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Weathering and Soil Formation



 Information about Mechanical/Chemical Weathering

 
 
 
 
 
 
 This is an animation and exercise that explains how the size and shape of soil particles affects the total exposed surface in a given volume of soil.The animation could also be used for explaining the increase in weathering rates with rock break up.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Weathering and Soil Formation
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Weathering and Water

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Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition

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Deposition Factors
Relationship between size, shape, density, velocity and deposition in the environment
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Characteristics of different erosional environments including glaciers, rivers, oceans and gravity
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Weathering Rates
Properties effecting chemical and physical weathering including temperature, surface area and moisture content.
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