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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

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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

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Earthquakes and Volcanoes Crossword

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What is the point of Earth's surface directely above an earthquake's focus ? epicenter
device used by seimologists to record primary, secondary, suface waves from earthquakes seismograph
vibrations caused by breaking rocks along faults earthquake
Opening in Earth's surface that often forms a mountain when layers of lava and volcanic ash erupt and build up volcano
An opening on Earth's surface where magma is forced up and flows out as lava Vent
a broad volcano with gently sloping sides Shield volcano
A volcano formed by alternating layers of tephra and lava and that is found mostly where Earth's plates come together Composite volcano
steep-sided volcano made of loosely packed tephra Cinder cone volcano
scientist who studiesearthquakes and seismic waves Seismologist
large opening formed when the top of a volcano collapes Caldera
Measure of the energy released by an earthquake Magnitude
A mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth Magma
a very large igneous intrusion extending deep in the earth's crust. batholith
a column of solidified lava or igneous rock formed in a volcanic vent, especially when exposed by erosion. volcanic necks
are imaginable as the veins of a volcano, the pathways of rising magma. Volcanic dikes

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Volcanoes Crossword Puzzle

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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

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volcanoes Word Search

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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

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Volcano Crossword Puzzle By Lucia and Mia

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a mountain through which molten lava and gases erupt volcano
Area around the Pacific Ocean known for frequent earthquakes and volcanoes RingOfFire
When melted rock, ash, and gases pour out of a volcano when one of earth's plates in pushed under one another Eruption
The pocket beneath a volcano where magma collects Magmachamber
One that is erupting or shows signs that it may erupt in the near future. activevolcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt again one day. dormantvolcano
One that is unlikely to erupt ever again. extinctvolcano
A wide, gently sloping mountain made of layers of lava and formed by quiet eruptions Shieldvolcano
a wide based, steeply sloped volcano that forms from moderately explosive eruptions of pyroclastic material Cinderconevolcano
Steep, tall peaks, picturesque, composed by pyroclastic flows and lava flows, andesites CompositeVolcano
eruption where there are hot debris, ash, and gas shooting into the air explosiveeruption
occurs when magma flows easily and gently bubbles out, the lava is thin and runny as it oozes out quietly from the vent Quieteruption
Magma that reaches the Earth's surface lava
lava that hardens into rough, jagged rocks with a crumbly texture aalava
a group of many islands in a large body of water (Hawaii) archipelago
The expulsion of ash, cinders, bombs, and gases during an explosive volcanic eruption. pyroclasticflow
Cloud of dust, gas and debris caused by volcanic eruption eruptioncloud
Erupted on its side in May 1980 and continues to erupt today. Killed 63 people, caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, and disrupted people's lives hundreds of miles from the volcano. MtStHelens
an opening; a groove; a split fissure
Resistance to flow viscosity
an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles Equator
line of the global grid running from the north pole to the south pole through Greenwich, England; starting point for measuring degrees of east and west longitude PrimeMeridian

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Volcanoes Crossword

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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

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EARTH SCIENCE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, then transport it away to another location. EROSION
wear away or change the appearance or texture of (something) by long exposure to the air: WEATHERING
Waves of energy that travel through the Earth's layers, and are a result of an earthquake, explosion, or a volcano that gives out low-frequency acoustic energy SEISMIC WAVES
an instrument that measures and records details of earthquakes, such as force and duration. SEISMOGRAPH
the point on the Earth's surface that is directly above the hypocentre or focus, the point where an earthquake or underground explosion originates. EPICENTER
the great size or extent of something MAGNITUDE
a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. volcano
is one of several very large landmasses on Earth continent
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
the line at which the earth's surface and the sky appear to meet horizon
a solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence. mineral
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 sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing great destruction, as a result of movements within the earth's crust or volcanic action. earthquake

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Earthquake and Volcano Crossword Puzzle

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a force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume STRESS
stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the middle TENSION
stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks COMPRESSION
stress that pushes mass on rock in opposite directions, in sideways movement SHEARING
the shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Earth's surface EARTHQUAKE
the point beneath Earth's surface where rock breaks under stress and causes an earthquake FOCUS
the point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes focus EPICENTER
a type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground P-WAVE
a type of seismic wave that moves the ground up and down or side to side S-WAVE
a type of seismic wave that forms when P waves and S waves reach Earth's surface SURFACE WAVE
the measurement of an earthquake's strength based on a seismic waves and movement along faults MAGNITUDE
a device that records ground movements caused by seismic waves as they move through Earth SEISMOGRAPH
the record of an earthquake's seismic waves produced by a seismogram SEISMOGRAM
an earthquake that occurs after a large earthquake in the same area AFTERSHOCK
a giant wave usually caused by an earthquake beneath the ocean floor TSUNAMI
a weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface VOLCANO
an area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through the crust above it HOTSPOT
a major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean ringoffrire
a liquids resistance to flowing VISCOSITY
a material found in magma that is formed from the elements of oxygen and silicon SILICA
the expulsion of ash, cinder, bombs, and gases during an explosive eruption PYROCLASTICFLOW
a volcano that is not currently active, but may become active in the future DORMANT
a volcano that is no longer active and is unlikely to erupt again EXTINCT
a wide, gently sloping mountain made of layers of lava and formed by quiet eruptions SHIELDVOLCANO
a fountain of water and steam that builds up pressure underground and erupts at regular intervals GEYSER

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Plate Tectonics Crossword Puzzle

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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

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Volcanoe CrossWord

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A weak spot in the crust where molten material or magma comes to the surface Volcano
A molten mixture of rock forming substances Magma
A major volcanic belt that formed by the many volcanoes that rim the Pacific Ocean Ring of Fire
An area where material from deep within the mantle rises and then melts Hot Spot
Any property that produces a change in the composition of matter Chemical Property
A compound made up of particles of the elements oxygen and silicon Silica
Any characteristic of a substance that can be observed or measured Physical Property
A bowl shaped area that may form at the top of a volcano Crater
Magma collects in a pocket called a Magma Chamber
Molten rock and gas leave the volcano through an opening called a Vent
Magma moves upward through a Pipe
The area covered by lava as it pours out of a vent Lava Flow
Wide, gently sloping mountains called a Sheild Volcano
A steep, cone shaped hill or small mountain is called a Cinder Cone
An explosive eruptions of ash, cinder, and bombs that result in a Composite Volcanoes
Has a higher viscosity than pahoehoe Aa
A fast moving, hot lava that has low viscosity Pahoehoe
The physical property of liquids are called Viscosity
In 2002 this volcano erupted in glowing fountains and rivers of molten rock Mount Etna
These form along the boundaries of Earth's plates Volcanic belts

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