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

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