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

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