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

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