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Rocks and weathering

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Some plants produce acids witch results in _____ weathering. chemical
A rock that contains tiny connected spaces witch water can move is said to be __________ Permeable
One agent of rock chemical weathering is __________ witch combines with water to form carbonic acid. Carbon dioxide
The actions of animals most commonly can use the type of weathering known as ___________. Climate
Rapid chemical weathering can be caused by __________ which is rain combined with pollution's. Acid rain
Some plants produce acids that result in _________ weathering Chemical
The factors that determine the rate of weathering are type of _________ and __________ Rock Climate
Acid rain causes very rapid ___________ weathering Chemical
The most important agent of chemical weathering is ___________ Water
After chemical weathering, the chemical makeup of the weathered rock is ____________ than the original rock. Different
Freezing and thawing are example of ___________ weathering. Mechanical
The movement of rock particles by ice wind water or gravity is called ____________ Erosion
The rate of chemical weathering __________ in hot wet climates than is cold dry climates. Faster
The gas that causes rock containing iron to oxide is ___________. Oxigen
The type of weathering that occurs due to release of pressure is ___________ weathering. Mechanical
Plant roots that force cracks in rocks farther apart are an agent of __________ weathering. Mechanical
What has a rock probably been chemically weathered by if it contains iron and becomes soft, crumbly , and reddish brown in color. Oxygen
What may the growth of plant roots and animal activity result in? Mechanical
What is the agent of mechanical weathering called in witch rock is worn away by the grinding action of other rock particles. Abrasion
Granite will last a long time when it is used for building in what type of climate? Cold Climate
What kind of weathering causes the mineral composition of rocks to change. Chemical
What type of climate causes weathering to happen rapidly. Chemical
What is ice wedging? Water freezing in rocks and acting like a wedge to break the rock apart.
What is uniformitarianism The same proses that happened in the past as badly.
Why does permeable rock weather easily? Air holes
What can scientists infer from the rounded shape of the appellation mountains? They have been weathering for many years.
A marble statue is left exposed to the weather. What agent of mechanical weathering probably will cause it ti weather? Freezing and Thawing
Describe how freezing and thawing of water causes mechanical weathering. When water freezes it expands.
Explain how oxygen causes chemical weathering. Oxygen mixes with water to form oxidation.
How do you think weathering will affect rock. by pollution and weather climate
Created by: Tate Garmoe
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