Weathering and erosion
The hammer and sweeper, and you need to know!!
Let' s begin
What is weathering anyway?
Weathering is the breaking down of rocks it is like a hammer that crushes the rocks. The agents of weathering are ice, wind, water and salt which are physical weathering. Biological agents are plants and animals. Chemical weathering agents are acid rain and rust.
What is erosion anyway?
Erosion is the moving of rocks like a sweeper that moves the rocks. The agents of erosion are wind, water, ice and gravity.
How weathering and erosion are similar
Weathering and erosion are similar because they both work together to change earths surface.
How weathering and erosion are different
Weathering is the braking down of rocks, erosion is the moving of rocks.
Erosion the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down.