Minerals
Rock Cycle
Natural Disasters
Weathering
Erosion

100

What property describes if it is dull or shiny?
What is luster

100

The three types of rocks are...
What is igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary

100

What causes an earth quake?
What is movement of tectonic plates

100

What is weathering?
What is what breaks down rocks and boulders and turns them into tiny pieces called sediment

100

What is erosion?
What is moves the soil and tiny rocks that weathering leaves behind.

200

What test tells you what happens when you try to break the mineral?
What is cleavage test

200

Igneous rock is formed from ...
What is the cooling of magma

200

What happens when a volcano erupts?
What is gas, ash, and rock come out

200

What causing weathering?
What is by plants and animals, strong weather, or chemical changes in the earth or air and it happens over a long period of time.

200

What causes erosion?
What is can happen because of gravity pulling soil downhill, or because of strong weather like rain or wind.

300

This test tells you the softest material that can scratch a mineral.
What is hardness test?

300

What causes igneous rock to change to a sedimentary rock?
What is weathering and erosion

300

Another natural disaster occurs due to a volcanic eruption. What is it?
What is a mudslide

300

What rock is formed from weathering and erosion?
What is sedimentary rock

300

True or False: Weathering and Erosion happen quickly.
What is false it happens over time.

400

How do you conduct the streak test?
What is scratch the mineral on a porcelain tile to see the color of the powder left behind.

400

Heat and pressure is applied to a sedimentary rock causing what type of rock?
What is metamorphic

400

What rock is related to volcanic eruptions?
What is igneous rock.

400

How does weathering and erosion effect the rock cycle?
What is any rock can be weathered and eroded creating a sedimentary rock

400

True or False: Sediments can only be moved by moving water, wind, or rain.
What is false. Ice can also move sediments and deposit them in a new place

500

What does the magnet test indicate?
What is presence of iron.

500

Limestone is an example of what type of rock?
What is sedimentary

500

Explain why plants can grow after a volcano erupts.
What is because the soil is still fertile under the ash.

500

What are two types of weathering?
What is chemical (oxygen, carbon dioxide, water) and physical (freezing and thawing)

500

How do weathering and erosion work together?
What is weathering breaks it down, erosion moves what's left over from weathering