6th Grade Unit 1 Earth Science Test

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Locations where plates collide are called ____________________.
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The part of the Earth that contains water is the ____________________,
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__________________ is loose pieces of minerals, rock and organic material.
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A tsunami wave is a vibration that travels through Earth and is produced by an earthquake or volcanic eruption.
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Elevation is the height above or below sea level.
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Water is found as a liquid in oceans, lakes and _________.
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Earth's solid, rocky surface that is thin, rigid and varies from 6 to 70 km in thickness is the _______________.
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Beneath the mantle is the __________.
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_______________ is the dropping off of particles in another location.
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___________________ is the breaking down of rock into smaller pieces by natural processes.
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Water on the earth is found in a solid form as _________ or snow.
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__________________ shows location north or south of the equator.
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_______________ is the picking up and removing of rock pieces and other particles.
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_________________ shows location east or west of the prime meridian.
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Smaller earthquakes that can follow a major earthquake are called mini earthquakes.
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______________________ is the idea that Pangaea split apart and the continents then "drifted" to their present positions.
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The epicenter is the location on the surface directly above the focus.
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The crust and the rigid part of the mantle is called the _______________.
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Soil is very important for us today.
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Oceans form where plates push against each other.
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The point below the surface of the Earth where an earthquake begins is the focus.
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The layer of Earth beneath the crust is the ____________.
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The layer of gases that surround earth is the ___________________.
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Locations where plates move apart are called ____________________.
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According to _______________________ the Earth's surface is broken into pieces or plates that move.