8G Rocks and Weathering

Waves hitting rocks at sea shore Rocks and weathering

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In the rocks and weathering unit students will learn:

1. What rocks are made of

2. Why some rocks are porous

3. What weathering means

4. Difference between weathering on limestone and granite

5. Different types of weathering including biological, physical and chemical.

6. Formation of sediment, and transportation of sediments.

7. Where coal, oil and gas come from.

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