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

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