All about Rocks Classification The Earth Rock On! Rocks Rock!

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What are minerals
All rocks are made up of these

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What is emery board
Which of the words below is not a property of rocks? Colour, texture, luster, emery board, hardness

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What is the crust
What is the earth’s outer layer of rock called?

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What is a geologist
A scientist who studies the earth is called

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What is igneous
This type of rock is formed when lava cools and hardens

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What is False
True or False: All rocks form in layers

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What is shiny
Which word could be used to describe a rock’s luster? Shiny or rough

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What is the core
What is the inner most (center) of the earth called?

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What is Ruby
Which of these in NOT a type of rock? Granite, limestone, ruby marble

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What is metamorphic
This type of rock forms when a rock changes because of heat and pressure

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What is Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary
Name the three types of rocks

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What is smooth
Which of the following words could be used to describe the texture of a rock? Smooth or sparkly

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What is the mantle
The thickest layer of the earth is called?

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What is sandstone
Which of the following is NOT a gemstone Ruby, Sapphire, Sandstone, Emerald

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What is sedimentary
Layers of rocks and sand that are pressed together form this type of rock

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What is a rockhound
A collector of rocks and minerals is called a

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What is hardness
Scratch testing tests which property of rocks? Hardness or luster

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What is molten rock or magma
What is the name of the melted rock INSIDE a volcano?

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What is diamond
The strongest mineral, number 10 on Mohs hardness scale is

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What is petrified wood
Trees that have become solid stone are called

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What are sediments
Tiny pieces of rock material carried away by water

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What is Mohs
What is the name of the hardness scale?

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What is erosion
When wind and water wear away at rocks it is called

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What is a mineral
A naturally occurring, non-living solid found in nature

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What is coal
This type of rock is made from dead plants, it takes millions of years to form

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