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Weathering and Erosion Word Wall Vocabulary

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69 weathering and erosion related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

Display and use these Weathering Erosion Word Wall Vocabulary cards in the classroom to immerse your students in the content specific vocabulary when learning about weathering and erosion.

There is a blank sheet provided at the end for any extra words that your students may want to add.

Words include:

weather, erosion, abrasion, absorption, acid rain, aquifer, beach, bedrock, carbonation, caves, chemical weathering, mechanical weathering, physical weathering, condensation, continental divide, continental glacier, creeks, glacier, lakes, rivers, waves, wind, streams, gravel, decompose, decomposer, delta, deposition, drainage basin, evaporation, glacier movement, groundwater, humus, hydrolysis minerals, ice wedging, infiltration, land surface features, mass movement, natural bridges, organic material, oxidation, parent material, permeability, permeable, plucking, pores, precipitation, runoff, sediment, silt, sinkhole, soil, soil conservation, soil horizon, soil profile, subsoil, topsoil, stalactite, stalagmite, surface runoff, till, transpiration, valley glacier, water table, watershed, weather, wetlands, zone of aeration and zone of saturation.

Weathering and Erosion Vocabulary

weather erosion abrasion
absorption acid rain aquifer
beach bedrock carbonation
caves chemical weathering mechanical weathering
physical weathering condensation continental divide
continental glacier creeks glacier
lakes rivers waves
wind streams gravel
decompose decomposer delta
deposition drainage basin evaporation
glacier movement groundwater humus
hydrolysis minerals ice wedging infiltration
land surface features mass movement natural bridges
organic material oxidation parent material
permeability permeable plucking
pores precipitation runoff
sediment silt sinkhole
soil soil conservation soil horizon
soil profile subsoil topsoil
stalactite stalagmite surface runoff
till transpiration valley glacier
water table watershed weather
wetlands zone of aeration zone of saturation.
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Ann-Dee Jaay

Great resource, but can some of these words be added to align with C2C units? Thanks

Ann-Dee Jaay · Feb 24th, 2021

Paul (Teach Starter)

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