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

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