NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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