NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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