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

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