Erosion & Weathering Lesson for Kids


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A metal pipe is exposed to rain for many years and it rusted. This is an example of _____.

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1. An example of erosion is _____.

2. Which is NOT a cause of mechanical weathering?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see what you know about weathering and erosion. This includes an example of erosion and mechanical weathering.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics are on the multiple-choice quiz:

  • Mechanical weathering
  • What a metal pipe rusting because it is outside is an example of
  • An example of erosion
  • Examples of how humans impact erosion
  • What the breakdown of rocks and minerals creates

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - read and correctly interpret information about the process of mechanical weathering
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about erosion
  • Reading comprehension - pick out the most important information from the lesson on weathering and erosion

Additional Learning

To learn more, use the lesson named Erosion & Weathering Lesson for Kids. Other topics you can look at are:

  • Types of weathering
  • Effects of erosion
  • How erosion happens