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

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