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ROCK CYCLE

HOW ROCKS ARE CLASSIFIED AND FORMED

QuestionAnswer
WHAT IS THE HARD MATERIAL THAT MAKES UP THE CRUST? ROCK
WHAT ARE THE PARTICLES CALLED THAT MAKE UP A ROCK? GRAIN
WHAT IS THE BREAKING DOWN OF ROCK INTO SEDIMENTS CALLED? WEATHERING
WHAT IS THE TYPE OF ROCK THAT IS MADE FROM HEAT AND PRESSURE DEEP IN THE EARTH? METAMORPHIC
WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF ROCKS CHANGING AND FORMING NEW ROCKS OVER AND OVER CALLED? ROCK CYCLE
WHAT ARE PARTICLES SUCH AS SAND, DIRT, SOIL, AND SMALL ROCKS CALLED? SEDIMENT
WHAT IS IT CALLED WHEN SEDIMENTS ARE MOVED FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER CALLED? EROSION
WHAT IS THE TYPE OF ROCK THAT IS FORMED BY COOLING OF LAVA OR MAGMA? IGNEOUS
THIS IGNEOUS ROCK IS FORMED WHEN MAGMA COOLS AND HARDENS BELOW THE EARTH'S SURFACE. INTRUSIVE
THIS IGNEOUS ROCK IS FORMED WHEN LAVA COOLS AND HARDENS ON THE EARTH'S SURFACE. EXTRUSIVE
WHEN SEDIMENTS ARE LAID BACK DOWN IN A NEW PLACE IT IS CALLED WHAT? DEPOSITION
THIS IS A TYPE OF ROCK FORMED FROM COMPACTION AND CEMENTATION. SEDIMENTS ARE PRESSED TOGETHER. SEDIMENTARY
HOW A ROCK FEELS, ITS SHAPE, SIZE, AND ARRANGEMENTS OF ITS GRAINS TEXTURE
WHAT 2 THINGS CAUSE ROCK TO TURN TO METAMORPHIC ROCK? HEAT AND PRESSURE
WHAT 2 THINGS CAUSE SEDIMENTARY ROCK TO FORM? COMPACTION AND CEMENTATION
WHAT FORCES BREAK ROCKS DOWN INTO SEDIMENTS? WEATHERING AND EROSION
WHAT IS THE MOST ABUNDANT IGNEOUS ROCK ON EARTH? GRANITE
IGNEOUS COMES FROM A LATIN WORD THAT MEANS WHAT? FROM FIRE
METAMORPHIC, IN LATIN MEANS WHAT? ALWAYS CHANGING
Created by: husker2000