NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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