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Science 8 Unit 2

Question Answer
Large divisions that make up the earth's crust Tectonic Plates
Most directly affects the season's on earth The earth's tilt
The planet whose gravity is most responsible for keeping asteroids away from earth Jupiter
The study of the earth geology
The thinnest layer of the earth crust
Two types of tectonic plates oceanic & continental
Creation of new oceanic crust sea-floor spreading
Example of tension pulling a rope in tug-of-war
Where does sea-floor spreading occur? mid-ocean ridge
What kind of boundary is subduction most likely to occur? Convergent
How does our moon compare to other moons in our solar system? It's larger
What protects the earth from solar flares? earth's magnetic field
What is the theoretical supercontinent called? Pangea