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DESCRIPTIONThere are definitions on 6 topics in this slide show about the earths crust
- 1. Find a definition explanation of each of the fallowing please use your OWN words!! The Earths Crust!!
- Weatheringisprocesses that cause exposed rock to decompose.
- Erosioniswhen the earths surface is torn away by wind or liquid
- Water did this
- Continental Drift isMovement of the earths surface also plate tectonics
Continental Drift 5.
- Plate Tectonicsis when plates collide together going under or over each other
Plate Tectonics 6.
- Climate Change isany long-term change in the weather patterns
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