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EARTH SCIENCE

Platte Canyon High School
Bailey, Colorado

Earth Science Lessons

WEATHERING AND SOILS
UNIT V

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OBJECTIVES

A. Compare and contrast physical and chemical weathering.
B. Explain the effects of weathering on rocks and man-made materials.
C. Describe the different forms of mechanical weathering and their relative
      importance in the breakdown of rocks.
D. Describe the different forms of chemical weathering, the chemistry and chemical
     reactions involved, and the products produced.
E. Recognize the role of climate on the weathering process
F. Define soil, its formation and classification

LESSONS

   
   
   
   
   
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