NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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