NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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