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Changing Earth

Processes that change earth's surface

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What rapid change has snow, ice, rock, and is caused by gravity? Avalanche
What rapid change has mud, rock, and is caused by gravity? Landslide
Which of these is not a rapid change: forest fire, weathering, volcano? weathering
Which of these is not a slow change: deposition, erosion, tsunami? tsunami
What process formed the Grand Canyon? erosion
What does water do when it freezes? expands
What is the main force in erosion? water
How many layers does the earth have? four
What force can eventually break rocks into smaller pieces? plants
If the slope gets steeper, what will happen to the rate of erosion? faster
What causes tsunamis? underwater earthquakes
What causes floods? heavy rains
What causes earthquakes? plates shifting
What causes volcanoes? plates shifting
What process is the formation of rust? Chemical weathering
Which example is a fast Earth-changing process: formation of deltas or eruption of volcanoes? eruption of volcanoes
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