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

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