Science Review - 8th Grade Earth/Space
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A moon phase in which more than half of the moon is illuminated; Locations 4 and 6 in diagram
Occurs at divergent boundaries
The displacement of sediment or rocks due to wind, water, ice, snow or gravity
What is the northern hemisphere having at location C?
What is the northern hemisphere having at location D?
What is the southern hemisphere having at location C?
What is the southern hemisphere having at location D?
What phase occurs during position 7?
Boundary in which plates are sliding past each other and create faults.
A moon phase in which the moon's illumination is decreasing every day; locations 6,7 and 8 in diagram
Boundary in which plates separate and create mid-ocean ridges and rift valleys
Earth rotates around this and is tilted
Which phase occurs between position 3 and 4?
Contour lines that are close on a topographic map indicate a _____________ slope.
What tide occurs during the phases in position 1 and 3 of the diagram?
What tide occurs during the phases in position 2 and 4 of the diagram?
Shows the elevation of land forms with contour lines
Is responsible for day and night
Is responsible for the year
A moon phase in which less than half of the moon is illuminated; Locations 2 and 8 in diagram
Which phase occurs between position 2?
Boundary in which plates move toward each other and create folded mountains or volcanic mountains at subduction zones
Land forms created by convergent boundaries
What phase occurs at position 3?
Is used to measure distance between stars and galaxies
This is responsible for the seasons on Earth
The physical and chemical break down of land due to wind, water, ice or chemicals
Can occur at plate boundaries especially at transform boundaries
A moon phase in which the moon's illumination is decreasing every day; locations 2,3 and 4 in diagram
Occurs at transform boundaries
Land form created by divergent boundaries
Found on a topographic map that indicate elevation
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