AAAS Science Assessment: Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition

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Inspecting wind-eroded soil

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  • Assessments

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American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Description: 

This site contains information on key ideas of weathering, erosion, and deposition. It includes percentages of students (grades 6-8 and 9-12) answering tested knowledge correctly as well as common misconceptions those students might have. Key ideas include: transportation and deposition of rock material across earths surfsces, erosion, and long processes of surface shaping (by erosion and transportation).

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No

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