NJ Ask- Earth and Space Science

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

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