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How does flowing water change Earth's surface?
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how does flowing water change earth's surface? what factors relate to a streams ability to erode material?
flowing water with wind and ice can move a large amount of materials, the materials include rock and soil.
what causes water to flow and rocks to fall?
gravity causes water to flow and rocks to fall downhill
the process by which sediment and other materials are moved from one place to another
the process by which eroded material is dropped
sediment is tiny grains of broken down what?
sediment is tiny grains of broken down rock
sediment is moved by?
sediment is moved by erosion
what does erosion cause streams to do what?
erosion causes them to widen and deepen
deposition is the process by which eroded material is what?
when eroded material is dropped
can some streams erode bigger rocks?
some streams can and others can only erode fine sediment
some streams may move how much sediment daily?
some streams may move tons of sediment
what determines how much a material a stream can erode?
how fast and how wide the stream is
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