NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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