NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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