Science Flashcards Earths crust8 cards

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Fault

A crack in earths crust

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Geologist 

Scientists who study earth

3

Magma

Hot molten rock deep below earths surface

4

Lava

Magma that reaches earths surface

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Weathering

Breaking down rocks into smaller pieces

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Erosion

The picking up and carrying away of pieces of rocks

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Deposition 

The dropping off of bits of eroded rock

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Meteorites

A chunk of rock from space that that strikes the surface of Earth or Moon