Science Language Students Should Know And Use
Arch - An arching landform created by weathering and erosion.
Butte - A steep, flat-topped hill created by erosion.
Earthquake - Shaking or trembling of the earth caused by movement along a fault.
Erode - To wear away.
Erosion - Removal of rocks and dirt by wind, water, ice, and gravity.
Fault - A break or fracture in the crust of Earth.
Geological - Having to do with geology, the study of Earth.
Deposition - The process of layering sediments.
Glacier - Slow-moving masses of snow and ice that carry rock and dirt.
Uplift - Upward movement of Earths crust.
Volcano - Vents in Earth's crust that lava and steam can travel through.
Weathering - The process of breaking down rock and other materials into smaller pieces. Weathering breaks it down. Erosion carries it away.