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rocks and weathering

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some plants acids which result in________________ weathering. chemical
A rock that contains tiny connected spaces through which water can move is said to be____________________. permeable
One agent of chemical weathering is_________________ which combines with water to form carbonic acid carbon dioxid
The actions of animals most commonly can cause the type of weathering known as___________________________. weathering
rapid chemical weathering can be caused by____________________ which is rain combined with pollutants. acid rain
some plants produce acids that result in _______________ weathering. chemical
the factors that determine the rate of weathering are the 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 the chemical makeup of the weathered rock is ______________ than the original rock. different
freezing and thawing are an example of ______________ weathering. mechanical
the movement of rock particles by ice,wind,water,or gravity is called _______________. erasion
the rate of mechanical weathering is______________ in hot wet climates than in cold dry climates. faster
the gas that causes rock containing iron to oxidize is_____________. oxygen
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 which rock is worn away by the grinding action of other rock particles hot
what kind of weathering causes the mineral composition of rocks to change chemical
what type of climates causes weathering to happen rapidly hot,wet
what is ice wedging water freezing in rock and breaking aport
what is uniformitarianism the same process that happened in the past is happen today
why does a permeable rock weather easily it has tiny airspaces that allows water to seep in the cracks
what can scientists infer from the rounded shape of the Appalachian mountains they have been weathering for many years
describe how freezing and thawing of water causes mechanical weathering freezing and thawing
explains how oxygen causes chemical weathering iron conjoins with oxygen and water to form chemical weathering
predict how the city's climate will affect the weathering of the statue. give reasons for your prediction the pollution and would make acid rain the fastest weathering occurs in hot and cold climates.
Created by: Jordan Dehne