Rocks
Igneous
Sedimentary
Metamorphic
Processes of the Rock Cycle
100
a mineral is naturally formed solid matter with what structure?
What is crystal
100
Igneous rock is formed when what cools?
What is magma
100
Sedimentary rock forms when what collects and hardens into new rock?
What is sediment
100
Metamorphic means to?
What is change.
100
Any type of rock can become what kind or kinds of rock?
What is any kind.
200
A rock is a solid mixture of crystals of one or more what?
What are Minerals
200
Liquid rock found inside the earth is called what?
What is magma
200
Sediment stacks up in layers that are ______________ together.
What is cemented.
200
Metamorphic rock is formed by heat and what?
What is pressure.
200
Buried rock is brought to the earth's surface by what?
What is uplift.
300
The chemical makeup of a rock is called what?
What is composition.
300
Magma that is pushed to the earth's surface is called what?
What is lava
300
Sedimentary rock often forms at the bottom of _____________ as it is depostited by rivers and streams.
What is lakes or seas.
300
Metamorphic rock can be formed only where on the Earth? Inside/outside/either
What is inside.
300
Grains of rock are removed from their source by what?
What is erosion.
400
The continual process by which new rock forms from old rock material is called what?
What is the rock cycle.
400
When magma cools slowly is forms __________ grained rocks.
What is coarse
400
Sediment is usually formed by ____________ and erosion.
What is weathering.
400
Where does the pressure come from that causes metamorphic rock to form?
What is the weight of the rock above it.
400
Water, wind, heat and ice break down rocks by what process?
What is weathering.
500
Crystals grow as melted rock does what?
What is cools.
500
Lava cools at a faster/slower/the same rate as magma?
What is faster.
500
Sedimentary rocks that have the shape of once living things.
What are fossils.
500
What do foliated metamorphic rocks have?
What is bands.
500
Water, ice, and wind drop newly formed sediments by what process?
What is deposition.
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