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

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