NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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