NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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