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

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