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Ring of Fire
convection currents
Tectonic plates
vent
cinder cone
cinders
sheild
Dormant
Hot spot
bomb
extinct
Active
Lava

volcanoes Word Search

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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

Volcano Vocabulary! Word Search

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Description

Lava
Eruption
Ring of Fire
Vent
Bomb
Hot Spot
Caldera
Dormant
Composite Cone
Shield Cone
Cinder Cone
Active
Cinders
Magma
Volcano

Plate Tectonics Word Search

Type
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Description

continental boundaries
ring of fire
transform fault
divergent
convergent
subduction
gps
convection current
convection
floating plates
lithosphere
iron minerals
central asia
moving plates
earth
plate boundary
sea floor spreading
megma
fault
tectonic plates

Volcanoes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

weak spot in Earth's crust where magma comes to the surface volcano
mixture of molten rock-forming substances, gases, and water magma
magam when it reaches Earth's surface lava
major belt of volcanoes that rim the Pacific Ocean Ring Of Fire
string of volvanoes that form as a result of one oceanic plate going on top of another island arc
area where material from Earth's mantle risesz to the crust and melts to form magma Hot Spot
pocket beneath a volcano where magma collects magma chamber
long tube in a volcano that magma moves through pipe
area where molten rock and gas leave the volcano vent
spread of lava as it pours out of a vent lava flow
bowl-shaped area that can form at the top of a volcano around it's main vent crater
material found in magma that forms from oxygen and silicon silica
micture of hot gases, ash, cinders, and bombs that flow out of a volcano when it erupts explosively pyroclastic flow
volcano that scientists expect to awaken in the future and become active dormant
volcano that is unlikely to erupt ever again extinct
hole at the top of a volcano formed when its magma chamber collapses caldera
small hill or mountain made of ash, cinders, and bombs piled up around a volcanoes opening cinder cone volcano
tall, cone-shaped mountain where layers of lava alternate with ash layers composite volcano
gently sloping mountain formed by quiet eruptions shield volcano
deposit of hardened magma in a volcanoes pipe volcanic neck

Volcanoes Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

largest intrusive igneous rock body that forms when magma being forced upward toward Earth’s crust cools slowly and solidifies underground Batholith
large, circular-shaped opening formed when the top of a volcano collapses Caldera
steep-sided, loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground Cinder Cone Volcano
volcano built by alternating explosive and quiet eruptions that produce layers of tephra and lava; found mostly where Earth’s plates come together and one plate sinks below the other Composite volcano
steep-walled depression around a volcano’s vent Crater
igneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground Dike
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 Hot spot
broad, gently sloping volcano formed by quiet eruptions of basaltic lava Shield Volcano
igneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers of rock and hardens underground Sill
bits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air during an explosive volcanic eruption; ranges in size from volcanic ash to volcanic bombs and blocks Tephra
Opening where magma is forced up and flows out onto Earth’s surface as lava, forming a volcano Vent
solid igneous core of a volcano left behind after the softer cone has been eroded Volcanic neck
opening in Earth’s surface that erupts sulfurous gases, ash, and lava; can form at Earth’s plate boundaries, where plates move apart or together, and at hot spots Volcano

Volcano Vocabulary Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A large pool of liquid rock found beneath the surface of the Earth. MagmaChamber
A sleeping volcano Dormant
Pressure builds up and gases/rock/lava shoot up through the vent Erupt
Molten rock found deep inside the Earth Magma
A volcano that has had at least one eruption in the past 10,000 years active
Molten rock after magma erupts from a volcano Lava
The area around the opening of a volcano that is shaped like a bowl crater
The opening at the top of a volcano vent
A mountain having a crater or vent through which lava, rocks, ash, and gas can be erupted from volcano
Earth's outer layer is made up of moving pieces, made out of solid rock tectonic plates
Wide volcano with gentle slopes Shield
Most common volcano that is formed by layers of ash and lave Composite
Smallest volcano that is circular or oval cones made up of small fragments of lava Cinder

Volcano Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

pressure
active
ash
chamber
cindercone
composite
crater
dormant
explosive
extinct
gas
geyser
hotspot
lava
magma
pyroclasticflow
ringoffire
sheild
silica
tectonicplates
vent

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

ash
cinder
composite
crater
crust
deadly
disaster
eruption
Hawaii
Kilauea
lava
magma
mantle
Mt. Fuji
Mt. Saint Helens
Richter Scale
Ring Of Fire
seismograph
shield
tectonic plate
vent
volcanologist

Volcano Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

A mixture of molten or semi-molten rock Magma
hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this Lava
steep conical hill of loose pyroclastic fragments cinder cone
conical volcano built up by many layers (strata) of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash composite
a type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid magma flows shield
roughly circular mound-shaped protrusion resulting from the slow extrusion of viscous lava from a volcano lava dome
side vent conduit
a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano crater
a mountain that produces magma, lava, and ash and is formed by cracks in the Earth's surface volcano
a giant, fast moving wave that is caused by an earthquake or volcano tsunami