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Grade 6 Science

Rock Cycle Assessment

TermDefinition
Three types of rocks igneous, sedimentary, metamorphic
mineral a solid inorganic = NON-living naturally occurring fixed chemical AND atomic structure form the make up of rocks
rock a naturally occurring, inorganic=non-living, solid substance made of minerals
igneous rocks formed by heating / melting and cooling
sedimentary caused by heat and pressure deep under the Earth's surface
metamorphic caused by heat and pressure deep under the Earth's surface
Physical Properties Used to Identify Minerals STREAK the color of a mineral dragged over an unglazed ceramic tile
Physical Properties Used to Identify Minerals CLEAVAGE / FRACTURE the tendency of a mineral to break
Physical Properties Used to Identify Minerals HARDNESS how resistant a mineral is to being scratched
Physical Properties Used to Identify Minerals COLOR the distinctive yellow of sulfur
Physical Properties Used to Identify Minerals MOH'S HARDNESS SCALE - a measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched - refers to a material's ability to resist abrasion or scratching
weathering the process of breaking down of rocks into smaller substances called sediment (such as: wind, ice, digging)
weathering the process of breaking down of rocks into smaller substances called sediment (such as: wind, ice, digging)
erosion the process of moving smaller pieces of rock (sediment) somewhere else using rain, sleet, hail, and water (streams, oceans)
deposit noun: what is left behind after erosion (dirt, sand, sediment) verb: the leaving of something behind
fossil the remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved as a mold or cast in rock.
lava liquid rock from a volcano found on the Earth's surface
magma liquid rock within a volcano below the Earth's surface
pressure a strong force that is applied to something
Created by: naomeallison