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Stack #161716 Scienc

Stack #161716 Science

The measure of how much matter is in a given amount of space Density
Is a sedimentary rock that forms when fragments of preexisting rocks are compacted or cemented together How a clastic rock forms
It forms when fragments of organic or inorganic material are transported and deposited by wind, water, or ice and accumulated in layers on the earth's surface How sediment forms
What forms from volcanic rock Igneous rock
How a sedimentary rock is formed Compaction and cementation
A mineral's resistance to being scratched Hardness
The way a surface reflects light Luster
The color of a mineral in powdered form Streak
What are components of a scientific method Asking a question. Forming a hyphothesis. Collect data. Research.
The kind of texture an igneous rock has when it cools slowly Course grained
A series of steps followed to solve problems Scientific method
A natural, usually inorganice, solid that has a characteristic chemical composition and an orderly internal structure Mineral
What forms when sedimentary rock is exposed to heat and pressure Metamorphic rock
A break in a rock which results from stress and the manner in which a mineral breaks along either curved or irregular surfaces Fracture
Two processes that bring buried rock to the surface Uplift and erosion
What forms when magma cools? Igenous rock
What is the thing that scientists always have to be sure of when testing a hypothesis. To keep clearn, honest and accurate records.
Ways scientists classify rocks Texture and composition
The kind of texture an igneous rock cools rapidly Fine grained
A tendency of a mineral to split along specifica planes or bands to form smooth, flat surfaces Cleavage
The softest mineral on the mohs scale Talc
What are the factors that cause metamorphism? Heat or pressure or a combination of both
Describes the texture of metamorphic rock in which the mineral grains are arranged in plains or bands Foliated
A test or an idea or explanation that leads to scientifc investigation Hypothesis
Occurs when sedimentary rocks are arranged in layers Statification
The color of a mineral Color
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