Weathering and Soil Crossword Puzzle

Weathering and Soil Crossword Puzzle
Weathering and Soil Crossword Puzzle
Weathering and Soil Crossword Puzzle
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This is a crossword puzzle with 31 clues and word bank / answers. Please see the questions and word bank below. This crossword is one very small part of my Soil, Soil Science, Erosion, Soil Conservation, Ice-Ages, Glaciers, Glacial Landforms Unit.

Weathering, Soil Science, Soil Conservation, Ice Ages, Glaciers Unit

Also included are hundreds of PowerPoint previews, the bundled homework package, lesson notes, and much more from my Weathering, Soil Science, Soil Conservation, Ice Ages, and Glaciers Unit. -Enjoy

This unit includes all of the lessons below in one organized folder....
- Mechanical and Chemical Weathering Weathering Lesson with PowerPoint Review Game (500 Slides) HW, Notes, and more
Weathering, Soil Science, Soil Conservation, Ice-Ages, and Glaciers Unit Homework Bundle, Lesson notes, Keys, Freebies, and more
-Mechanical and Chemical Weathering PowerPoint Review Game with Answer Key (FREE)
- Soil, Soil Science, Erosion, Soil Conservation, and PowerPoint Review Game Lesson (700 Slides) HW, Notes and much more
-Soil Conservation, Design a Farm Lesson (250 Slides) HW, Notes and more
-Soil, Soil Science, Erosioin, Soil Conservation PowerPoint Review Game with Answer Key (FREE)
- Ice Ages, Glaciers, Paleoecology, Glacial Landforms Lesson (700 Slides) HW, Notes, and more
Ice Ages, Glaciers, Glacial Landforms PowerPoint Review Game
-Weathering, Soil, Soil Conservation Crossword with Solution (FREE)
-Ice-Ages, Glaciers, Glacial Landforms Crossword Puzzle with Solution (FREE)
-Weathering, Soil, Soil Science, Soil Conservation Flashcards
-Ice-Ages, Glaciers, Glacial Landforms Flash Cards

Entire Curriculum that I offer on TpT.
Entire 4 Year Curriculum, 20 Full Units, 50,000 Slides and Much More

Word Bank:
Alley, Bowl, Carbonation, Chemical, Contour, Creep, Deposition, Erosion, Exfoliation, Frost, Horizon, Hydration, Hydrolysis, Landslide, Mass, Oxidation, Permeability, Porosity, reclamation, Repose, Root, Rotation, Slump, Soil, Solution, Stalactite, Stalagmite, Strip, Terracing, Thermal, weathering, Wind

4 - Chemical reaction between the minerals in the rock and hydrogen in rain water (H2O) wear down rock
8 - Rock layers fall off like an onion.
9 - A landslides in which the moving material moves in a block, more or less.
11 - Water and CO2 create carbonic acid which wears down rock
13 - Plant trees in between ground crops Provides shade, wind break, and prevents water loss. _________ cropping
14 - The slow, steady downhill movement of soil and loose rock. Soil __________
18 - Plant roots enter crack, grow and expand the crack. _______________ wedging
20 - Creating steps against water erosion.
21 - Process by which minerals in the rocks dissolve directly in water.
22 - Layers of different types of soil
25 - Planting different crops each year. Changes nutrient uptake (increased soil fertility over a long period) Crop ________
26 - A slide of a large mass of dirt and rock down a mountain or cliff.
28 - A mixture of weathered rock and decaying organic material
29 - The maximum angle of a stable slope determined by friction, cohesion and the shapes of the particles. Angle of ___________
30 - Poor soil conservation methods and environmental conditions lead to this event in the mid 1930's. Dust _______
32 - This is the breaking of rock into smaller pieces.

1 - Alternate the type of plant on each row to control water and nutrient uptake. ______________ cropping
2 - Type of weathering where chemical processes dissolve and decay earth materials.
3 - Process where minerals in the rock absorb water and expand, creating stress
5 - A cylindrical mass of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave:
6 - The natural process of laying down a deposit of something. (Sediment)
7 - Dam gullies to trap silt .Plant ground vegetation to stabilize slopes. Gully Re_______________
10 - Water enters cracks in the rocks, freezes, expands and breaks rocks. _____________ wedging
12 - The process by which oxygen combines with water and minerals in the rock to weaken it
15 - Process of wearing or grinding something down
16 - The spaces that allow air and water to move through the soil.
17 - A practice of slowing water run-off by planting across a hills contours. ______________ Plowing
19 - Repeated heating and cooling of rocks will induce stress and breakage. _______________ Expansion
23 - The down slope movement of earthen materials from gravity. ________ Movement
24 - The rate at which water and air move through the soil.
27 - A type of speleothem that rises from the floor of a limestone cave due to the dripping of mineralized solutions and the deposition of calcium
31 - Type of weathering where particles of sand, pebbles, and dust are carried by wind and cause abrasion and slowly break down rock.

Please visit my other posting on TpT called the Soil Science and Ice Ages Unit which includes this PowerPoint within the 1160+ slide PowerPoint roadmap, 11 page bundled homework bundle, 9 page modified bundle, detailed answer keys, and 18 pages of unit notes for students who may require assistance that chronologically follow the PowerPoint slideshow. The answer keys and unit notes are great for support professionals. This larger file also includes two PowerPoint review games (110+ slides each with Answers), 8 .flv videos, lab handouts, activity sheets, rubrics, materials list, templates, guides, and much more. Also included is a 190 slide first day of school PowerPoint presentation. T Everything arrives in editable format and can be modified to fit any curriculum or time requirement.

Areas of Focus within The Soil Science and Ice Ages Unit: Importance of Soil, Weathering, Types of Mechanical Weathering, Types of Chemical Weathering, Surface Area and Weathering, Mass Movement of Earthen Materials, Soil, Soil Color, Particle Size, Soil Porosity and Permeability, Soil Horizons, Soil Conservation, The Dust Bowl, Erosion, Deposition, Soil Conservation Measures, Glaciers, Types of Glaciers, Ice Ages, Causes of Ice Ages, Paleoecology, Glacial Landforms. Difficulty rating 6/10.

I also sell all 20 Science Units as a digital hard good on TpT. This includes all 20 units (50,000+ slides), in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10, This also includes 275 pages of bundled homework package that chronologically follows each unit, 175 pages of modified homework package, 325 pages of answer keys, 260 pages of unit notes, 37 PowerPoint review games (5000+ slides), hundreds of lab activities with questions and answers, hundreds of project ideas, 315 videos, hundreds of pages of handouts, First Day PowerPoint, Guidebook, and Four Year Curriculum Guide.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Thanks again and best wishes.

Ryan Murphy M.Ed

Below are the links to the 20 units of study that I offer on TpT for individual purchase. All of these are included in the curriculum purchase.

Physical Science Units
Science Skills Unit
Laws of Motion and Simple Machines Unit
Matter, Energy, and the Environment Unit
Atoms and Periodic Table of the Elements Unit

Physical Science Curriculum
Physical Science Bundle Package (4 Units)

Life Science Units
Human Body System and Health Topics Unit
Cellular Biology Unit
Infectious Diseases Unit
DNA and Genetics Unit, Cell Division
Taxonomy and Classification Unit
Evolution and Natural Selection, Change Topics Unit
Botany Unit
Ecology Feeding Levels Unit
Ecology Interactions Unit
Ecology Abiotic Factors Unit

Life Science Curriculum
Life Science Bundle Package (10 Units)

Earth Science Units
Weathering, Soil Science, Soil Conservation, Ice Ages, Glaciers Unit
Astronomy Topics Unit
Geology Topics Unit
Weather and Climate Unit

Earth Science Curriculum Bundle
Earth Science Curriculum (6 Units)

Water, Water Quality, Rivers, Lakes, and Fish Units
Water on Earth, Properties of Water, Water Pollution Unit
Rivers, Lakes, and Water Quality Unit (Salmon, Fish, and more)

Below is a link to view this curriculum in greater detail. You will find a PowerPoint tour, how a unit works guide, curriculum possibilities, standards, and many free samples.
Curriculum Tour

Entire Curriculum I offer on TpT...
Entire 4 Year Curriculum, 20 Full Units, (50,000 Slides) HW, Notes, and much more

Best wishes,

Ryan Murphy M.Ed
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Weathering and Soil Crossword Puzzle
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