NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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