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Week Sixteen 11/30

Week Fifteen 11/30

Sedimentary Rock Rock made by the deposits of sediments that form layers. This kind of rock is where most fossils are found.
Earthquake Triggered by the movement of the Earth's tectonic plates
Tsunami An earthquake in the ocean that causes giant, destructive waves
Landslide Gravity or rain or both pulls rocks and mud down the mountains causing destruction
Delta Triangular shaped landform created by the deposition of sediment by water at the mouth of a river.
Canyon A deep gorge created by the moving water of a river. You can see the layers of rock on the sides.
Sand Dune A mound of sand deposited by the wind.
U-Shaped Valley A landform with a rounded bottom and steep sides that is created by glaciers.
V-Shaped Valley A landform with a pointed "v" bottom and is created by rivers.
Landform An area of land, or a land shape found on the surface of the Earth
Coal Fossil Fuel that is created from decayed swamps.
Oil Fossil Fuel that is created from decayed sea organisms.
Non-Renewable Resources Resources that take millions of years to form such as coal, oil, and natural gas (CON).
Renewable Resources Resources that can be replaced in a short amount of time such as solar, wind, water, and plants.
Solubility The ability to dissolve in water
Series Circuit A circuit with only one pathway. If one bulb goes out, they all go out.
Parallel Circuit A circuit with multiple pathways. If one bulb goes out, the others can stay on.
Weathering The breaking down of rocks into sediment
Erosion The carrying away of rocks by wind, water or ice
Deposition The dropping of sediment into a new location
Created by: ghscience5-2020



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