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4/5/2019 Erosion Rates Gizmo : ExploreLearning 1/4 Print Page ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS: LANIA JACKSON Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5 SCORE Your Results saved for class Physical Science (G1, G2, G3, G4) 1/5 Questions & Answers 1. A student runs an erosion simulation with default conditions selected, as shown. Whichchange will speed up the rate of erosion? A.Change the rock type to shale.B.Increase the precipitation.C.Increase the temperature.D.All of the above.All of the above. Explanation: Shale is a softer rock than sandstone, so changing the rock type to shale Correct Answer: D.
4/5/2019 Erosion Rates Gizmo : ExploreLearning 2/4 will increase the rate of erosion. Most erosion occurs due to running water. Increasing precipitation increases the amount of running water and increases the rate of erosion. Weathering, which breaks down rock into soil, occurs more quickly at high temperatures, so increasing the temperature will also increase the rate of erosion.

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