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A large stretch of grassy land with no trees
Alfred Wegener, proposed the idea of_______ drift, which plates move
The kind of map that shows elevation is
What is the final phase of the moon (after last quarter)?
_____________ stress pushes the rocks horizontally past each other in two opposite directions.
The asteroid belt is located between the planets ______ and _________
What is the sixth planet in the solar system?
What is tension? (stretching, squeezing)
The uplifted area of rising magma is called a_________
The path that Earth follows when it goes around the sun is called it's
One _____ is when a planet completes one spin on it's axis.
What is the inner most layer of the earth?
How many hours is one rotation?
Asteroids are leftovers from other collisions from space (true or false)?
A ______ _______forms when warm air pushes over cold air
____ occurs when rocks are broken down by rain
How long is one revolution?
When an object in space comes between the sun and the third object, it casts a shadow on that object, causing an _____
____ weathering is when rocks are broken down by chemical processes
What types of rocks are formed underground
Chemical compounds found in rocks are
What is a large area of flat land that is raised above the sea level called?
Stress that occurs when forces act to stretch an object is called?
A break in a body of rock is a _________
This boundary moves plates towards each other, it's destructive, and caused by compression stress
____ is the name of the large land mass before the continents split
What is the first layer of the earth?
What is a meteor that hits the ground
Because Mercury's mass is small, its ______ is weak
____ occurs when running water, wind, or ice carry away fragments of rock
_______ is a planet's movement around it's star.
A solid mixture of minerals and other materials are called...
If it is Summer in the North Hemisphere, then it is ________ on the Southern Hemisphere of the Earth.
The point underground where the earthquake starts
What is the sixth phase of the moon (after full moon)?
What is the hottest liquid layer of the earth?
A sea breeze comes from the ______
____ rocks are made up of sediments that gets pushed underground
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What type of rock is created under a lot of heat and pressure under the earths surface
A hollow in the earth is called a _______
A naturally occuring crystal structure is called...
A hill or ridge of sand pilled up by wind is called
When a rock layer bends when stress is placed on it is called_____
The different shapes of the moon you see from earth are called ____
There are ____ tides, and low tides
An instrument used to record and measure the strength of earthquakes
As a comet vaporizes, it leaves a dust ____ behind
What place on the earth gets the most direct sunlight?
What types of clouds are white and fluffy and mean good weather?
The line that intersects the Earth's North and South pole is it's
What time of day does a sea breeze happen?
How many extra days are in a leap year?
In a lunar eclipse, the _____ blocks sunlight from reaching the _______
What layer of earth is molten liquid metal that is also responsible for the Earth's magnetic field?
Big chunks of ice that vaporize near the sun are called...
Where are asteroids found?
The mantle has the ability to be shaped or molded so it has _______
What is the tilt of the Earth?
_______ is a series of vibrations in the earth's crust
The trapping of heat by the atmosphere is called the_______ effect
Which planet is closest to the sun?
Volcanoes that are the simplest and built from particles and blobs of lava are ________ cone?
What is the largest layer of the earth?
What type of rock forms from magma?
Which crust is made of mostly granite and the thickest crust?
______ is the planet spinning on it's axis.
The _______ wall is above the fault
What is he fourth phase of the moon (after first quarter)?
What scale measure that seismic waves of earthquakes?
What is the hard solid, crust and upper mantle called?
A large, slow-moving body of ice is a ____
What is the soft layer of mantle?
What is the third phase of the moon (after waxing crescent)?
This boundary grinds past each other, no materials are created or destroyed, and is caused by shearing stress
A triangle deposit at the mouth of a river is called
The point right above the focus, on the surface where the earthquake happened is called the
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In a solar eclipse, the ____ blocks sunlight from reaching the________
What is water in a gaseous form?
What is the last planet in the solar system?
What is the fifth phase of the moon (after waxing gibbous)?
A _______ ________forms as cold air pushes under warm air.
What is the first phase of the moon?
What is the seventh phase of the moon (after waning gibbous)?
The ____ wall is below the fault
What type of clouds are made of ice and very high up in the air?
How many seasons is there on Earth?
If a cloud has nimbo in it it means_______
This plate boundary makes a lot of earthquakes
____air rises, ___air sinks
What layer of the earth is a dense ball of solid metal?
A break in a large body of rock which the plates move along is a _______
_____is the general weather in an area in a long period of time.
The _______ of the Earth causes the seasons.
What time of day does a land breeze happen?
A piece of comet debris is called_____.
A land breeze comes from the ______
Which wave travels through the earth faster, Secondary Waves or P Waves?
Wind is cause by differences in air _________
A____ is dry land with little plants and no rainfall
A ____ is a part of a sea or ocean that extends into land
A piece of rock that is entering the Earth's atmosphere is called...
What are inner planets also known as?
When rocks form, the minerals in them nearly always consist of
The rise and fall of ocean water that occurs every 12.5 hours or so are called ____
What is the second phase of the moon (after new moon)?
Whick planet is largest and most massive planet?
Which crust is made of mostly basalt and is the thinnest crust?
This boundary moves plates apart, is constructive, and caused by tension stress
Low tides and high tides are caused by the ______ _______ of the moon
One ______ is when a planets goes completly around it's own star.
Hurricanes and tornadoes form over area's of ____ pressure.
What types of currents are found in the mantle. They are responsible for plates moving?
What is the thin outermost layer of solid rock that includes both dry land and ocean floor?

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