Weathering and erosion

Weathering and erosion - 6 Oxidation: is the reaction of...

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6/2/10 Click to edit Master subtitle style Weathering and erosion By Roger Williams Axia College Student SCI 245
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6/2/10 Weathering and Erosion e Weathering : Is a chemical and physical breakdown of the rocks over a period of time as a result of exposure to air, moisture, and living organisms. 6 Erosion: The wearing effect on bedrock as well as the transporting of loose particles by fluids.
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6/2/10 Weathering and Erosion
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6/2/10 Mechanical Weathering e Only changes the size of the rocks, not the chemical composition. 6 Frost, moisture (wetting and drying) plants, animals, and roots are all examples of mechanical weathering. 6 Friction from wind and water as well as glacial movement.
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6/2/10 Chemical Weathering e Rainwater, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and acids from decaying plants are example s of chemical weathering. 6 Hydration : is when water combines with another substance. 6 Hydrolysis: is the reaction where water forms hydrogen ions that then replace the mineral.
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Unformatted text preview: 6 Oxidation: is the reaction of the oxygen in the air with other substances. 6 Carbonic acid: is created when Co2 is dissolved in 6/2/10 Examples of Mechanical and Chemical Weathering e Mechanical Weathering 6 Chemical weathering 6/2/10 Erosion e Is the movement of weathered material. 6 Water erosion: the movement of particles by water. 6 Wind erosion: the movement of particles by wind . 6 Ice erosion: the movement of particles by ice. 6/2/10 Erosion e Water erosion 6 Wind erosion 6/2/10 Reference: e N/A (2010) Weathering and Erosion. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on march 17, 2010 http:// www.scarborough.k12.me.us/high/projects/geoscienc 6 Image (2010) The Rock Cycle (KS3). Retrieved from the World Wide Web on March 17, 2010 6 Image (2010) Weathering. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on March 17, 2010 6 Image (2010) Erosion. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on March 17, 2010...
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