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					    1            2               3
Atmosphere    Celsius     Continental Drift




    4           5                6
  Crust       Density        Diffusion




    7            8                9
 Igneous     Inner Core        Liquid




   10           11              12
  Mantle       Mass            Matter
     13                  14                 15
 Metamorphic            Moho            Outer Core




       16                 17                18
Plate Tectonics   Sea Floor Spreading   Sedimentary




     19                   20               21
Seismic Waves            Solid          Subduction




     22                  23                 24
 Temperature           Volcano            Volume
    25          26         27
Fahrenheit     Fault      Gas




   28            29
Epicenter    Earthquake
                                       2
                                                                3
           1                Relating to the metric
                                                    The gradual movement of
The mixture of gases that temperature scale where
                                                    Earth's contintents away
  surrounds the Earth.     0 is freezing and 100 is
                                                      or toward each other.
                                    boiling.




            4
                                                                    6
  The solid, outermost
                                       5                   The movement of
 layer of the Earth. It is
                             A measure of mass per     particles from an area of
   more dense on the
                                 unit volume.          high concentration to low
 continents than in the
                                                            concentration.
         ocean.




                                                                   9
           7
                                        8               The state of matter that
  Rocks formed by the
                             The most dense and         has a constant volume
cooling and hardening of
                             hottest layer of Earth.   but takes the shape of its
      molten lava.
                                                               container.




            10
The layer of Earth that is
 between the crust and                11                         12
   the outer core. The     A measure of the amount     Anything that has mass
upper level is the source of matter in a substance.         and volume.
 of magma and volcanic
          lava.
           13
 Rocks that are formed                                      15
    when igneous or                14            The liquid layer of the
   sedimentary rocks     A boundary between the Earth that is between the
   undergo a physical     crust and the mantle.    inner core and the
 change due to extreme                                   mantle.
   heat and pressure.



                                     17
           16             The process of forming             18
 A theory that the crust   new crust as magma      Rocks that are formed
and upper mantle of the     moves up onto the      when sand or mud is
  Earth is divided into   surface and pushes the deposited and becomes
  sections that move.    two slides of a mid-ocean  tightly compacted.
                            ridge farther apart.




                                                                 21
                                     20               One of Earth's plates
          19
                         A state of matter that has sinking beneath another.
 Waves produced by an
                           a definite shape and       The plate that is more
     earthquake.
                                  volume.           dense sinks beneath the
                                                     plate that is less dense.




                                    23
                                                             24
            22           An opening in the Earth's
                                                   A measure of the amount
A measure of the amount crust from which lava,
                                                     of space something
 of heat in a substance.  ash, and hot gases flow
                                                          occupies.
                                 or erupt.
           25
    A measurement of
                                      26                         27
temperature devised by
                            A crack in rock or the     A state of matter that
 the German physicist,
                           Earth's crust caused by   does not have a constant
Gabriel Daniel, after he
                            plate tectonic forces.       shape or volume.
  invented the mercury
      thermometer.




           28
The point on the Earth's             29
 surface directly above    A sudden movement of
    the source of an          the Earth's crust.
      Earthquake.

				
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