Chemical Weathering. Aim: What factors cause chemical weathering?. Describe what you see and hypothesize how it got this way…. What happened to lady liberty?. 1. Chemical weathering. a. Rock is broken down by chemical changes b. Rock is changed to different minerals and becomes weaker.
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Aim: What factors cause chemical weathering?
a. Rock is broken down by chemical changes
b. Rock is changed to different minerals and becomes weaker.
C. Carbon dioxide
D. Living organisms
E. Acid rain
4.Why does chemical weathering occur faster in hot wet climates than in cool, dry, climates?
How does rock type affect the rate of weathering?