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Earth Science: Chapter 2: lesson 2 Rocks
Earth Science: Chapter 2: lesson 2 Rocks
Earth Science: Chapter 2: lesson 2 Rocks
Earth Science: Chapter 2: lesson 2 Rocks
Earth Science: Chapter 2: lesson 2 Rocks
Earth Science: Chapter 2: lesson 2 Rocks
Earth Science: Chapter 2: lesson 2 Rocks
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Earth Science: Chapter 2: lesson 2 Rocks

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Notes from 10/20/10

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  • 1. Rocks Chapter 2, Lesson 2
  • 2. Rocks <ul><li>A rock is a natural, solid mixture of particles mainly made of individual mineral crystals, broken bits of minerals, or fragments of rock. </li></ul>
  • 3. Igneous Rock <ul><li>Magma deep in Earth cools slow </li></ul><ul><ul><li>large crystals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Lava on Earth’s surface cools fast </li></ul><ul><ul><li>small crystals </li></ul></ul>
  • 4. Metamorphic Rock <ul><li>Formed when solid rocks are squeezed (pressure) or heated. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New rock forms from old rock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foliation- parallel bands of minerals form. </li></ul></ul>
  • 5. Sedimentary Rocks <ul><li>Formed when sediment (small pieces of rock) is compressed by the weight of the material above them. </li></ul>
  • 6. Rock Cycle
  • 7. Homework <ul><li>Chapter Content Mastery: Rocks and Minerals handout </li></ul>

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