NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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