NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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