NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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