Classifying Rocks
Igneous Rocks
Sedimentary Rocks
Metamorphic Rocks
Just for Fun!
100

This image represents what process

The Rock Cycle

100

Igneous rock type formed from magma and cooled UNDERNEATH the earth's surface

What is intrusive rock

100

Small particles that make up sedimentary rock.

What is sediments

100

Under pressure, shale forms what metamorphic rock, often used for roofing?

What is slate

100


Snow White

200

The type of rock that forms from magma or lava

What is igneous rock

200

The name of this igneous rock

What is obsidan

200

This type of rock can be found on the local streets during the winter.

What is rock salt?

200
Two forces required to create metamorphic rock

What is heat and pressure

200


San Francisco

300

3 major groups of rocks

What is igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic

300

This action causes vesicles to form in extrinsic rock when it is formed.

What is gases being released.

300

When sand lithifies it forms this sedimentary rock

What is sandstone?

300

Texture of this metamorphic rock

What is foliated

300

Most well-known English band during the 1960's and 70's?

The Beatles

400

The least useful way to identify a sedimentary rock

By color of the rock

400

Type of rock formed from lava ON the earth's surface.

What is extrusive rock

400

Type of this sedimentary rock (not name)


What is biochemical

400

Under extreme temperature or pressure limestone becomes this metamorphic rock.

What is marble?

400


Land of the Dead

500

This is the starting process by which Igneous rock transform to sediment.

What is weathering or erosion

500

Igneous rock that can float in water

What is pumice

500

Sedimentary rock made up of broken pieces of other rocks

What is clastic or conglomerate

500

Regional metamorphism often occurs during this tectonic process

Mountain building

500

The site of the first Thanksgiving.

Plymouth, Mass

600

This is the process by which layers of sediment become pressed together over time

What is compaction or lithification

600

What happens to crystals in igneous rocks when lava cools very quickly.

They have very small crystals

600

Two of the three processes by which sediments become sedimentary rocks

What is deposition, compaction, cementation, lithification?

600

How forces are applied to rocks under confining pressure.

Forces are applied equally in all directions

600

Year of the first Thanksgiving

1621

700

Geologists study this characteristic of a rock in order to identify it.

What is texture or composition

700

Igneous texture characterized by two different crystal sizes?

What is porphyritic?

700

The most common place for sediment to be deposited

What is the ocean?

700

Primary agent of contact metamorphism

What is heat?

700


Lake Michigan

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