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The Science of rocks

The rock cycle

Why is the rock cycle important?
What is a naturally occurring solid of one or more minerals? Rock
What is the continual process by which a new rock forms from an old rock? Rock Cycle
What is the process by which material is laid down? Deposition
What is the process by which wind,water,and ice or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another? erosion
The chemical makeup of a rock? Composition
What is the correct following?What is the quality of a rock based on shapes and sizes and positions of a rocks grains? Color,Texture,Streak,Cleavage? Texture
Is sandstone fine grained,medium grained or coarse grained? Medium grained
Uplift and Erosion that exposes Igneous rock? Sediment
What are some examples of what humans used for rocks earlier? Spear points,knives,an scrapers
What causes movement in the earth to have the rocks inside the earth be moved to the top? Uplift
Why is weathering important? Because it breaks down rocks into fragments
Why is texture important? Because it show clues to were the rock was formed
Created by: joeylaird2000