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

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