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Unit 6, Les 1

Rocks and Minerals

QuestionAnswer
Which soil has the greatest permeability? coarse, sandy soil, made of large particles
Color, luster, streak, and hardness describes the ___ of rocks. properties
A _______ rock forms from small pieces of rock sticking together to form new rocks sedimentary
____________ is rich in humus and minerals and home to many living things. topsoil
Topsoil, subsoil, and bedrock describe the _____ layers in the correct order. soil
All rocks that contain ______ produces gas bubbles when it touches an acid. calcite
When a rock has a ______ hardness than the other mineral , it will scratch it. higher
_____ rocks form when sediment gets pressed together. Sedimentary
The flow of water through soil is ______________ permeability
The size of the minerals in a rock or the sediment in a soil is the ___ texture
The way light bounces off the surface of a mineral is ___ luster
How fast or slow water passes through a porous material is ___ permeability
An Earth material made of sediment, humus, air, and water is ___ soil
A property of the mineral calcite when it reacts to an acid is __ effervescence
How easily a material is scratched is a ___ hardness
Rock that is changed by heat and pressure is ___ metamorphic
A rock formed from a volcano or melted rock is ___ igneous rock
A nonliving substance that occurs naturally in Earth's crust is __ mineral
Created by: amy sikes