NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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