Lecture 13 2nd test

Lecture 13 2nd test - Quote of Day For what profit is it to...

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Unformatted text preview: Quote of Day For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and lose his own soul? ( Matthew) http://www.bartleby.com/66/97/60797.html Sun is the driving force for weathering, erosion, and soil formation. Three terms to know Weathering the physical breakdown and chemical alteration of rock at Earths surface Mass wasting the transfer of rock and soil downslope under the influence of gravity Erosion the physical removal of material by mobile agents such as water, wind, ice, or gravity Weathering and soil formation Figure 1.21 Weathering Two general categories of weathering Mechanical weathering physical breakdown of rocks into smaller pieces Frost wedging Unloading Thermal expansion Biological activity Chemical weathering chemical breakdown or alteration of minerals in rock especially by water. Dissolution Oxidation Hydrolysis ater is a very unusual compound in that when it freezes, it expands by almost 10%. This is the reason a can of soda will oftentimes burst when frozen in your home freezer and the reason ice floats on water. http://alms.biology.ualberta.ca/SiteGraphics/water-fig_2.jpg http://blog.danwong.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/fridge_cans_450.jpg http://www.aspirasi-ndp.com/arkib/images/ICERBERG.jpg Weathering...
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