Weathering & Natural Disasters Crossword
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QUESTIONS LIST: Drought : A long period of time without rain, Burrowing : Animals, such as wolves, are doing this to make their homes in the ground., Ice Wedging : When water seeps into cracks, then freezes, we call it this., Roots : Parts of plants that crack rock., Tsunami : A deadly ocean wave that is caused by natural events such as earthquakes, landslides, or volcanic eruptions, Landslide : Don't get caught in one of these while driving a truck!, Chemical : When rocks break down by chemical reactions, we say it is ___ weathering., Blizzard : A winter storm with winds at high speeds, low temperature, and large amounts of snowfall, Weathering : Natural process by which atmospheric and environmental agents disintegrate rocks., Abrasion : Grinding and wearing away of rock surface through action of rock/sand particles., Tornado : A natural event that may occur when warm, moist air meets cool, dry air, Mechanical : When rocks break into smaller pieces by physical means., Erosion : Process where materials of earth's surface are loosened, dissolved, or worn away., Oxidation : Process when metal combines with oxygen. forms rust., Earthquake : A natural event that occurs when two tectonic plates move past each other, Hurricane : A system of winds rotating counter-clockwise over warm waters, Flood : The most common natural disaster on Earth