Sedimentary Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Igneous Rocks
The Rock Cycle
Odds and Ends

100

Rocks that are made out of sediments and were pressed into a rock.
What is sedimentary rock?

100

Rocks that were pressed into the Earth's crust and changed by heat and pressure under there.
What is metamorphic rock?

100

Rock that is made when magma erupts and cools.
What is igneous rock?

100

The cycle in which rocks are recycled and change form, shape, or type.
What is the rock cycle?

100

Hot, liquid rock.
What is magma?

200

What sedimentary rocks are made out of.
What is sediment?

200

Heat and pressure.
How do rocks change into metamorphic rocks?

200

An opening in the Earth's crust that allows magma out of the Earth.
What is a volcano?

200

What turns a rock into sediment.
What is weathering and erosion?

200

The scientific name of the process of compacting and cementing.
What is lithification?

300

These are most often found in sedimentary rock.
What are fossils?

300

What happens when a rock is pushed too far down into the Earth.
What is melting?

300

A magma that is inside the volcano that cools and hardens.
What is an intrusive rock?

300

What turns sediment into sedimentary rock.
What is compacting and cementing?

300

These can form in igneous rocks and be very valuable.
What is a diamond?

400

Clastic, chemical, and biochemical.
What are the three types of sedimentary rock?

400

Tectonic plates and continental collisions.
What is another way a metamorphic rock can be created.

400

Magma that erupted out of a volcano and cooled and hardened.
What is an extrusive rock?

400

These can form in igneous rocks when they cool quickly.
What are gas bubbles?

400

This can be a characteristic of igneous rocks when they cool slowly and look shiny.
What is a glassy surface?

500

Layers and layers of sedimentary rock.
What are beds or strata?

500

Metamorphic rocks are only exposed due to...
What is erosion?

500

A type of rock that makes up the Taj Mahal and the Venus de Milo, most often used to make sculptures.
What is marble?

500

When the rock cycle was brought about.
What is the 18th century?

500

The study of rocks.
What is geology?