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Plate Tectonics Crossword

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The result of magma rising to Earth's surface and solidifying SeaFloor Spreading
The theory of how large pieces of lithosphere move and change Plate Tectonics
What occurs when forces act in parallel but opposite directions Shear Stress
The bending, tilting and breaking of Earth's crust Deformation
Molten rock produced under the Earth's surface Magma
A volcanically active area of Earth's surface Hotspot
The opening in which volcanic material passes vent
Magma that flows onto Earth's surface Lava
The boundary between colliding tectonic plates convergent boundary
The boundary between tectonic plates moving away from one another divergent boundary
The location where an earthquake occurs focus
Supercontinent that formed 300 million years ago Pangaea
A block of lithosphere that consists of the crust and outermost part of mantle Tectonic plate
The movement of matter due to differences in density convection
The bending of rock layers due to stress folding
The break in a body of rock Fault
Stress that occurs when forces act to stretch an object Tension
The movement or trembling of the ground that's caused by sudden release of energy earthquake
The point directly above an earthquake's starting point epicenter
A vent in Earth's surface where magma and gas are expelled volcano

Tectonic Plate Vocabulary Word Search

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rift
richter scale
pangea
earthquake
volcanic
plate boundary
geochronologist
seismologist
continent
geology
oceanic
geologist
plate tectonics
fault
transform boundary
subduction zone
divergent boundary
convergent boundary
sea-floor spreading
continental drift

Space Exploration Crossword

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A U.S. Air Force Base in southern Nevada, rumored to be where the government hides alien visitors. Area 51
A supposed encounter with a UFO or with aliens. Close Encounter
Anonymous dark-clothed men. Men in Black
There was a UFO incident here in 1947. Roswell New Mexico
Scientific effort to discover intelligent life elsewhere in the universe. SETI
A mysterious object seen in the sky, no scientific explanation ever found. UFO
A person who studies UFO's. Ufologist
Area of standing crops that has been flattened in the form of a circle or more complex pattern. Crop Circle
Of or from the earth or its atmosphere. Extraterrestrial
The action or an instance of forcibly taking someone away against their will. Abduction
A long distance or great amount of time. Light Year
A hypothetical connection between widely separated regions of space-time. Wormhole
The rapid expansion of matter from a state of extremely high density and temperature to current cosmological theories marked the origin of the universe. Big Bang
A group or cluster of stars. Constellation
The branch of science that deals with the origin of the universe, especially the solar system. Cosmogony
The science of the origin and development of the universe. Cosmology
a non- Sl unit of spectral flux density. Jansky
A unit of distance used in astronomy. Parsec
Is the galaxy group that includes the Milky Way. Local Group
A large plain or valley. Vega
A massive and extremely remote celestial object. Quasar
A member of any of several classes of astronomical bodies. Quasi-Stellar Object
A red dwarf, a small mass star. Proxima Centauri
Abbreviation for an alien life form ALF
An unidentified flying object of presumed extraterrestrial origin. Flying Saucer

Volcano Crossword Puzzle

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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

ALIEN WORD SEARCH

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AREA 51
ROSWELL
PEOPLE
PEACE
NASA
MOTHERSHIP
MARS
LIGHTS
INVADE
GREEN
EARTH
DESTROY
CANADA
ARMY

STEM careers Word Search

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Biologist
Chemsit
Doctor
Engineer
Geologist
Inventor
Mathmatician
Nurse
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Physicist
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Tectonic Plates Crossword

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Stress that occurs when forces act to squeeze on an object compression
The movement of matter due to differences in density that are caused by temperature variations convection
The boundary between tectonic plates that are colliding convergent boundary
The bending, tilting, and breaking of Earth's crust; the change in shape of rock in response to stress deformation
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each other divergent boundary
A movement or trembling of the ground that is caused by a sudden release of energy when rocks along a fault move earthquake
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes starter point, or focus epicenter
A break in a body of rock along which one block moves relative to another fault
The location within Earth along a fault at which the first motion of an earthquake occurs focus
The bending of rock layers due to stress folding
A volcanically active area of Earth's surface, commonly far from a tectonic plate boundary hot spot
magma that flows onto Earth's surface; the rock that forms when lava cools and solidifies lava
The molten or partially molten rock material containing trapped gases produces under the Earth's surface magma
The theory that explains how large pieces of the lithosphere, called plates, move and change shapes plate tectonics
A block of lithosphere that consists of the crust and the rigid. outermost part of the mantle tectonic plate
Stress that occurs when forces act to stretch an object tension
the boundary between tectonic plates that are sliding past each other horizontally transform boundary
an opening at the surface of the Earth through which volcanic material passes through vent
a vent or fissure in Earth's surface through which magma and gases are expelled volcano
the supercontinent that formed 300 million years ago and that began to break up 200 million years ago Pangaea

The Theory of Plate Tectonics Word Search

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Land mass
Geologist
Transform-boundary
Covergent-boundary
Divergent-boundary
Basin
Plateau
Magnetic-Reversal
Reversed-polarity
Normal-polarity
Seafloor-spreading
Mid-ocean-ridge
Continental-drift
Plate-tectonics
Convection
Ridge-push
Slab-pull
Subduction
Lithosphere
Pangea

The Mystery of the U.F.O. Word Search

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FAKE
WINNER
MEMORY
PHOTOGRAPH
TREE
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CROWD
ALIEN
REPORTER
LIGHTS
TINFOIL
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NEPTUNE
CONTEST
CAMERA
CLICK
ERIC
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UFO

Plate Tectonics Crossword

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He discovered the theory of continental drift and plate tectonics Alfred Wegener
a hypothetical continent that is all the continents as one Supercontinent
a hypothetical landmass that existed when all the continents were joined together pangea
theory that explains how the continents shift on earths surface continental drift
a long narrow excavation in the ground trench
a linear shaped lowland between highlands or mountain ranges riftvalley
an underwater mountain system oceanic ridges
a geographic area containing many related mountains mountain ranges
shaking of the earth due to the sudden release of energy in the crust of earth earthquakes
the theory that explains the motion in the lithosphere plate tectonics
rock fractures hat show evidence of relative movement fault
horizontal movement of the faults against each other transfrom
the plates collide at this type of boundary convergent
the plates move away from each other at this boundary divergent
the process at convergent boundaries when one tectonic plate moves under another subduction
the lithosphere and two types; oceanic and continental crust
lava escaping magma filled chambers below the surface volcano
a ring in the pacific ocean where a lot of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur ring of fire
a continental transorm fault through california san andreas
the movement of differently heated liquids convection current