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What is a Deposition? - Definition & Explanation

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Erosion is the process of _____.

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1. The process of sediment building up in a particular area is called _____.

2. Mudslides, landslides, and creeps are examples of _____.

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Depositions of rock and soil are important in understanding the changing geological features of the earth. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of depositions of rock and soil. Some things you'll be assessed on include the definition of erosion as well as the term for sediment building up in a particular area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Erosion
  • Sediment building up in a particular area
  • What mudslides, landslides, and creep are examples of
  • Sand dunes

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding erosion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of rock and soil depositions, and how they contribute to geological formations
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on sand dunes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about how rock and soil contribute to the earth's changing geology, review the accompanying lesson What is a Deposition? - Definition & Explanation. This lesson covers the following:

  • Deposition
  • Fiery deposits
  • Water and ice
  • Moved by wind and gravity
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