Rocks and Minerals

by KO818
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Geostudies
Grade:
4

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Rocks and Minerals

Mother Nature's Recycling

Types of Rocks

SedimentarySedimentary rocks give a geologic history lesson with their layers. MetamorphicRocks that are changed by heat and pressure which form while deeply buried within the Earth's crust. Greek: meta- "change" ' morph- "form"IgneousRocks are formed from melted rock (magma) that has cooled and solidified. Greek: ignis meaning "fire"

Click on the following links to learn more about identifying rocks ' minerals:* Brain Pop* The Properties of Minerals* Geology Kitchen

ROCKS ' MINERALS

Rocks ' Minerals: The Hard Facts

3 MainTypes of Rocks

Igneous

Metamorphic

Sedimentary

The Rock Cycle Movie: click the picture to view

VIDEO: Solid Earth Materialsclick the "Rock Cycle" poster


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