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5 Matching questions

  1. Mantle
  2. Geologic Change
  3. Survival of the Fittest
  4. Index Fossil
  5. Inner Core
  1. a The thickest layer of the Earth. It is where convection currents happen.
  2. b Changes in earth's land, such as mountains, volcanoes, and earthquakes.
  3. c A fossil embedded in a rock layer. The age of the rock layer is the same age as the fossils embedded in it.
  4. d Organisms that are the fittest will live the longest and produce the most offspring. Then they pass their favorable characteristics onto their offspring.
  5. e The DENSEST layer of the Earth that is made of a solid ball of iron.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The constant rising and cooling of magma in the Earth's mantle. The heat from the inner core is what causes this motion. They cause plate movement in earth's crust.
  2. When rocks are broken down into smaller pieces through actions by wind, water, roots, and animals.
  3. Any inherited trait that gives an organism an advantage in its environment.
  4. A theory proposed by Alfred Wagner stating that the earth's continents were once joined in a mega continent called Pangaea and gradually drifted apart.
  5. The process by which the chemical make-up of a rock changes.

5 True/False questions

  1. EvolutionThe gradual change in a species over time.


  2. Divergent BoundaryWhen two plates move away from each other. They cause sea-floor spreading, such as the Mid Atlantic Ridge.


  3. Ice CoresThe DENSEST layer of the Earth that is made of a solid ball of iron.


  4. UnconformityA science word for "heavy." More dense things sink, less dense things float.


  5. Mechanical Weatheringthe process by which rocks break apart without changing the chemical composition.


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