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

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