Planets
Earth Layers
Moon Phases
Plate Tectonics
Tides
100

I am made up of a star and all the objects that orbit around it.

What is a solar system?

100

The layer of Earth with the highest temperature and pressure

What is the inner core?

100

The moon phase with the most amount of sunlight directed at it.

What is the full moon?

100

Scientists use this to explain how forces deep within the Earth can cause ocean floors to spread and continents to move.

What is plate tectonics?

100

The spacial object that causes tides

What is the moon?

200

A natural object that orbits a planet.

What is a moon?

200

The two types of crust on the Earth's surface are continental and _________

What is the oceanic crust?

200

The 2nd moon phase.

What is the waxing crescent?

200

The area around a plate boundary where movement takes place.

What is a fault?

200

Moon phases at which spring tides occur

What are the full and new moon phases?

300

I am a full trip around the sun and on Earth, it takes 365 days to complete.

What is a REVOLUTION around the sun?

300

The thickest layer of the Earth

What is the mantle?

300

The number of days it takes for a full moon cycle to be completed.

What is 29 1/2 days or a month?

300

Hot molten rock below the surface of the Earth.

What is magma?

300

Moon phases at which neap tides occur

What are the 1st quarter and 3rd quarter moon phases?

400

I am made up of gasses, ice, dust, and rock, and one of my most famous names is Haley.

What is a comet?

400

The only fully liquid layer in the Earth

What is the outer core?

400

The word for when the light on the moon is decreasing.

What is waning?

400

Locations where plates move apart.

What are divergent boundaries?

400

The number of neap + spring tides each month

What is 4?

500

Our names are Europa, Io, and Ganymede and we are all classified under one thing.

What are the Galilean/Jupiter moons?

500

The layer that causes tectonic plates to move

What is the asthenosphere?

500

The number of days it takes for the moon phases to move from one to the next.

What is about 4 days?

500

Plate movement produces huge tilted blocks of rock that are separated from the surrounding rock by faults called...

What are fault-block mountains?

500

The tides are caused by...

What are the combined effects of the gravitational forces exerted by the moon & sun and the rotation of the Earth?

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