NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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