Students determine the effects of erosion on regolith formation and deposition on Earth as well as regolith formation on the Moon by meteoritic activity.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Mechanical Weathering.
To activate prior knowledge, make personal connections, reflect on key concepts, encourage critical thinking, and assess student knowledge on the topic prior to reading using a Quickwrite.
To define and analyze the processes of a concept and build a step-by-step process using a Flow Chart.
Students compare a facial to mechanical and chemical weathering, followed by two specific weathering scenarios.
Explore the erosional features of Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.
Find out what an ancient conglomerate reveals about the geologic history of the region and the age of the planet.
Student Handout for Lab activity in Regolith Formation Lesson Plan.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Mechanical Weathering. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Mechanical Weathering.