Soil Formation and Rock Weathering

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Transcript Soil Formation and Rock Weathering

Example of ice formation
resulting in mechanical
weathering.
How do we see this happening in
our own environment during the
winter months?
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
List and describe factors
List and describe factors
Silly Sentence
Red Frogs Play at Adventureland
See text pages 214-215
Silly Sentence
Wet Otters Can Look Adorable
See text pages 216-217
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Example of ice
formation resulting in
mechanical
weathering.
How do we see this
happeneing in our
own environment
during the winter
months?
HOW IS SOIL MADE?
EXPLAIN HOW THE DIAGRAM OF
MECHANICAL WEATHERING ON
TEXT PAGE 215 IMPACTS THIS
SOIL ARRANGEMENT
Soil is made up of organic
material and broken down
rock.
When certain things decompose
and rocks break down, soil
may be formed from the
material that is left over.
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Write a sentence that
describes each layer.
What determines the
rate of soil formation?
How does topsoil
differ from subsoil?
Example of ice formation resulting in
mechanical weathering.
How do we see this happeneing in our
own environment during the winter
months?
Mechanical Weathering
Chemical Weathering
Use the Silly Sentence to
list 5 factors and
describe their impact on
rocks
Use the Silly Sentence to
list 5 factors and
describe their impact
on rocks