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THE AMOUNT OF EACH KIND OF SOIL PARTICLE IN A SAMPLE DETERMINE THE _______ OF THE SOIL. TEXTURE
WHAT ARE MULTIPLE LAYERS OF SOIL CALLED? HORIZONS
AS A GLACIER MELTS IT DEPOSITS SOIL AND ROCK INTO PILES THAT ARE CALLED ____________. MORAINES
OCCURS WHEN ROCKS RUB AGAINST EACH OTHER. ABRASION
SMALL PARTICLES PRODUCED BY WEATHERING. SEDIMENT
SEDIMENT USED FOR FARMING NUTRIENTS
SEDIMENT AND ROCKS DROPPING IN A NEW LOCATION DEPOSITION
FORMED WHEN MAGMA COOLS IGNEOUS
PROCESS OF BREAKING DOWN ROCKS INTO SMALLER PIECES. MECHANICAL WEATHERING
A PARTICLE THAT ALLOWS WATER AND AIR TO MIX IN THE SOIL. SILT
THE PRIMARY FORCE BEHIND EROSION GRAVITY
THE PROCESS OF BREAKING DOWN ROCKS. WEATHERING
WATER, WIND, ICE. AGENTS OF EROSION
SEDIMENT THAT A STREAM CARRIES LOAD
DECAYED ORGANIC MATERIAL HUMUS
AREA AT THE MOUTH OF THE RIVER DELTA
THE PROCESS OF CHANGE THAT SCIENTISTS THINK HAPPENS TO ROCK. ROCK CYCLE
THE MOST COMMON KINDS OF CHEMICAL WEATHERING ARE (A) OXIDATION AND ACID REACTION WITH MINERALS OR (B) FROST AND ABRASION (A) OXIDATION AND ACID REACTION WITH MINERALS
GOD USES WEATHERING TO BREAK DOWN ROCKS TO FORM SOIL AND ____________NEEDED FOR PLANTS TO GROW. (A)TO PROVIDE WATER (B) TO REPLENISH THE MINERALS (B) TO REPLENISH THE MINERALS
TRUE OR FALSE. SPELEOTHEMS IN CAVERNS ARE A RESULT OF CHEMICAL WEATHERING. TRUE
WHAT IS LOOSE WEATHERED MATERIAL MOVING FROM ONE LOCATION TO ANOTHER. EROSION
TRUE OR FALSE. BECAUSE OF INDUSTRIAL SMOKE AND EXHAUST FROM CARS, CITIES ARE MORE LIKELY TO HAVE ACID RAIN. TRUE
BECAUSE SEDIMENT DROPS ACCORDING TO ITS WEIGHT, DEPOSITIONS OFTEN HAVE (A)LAYERS (B) CRACKS (A) LAYERS
WHEN GRAVITY IS THE PRIMARY FACTOR IN ROCKS AND SEDIMENT MOVING, THE MOVEMENT IS CALLED (A) WAVE EROSION, (B)MASS MOVEMENTS (B) MASS MOVEMENTS
NAME THE THREE CLASSIFICATIONS OF ROCK. IGNEOUS, SEDIMENTARY, METAMORPHIC
NAME THE 5 SOIL HORIZONS O HORIZON, TOPSOIL OR A HORIZON, SUBSOIL OR B HORIZON, C HORIZON, BEDROCK OR R HORIZON
TRUE OR FALSE. MOIST CLIMATES USUALLY EXPERIENCE MORE CHEMICAL WEATHERING THAN DRY CLIMATES. TRUE
NAME AN AREA MOST LIKE TO EXPERIENCE WIND EROSIONS. COASTAL AREAS.
WHAT MAKES UP SOIL? SMALL PARTICLE OF ROCKS AND MINERALS PRODUCED FROM WEATHERING ALONG WITH WATER AIR AND HUMUS.
NAME THE AGENTS OF EROSION WATER, WIND, ICE, GRAVITY

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