06-02_taskzin000.docx - Name Zin Peterson Date 10\/16 School GHS Facilitator Ms Adams 6.02 Soil Formation Part One Directions Complete the chart below by

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Name: Zin Peterson Date: 10/16 School: GHS Facilitator: Ms. Adams 6.02 Soil Formation Part One Directions: Complete the chart below by identifying each example as physical weathering, chemical weathering, or biological weathering. Place an X in the appropriate box for each example. Mark all boxes that apply; some of the examples may be more than one type of weathering. Example of Weathering Physical Weathering Chemical Weathering Biological Weathering 1. Frost entering the crack of a rock and expanding x 2. Minerals in a rock reacting with oxygen x 3. Plant roots growing down in the soil putting pressure on bedrock x 4. Temperatures fluctuating between hot and cold extremes x 5. Worms digging through the ground x 6. Lichen releasing substances to breakdown rock x x 7. Water running over the exposed surface of a rock x 8. Minerals in a rock reacting with water to help breakdown rock x 9. Salt left in rocks by water putting pressure on the rocks from the inside x 10. Sand in wind breaking down the surface of exposed
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