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

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