NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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