NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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