NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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