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ROCKS
The Rock Cycle
Igneous Rock Igneous rock forms when molten material, or magma, cools and hardens. Examples: granite, obsidian, pumice
IGNEOUS ROCKS
Metamorphic Rock  Metamorphic rocks form when heat or pressure or both cause changes in the other two types of rock. Examp...
METAMORPHIC ROCKS
Sedimentary Rock Sedimentary rock forms when small pieces of clay, silt or sand settle into layers on the bottoms of lakes...
SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
 
Igneous Rock Metamorphic Rock Sedimentary Rock THE ROCK CYCLE
CREDITS The Mailbox Magazine for Teachers Three Rocks. United Learning. 2003. Discovery Education. 12 December 2008 <http:...
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  1. 1. ROCKS
  2. 2. The Rock Cycle
  3. 3. Igneous Rock Igneous rock forms when molten material, or magma, cools and hardens. Examples: granite, obsidian, pumice
  4. 4. IGNEOUS ROCKS
  5. 5. Metamorphic Rock Metamorphic rocks form when heat or pressure or both cause changes in the other two types of rock. Examples are: marble, slate and quartzite.
  6. 6. METAMORPHIC ROCKS
  7. 7. Sedimentary Rock Sedimentary rock forms when small pieces of clay, silt or sand settle into layers on the bottoms of lakes and oceans. The pressure of the water and the layers above compress the pieces into rock. Examples: sandstone, limestone, shale
  8. 8. SEDIMENTARY ROCKS
  9. 10. Igneous Rock Metamorphic Rock Sedimentary Rock THE ROCK CYCLE
  10. 11. CREDITS The Mailbox Magazine for Teachers Three Rocks. United Learning. 2003. Discovery Education. 12 December 2008 <http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com/> http://www.kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/0028-metamorphic-rocks.php All photographs are my own.
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