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Ch 33: Weathering, Erosion & Wasting Basics

About This Chapter

In this chapter, you'll watch fun lessons and take short quizzes about weathering, erosion and wasting fundamentals. The chapter can serve a variety of academic purposes, including test preparation and homework help.

Weathering, Erosion & Wasting Basics - Chapter Summary

Review the basics of weathering, erosion and wasting with this collection of fun science lessons. The chapter offers clear and concise explanations of weathering processes, soil erosion prevention methods and the impacts of wasting phenomena, such as rockslides, slumps and earthflow. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Describe the mechanical and chemical weathering processes
  • Compare types of mechanical weathering
  • Recognize the effects of soil erosion
  • Outline methods for preventing soil erosion
  • Identify several types of wasting

You can watch these lessons online and use the transcripts to follow along with the narrators. When you're finished with a lesson, try the accompanying self-assessment quiz to see how well you understand the information. The chapter's resources can be accessed whenever you have free time to study, and our subject-matter experts can answer any questions you may have about the material.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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