NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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