NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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