercore
pieces
puzzle
seismograph
platebound
ground
chasm
plates
tectonic
dangerous
faults
crust
mantle

Tectonic Plates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Massive rock made of Earth's lithosphere that move float and drift. Tectonic Plates
A cone shaped mountain which lava and ash flow during eruption. Volcano
A super continent that existed 300 million years ago. Pangea
A sudden shake of the ground caused by the shifting of tectonic plates. Earthquake
A massive wave caused by an earthquake. Tsunami
The outer layer of the Earth. Crust
In-between the Earth's crust and core. Mantle
Fluid layer that is above Earth's inner core and below the mantle. Outer Core
Inner most part of the Earth believed to be a solid ball. Inner Core
Where two tectonic plates collide against each other. Convergent Boundary
When two tectonic plates move apart from each other. Divergent Boundary
When two tectonic plates slip or slide past each other. Transform Boundary
Hot fluid below Earth’s crust where lava is formed. Magma
The hot fast-moving lava that hardens to form smooth, ropelike coils. Pahoehoe Lava
The slow moving-moving lava that hardens to form rough chunks. Aa Lava
Rigid outer part of the Earth, which is the crust and upper mantle. Lithosphere
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface. Volcanic Neck
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake. Seismic Wave
The point on Earth’s crust directly above an earthquake’s focus. Epicenter
A device that records ground movement caused by seismic waves as they move through the Earth. Seismograph

LAYERS OF EARTH CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

A layer of the upper mantle that flows due to heat currents moving through solid rock Asthenosphere
has caused the surface of the Earth to change over long period of time. continental drift
the iron and nickel center of the Earth Core
the thin, rocky, outer layer of the Earth that forms the Earths outer skin. Crust
a shaking of Earth's surface earthquake
a crack in the Earth's crust fault
a dense ball of solid metal that is the hottest and densest layer of the Earth Inner Core
the rigid uppermost part of the mantle that makes us the plates that move along the surface. lithosphere
The layer of hot, solid, material between the Earth's core and crust and takes up most of the earth's volume Mantle
is the lower part of the mantle mesosphere
the liquid layer made up of hot liquid iron and nickel that surrounds the inner core Outer Core
broken up pieces of the lithosphere that move due to convection tectonic plate
an opening in Earth's surface through which magma is released volcano

plate tectonics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

outermolst layer of the Earth crust
piece of the lithosphere that moves on the asthenosphere (two words) tectonic plate
liquid layer of earths core (two words) outer core
soft layer of the mantle asthenosphere
boundary between between two colliding plates (two words) convergent boundary
boundary between two plates moving away from each other (two words) divergent boundary
boundary between two plates sliding paste each other (two words) transform boundary
layer between the crust and core mantle
solid, dense center of the Earth inner core
theory that continents drift apart (two words) continental drift
process that takes place at convergent boundaries whenone tectonic plate sinks into themantle as the plates converge subduction
molten rock in the earths crust magma
a solid inorganic substance occuring in nature mineral
a super continent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras pangea
a fissure in Earths crust through which gases erupt volcano
an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes seismograph
a shakling movement of Earth's surface cause by the release of stored energy along a fault eatrhquake
the path way along which energy travels through a current (two words) convection current
the process by which magma fills the gap between two plates that are moving apart rifting
magma that flows out onto Earth's surface froma volcano lava
an area where magma from deep within the mantle mellts through the crust above it hot spot
a break or crack in earths crust fault
a major belyt of volcanoes that rims the pacific ocean ring of fire

volcanoes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

magma chamber
focus
hot spot
epicenter
fault
temperature
earthquake
plate tectonics
dormant
active
eruptions
ash cloud
magma
lava
crater
side vent
main vent
cinder cone volcano
composite volcano
shield volcano

Oceanography crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This boundray moves away from each other Divergent
This boundray moves toward each other Convergent
This boundray moves past each other in different directions Transform
Thin, outer most layer Crust
Layer beneath the crust Mantle
Dense liquid viscous (Dosen't flow easily) outer core
extremly dense, solid inner core
Are formed by the eruption of low-viscosity lava that can flow a great distance from a vent sheild
Forms in subduction zones when a crustal plate is forced into the mantle and begins to melt Composite
a steep conical hill of loose pyroclastic fragments Cinder Cone
Also called the hypocenter of an Earthquake Focus
Earthquake waves start at the focus and travel outward in all directions Epicenter
waves of energy that travel the earth's layers Seismic waves
Defined as a crack or fracture in the earth's crust along which rock on one side has moved relative to rock on the other Fault
mountains that form mainly by the effects of folding layers within the upper part of the earth's crust folds
a process that occurs at mid-ocean ridges, where new oceanic crust is formed through volcanic activity and then gradually moves away from the ridge sea floor spreading
a process that takes place at convergent boundaries by which one tectonic plate moves under another tectonic plate and sinks into the mantle as the plates converge subduction
a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth, and is expected to exist on other terrestrial planets. Magma
molten rock expelled by a volcano during an eruption lava

Tectonic Plates Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A layer of molten metal that surrounds the inner core. outer core
The name if young German scientist who was curious about the relationship of the continents. Wegener
The name of the single continent that broke apart 200 million years ago. Pangaea
The hypothesis that the continents slowly move across earths surface continental drift
A layer of hot solid material between the crust and the core. Mantle
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface. crust
The soft layer of the mantle on which the Lithosphere floats. Athenosphere
The measure of how much mass there is in a volume substance. density
Heat transfer by direct contact of particles of matter. Conduction
The movement of a fluid, caused by differences in temperature, that transfers heat from one part of the fluid to each other. Convection currents
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean Ring Of Fire
A plate boundary where two plates move past each other in opposite directions. Transform Boundary
A plate boundary where two plates move away from each other. Divergent Boundary
A plate boundary where two plates move towards each other. Convergent Boundary
The transfer of energy through an empty space. Radiation
The movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object. Heat Transfer
A vibration that travels through earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake. Seismic Wave
A dense ball of solid metal. Inner Core
A break in Earth's crust Fault
A deep valley that forms where two plates move apart. Rift valley
The theory that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are constantly in motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle. Tectonic plates

tectonic plate boundaries Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

this scientist had the theory of the continental drift alfred
two plates slide against each other in a sideways motion transform
a line on a rock surface or the ground that traces a geological fault faultline
changed by extreme heat and pressure to form another rock metamorphic
places where the sea floor spreading takes place midoceanridge
a tall mountain that with a lot of pressure shoots out hot lava volcano
formed by deposition and solidification pf sediments sedimentary
a violent shaking of the ground caused by tectonic plates earthquakes
piece of the crust that floats on the mantle tectonic
hot fluid or semi fluid material within the earth's crust magma
two plates are moving away from one another divergent
formed by cooling and solidification of magma or lava igneous
made of iron, with small amount of nickle core
technical name for the crust and mantle lithosphere
remains of a prehistoric organism preserved in a mold form in a rock fossils
two plates move toward one another and collide convergent
contains most of earths mass (hints: its hot) mantle
hot molten or semi fluid rock erupted from volcano lava
a long high sea wave caused by earth quakes tsunami
outermost later of the planet, with life crust

Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The process by which ocean floor sinks beneath a deep-ocean trench and back into the mantle subduction
When earthquakes occur they produce seismic waves
results from a force pressing on an area pressure
is the layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin crust
a layer of hot rock mantle
The uppermost part of the mantle and the crust together form a rigid layer lithosphere
lower part of the mantle [soft layer] asthenosphere
is a layer of molten metal that surrounds the inner core outer core
is a dense ball of solid metal inner core
the transfer of energy through space radiation
heat transfer within a material or between materials that are touching conduction
can be transferred by the movement of fluids-liquids or gases convection
the flow that transfers heat within a fluid convection currents
continents slowly moving across the Earth continental drift
continually adds new material to the ocean floor sea floor spreading
the lithosphere broken up into separate sections plates
states that pieces of Earth's lithosphere are in slow, constant motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle plate tectonics
breaks in Earth's crust where rocks have slipped past each other faults
the place where two plates more apart divergent boundary
the place where two plates come together convergent boundary
a place where two plates slip past each other transform boundary

Plate Tectonics Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What is the trace or organism that lived in the past? Fossil
What is liquid magma that reaches the surface? Lava
What is the molten mixture of rock? Magma
What was the land mass that broke 200 million years ago? Pangea
What is a section of litosphere that slowly moves over the asthenosphere carrying pieces of continental drift and oceanic crust called ? Plates
What is the theory that pieces of earths litosphere are in constant motion driven by convection currents in the mantle called? Plate Tectonics
What is the process by which the shaking is perpendicular to the direction to the wave called? Seafloor spreading
What are vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake called? Seismicwaves
What causes the rock to change its shape or volume? Stress
What is rocks surface, size, and shape? Texture
What is a slab of volcanic rock formed when magma is forced up and flows out as lava called? Sill
What is an opening on earths surface where magma is forced up and flows out as lava called? Vent
What is a violent shaking of the ground? Earthquake
What is very dense, has a solid center,mostly iron, and has small amount of oxygen? Innercore
What is the largest layer inside the earths? Mantle
What forms when the top of the volcano collapse? Caldera
What fossil when sediments fill in a mold and harden into a rock? Cast
What is a liquid core that surrounds earths solid inner core and that's is mostly made of iron? Outtercore
What is bits of rocks or solified lava dropped from the air? Tephra
What is the location in the mantle that is hotter than other areas? Hotspot

Earthquakes and Volcanoes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Boundary
Collision
Conservative
Constructive
Destructive
Earthquake
Etna
Lava
Magma
Plates
Pressure
Richter scale
Seismograph
Seismometer
Tectonic
Tsunami
Vesuvius
Volcano