NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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