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Ch 23.2 Weathering and Mass Movement

Ch 23.2 Weathering and Mass Movement

Author: deirdre carney
Description:
  • Describe processes how erosion wears down & carries away rock
  • Distinguish between chemical and mechanical weathering
  • Explain how force of gravity contributes to erosion by mass movement

Nevada Science Standards

E.12.C.4 Students know that soil, derived from weathered rocks and decomposed organic material, is found in layers. E/S  

Next Generation Science Standards

HS-ESS2-5. Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on Earth materials and surface processes. ​

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Tutorial

Chapter 23.2 Weathering and Mass Movement

Read Chapter 23.2 Weathering and Mass Movement pg. 709-712. Outline the reading in your Science Notebook & include major points and diagrams/tables.
You should focus on the following essential questions:
-What are the agents of erosion
-What causes mechanical and chemical weathering
-What factors affect the rate at which rocks weather
-What force causes mass movement

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Source: Prentice hall Physical Science - Concepts in Action

Groundwater Scavenger hunt

Directions: Use the URL’s below to go to Washoe County’s website and hunt down the answers to the questions below

http://tinyurl.com/washoegroundwater

http://tinyurl.com/pcefacts

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Source: wihs

Video Clip: Physical Weathering

Watch video and take notes in your science notebook

Video Clip: Chemical Weathering

Watch video and take notes in your science notebook

Video Clip: Mass Movement

Watch video and take notes in your science notebook