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Science - Chapter 9 - Changes to Earth's Surface
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How does acid rain form?
Rain mixes with carbon dioxide to form an acid.
What causes a volcano to erupt?
Magma comes through the crust in a weak spot.
Which can cause physical weathering?
How can a volcanic eruption change Earth's surface?
It can cover Earth's surface with rock and ash.
How can a glacier erode landforms?
The glacier, which a mixture of rocks, soil, and ice, slides across Earth's surface and wears it away.
Which landform is always found on the coast?
How does deposition change Earth's surface?
By building up areas of Earth's surface.
Which is an example of erosion?
When rainwater moves soil down a mountain.
What is true of Earth's surface?
Earth's surface is constantly changing.
How is a landslide like a volcano?
Both are rapid kinds of erosion.
What is a fault?
A break in Earth's crust.
Which describes what Earth undergoes all the time?
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How are earthquakes and volcanoes alike and different?
ALIKE - Both cause rapid change to Earth's surface and damage.
EARTHQUAKES - Plates move suddenly causing Earth's crust to shake.
VOLCANOES - Bring magma and gases to Earth's surface.
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