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What is a chemical change?
A change in matter that produces a new substance with different properties from the original.
What is colloid?
Particles (or droplets) large enough to block out light spread throughout another substance.
What is hydrosphere?
Earth's water.
What is crust?
The rocky surface that makes up the top of the lithosphere.
What is a fault?
A crack in the crust, whose sides show evidence of motion.
What is magma?
Hot, molten rock deep below Earth's surface.
What is a geologist?
A scientist who studies the Earth.
A movement of plates that stretches or pulls apart Earth's crust.
A movement of plates that twists, tears, or pushes one part of Earth's crust past another.
A mountain formed by blocks of earth's crust moving along a fault.
fault block
A movement of plates that presses together or squeezes Earth's crust.
Mountains made of crumpled and folded layers of rock.
Fold mountains
What is Suspension?
A mixture of substances that separate upon standing.
What is a solution?
A mixture in which substances are completely blended so that the properties are the same throughout and the substances stay blended.