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Lesson Worksheet: Wind and Water Erosion Science

In this worksheet, we will practice describing how wind erosion and water erosion change Earth.

Q1:

Look at the picture.

landscape of 12 apostles with blue sea and sky victoria australia

Fill in the blank: Erosion is the wearing away and movement of by water, wind, and other natural forces.

  • Arocks and soil
  • Bwater
  • Cwind

Q2:

Pick the picture of water erosion.

  • A
    Condition of the road to water erosion as the cliff
  • B
    The unusual wind erosion limestone formation
  • C
    Sand dunes of Stockton beach in Australia
  • D
    rock formation wind erosion sculptures sand stone and makes hole in stone

Q3:

Fill in the blank: Water erosion is when wears away rocks and soil.

  • Awind
  • Bheat
  • Cwater

Q4:

What does wind erosion do to rocks and soil?

  • A
  • B
  • CWears them away and moves them

Q5:

Which natural formation was caused by wind erosion?

  • A
    Water erosion
  • B
    Wind erosion
  • C
    Water erosion
  • D
    	Water erosion

Q6:

Pick the image that shows wind erosion.

  • A
    water
  • B
    A rock formation resembling a tree.
  • C
    Rocks from water erosion.
  • D
    Environmental destruction by water erosion of soil.

Q7:

Look at the chart.

What term is the chart defining?

  • AErosion
  • BNatural formation
  • CWind erosion
  • DWater erosion

Q8:

Madison was asked to place three pictures of water erosion under this title.

Did she group all three correctly?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Madison was asked to place three pictures of wind erosion under this title.

Did she group all three correctly?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Q9:

Yara is doing an experiment on erosion. She makes a sand castle on a tray.

When she pours some water on the castle, she sees some of the sand move down the castle.

What type of erosion is this showing?

  • AWind erosion
  • BWater erosion
  • CNeither water nor wind erosion

Q10:

Farida is making a model to show wind erosion. She makes a sand castle on a tray and then blows on the sand castle with a straw.

Fill in the blank: When Farida blows, of the sand moves from point A of the tray to point B.

  • Asome
  • Ball
  • Cnone

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