NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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