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

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