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

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