Science vocabulary

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Science vocabulary
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  1. What is Weathering
    wear away or change the appearance or texture of (something) by long exposure to the air.
  2. What is Mechanical Weathering
    is the process of breaking big rocks into little ones
  3. What is Ice Wedging
    is a crack in the ground formed by a narrow or thin piece of ice that measures up to 3–4 meters in length at ground level and extends downwards into the ground up to several meters. During the winter months, the water in the ground freezes and expands.
  4. What is Chemical Weathering
    the erosion or disintegration of rocks, building materials, etc., caused by chemical reactions (chiefly with water and substances dissolved in it) rather than by mechanical processes.
  5. What is Oxidation
    the process or result of oxidizing or being oxidized.
  6. What is Climate
    the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period
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