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Rocks and weatering

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some plants produce acids wich result in ______ weathering chemical
a rock that contains tiny connected spaces through wich water can move is said to be___________ permable
one angent of chemical weathering can be caused by ________ wich is rain combined with pollutants carbon dioxide
THe actions of animals most commonly can cause the type of weathering known as___________ Animal actions
rapid chemical weathering can be caused by_________ wich is rain combined with pollutans acid rain
some plants produce acids acids that result in______ weathering chemical
the factors that determine the rate of weathering are ______ and ______ climte, type of rock
acid rain causes rapid ___________ weathering chemical
the most important agent of chemical weathering is _________ water
after chemical weatering the chemical make up of the weathered rock is ________ then the original rock diffrent
freezing and thawing is a example of _________ weathering mechanical
the movment of rock particels by ice, wind, water or gravity is called_________ erosion
the rate of chemical weathering is ______ in hot, wet climates faster
the gas that causes rock conaning iron to oxidize is_________ oxygen
the type of weathering that occurs due to release pressure is _____________ weathering mechanical
plant roots that force cracks in rocks father apart are an agent of _______ weathering mechanical
What has a rock probally been chemically weathered by if it contains ior and becomes soft, crumbly and reddish brown color? oxygen
What may be the growth of plant rooths and animal activity result in? Mechanical
What is the agent of mechanical weathering called in wich rock is worn away by the grinding action of other rock particals? Abrassion
Granite will last a long time when used for a buliding in what type of climate? Cold
What kind of weathering causes the mineral composition of rocks to change? Chemical
What type of climate causes weathering to happen rappidly? worm and hot
What is ice wedging? The water freezes in rocks and acts like wedge to brake the rock apart.
What is uniformitarianism? THe same process that oppperates today and in the past.
Why dose permable rock weather easily? It has small holes and cracks
What can scientis infer from the rounded shepe of the appalachian mountins they have been erouded and have older rocks
A marble satue is leftt oexpose to the weather what agent of mechanical weathering prbally will cause it to weather? Freezing and thawing
Describe how freezing and thawing of water causes mechanical weathering? water freezes in rocks and acts like a wedge to breake it apart.
Explain how oxygen causes chemical weathering oxygen mixes with water to form oxidation
For hundreds of years an acient statue had been kept out doors in a country with a dry mild climate A U.S citybought the satue and placed it outdoors in a park the city has hot rainy summers freezing winter temuatures and air pollution from the burning co Pollution and wet climate form acid rain hold and cold weathering lead to freezing and thawing
Created by: Audrey_Lord
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