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

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