Break It And Make It Vocabulary Words
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weathering that involves changes in the chemical make-up of rocks
part of the soil formed by decaying organic material
the breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces without changing them chemically
particles of rock or organic materials that have been carried away by wind and/or water
pieces of weathered rock and pieces of organic matter on the surface of the Earth
material that is full of tiny, connected air spaces that water can seep through
the breaking down of rocks and other organic materials on the Earth's surface
a layer of soil that differs in color and texture from the layers above or below it
process that splits rock when water seeps into cracks, then freezes and expands.
the grinding away of rock by other rock particles carried in water, ice, or wind
a chemical change in which a substance combines with oxygen and forms rust
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