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

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

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

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

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

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What is magma?
Hot, liquid rock.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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What is geology?
The study of rocks.

.~*The Rock Cycle*~.

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