Bill Nye study
Terms in this set (12)
Water, ice, wind, ______ and chemicals are constantly crumbling mountains
Erosion takes _____
When liquid turns to solid ice, it _____
When water gets between the cracks of rocks and freezes, the rocks ______ and ______ open
When wind blows _____ against a mountain, the mountain erodes and the peaks become more rounded.
Water can wear away rocks to form a _____.
Rocks, plants, and ______ can help prevent erosion.
If a soft rock is under a harder rock, the softer rock erodes away first, leaving an _____.
Erosion is the _____ wearing away of the Earth's surface.
A _____ can speed and slow erosion.
Freezing water, chemicals, and plants called ____, are all eating away rocks.
wind picks up sand that hits the bottom of rocks causing only the bottom to wear away