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Agents of Erosion and Deposition
Welcome to Holt Science and Technology. In this chapter, you will learn about the many natural factors that change the landscape of the Earth. Use the links below to find learning tools that will help you review the chapter and extend your study.
Review and Practice
Reading Skills: K-W-L
This worksheet will help you organize your thoughts before and after you read the chapter or an article.
Science Puzzlers, Twisters & Teasers: Agents of Erosion and Deposition
If you are looking for challenging puzzles that use terms and concepts from the chapter, give this worksheet a try!
Science Skills: Using Your Senses
Find out more about the importance of observation in science.
Math Skills for Science: Using Proportions and Cross-Multiplication
What are the purposes of proportions and cross-multiplication? Find the answer here.
Math Skills for Science: The Unit Factor and Dimensional Analysis
Learn to convert with a unit factor and work with square units and cubic dimensions here.
Quiz Yourself: Agents of Erosion and Deposition
Click here to test your knowledge of the natural factors that change the landscape of the Earth
Enrichment and Extension
Internet Activity: Erosion Disasters
Use this activity to write a short essay on mass-movement disasters such as mudslides and debris flows. Use the pictures to pick a disaster and describe what caused the disaster and how it might have been prevented.
Long-Term Projects and Research Ideas: Deep in the Mud
Do you need ideas for long-term projects or research projects? Check out topics such as erosion's effect on human activities, ways to prevent erosion, problems caused by flooding, and the role of ice glaciers in forming modern geography.
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