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Title: Constructive and Destructive Forces Unit


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Constructive and Destructive Forces Unit
  • 5th Grade

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constructive process
  • the building up of the Earths surface including
    deposition, earthquakes, volcanoes, and faults

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destructive process
  • the tearing down of the Earths surface including
    weathering, erosion, impact of organisms,
    earthquakes, and volcanoes

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deposition
  • deposits of material which is added to a landform

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earthquake
  • underground movement in the Earths crust that
    may cause change in the lithosphere

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erosion
  • movement of material by water or wind

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weathering
  • the breakdown, either physical or chemical, of
    rocks on the Earths surface

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fault
  • a deep crack in the Earths surface where plates
    slide against each other

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volcano
  • the escape of hot, molten rock and gas from the
    Earths interior

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delta
  • an area of new land at the mouth of a river,
    formed from sediments carried by the river

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sand dunes
  • a hill of sand, made and shaped by wind

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decomposers
  • organisms that lives by feeding on and breaking
    down dead plants and animals

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organisms
  • an individual form of life, such as a plant,
    animal, bacterium, or fungus

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flood control
  • the use of tools such as dams and levees to
    reduce destruction caused by floods

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beach restoration
  • the process of replacing sand on a beach that was
    lost due to erosion and deposition

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seismological studies
  • the study of earthquakes
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