NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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