Objectives:
Define the term physical weathering and provide three examples of this type of weathering.
Define the term chemical weathering and provide three examples of this type of weathering.
Describe the factors that affect the rate of weathering.
Define the terms sediment and erosion.
Identify the factors that lead to mass wasting.
Explain the relationship between transported sediment size and velocity of water.
Describe how a sediment's size, shape, and density affect its settling rate.
Differentiate between horizontal sorting and graded bedding.
Explain how glaciers erode and deposit sediment.


Key Terms:
Physical weathering
Chemical weathering
Oxidation
Carbonation
Humid
Erosion
Runoff
Stream erosion
Suspension
Mass wasting
Deposition
Graded bedding
Horizontal sorting

Assignments & Lecture Notes:

Lecture Notes -

Lab 11.1 -

Lab 11.2 -

Weather Reinforcement -


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