glg 101 weathering worksheet Essay

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Associate Level Material

Weathering Worksheet
Answer the lab questions for this week and summarize the lab experience using this form.
Carefully read Ch. 7 of Geoscience Laboratory.
Complete this week’s lab by filling in your responses to the questions from Geoscience Laboratory. Although you are only required to respond to the questions in this worksheet, you are encouraged to answer others from the text on your own.
Questions and charts are from Geoscience Laboratory, 5th ed. (p. 117-130), by T. Freeman, 2009, New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons. Reprinted with permission.

Lab Questions:
7.1 The nature of the boundary with bedrock serves to distinguish regolith from sediments. Describe the difference in the boundaries between
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It would be the north east by the Colorado river

7.28 After 30 years of development, (A) which horizon was the thickest? (B) Which horizon was yet to develop?
Horizon o was the thickest and horizon a was yet to develop

Lab Summary:
Address the following in a 200-300 word summary:
Summarize the general principles and purpose of the lab.
Explain how this lab helped you better understand the topics and concepts addressed this week.
Describe what you found challenging about this lab.
Describe what you found interesting about this lab.
Write your summary here:
The purpose of this lab was to examine the hydrolic cycle and interactions within the earths atmosphere. Also to discuss and examine the effects of the hydrolic cycle on the earths soil and rock. Weathering of rocks, caves and other ground landscapes were reviewed and explored within this lab. Discussed was the ways that hydrolic cycle as well as weathering shapes the landscapes of the earth. This lab was helpful in assisting me in the understanding of the complete process of weathering on the earth and how it helps to shape the earth and its surface. This lab helped me to evaluate how many of the landscapes are formed and why they are formed and what processes must happen for landscapes to change and evolve. This lab was