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What is weathering?
The disintergration or decomposition of rock, often caused by the weather but not always
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Name 3 types of weathering
- Biological Weathering - Chemical Weathering - Physical Weathering
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Define Biological Weathering
Involves the actions of flora and fauna. Plant roots are effective at growing and expanding in cracks in the rocks.
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Define Physical Weathering
Also known as mechanica weathering. Involves the disintergration of rocks without any chemical changes taking place.
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Define Chemical Weathering
A Chemcal change occurs when weatherng takes place. Rain water (slightly acidic) can sl
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- Biological Weathering - Chemical Weathering - Physical Weathering

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Name 3 types of weathering

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Involves the actions of flora and fauna. Plant roots are effective at growing and expanding in cracks in the rocks.

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Card 4

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Also known as mechanica weathering. Involves the disintergration of rocks without any chemical changes taking place.

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Card 5

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A Chemcal change occurs when weatherng takes place. Rain water (slightly acidic) can sl

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