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crockidiles
brontisoruse
cat
lava
mamoth
mesizoic
meteorite
plant
raptor
sabertoth tiger
stegisorus
supersoruse
tranisorsrex
trysaritops
ultrasarise
water

Earth History Crossword

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relating or denoting to the most recent era Cenozoic
Era comprising of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous periods Mesozoic
Largest extinction in Earth's history Permian
Prehistoric period during which stone was widely used StoneAge
Period in Earth's history Eon
A major division of geologic time era
The process of change that produces new life forms over time evolution
All the geologic time before the start of the Cambrian Period in the Paleozoic Era. Precambrian
period characterized by the greatest development, rise of modern insects and flowering plants cretaceous
many sea reptiles;early large dinosaurs; later,flying reptiles, and earliest known birds jurassic
Diverse marine life, including vertebrates; vascular plants Ordovician
Numerous fishes, other sea life; many plants, first trees; wingless insects Devonian
Formation of oceans, atmosphere, and continents; bacteria Archaean
Oldest era; organisms developed hard parts Paleozoic
oldest and longest geologic time period precambrian
subdivisions of eras periods
an extinct terrestrial reptile of the Mesozoic era dinosaur
a cold-blooded vertebrate including snakes and lizards reptile
science of the history of the earth as recorded in rocks geology
record of earths history geologic time scale

geologic time crossword puzzle

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The ______ period contained the early humans on planet earth. neogene
this era contained Cave lions, sabre-toothed cats, and cave bears. cenozoic
The ______ period was the beginning of the Cenozoic era. paleogene
the _____ period happened 444 million years ago. silurian
this era contained dragonflies, reptiles, and lizards. paleozoic
this period is when Pangea Is Born. carboniferous
______ PERIOD HAPPENED 1.6 MILLION YEARS AGO quaternary
the ____ period was the period were mammals roamed earth. triassic
this period is when The first tetrapods formed on earth (known as land animals) devonian
this period contained Small Shelly fauna and Early Cambrian trilobites and echinoderms. cambrian
the ______ period had different dinos like the Triceratops and other different animals. creatacious
the_____ period contained different type of ocean and land animals like amphibians and fish. permian
the _____ period contained Lampreys and hagfish and other type of fish. ordovician
the _____ period contained more lushest type of plant growth and contained dinos like the Brontosaurus, and Allosaurus. jurassic
This era happened over 180 million years ago. mesozoic

Geologic Time Scale Word Search

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Cenozoic Era
Eon
Era
Evolution
Geologic Time Scale
Mass Extinction
Mesozoic Era
Paleozoic Era
Period
Precambrian Time
Uniformitarianism

Geologic Time Crossword

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The Hadean, Archean, and Proterozoic eons together. Makes up 90% of the Earth's history. Precambrian Time
Divides Earth's history into intervals of time defined by major events or changes on Earht. Geological Time Scale
Began 540 million years ago as the supercontinent Pannotia was breaking up. Paleozoic Era
The new supercontinent that was forming during the Paleozoic Era. Pangea
Began 250 million years ago after a mass extinction. Mesozoic Era
Creatures that dominated the world during the Mesozoic Era. DInosaurs
Began about 65 million years ago and continues to the present. Cenozoic Era
The Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic eras combined. Phanerozoic Eon
A major division of geological time, subdivided into eras. Eon
A major division of time that is a subdivision of an eon and is itself subdivided into periods. Era

Geological Time Scale Word Search

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Period
Era
Eon
Quaternary
Tertiary
Cretaceous
Jurassic
Triassic
Permian
Pennsylvanian
Mississippian
Devonian
Silurian
Ordovician
Cambrian
Cenozoic
Mesozoic
Paleozoic
Phanerozic
Geological Time Scale

Mesozoic Era Word Search

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Jurassic
Pangea
Gymnosperm
Reptiles
Mammals
Diplodocus
Brachiosaurus
Allosaurus
Stegosaurus
Mesozoic

plants /animals Word Search

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Description

turtle
skunk
panda
monkey
dog
cat
parrot
wolf
koala
bear
frog
deer
snail
snake
lion
tiger
cheetah
pig
rat
scarletsprite
kangaroopaw
flower
tree
sunflower
bush
grass
weed

Catastrophic Events Crossword

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An overflow of a large amount of water Flood
Storm with violent winds, warm water, and low pressure Hurricane
Violent shaking of the ground as a result of plate tectonic movement Earthquake
Long, high sea wave caused by earthquake in ocean Tsunami
Space debris that enters the Earth's atmosphere Meteor
Severe snow storm with high winds and low visibility Blizzard
Prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Drought
Destructive vortex of violent wind Tornado
A mountain of hill where lava flows out Volcano
Volcanoes can cause total devastation to ecosystem that is touched by _____ or ash Lava
Tornadoes destroy anything in it's ______ Path
Droughts can cause loss of plant and ________ life Animal
If meteors are large enough, they can cause blackout of the _____ Sun
Tsunamis can cause massive ___________ and water damage Flooding

Lithosphere Vocabulary Crossword

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The process of which rocks in the earth's crust change forms between sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rock cycle
A violent and sudden vibration in the earths crust that can cause great destruction earthquake
A process where rocks can be broken up or separated physical weathering
Environmental condition that can involve long and short term geological processes geohazard
Disintigration or erosion of rocks chemical weathering
Two plates that slowly move away from each other Divergent Boundary
The point, or focus between two plates focal point
Magma that has reached surface of the earth lava
A map that shows the elevation heights of a region topographical map
The exchange of warm liquids for cooler liquids with relation to density convection
waves that compress and extend, move vertically P waves
waves that slide past each other , move horizontally S waves
places where plates slide past each other transform boundary
Earthy matter, fine sand, or the like carried be moving or running water and deposited as a sediment silt
a series of waves in a water body caused by the displacement of a large volume of water, generally in an ocean or large lake tsunami
The theory that earths outer shell is divided into several plates that glide over the mantle plate tectonics
the crust and the uppermost mantle which constitute the hard and rigid outer layer of the earth lithosphere
The action of surface processes that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the earths crust then transport it away to another location erosion
A form of mass wasting that includes a wide range of ground movements landslides
an actively deforming region where two or more tectonic plates or fragments of the lithosphere move toward one another and collide convergent boundary
The point where an earthquake or underground collision occur epicenter
Repetitive layering in metamorphic rocks Foliation Bedding
Faults that move vertically Reverse fault
a mixture of molten or semi- molten rock found beneath the surface of the earth magma
Underwater mountain system formed by plate tectonics mid-ocean ridge
fine grained natural rock or soil material that combines one or more clay minerals with traces of metal oxides and organic matter clay
an overflow of water that submerges land which is usually dry flooding
A supercontinent that existed during the late Paleozoic and early Mesozoic eras Pangea
A rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface Volcano
the upper layer of earth in which plants grow, a black or dark brown material typically consisting of a mixture of organic remains, clay, and rock particles. soil
A crack in the earths crust fault

Geologic Time Crossword

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Crossword
Description

these are the longest units of geologic time eons
eons are subdivided into smaller units of time called eras
eras are subdivided into epochs
the extinction of many species on earth within a short period of time mass extinction
connects two continents that were previously separated land bridge
The separation of a population of organisms from the rest of its species due to some physical barrier such as a mountain range or an ocean Geographic isolation
The oldest era of the Phanerozoic eon Paleozoic era
The middle era of the Phanerozoic eon Mesozoic era
The youngest era of the Phanerozoic eon Cenozoic era
A body of water formed when ocean water floods continents Inland sea
In oxygen poor environment where overtime plant material changes into Kohls Coal swamp
In accident landmass with separated into present day Supercontinent
Are dominant Mesozoic land bird breeds that walked with legs positions directly below their hips Dinosaurs
Where Mesozoic marine reptiles with small heads long necks and flippers Plesiosaurs
Were Mesozoic flying reptiles with large fat like wings Pterosaurs