WEATHERING. BY MS. HOUSTON ARMS 6 TH GRADE EARTH SCIENCE. Weathering. Natural process that breaks down rock into sediment (sand, silt, clay) B egins the process of forming soil from rock and sediment. Affects sediment particle size and soil texture. Mechanical Weathering.
ARMS 6TH GRADE EARTH SCIENCE
Natural process that breaks down rock into sediment (sand, silt, clay)
Begins the process of forming soil from rock and sediment.
Affects sediment particle size and soil texture.
Physical process that breaks down rock but does not change the composition of rock.
Chemical process that breaks down rock by chemical reactions that dissolve minerals or change them into different minerals.
Rock composition will change!
Natural plant acids
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