Effect of Erosion and Deposition on Landforms


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The process where rocks and minerals are broken down by the elements of nature is called _____.

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1. How is erosion different from weathering?

2. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help assess your knowledge of different types of weather that occur in the environment today.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to review these topics:

  • Difference between erosion and weathering
  • Changes in glaciers
  • Agents of erosion

Skills Practiced

This quiz and corresponding worksheet can be used to practice these skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve landform practice problems
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related erosion and deposit lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the breakdown of rocks and minerals

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the interactive lesson titled Effect of Erosion and Deposition on Landforms. This lesson can help you:

  • Differentiate weathering and erosion
  • Define moraine
  • Describe the erosion process
  • Understand how weathering occurs
  • Learn what elements break down the earth's surface