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21 terms
Weathering and Erosion
dunes
mass wasting
shoreline erosion
chemical weathering
formed through erosion, strong winds, and dry soil
downhill movement of loose rocks and soil due to gravity
increases during storms
breaking down of rocks by chemical process
dunes
formed through erosion, strong winds, and dry soil
mass wasting
downhill movement of loose rocks and soil due to gravity
34 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Erosion
Chemical Weathering
Hydrolysis
Breaking up rocks
Movement of pieces of rock in wind or water
Changing the rock into something different than you started o…
When water dissolves some parts of a rock leaving holes behind.
Weathering
Breaking up rocks
Erosion
Movement of pieces of rock in wind or water
21 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
physical or chemical process of breaking down Earth (pieces o…
transporting (moving) weathered rock or minerals from one pla…
breaks down Earth WITHOUT altering (changing) the composition…
breaks down earth and alters (changes)the composition (origin…
weathering
physical or chemical process of breaking down Earth (pieces o…
erosion
transporting (moving) weathered rock or minerals from one pla…
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Acid Rain
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
Volcanic eruptions and pollution combine with water to form s…
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
Mechanical Weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
13 terms
Weathering and Erosion
process
weathering
erosion
deposition
A series of actions or changes.
The process of breaking down rock into smaller pieces.
The process of breaking down rock and moving it.
The process of putting something down, as when a river deposi…
process
A series of actions or changes.
weathering
The process of breaking down rock into smaller pieces.
37 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
chemical weathering
mechanical weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
breakdown of rock by chemical reactions that change the rock…
breaking up of rock by physical force
weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
erosion
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
16 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Oxidation
Abrasion
Plucking
Mass Movement
"Rusting" is caused when iron is exposed to water and oxygen.
When particles in the air grind down solid objects.
When materials freeze to the bottom side of glaciers and are…
When large amounts of Earth are moved by gravity, like landsl…
Oxidation
"Rusting" is caused when iron is exposed to water and oxygen.
Abrasion
When particles in the air grind down solid objects.
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Acid Rain
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
Volcanic eruptions and pollution combine with water to form s…
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
Mechanical Weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Two types of weathering
Chemical weathering
Weathering
Erosion
chemical and mechanical
weathering that changes the composition of rocks, often trans…
The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
processes (such as water flow or wind) which remove soil and…
Two types of weathering
chemical and mechanical
Chemical weathering
weathering that changes the composition of rocks, often trans…
12 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Physical (Mechanical) Weathering
Ice Wedging
Abrasion
Process where rock materials are broken down by physical or c…
Breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means such…
Occurs when water seeps into cracks during warm weather, then…
The grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces
Weathering
Process where rock materials are broken down by physical or c…
Physical (Mechanical) Weathering
Breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means such…
12 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Glacier
The chemical & physical processes that break down the Earth's…
Type of weathering in which rock is physically broken down in…
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes.
A large mass of moving ice and snow on land.
Weathering
The chemical & physical processes that break down the Earth's…
Mechanical Weathering
Type of weathering in which rock is physically broken down in…
13 terms
Weathering and Erosion
process
weathering
erosion
deposition
A series of actions or changes.
The process of breaking down earth materials into smaller pie…
The process of breaking down and MOVING earth materials.
The process of putting down (depositing) earth materials.
process
A series of actions or changes.
weathering
The process of breaking down earth materials into smaller pie…
12 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Physical (Mechanical) Weathering
Ice Wedging
Abrasion
Process where rock materials are broken down by physical or c…
Breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means such…
Occurs when water seeps into cracks during warm weather, then…
The grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces
Weathering
Process where rock materials are broken down by physical or c…
Physical (Mechanical) Weathering
Breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means such…
21 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
physical weathering
abrasion
the breakdown of rocks in place through contact with the atmo…
movement of sediments from external forces (wind, water, grav…
occurs when rocks break into smaller pieces without their com…
mechanical scraping or impact of the surface of a rock and mo…
weathering
the breakdown of rocks in place through contact with the atmo…
erosion
movement of sediments from external forces (wind, water, grav…
33 terms
Weathering, Erosion
weathering
erosion
physical weathering
abrasion
the breakdown of rocks in place through contact with the atmo…
movement of sediments from external forces (wind, water, grav…
occurs when rocks break into smaller pieces without their com…
mechanical scraping or impact of the surface of a rock and mo…
weathering
the breakdown of rocks in place through contact with the atmo…
erosion
movement of sediments from external forces (wind, water, grav…
23 terms
Weathering & Erosion
abrasion
breaking wave
chemical weathering
delta
The grinding away of rock by other rock particles carried in…
Shallow water, sharp crested.
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
A landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river f…
abrasion
The grinding away of rock by other rock particles carried in…
breaking wave
Shallow water, sharp crested.
11 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
Earth's surface
mountains, canyons, valleys, shorelines
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
ALWAYS changing!
landforms affected by erosion
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
15 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
Earth's surface
mountains, canyons, valleys, shorelines
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
ALWAYS changing!
landforms affected by erosion
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
The movement of weathered rock from one place to another by w…
22 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Mechanical Weathering
Abrasion
Types of Mechanical Weathering
Erosion
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means.
The grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
Abrasion... Ice wedging... Plant root growth... Animal action... Wind…
The process by which wind, water, ice or gravity transport so…
Mechanical Weathering
The breakdown of rock into smaller pieces by physical means.
Abrasion
The grinding and wearing away of rock surfaces through the me…
32 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
carbonic acid
stalactites
stalagmites
the process of breaking down rocks
when carbon dioxide dissolves into water
hang from the ceiling of a cavern
grow upward from the floor of a cavern
weathering
the process of breaking down rocks
carbonic acid
when carbon dioxide dissolves into water
36 terms
weathering erosion
exfoliation and unloading
oxidation
wave action
wind abrasion
exfoliation and unloading
oxidation
16 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Erosion
Weathering
Groundwater
Deposition
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
Process in which sediment is laid down in new locations.
Erosion
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Weathering
The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
5 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Physical, Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Sediment
Breaking down rocks into smaller pieces by physical or chemic…
Physical or mechanical actions that break rock down into smal…
Breaking down rocks when chemicals change what the rock is ma…
Small pieces of broken down rock, or crumbs.
Weathering
Breaking down rocks into smaller pieces by physical or chemic…
Physical, Mechanical Weathering
Physical or mechanical actions that break rock down into smal…
9 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Erosion
3 Ws and 2Gs
Deposition
process of breaking down of rock
process of transporting weathered rock away by the 3 Ws and 2…
wind, waves, water, gravity, glaciers
process of depositing weathered rock
Weathering
process of breaking down of rock
Erosion
process of transporting weathered rock away by the 3 Ws and 2…
21 terms
Weathering & Erosion
The process of rocks being broken down…
The agent of mechanical weathering in…
Ice wedging causes mechanical weatheri…
___________________ causes the mineral…
weathering
abrasion
Freezing and thawing
chemical weathering
The process of rocks being broken down…
weathering
The agent of mechanical weathering in…
abrasion
9 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
sediment
soil
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports…
loose materials, such as rock fragments,mineral grains, and t…
the loose, weathered material on Earth's surface in which pla…
weathering
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
erosion
The process by which wind, water, ice, or gravity transports…
27 terms
Weathering & Erosion
weathering
erosion
mechanical weathering
ice wedging
The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
The process by which water, ice, or wind moves weathered rock…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
Process that splits rock when water seeps into cracks, then f…
weathering
The chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
erosion
The process by which water, ice, or wind moves weathered rock…
92 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical
mechanical
mechanical
________ is a natural process that causes rock to change, bre…
________ weathering breaks rocks into smaller pieces without…
When ________ weathering occurs the small pieces of rock that…
Ice wedging is a type of ________ weathering.
Weathering
________ is a natural process that causes rock to change, bre…
Mechanical
________ weathering breaks rocks into smaller pieces without…
10 terms
weathering and erosion
glacier
water
wind
volcano
glacier
water
21 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
physical or chemical process of breaking down Earth (pieces o…
transporting (moving) weathered rock or minerals from one pla…
breaks down Earth WITHOUT altering (changing) the composition…
breaks down earth and alters (changes)the composition (origin…
weathering
physical or chemical process of breaking down Earth (pieces o…
erosion
transporting (moving) weathered rock or minerals from one pla…
31 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
chemical weathering
mechanical weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
breakdown of rock by chemical reactions that change the rock…
breaking up of rock by physical force
weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
erosion
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Acid Rain
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
Volcanic eruptions and pollution combine with water to form s…
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
Mechanical Weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Sediments
Weathering
Physical Weathering
Abrasion
Smaller particles broken down... from the Earth's surface rocks…
The chemical or physical... breakdown of rocks at or... near Earth'…
The breakdown of rock into... smaller pieces without chemical... ch…
The process in which rock... particles grind against rock... causin…
Sediments
Smaller particles broken down... from the Earth's surface rocks…
Weathering
The chemical or physical... breakdown of rocks at or... near Earth'…
20 terms
weathering/erosion
火成岩
沉积岩
变质岩
矿物
IGNEOUS ROCK... Nickname for Igneous rock is FIRE ROCK. Rocks fr…
SEDIMENTARY ROCK... - Make up 75% of all rocks on the Earth's su…
METAMORPHIC ROCK... Rocks formed because of changes in temperatu…
minerals... kuàng wù
火成岩
IGNEOUS ROCK... Nickname for Igneous rock is FIRE ROCK. Rocks fr…
沉积岩
SEDIMENTARY ROCK... - Make up 75% of all rocks on the Earth's su…
12 terms
Weathering and Erosion
erosion
glacier
weathering
deposition
The movement of rock material from one place to another.
A large mass of slow-moving ice.
The slow wearing away of rock into smaller pieces.
The dropping of sediment moved by water, wind and ice.
erosion
The movement of rock material from one place to another.
glacier
A large mass of slow-moving ice.
5 terms
weathering and erosion
weathering
physical weathering
chemical weathering
erosion
the slow process that breaks rock down into smaller pieces of…
rocks that can change size and shape without changing their c…
the minerals that make up rocks are changed
the weathering and removal of rock and soil
weathering
the slow process that breaks rock down into smaller pieces of…
physical weathering
rocks that can change size and shape without changing their c…
15 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Acid Rain
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The process that breaks down rock through chemical changes
Volcanic eruptions and pollution combine with water to form s…
Weathering
The breaking down of rocks into smaller pieces by mechanical…
Mechanical Weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
19 terms
Erosion & Weathering
weathering
erosion
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
the chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
the process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves weath…
the type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
the process breaks down rock through chemical changes
weathering
the chemical and physical processes that break down rock at E…
erosion
the process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity moves weath…
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
Ice wedging
Root wedging
Salt wedging
(slow changes) the process of breaking down rock into smaller…
the repeated freezing and thawing of water, causing rocks to…
the pressure of a root system within the crevices of rock whi…
salt crystals that which break apart land.
weathering
(slow changes) the process of breaking down rock into smaller…
Ice wedging
the repeated freezing and thawing of water, causing rocks to…
10 terms
weathering and erosion
chemical weathering
mechanical weathering
weathering
abrasion
The process that breaks down rock into new material through c…
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's…
the process of scraping or wearing away
chemical weathering
The process that breaks down rock into new material through c…
mechanical weathering
The type of weathering in which rock is physically broken int…
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
Ice wedging
Root wedging
Salt wedging
(slow changes) the process of breaking down rock into smaller…
the repeated freezing and thawing of water, causing rocks to…
the pressure of a root system within the crevices of rock whi…
salt crystals that which break apart land.
weathering
(slow changes) the process of breaking down rock into smaller…
Ice wedging
the repeated freezing and thawing of water, causing rocks to…
31 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
chemical weathering
mechanical weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
breakdown of rock by chemical reactions that changes the rock…
breaking up of rock by physical force
weathering
the process by which natural forces break down rocks
erosion
when weathered particles are picked up and moved from one pla…
10 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
erosion
ice wedging
plant roots
when rocks are broken down into smaller pieces
moving dirt and rocks from one place to another
the repeated freezing and thawing of water in rocks that caus…
rocks break apart when these grow into their cracks
weathering
when rocks are broken down into smaller pieces
erosion
moving dirt and rocks from one place to another
8 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
physical weathering
chemical weathering
rocks
disintegration or breaking of rock material into smaller pieces
alteration of rock materials due to exposure to air, moisture…
decomposition of rock material due to the chemical reactions…
mixture of different elements and chemical compounds that com…
weathering
disintegration or breaking of rock material into smaller pieces
physical weathering
alteration of rock materials due to exposure to air, moisture…
13 terms
Weathering and erosion
humus
volcanoes and earthquakes
weathering
sand, silt, and clay
decayed plant and animal material
can push land upward
the process of breaking down or changing rocks
the three sizes of weathered rocks found in soil
humus
decayed plant and animal material
volcanoes and earthquakes
can push land upward
11 terms
Weathering and Erosion
Weathering
Erosion
Land-forms
Sediment
The process of breaking or splitting objects or rocks down to…
The process of moving, carrying, or taking away weathered or…
Geological features or pieces of rock that form naturally fro…
Very small pieces of rock, soil, and sand. Usually called dirt.
Weathering
The process of breaking or splitting objects or rocks down to…
Erosion
The process of moving, carrying, or taking away weathered or…
25 terms
Weathering & Erosion
Weathering
Mechanical weathering
Differential weathering
Shale
The processes that change rock at or near Earth's surface.
The physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller roc…
The process that allows different rocks weather at different…
Give an example of a rock that is soft and weathers quickly.
Weathering
The processes that change rock at or near Earth's surface.
Mechanical weathering
The physical disintegration of rock, resulting in smaller roc…
14 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
mudslide
erosion
landslide
the process through which rocks or other materials are broken…
the movement of a large amount of mud and rocks down a slope
the process through which weathered rock or soil is moved fro…
the movement of a large amount of rock and soil down a slope
weathering
the process through which rocks or other materials are broken…
mudslide
the movement of a large amount of mud and rocks down a slope
14 terms
Weathering and Erosion
erosion
weathering
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
When wind, water or ice move particles of soil.
When rock is broken down.
When rock is broken down by breaking it smaller.
When chemicals break down rock.
erosion
When wind, water or ice move particles of soil.
weathering
When rock is broken down.
24 terms
Weathering and Erosion
weathering
subsoil
topsoil
bedrock
1. process of breaking down rocks into smaller pieces... 2. caus…
1. soil layer that is mostly coarse, weathered rocks... 2. does…
1. layer in which most plants grow... 2. layer that contains humus
solid, unweathered rock under layers of soil
weathering
1. process of breaking down rocks into smaller pieces... 2. caus…
subsoil
1. soil layer that is mostly coarse, weathered rocks... 2. does…
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