What is weathering?
Materials being carried away by a river and deposited somewhere.
The breakdown of rocks that lie exposed to the weather.
Mechanical weathering breaks up rocks into smaller pieces.
There are four different kinds of weathering.
What is Chemical Weathering?
When rocks dissolve or decompose.
When rocks are broken up into smaller pieces.
Transport is the movement
eroding( movement, dissolving, eroding ) of broken pieces of rock by wind, ice or water.
Frost, sudden temperature changes, plants and animals are the main causes of mechanical weathering.
The main cause of chemical weathering is: