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

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