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What does "mechanical weathering" mean? How would you define it?
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eSpeXBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Right, so what do you know of that breaks down rocks but does NOT change their chemical composition?
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Mechanical Weathering
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:) No, mechanical weathering is the "process", just as pounding is the process of striking something, but you could say that a hammer is used for pounding.
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So what about the beach? What do you suppose causes the sand, where do you think that sand comes from?
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You could have also said sea shells, as there is a little bit of each of those in the sand. However, the main component of sand is crushed rock.
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What crushes those rocks to make the beach?
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No. A sedimentary rock is just that, a rock. While it is comprised of compressed sediment, it does not produce sand.
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Try this: http://www.kidsgeo.com/geologyforkids/0066mechanicalweathering.php
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