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  • Igneous Rocks
    • Made of cooled molten material
      • Magma: molten material located INSIDE the earth
      • Lava: molten material located OUTSIDE the earth
  • Igneous Rock Types
    • Extrusive
      • Formed OUTSIDE the earth
      • Mineral grains/crystals are SMALL
        • Molten material cools quickly
    • Intrusive
      • Formed INSIDE the earth
      • Mineral grains/crystals are LARGE
        • Molten material cools slowly
  • Metamorphic Rocks
    • Created inside the earth through HEAT and pressure
    • Mineral grains are flat and aligned
    • All rocks (sedimentary, igneous and/or metamorphic) can become metamorphic rocks under the right conditions
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  • The Rock Cycle
  • Reflection page 32
    • In your own words, create a diagram illustrating the rock cycle