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Devin's Science Test 2nd Grade

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Earthquake
A shaking of Earth's surface that can cause land to rise and fall.
Extinct
No longer living. Dinosaurs are _______ because none of them live anymore.
Fossil
What is left of an animal or a plant that lived long ago. A ______ can be a print in a rock or bones that have turned to rock.
Mineral
Solid matter found in nature that was never living. Rocks are usually made of many different ________.
Soil
Bits of rocks mixed with matter that was once living.
Hummus
A type of soil made of once living things such as dead plants.
Weathering
A kind of change that happens when wind and water BREAK DOWN rock into smaller pieces.
Erosion
A kind of change that happens when wind and water MOVE sand and small rocks to a new place.
What can lava make?
Lava builds up to form a MOUNTAIN.
How do scientists learn about extinct animals?
Scientists learn about extinct animals through FOSSILS.
What do plants get from the soil?
Plants get NUTRIENTS from the soil.