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

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