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

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